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Minneapolis Will Pay Nearly $1M to Journalists Attacked by Police in Wake of George Floyd Murder

HeadlineFeb 12, 2024

The city of Minneapolis has agreed to pay $950,000 to a group of journalists who were attacked by Minneapolis police while they covered protests over the police killing of George Floyd. In its lawsuit, the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota had accused police of tear-gassing and pepper-spraying journalists, as well as shooting some journalists in the face with hard foam bullets. The ACLU said several journalists were arrested and threatened at gunpoint.

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