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NYPD Investigating Newark Muslim Community: Are We Not Americans, Too?

promoted by Rosi The Star-Ledger reported last week that in mid to late 2007, the New York Police Department (NYPD) conducted extensive surveillance of Newark Muslim based businesses and mosques. The sad part of this poster child for religious profiling was that it was done with the full knowledge and cooperation of former Newark Police Director Garry McCarthy and without the knowledge of Newark Mayor Cory Booker, his boss.
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Suspicionless Surveillance of Muslim Americans by NYPD Challenged by ACLU Lawsuit

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (2 years ago)

A lawsuit against unlawful surveillance against Muslim communities by the New York Police Department (NYPD) was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), New York Civil Liberties Union and Clear Project yesterday. Read Post

Secret Police Document: NYPD Did Surveillance On Muslims Purely Based On Religion

US Politics / Liberal : Alan Colmes' Liberaland (3 years ago)

The AP: A secret police document shows that the New York Police Department recommended increasing surveillance of thousands of Muslims and their mosques based solely on their religion. The Associated Press obtained a copy of a May 2... Read Post

Did the NYPD's Spying on Muslims Violate the Law?

US Politics / Liberal : TPM Muckraker (3 years ago)

Last August, the Associated Press launched a series detailing how the New York Police Department has extensively investigated Muslims in New York and other states, including preparing reports on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses, ... Read Post

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