(SOUTHFIELD, MI, 5/7/2014) – On Thursday, May 8, the Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) will participate in a press conference to announce legal action against the Dearborn Police Department for allegedly assaulting a mentally-impaired resident.

In December 2013, Ali Baydoun, 26, who is a resident of Dearborn, was stopped at night while with his bicycle and was allegedly manhandled and arrested by the Dearborn Police.

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The attorney representing Baydoun, along with a representative from CAIR-MI, will be announcing the next steps in this case.

WHAT: Press Conference Regarding Assault of Mentally-Impaired Man by the Dearborn Police
WHEN: Thursday, May 8 at 1 p.m.
WHERE: Law office of Cyril Hall, 14650 W Warren Ave, Suite #200, Dearborn, MI

CAIR is America's largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. 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-MI Executive Director Dawud Walid, 248-842-1418, dwalid@cair.com; Attorney Amir Makled, 313-582-7930

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