Lynch on Redacting Orlando 911 Transcripts: We Want to Avoid Re-Victimizing the Survivors

‘The reason why we’re going to limit these transcripts is to avoid revictimizing those who went through this horror’

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LYNCH: You know, as we have said earlier, he talked about his pledges of allegiance to a terrorist group. He talked about his motivations for why he was claiming at that time he was committing this horrific act. He talked about American policy in some ways. The reason why we’re going to limit these transcripts is to avoid revictimizing those who went through this horror. But it will contain the substance of his conversations. And there were three conversations between this killer and negotiators.

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