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CAIR-MN to Join Community Leaders Responding to Derek Chauvin Sentencing for Murder of George Floyd

(MINNEAPOLIS, MN, 6/25/21) – Later today, Friday, June 25, the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MN) will join community leaders and activists in responding to the anticipated sentencing of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

SEE: Chauvin could face decades-long sentence in Floyd’s death

https://kstp.com/news/derek-chauvin-to-be-sentenced-for-george-floyds-death-minneapolis/6152290/

WHAT: CAIR-MN Joins Community Leaders and Activists to Respond to Derek Chauvin Sentencing

WHEN: Friday, June 25, 3 p.m. (CT)

WHERE: Hennepin County House, Minneapolis, MN (inside the building)

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  

The news conference will be livestreamed at: https://www.facebook.com/CAIR.Minnesota/

Earlier this year, CAIR-MN welcomed Chauvin’s conviction on all counts for the killing of George Floyd.

SEE: CAIR-MN Welcomes Guilty Verdict in Trial of Derek Chauvin

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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