CAIR-Minnesota, Coalition of Social Justice Groups to Hold Rally for Isak Aden in Egan

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 7/16/19) – On Tuesday, July 16, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN), along with a coalition of social justice groups, will rally outside the Egan Police Department to demand the release of video and other information about the police-involved shooting death of Isak Abdirahman Aden of Columbia Heights on July 2nd in Egan.

SEE: Family seeks answers after officer-involved shooting in Eagan

https://kstp.com/news/family-seeks-answers-eagan-officer-involved-shooting/5415952/

Video: CAIR-Minnesota Seeks Video of Police-Involved Shooting, Urges Probe of Incident

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKfcSG3d07Q

WHAT: CAIR-Minnesota, Coalition of Social Justice Groups Rally At the Egan Police Department (The rally will end at City Hall where members will speak during the City Council Public Comment Period.)

WHEN: Tuesday, July 16, 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Egan Police Department, 3830 Pilot Knob Rd, Eagan, MN 55122

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-206-3360, jhussein@cair.com

Coalition members taking part in the rally will include Communities United Against Police Brutality (CUAPB), Anti-War Committee, Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar, Justice4MarcusGolden, Racial Justice Network, Movement Support Network, Insure the Police - CFPP, Take A Knee Nation, Cop Watch Minneapolis, Black Lives Matter Twin Cities Metro, Black Lives Matter Minnesota, People's Justice Coalition, Minnesota Neighbors for Justice, Blue LIES Matter, Young Muslim Collective and more.

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

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CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-488-8787, ihooper@cair.com


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