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American Mosques Are Actually A Great Deterrent Against Extremism

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 06.21.2016 | Politics

In the week since the deadly terror attack in Orlando, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump has repeatedly called for the surveillance of...

Court Offers Rare Opportunity for Public Comment on NYPD Spying

Kris Hermes | Posted 03.23.2017 | Politics
Kris Hermes

Perhaps the most notorious perpetrators of unwarranted spying on Americans is the New York Police Department (NYPD), which continues to establish questionable counter-terrorism and counterintelligence units to spy on New Yorkers despite being repeatedly sued over it.

Matt Sledge

Former NYPD Spokesman Stretches Claim That Demographics Unit Saved Lives | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.28.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The NYPD's former spokesman has claimed in his most detailed accounting yet that a shuttered spying squad saved lives. But a closer look a...

NYPD Finally Shuts Down Controversial Surveillance Program That Spied On Muslims

The Huffington Post | Inae Oh | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

The New York Police Department has shut down its controversial Muslim surveillance program. The New York Times reports the decision, announced Tue...

WATCH: How The NYPD Labeled Mosques As Terrorist Organizations

Posted 11.06.2013 | New York

Two years ago, Associated Press reporters Matt Apuzzo and Adam Goldman started a series of reports--which would later earn them the Pulitzer Prize-- o...

Islamic Leader's Plea For Less NYPD Surveillance

Newsday | Anthony M. Destefano | Posted 08.26.2013 | New York

A Muslim leader from Brentwood gave an impassioned plea Tuesday for the NYPD to rely more on alliances with his community and less on surveillance act...

The NYPD'S Intelligence Division: It's Gone Rogue

Len Levitt | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

So the NYPD's Demographics Unit never produced a single lead to a terrorist plot in the last six years and probably not in its entire decade-long existence.

We Are All Muslims: A Sikh Response To Islamophobia In The NYPD And Beyond

Sonny Singh | Posted 05.12.2012 | Religion
Sonny Singh

What is it going to take for Sikhs and Muslims to join together in solidarity against the common enemies of racist harassment and violence, racial and religious profiling, and Islamophobic bigotry?

Did NYPD Spying On Muslims Violate The Law?

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 02.29.2012 | New York

Last August, the Associated Press launched a series detailing how the New York Police Department has extensively investigated Muslims in New York and ...

Commissioner Kelly Admits Involvement With 'The Third Jihad'

Posted 02.02.2012 | New York

NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly admitted through a top aide Tuesday that he cooperated with filmmakers of "The Third Jihad"-- a radical anti-Muslim movie,...

WATCH: NYPD Cops Training Included This Anti-Muslim Movie

| Posted 01.24.2012 | New York

By Sonja Sharp MANHATTAN -- A movie about radical Islam was shown to nearly 1,500 NYPD recruits for up to a year of their training, The New York Ti...

The NYPD Scandals Of 2011

Posted 12.28.2011 | New York

As tragically demonstrated by the shooting death of Peter Figoski this month, most cops are heroes willing to risk their lives to save the lives of st...

Peter King's Muslim Hysteria

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

Peter King's targeting of the Muslim community is wrong and should cease swiftly. His attitude damages not only the Muslim community but all minority communities.

We Must Reform the NYPD Intelligence/Surveillance Program to Preserve Civil Liberties and Public Safety

Brad Lander | Posted 01.21.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

Because the NYPD has decided NYC requires an intelligence-gathering division on par with federal intelligence agencies, the City also needs a framework for appropriate oversight that is on par with the federal level.

NYPD's Anti-Terror Surveillance Not Unfair To Muslims: Bloomberg

Yahoo! News | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York