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MEDIA ADVISORY: CAIR-MI to Announce Notice of Claim Against Ferndale Police Department for Forceful Removal of Muslim Woman’s Hijab 

(CANTON, MI, 9/14/2021) — On Wednesday, September 15, the Michigan chapter of Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) will hold a press conference to announce a civil rights action against the City of Ferndale Michigan for the forceable removal of Muslim woman’s Islamic head scarf, or hijab, for a booking photograph. 

WHAT: Press Conference to Announce Civil Rights Action 

WHEN: Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at 10 a.m. 

WHERE: CAIR-MI Offices 1905 S. Haggerty Road, Canton, MI 48188 

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


CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, 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.           


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