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Faces of change: Farhia Ahmed calls for a restructuring of the criminal justice system

Capital Current continues its occasional series profiling some of the people who are making a difference in our community: When Farhia Ahmed first heard about the death of Abdirahman Abdi, a man from Ottawa’s Somali community who died after an altercation with Ottawa police officers in July 2016, she joined the community in mourning.  Mourning quickly turned to outrage as…