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CAIR-Minnesota to Join Peaceful Protest to Call for Arrest of Police Who Killed George Floyd

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 5/28/20) – – Later today, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Minnesota) will join other civil rights and community organizations at a peaceful protest to call for the arrest of the four former Minneapolis police officers whose actions and inactions resulted in the killing of George Floyd.

Protest participants will also demand that Governor Walz use his powers to appoint a special prosecutor not affiliated with the Hennepin County Prosecutor’s office or the Attorney General’s office.

WHEN:  Thursday, May 28, 5 p.m.

WHERE:  Hennepin County Government Center Plaza (5th Street side), 300 S 6th Street, Minneapolis

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

FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/jail-killer-cops-now-protest/1788978444578263/

Protest coalition organizations include CAIR-Minnesota, Communities United Against Police Brutality, Minnesota Disability Justice Network, Racial Justice Network, Justice for Justine Damond Ruszczyk, Women Against Military Madness (WAMM), Cop Watch Minneapolis, and others.

CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos.

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CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

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