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JUNE 3, 2021 / NEWS

MY NEWS LA: MUSIC PRODUCER'S 'RACIAL PROFILING' SUIT AGAINST L.A. TENTATIVELY SETTLED

“I think the city realized this was not a case they wanted to take to trial,” Gill told City News Service. “I’m just sad it took this long for them to realize something they should have known at the very beginning. I’m happy they finally realized settlement is the best option.”

JUNE 3, 2021 / NEWS

MUSIC PRODUCER'S RACIAL PROFILING SUIT AGAINST LA SETTLED

A settlement has been tentatively reached with the city of Los Angeles in a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by a Hollywood music producer who fought in court to have police body camera video made public to prove allegations he was racially profiled before his arrest, his attorney said. As reported on Thursday, June 3, 2021. 

JUNE 1, 2021 / STATEMENT

FAISAL GILL: "HAPPY LGBTQ+ PRIDE
MONTH LOS ANGELES"

Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month Los Angeles! As L.A.’s next City Attorney, I will focus on making the criminal justice system fairer and safer for all people in the city of Los Angeles, including LGBTQ+ people...

APRIL 28, 2021 / PRESS RELEASE

MINNESOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL KEITH ELLISON BACKS FAISAL GILL FOR LA CITY ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES, CA -- In another testament to his extensive support from the nation’s most prominent criminal justice reformers, today Faisal Gill, a local civil rights attorney, earned the endorsement of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison...

APRIL 25, 2021 / STATEMENT

FAISAL GILL RELEASES STATEMENT AFTER US GOV RECOGNIZES ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

Yesterday, President Joe Biden made the long-overdue decision to recognize the 1915 massacre of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire as a genocide...

APRIL 15, 2021 / NEWS

VIDEO OF LAPD ABUSE MADE PUBLIC AFTER GILL'S VICTORY AGAINST CITY ATTORNEY

Civil rights attorney Faisal Gill wins court battle against LA City Attorney’s Office to disclose video showcasing LAPD abuse...

APRIL 8, 2021 / NEWS

LAPD Video Shows Black Man Arrested at His Home During Search for White Suspect

“It is racial profiling. They had no description of the suspect — a completely blank slate,” said attorney Faisal Gill, who represents both of them in the civil rights lawsuit. “They literally saw the first Black man, and they arrested him."

MARCH 30, 2021 / PRESS RELEASE

FAISAL GILL EARNS SUPPORT OF ANOTHER PROMINENT CONGRESSMEMBER IN BID FOR LA CITY ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES, CA -- A day after announcing that his campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney had raised over $100,000 less than a week after entering the race, today Faisal Gill, a local civil rights attorney, secured the endorsement of Congressmember Ami Bera...

MARCH 29, 2021 / PRESS RELEASE

VIDEO OF LAPD ABUSE MADE PUBLIC AFTER GILL'S VICTORY AGAINST CITY ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES, CA -- On the heels of kicking off his campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney, today Faisal Gill, a local civil rights attorney, announced that his campaign had raised over $100,000 just five days... 

MARCH 24, 2021 / PRESS RELEASE

CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER FAISAL GILL LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN FOR LA CITY ATTORNEY

LOS ANGELES, CA -- Today, Faisal Gill, a local civil rights attorney, formally announced his campaign for Los Angeles City Attorney by releasing a video ad titled "Do Better". He begins the campaign with potent endorsements from powerhouse Congressmembers Karen Bass, Ro Khanna, and Ilhan Omar...

MARCH 9, 2021 / NEWS

Hollywood Music Producer Details Alleged LAPD Racial Profiling Arrest, Asks For Release of Body Cam Video

"It is a big deal, a person's dignity is a big deal," said their attorney Faisal Gill, who said it was important to hold officers accountable for misconduct...

OCTOBER 20, 2020 / NEWS

Jamal Khashoggi’s fiancee and pro-democracy group he founded sue Saudi crown prince in his slaying

Attorneys Keith M. Harper and Faisal Gill, who are representing Cengiz and DAWN, said in a videoconference Tuesday with reporters that the focus of the lawsuit is to have a court of law in the United States hold Mohammed liable for Khashoggi’s killing...

JUNE 26, 2019 / NEWS

Libyan warlord praised by Trump is sued in U.S. for alleged rights abuses, war crimes

The lawyer representing the plaintiffs, Faisal Gill, said Haftar is a "war criminal" who must be held to account. "This is an American citizen committing crime after crime after crime and it’s going unanswered," Gill said...

JULY 9, 2014 / NEWS

Feds Spied on Prominent Muslim-Americans,
Report Claims

"There is absolutely no question in my mind that the reason I was being surveilled is because I am a Muslim. There is nothing in my background. I have always carried a security clearance," Gill told ABC News...