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‘They just wanted an arrest’…

July 11, 2013

henna-white-kings-county-district-attorney-brooklyn-new-york-mesira-shmira-yossi-stern-chanina-sperlin-paul-huebner-elie-polotrak-shomrim six-political+pressureThe arrest (2008) of the Shomrim Six and later the prosecution (2010) was only a result of political pressure.

The Zimmerman (show) trial strengthens this claim even more.

Ex-Sanford police chief: Zimmerman probe ‘taken away from us’

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN

(CNN) — The George Zimmerman investigation was hijacked “in a number of ways” by outside forces, said the former police chief of Sanford, Florida.

Bill Lee, who testified Monday in Zimmerman’s second-degree murder trial, told CNN’s George Howell in an exclusive interview that he felt pressure from city officials to arrest Zimmerman to placate the public rather than as a matter of justice.

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