--FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE--
Thursday, July 10, 2015
NEW YORK, NY - The Arab American Association of New York welcomes the news of an executive order to appoint a special prosecutor in cases of civilian killings by police. We recognize this as an outcome of the efforts of families of victims of police violence, who have worked tirelessly to call for comprehensive and long-term solutions. We congratulate the families of their leadership, we will work to ensure the implementation of this executive order, and stand by the families in the pursuit of actual legislation.