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WNYC News

Muslims Challenge Judge's Decision on NYPD Surveillance

Friday, March 21, 2014

The group filed an appeal Friday to a decision that condoned police monitoring mosques and other locations in New Jersey.

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New Jersey News

Bill: NYPD Must Notify New Jersey of Spying

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

WNYC

Lawmakers in New Jersey are trying to prevent the New York Police Department, and any out-of-state law enforcement agency, from conducting intelligence-gathering operations in New Jersey without first informing officials in the state.

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WNYC News

Best of the Year: Our 2012 Editor's Picks

Friday, December 21, 2012

Whether we were stepping back to look at the big picture on housing foreclosures nationwide, or getting micro by visiting a 105-square foot studio apartment in the West Village, 2012 was a year of finding fresh angles for the news, and unexpected ways to tell you about it.

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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

Muslims Taking NYPD to Court Over Surveillance Face Uphill Climb

Thursday, June 07, 2012

WNYC

Lawyers for the Muslim plaintiffs suing the NYPD for its covert surveillance of communities in New Jersey are basing their case on claims that legal experts say may be difficult to prove.

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New Jersey News

NJ Muslims Sue NYPD Over Surveillance Program

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Calling it a last resort, a group of Muslims from New Jersey are suing the NYPD over a surveillance program that targeted their homes and houses of worship in the Garden State. It is the first legal challenge against the NYPD for practices targeting the Muslim community.

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New Jersey News

NJ Finds NYPD Muslim Surveillance Is Legal

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Governor Chris Christie's administration has concluded that New York City police did not violate New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups in the state.

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New Jersey News

Muslim Leaders, Officials Discuss NYPD Surveillance in NJ

Monday, May 21, 2012

Muslim leaders in New Jersey have been invited back to Trenton for a follow-up meeting with the state's attorney general. They are expected to discuss the state's response to the New York Police Department's secret surveillance of Muslims in Newark, New Jersey.

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WNYC News

House Democrats: NYPD Should Purge Spy Files

Thursday, May 10, 2012

House Democrats on Thursday urged the New York Police Department to purge its intelligence databases of information gleaned from its clandestine spying on Muslim neighborhoods.

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The Takeaway

The NYPD's Secret Surveillance of Muslims: Its Impacts and Repercussions

Friday, April 20, 2012

The AP's Pulitzer-winning series focused on the New York Police Department's secret monitoring of Muslim communities, and The Takeaway has followed this story since the AP began its series last August. Debbie Almontaser, Board Chair of Muslim Consultative Network and coalition member of Muslim American Civil Liberties Coalition, and Bob Hennelly, contributing editor for politics and investigations for our co-producer WNYC, offer their insights into the series itself and its fallout, for the police, politicians and citizens, in New York and beyond.

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New Jersey News

NJ Voters Support NYPD Muslim Surveillance: Poll

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Most New Jersey voters approve of the NYPD’s surveillance of Muslims in the state, according to a new poll.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: St. Patty's Arrests Prove OWS Hibernation is Over

Monday, March 19, 2012

Mayor Bloomberg needs to defend corporate abuses one day, and police actions the next, making him the best recruiter Occupy Wall Street could ask for.

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WNYC News

Criticism of NYPD's Muslim Surveillance Mounts as Poll Shows Support for NYPD

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

A coalition of interfaith leaders joined the chorus of voices calling for an investigation into what they say is racial and religious profiling by the New York City police department. The protest comes just as a recent Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday shows a majority of New Yorkers believe the NYPD’s surveillance program has been effective in fighting terrorism and is treating Muslims fairly. 

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WNYC News

City Voters Approve of NYPD's Job Performance: Poll

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Most city voters think the New York Police Department has been effective in fighting terrorism, and a majority say the NYPD has acted appropriately in its dealing with Muslims, according to a new poll released Tuesday that questioned respondents following a series of stories from The Associated Press about the NYPD's surveillance of Muslims after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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WNYC News

NYPD Docs Show Focus on Muslim Americans as Groups Call for an End of Surveillance

Friday, March 09, 2012

The NYPD collected information on many American-owned businesses in New York City, specifically because they were owned by Muslim-Americans, according to secret documents obtained by the Associated Press. Several Muslim groups are calling for an end to the practice, even as Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to defend the department's methods.

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New Jersey News

US Attorney General Eric Holder: NYPD's Muslim Surveillance in NJ Is 'Disturbing'

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Attorney General Eric Holder said the NYPD's surveillance of the Muslim population in New Jersey was "disturbing" and is under review at the Justice Department during a Senate hearing in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.

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New Jersey News

FBI Head in Newark Says NYPD Surveillance Has 'Strained' Relationships With Muslims

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

The FBI special agent in charge of Newark’s office said the NYPD’s secret surveillance of Muslims in the city has undermined long-standing relationships that his office and state counter-terrorism personnel have worked hard to develop over the past decade.

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WNYC News

NYPD Commissioner to Meet with Muslim Leaders

Monday, March 05, 2012

The New York Police Department's commissioner plans to meet with Muslim leaders amid criticism of police monitoring of Muslims after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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WNYC News

Former Newark Police Chief Pledges No NYPD-style Spying in Chicago

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Chicago's police superintendent is pledging publicly that his force will never conduct blanket surveillance of Muslims like the New York Police Department did in Newark, N.J., when he was chief there.

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New Jersey News

NJ Muslims, Officials Discuss NYPD Program

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Muslim leaders say New Jersey's attorney general stopped short of promising a formal investigation into New York Police Department surveillance operations in the state during a meeting they characterized as a positive first step.

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