Muslim Surveillance Nypd
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
By Anna Sale
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.