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CAIR-Minnesota, Civil Rights Partners to Respond to Video of Minneapolis Police ‘Hunting’ Peaceful George Floyd BLM Protesters

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 10/7/21) – On Friday, Oct. 8, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN), along with other civil rights organization, will hold a news conference to respond to revelations of Minneapolis Police officers stating that they are “hunting” peaceful protesters in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. 

WHAT: Press Conference with CAIR-MN, Other Civil Rights Organizations Responding to Revelations of Minneapolis Police ‘Hunting’ Peaceful BLM Protesters

WHEN: Friday, October 8, 10:30 a.m. (outside)

WHERE: Outside the Minneapolis Federal Building, 300 S 4th St #202, Minneapolis, MN 55415

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, jhussein@cair.com

Video: CAIR-MN Director Interviewed by Black News Channel About Minneapolis Officers Caught Discussing ‘Hunting’ Protesters

SEE: Body camera footage reveals Minneapolis police officers talking about ‘hunting’ civilians during May 2020 protests, ‘f**k these people’

https://www.cnn.com/2021/10/06/us/minneapolis-police-body-camera-floyd-protests/index.html

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CONTACT: CAIR National Deputy Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell, 404-285-9530, e-Mitchell@cair.com; CAIR Government Affairs Director Robert McCaw, 202-742-6448, rmccaw@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com      

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