‘Justice for Trayvon’: Rallies hit 100 cities

People attend a rally led by Tracy Martin, father of Trayvon Martin, in Miami, Florida July 20, 2013 (Reuters / Andrew Innerarity)

Thousands of people have participated in rallies in more than 100 cities across the US, calling for “justice for Trayvon Martin” after jury’s decision last week found George Zimmerman not guilty of shooting unarmed black teenager dead.

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Trayvon Martin’s parents also joined the protests organized by the veteran civil rights activist Reverend Al Sharpton to push the US Justice Department to bring a civil rights case against Zimmerman.

Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton was leading the Saturday rally along with Sharpton just outside police headquarters in New York.

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