US hit with civil disorder following Zimmerman ‘not guilty’ verdict

Protesters gesture as they rally in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin trial, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York July 14, 2013 (Reuters / Keith Bedford)

Nationwide protests ignited in US following the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who shot and killed Trayvon Martin, 17, out of apparent self-defense. Demonstrators have been burning flags, smashing windows and police cars.

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People are expressing themselves on the streets from Los Angeles to New York following the ‘not guilty’ decisionhanded down in the court case, which has gripped the nation for the past three weeks.

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