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Somali-Canadian Man Dies from Severe Injuries Inflicted During Arrest By Police

Think Canada offers a sanctuary from anti-blackness and police brutality? Think again.

UPDATE: CBC News reports that Abdirahman Abdi has died from his injuries, according to his family. Ontario's police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit, has confirmed Abdi's death. A family representative says the hospital waited 45 minutes before informing Abdi's family that he had died.

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