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CAIR-Michigan to Announce ‘Go Back to Their Country’ Discrimination Complaint Against Tim Hortons on Behalf of Muslim Couple

(FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, 07/18/2019)- On Friday, July 19, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI), a local chapter of the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, will hold a press conference  to announce the filing of a civil rights complaint on behalf of a Michigan couple who were told to “go back to their country” by an employee of Tim Hortons in Ypsilanti.

WHAT: Press conference regarding filing of discrimination complaint against Tim Hortons

WHERE: CAIR-MI Offices, 30201 Orchard Lake Road, Suite 260, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

WHEN: Friday, July 19, 10 a.m.

WHO: CAIR-MI Executive Director, Dawud Walid, CAIR-MI Staff Attorney Amy V. Doukorue, CAIR-MI Clients

The Washington-based Muslim civil rights organization has reported an unprecedented spike in bigotry targeting American Muslims, immigrants and members of other minority groups since the election of Donald Trump as president.

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance understanding of Islam, protect civil rights, promote justice, and empower American Muslims. 

La misión de CAIR es proteger las libertades civiles, mejorar la comprensión del Islam, promover la justicia, y empoderar a los musulmanes en los Estados Unidos. 


CONTACT: CAIR-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid (248) 842-1418; CAIR-MI Staff Attorney Amy V. Doukoure (586) 943-8823


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