Activists to hold rally for release of Brittney Griner

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Activists to hold rally for release of Brittney Griner

Published Thursday 4 August 2022

Civil rights activists will hold a rally for the release of former-WNBA star Brittney Griner, who was sentenced to nine years in Russian prison after being convicted on drug charges. "A coalition of Los Angeles civil rights leaders are calling for the immediate humanitarian release of WNBA star Brittney Griner and for the Biden administration to exhaust every avenue possible to bring Brittney Griner and other Americans detained in Russia home," said Najee Ali, Director of Project Islamic Hope and noted community and civil rights activist, in a statement. "Brittney Griner is without question a political pawn that Russia is using...

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