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News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland

News photographers roughed up during Zimmerman protest in Oakland

This post has been updated and corrected, as noted below. OAKLAND — Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco and Oakland on Sunday night to express outrage at the Florida acquittal of George Zimmerman, who admitted to shooting unarmed black teen Trayvon Martin but claimed he had feared for his life. Both protests were largely peaceful but a small number of Oakland demonstrators — some hiding their faces with bandanas, as demonstrators did during the Occupy Oakland melees — turned violent late Sunday, setting upon an Oakland Tribune photographer and KTVU cameraman with kicks and punches. “I'm OK, but protesters had our photog on the...

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