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# Trayvon Martin

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Man who shot at George Zimmerman faces 20 years in jail
Matthew Apperson testified that he acted in self defence.
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.
Auction appears hijacked as "Racist McShootFace" bids $65m for gun that killed Trayvon Martin
The account was later deleted.
Website stops George Zimmerman selling the gun he killed Trayvon Martin with
The website has not said why.
Bullet missed George Zimmerman's head during shooting
He wasn’t badly injured.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wife of Zimmerman 'won't press charges' after domestic dispute
Shellie Zimmerman has said she won’t press charges.
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.
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’.
Thousands gather for ‘Justice for Trayvon’ rallies across US
The rallies and vigils were held in at least 101 cities.
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.
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.
'Justice for Trayvon' marches take place across America
Meanwhile, President Obama has urged calm.
Protests across US as George Zimmerman acquitted of Trayvon Martin murder
The verdict has sparked outrage and protests across a number of US cities.
Slain teen's mother: Screams on 911 call are my son's
17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead in February last year.
Zimmerman portrayed as vigilante in Trayvon Martin shooting
Trayvon Martin (17) was unarmed when he was shot in Florida in February 2012.
2012: a year in striking images
The year’s biggest news stories…in pics.
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.
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.
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.
Trayvon Martin shooter charged with murder after six weeks
‘Thank God’, the mother of Florida teenager Trayvon told reporters after weeks of public protests.
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.
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.
Trayvon Martin killing: Prosecutor cancels grand jury hearing
The move means the decision to file charges will lie entirely with special prosecutor Angela Corey.
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.
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.
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
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.