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CAIR-MN, Black Lives Matter to Join Community Groups in Calling for Resignation of US Marshal for District of Minnesota

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 6/7/21) – On Tuesday, June 8, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join other and justice community organizations to demand the resignation of Ramona Dohman, the Trump-appointed U.S. Marshal for the District of Minnesota for the mishandling of the Winston Smith investigation and killing at the hands of the Northstar Taskforce. 

SEE: Family of Minneapolis man killed by deputies demand accountability 

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/06/05/winston-smith-jr-family-demands-accountability-after-police-shooting/7560233002/

WHEN: Tuesday, June 8th, 11 a.m.   

WHERE: 300 S 4th St #402, Minneapolis, MN 55415 

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein,612-406-0070, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR-MN Community Advocacy Manager Zaynab Mohamed, 612-229-5585, Zmohamed@cair.com  

In a statement, CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein said: 

“It is time for President Biden’s administration to take this matter seriously and to respond immediately to the demands to fire US Marshal Ramona Dohman and appoint someone who is reflective of the administration’s values. We demand an immediate investigation and release of information about the Winston Smith case in the next twenty-four hours. We are demanding transparency, accountability, and integrity.”  

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

La misión de CAIR-MN 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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