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CAIR-MN, Family of Dolal Idd, Community Groups to React to Dakota County Attorney Charging Decision

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 8/6/2021) – Today, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN), the family of Dolal Idd and other community organizations will be reacting to the charging decision of the Dakota County Attorney’s Office relating to the killing of Dolal Idd. 

On December 30, 2020, Dolal Idd (23) was shot by Minneapolis police officers during a traffic stop. His was the first killing by members of the Minneapolis Police Department after George  Floyd’s death in May 2020. 

SEE: CAIR-Minnesota, Community Call for ‘Independent and Transparent’ Probe of Minneapolis Police Fatally Shooting a Man During Traffic Stop

WHAT: Press conference with the family of Dolal Idd, CAIR-MN, and community organizations to offer reaction to the charging decision of the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.

WHEN: Today, Friday, August 6th, 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Governor’s Mansion, 1006 Summit Ave, St Paul, MN 55105

CONTACT: CAIR-MN Executive Director Jaylani Hussein, 612-406-0070, jhussein@cair.com, CAIR-MN deputy Director Mohamed Ibrahim, 507-990-3474

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.

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, 612-206-3360, jhussein@cair.com; CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com 

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