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CAIR-LA: Muslim Woman Stripped of Hijab by Ventura County Sheriffs to Address Media

WHO: Jennifer Hyatt, CAIR-LA, Erin Darling Law

WHAT: The Greater Los Angeles Area chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-LA), in conjunction with Erin Darling Law, filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Jennifer Hyatt, 44, a Muslim woman who had her religious head scarf (hijab) forcibly removed by Ventura County deputy sheriffs. Ms. Hyatt and her attorneys will address the media and answer questions regarding her lawsuit.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 9; 10 a.m.

WHERE: Law Offices of Erin Darling. 3435 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 2910, Los Angeles, CA 90010.

Parking is below the building (entrance on Mariposa) and will be validated.

ABOUT: CAIR-LA is the largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization in Southern California. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

CONTACT: CAIR-LA Communications Manager Eugene W. Fields, 714-776-1847 or email


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