November 29, 2022
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Buffalo Supremacist Shooting: NYIC demands Justice for victims

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The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) has demanded Justice for victims of Buffalo White supremacist shooting.

Not less than ten people were shot dead while  three other people were wounded by a White supremacist at Buffalo-area NY TOPS supermarket.

Condemning the Sunday attack, Murad Awawdeh, NYIC Executive Director, expressing condolences to the victims of the attack.

“We are devastated that ordinary people cannot be safe from gunfire and anti-Black violence at their local grocery store. 

"Ten innocent lives were lost and three people were injured at the hands of a self-proclaimed white supremacist," Awawdeh said.

Awawdeh added that The biggest threat to the U.S. is white supremacy, stressing that the shooter targeted Black families shopping for their weekly groceries at their local supermarket.

"We condemn today's actions and demand that our elected leaders address and reform gun laws and invest in community solutions that will bring real safety for all. Until then, we will continue to fight for Black lives and racial justice for all."

The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) is an umbrella policy and advocacy organization that represents over 200 immigrant and refugee rights groups throughout New York. 

The NYIC serves one of the largest and most diverse newcomer populations in the United States.

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