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ACLU sues Minnesota police, alleging harassment of journalists at protests

Reuters Wednesday, 3 June 2020
The American Civil Liberties Union has accused Minnesota law enforcement of wrongly arresting, injuring and harassing journalists covering unrest sparked by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis police custody.
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