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CAIR-MI: Muslim Files Bias Suit Against Medical Center

(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 3/4/08) – On Wednesday, March 5, the Michigan chapter of the Council on
American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) will announce the filing of a lawsuit against the
Detroit Medical Center (DMC) by a Muslim employee who was allegedly subjected to
religious and ethnic harassment and unlawfully terminated.
The former employee, who alleges being the target of anti-Muslim and anti-Arab slurs, is
suing DMC for violating the Elliot-Larsen Civil Rights Act and the Whistler-Blowers’
Protection Act.
WHAT: CAIR-MI Announces Lawsuit Against Detroit Medical Center
WHEN: Wednesday, March 5, 2008, 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: CAIR-MI Office 21700 Northwestern Highway, Suite 1199, Southfield, MI
CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418, E-Mail:
CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties group and has 35 offices and chapters
nationwide and in Canada. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, protect
civil liberties, and empower American Muslims.


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