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#Trayvon Martin

From TheJournal.ie Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail Florida

Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail

Matthew Apperson testified that he acted in self defence.

From TheJournal.ie George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin Third Attempt

George Zimmerman auctions gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin

Protests erupted in the US over the shooting of the unarmed black teenager in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin Fake Accounts
From TheJournal.ie Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with Trayvon Martin
From TheJournal.ie Bullet missed George Zimmerman's head during shooting Trayvon Martin

Bullet missed George Zimmerman's head during shooting

He wasn’t badly injured.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun USA

Column: Remember the name Tamir Rice – a child shot dead by police for carrying a toy gun

American police forces have become increasingly militarised in recent decades – adopting the weapons, tactics and mindset of soldiers instead of civilian protectors.

From TheJournal.ie God is the only judge I have to answer to --- George Zimmerman Trayvon Martin

God is the only judge I have to answer to --- George Zimmerman

In a new interview, Zimmerman told CNN he saw himself as a victim and scapegoat — and that God would be his ultimate judge.

From TheJournal.ie George Zimmerman arrested after a disturbance call at a house in Florida George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman arrested after a disturbance call at a house in Florida

The man acquitted of criminal charges in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin was taken to the jail for booking after a disturbance call at a house.

From TheJournal.ie Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight? Trayvon Martin

Why can't George Zimmerman stay out of the spotlight?

Since being acquitted of the murder of Trayvon Martin, Zimmerman has caused comment no matter what he has done.

From TheJournal.ie Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute Florida

Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute

Shellie Zimmerman has said she won’t press charges.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America Opinion

Column: Trayvon Martin’s tragic death shows that race still divides America

It makes me feel guilty when we talk about race, and I suspect that’s how most white Americans feel, writes Larry Donnelly, who says there is still a way to go yet before racism no longer has a stronghold in America.

From TheJournal.ie Juror in Trayvon Martin case says she 'owes his parents an apology' Trayvon Martin

Juror in Trayvon Martin case says she 'owes his parents an apology'

A woman who was part of the jury that found George Zimmerman innocent says she feels he ‘got away with murder’.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US Trayvon Martin

Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US

The rallies and vigils were held in at least 101 cities.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could've been me 35 years ago' Trayvon This post contains videos

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could've been me 35 years ago'

Obama has made his first comments on the Trayvon Martin case since George Zimmerman was acquitted last weekend of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in Martin’s death last year.

From TheJournal.ie America's history of racial killings and failed convictions Trayvon Martin

America's history of racial killings and failed convictions

Was the Trayvon Martin case about race? Much of the media in the US says yes.

From TheJournal.ie 'Justice for Trayvon' marches take place across America Trayvon Martin

'Justice for Trayvon' marches take place across America

Meanwhile, President Obama has urged calm.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder Trayvon

Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder

The verdict has sparked outrage and protests across a number of US cities.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

From TheJournal.ie Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's Florida

Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's

17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead in February last year.

From TheJournal.ie Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting Trayvon Martin

Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting

Trayvon Martin (17) was unarmed when he was shot in Florida in February 2012.

From TheJournal.ie 2012: a year in striking images News In Pics

2012: a year in striking images

The year’s biggest news stories…in pics.

From TheJournal.ie Trayvon case: Video of teen's final moments among new evidence released US This post contains videos

Trayvon case: Video of teen's final moments among new evidence released

More than 200 pages of photos and witness accounts have been released in the controversial case which has stoked racial tensions in the US.

Stiller film title changed due to Trayvon murder

The Ben Stiller comedy was called Neighbourhood Watch – but the name has been changed because of the shooting of an unarmed teenager by a neighbourhood watch captain in Florida.

From TheJournal.ie Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case Trayvon Martin This post contains videos

Zimmerman released on bail in Trayvon Martin killing case

The neighbourhood watch volunteer has surrendered his passport and must observe a curfew while awaiting trial.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks Trayvon Martin This post contains videos

Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks

‘Thank God’, the mother of Florida teenager Trayvon told reporters after weeks of public protests.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

From TheJournal.ie Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’ Trayvon

Trayvon Martin case: Lawyers drop Zimmerman, say he’s ‘emotionally crippled’

George Zimmerman killed black teenager Trayvon Martin in February, claiming self-defence in a case that has sparked fresh debate about race in America and self-defence laws.

From TheJournal.ie Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing

The move means the decision to file charges will lie entirely with special prosecutor Angela Corey.

From TheJournal.ie Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case Trayvon

Family of Trayvon Martin blame police for leaks over controversial case

The mother of a slain Florida teenager believes leaks about her son’s marijuana possession are an attempt to demonise him as the controversial case rumbles on.

From TheJournal.ie Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon' Trayvon This post contains videos

Obama on Florida shooting: 'If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon'

The US president has used unusually personal terms in speaking about the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida last month.

From TheJournal.ie Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case Florida

Florida police chief, prosecutor step down from Trayvon Martin case

Thousands held a rally yesterday calling for an arrest following the teenager’s death last month

From TheJournal.ie US Dept of Justice to investigate unarmed teenager's shooting Florida

US Dept of Justice to investigate unarmed teenager's shooting

Trayvon Martin was shot and fatally wounded by a neighbourhood patrol as he walked home from a shop last month.