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WNYC News

Muslim New Yorkers Sue over NYPD Surveillance

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

A group of Muslim New Yorkers is suing the NYPD over police surveillance in mosques and Muslim organizations. The federal lawsuit alleges that the NYPD violated the constitution by targeting law-abiding Muslims for surveillance and asks that any records collected from the surveillance be destroyed.

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New Jersey News

NJ AG Holds First Muslim Outreach Meeting

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

New Jersey Attorney General Jeffrey Chiesa met with Muslim leaders on Wednesday in Newark as part of a Muslim Outreach Committee set up in the wake of the news that the NYPD had surveilled Muslim groups in the Garden State.

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New Jersey News

NJ AG to Host 1st Meeting of Muslim Task Force

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

New Jersey's attorney general is hosting the first meeting of a task force he created in the wake of revelations that the NYPD was conducting surveillance of New Jersey Muslims.

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WNYC News

Muslims Say NYPD Surveillance Is Already Changing Behavior

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Reports of the NYPD’s surveillance program targeting Muslim student groups, businesses and mosques across the region have provoked outrage, even as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and other officials have defended the program, arguing the practice is keeping the city safe.

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WNYC News

White House Helps Pay for NYPD Muslim Surveillance

Monday, February 27, 2012

The Obama administration said Monday it has no control over how the New York Police Department spends millions of dollars in White House grants that helped pay for NYPD programs that put entire American Muslim neighborhoods under surveillance.

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WNYC News

NYC Defends Monitoring of Muslims, Says It Was Legal

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly offered robust defense of a secret police department effort to monitor mosques and Muslim businesses and student groups in other states amid criticism from officials who said they were not properly informed of the operation or that the prying went too far.

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WNYC News

Muslim Protesters Call for an End to Surveillance

Friday, November 18, 2011

Hundreds of Muslims and supporters gathered in Lower Manhattan’s Foley Square Friday to speak out against alleged police surveillance in their communities.

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