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Nypd Spying on Mosques

WATCH: Muslim Leader Responds To NYPD Mosque Surveillance Allegations

Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | Religion

Linda Sarsour, Executive Director of the Arab Association of New York, joined HuffPost Live to weigh in on the recent report that the NYPD has secretl...

WATCH: Muslim Leader 'Hopeful' De Blasio Can Change NYPD's View Of Muslim-Americans

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.29.2013 | New York

In light of the recent news that the NYPD has been spying on mosques, Arab American Association Director Linda Sarsour weighed in on how this will fig...

Michael McLaughlin

New Probe Into NYPD Surveillance Of Mosques | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.29.2013 | New York

New York City Comptroller John Liu on Wednesday said he has begun auditing the police department's vast network of surveillance cameras in response to...

Matt Sledge

New Report Reveals 'Disturbing Impacts' Of NYPD's Muslim Spying Program | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.12.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A coalition of Muslim groups delivered a new report on the NYPD's surveillance program to Police Commissioner Ray Kelly's doorstep on Mond...

A Black Eye for Democracy

Len Levitt | Posted 05.11.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Call it a cri de coeur, a collective cry of the heart, from voices rarely heard -- the city's Muslim community, pushing back for the first time against the NYPD's secret spying on them for the past decade.

The NYPD's Big Lie

Len Levitt | Posted 04.06.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

The NYPD has violated a longstanding court order in its pervasive spying on Muslims and lied about it, according to papers to be filed today in federal court.

Kelly and AP: Ray's Pants Are on Fire

Len Levitt | Posted 03.16.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Ray Kelly was at his misleading best at the 92nd Street YMHA last week in trashing the Associated Press' Pulitzer prize-winning series about the New York City Police Department's widespread and pervasive spying on Muslims.

Intel at Inception

Len Levitt | Posted 02.09.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Newly obtained NYPD documents, prepared in 2003 and 2004, provide an insight into how the Intelligence Division operated in the aftermath after 9/11 as it sought to protect the city against another terrorist attack.

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.

The Imam Qamar: A Failure to Communicate?

Len Levitt | Posted 10.06.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

The same Islamic cleric was investigated for terrorist-related activities twice -- six years apart - apparently because the NYPD's Intelligence Division and the FBI don't talk to each other.

An NYPD Inspector General?

Len Levitt | Posted 08.18.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Last we heard, this was still the United States of America. Maybe that's why an inspector general is not a bad idea.

A Stronger NYPD, a Safer New York

Brad Lander | Posted 08.15.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

This Sunday, on Father's Day, I will be marching with tens of thousands of other New Yorkers to call for reform of stop-and-frisk. We cannot accept a New York where people are subject to civil liberties violations based on the color of their skin.

Medals Are for Heroes

Len Levitt | Posted 08.11.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

This Tuesday when medals are given to 42 officers, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is recognizing the department's Intelligence Division and the office of Deputy Commissioner for Public Information. These units have been other than heroic.

Intel's Silber: Blind to the Facts

Len Levitt | Posted 08.04.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

No good can come from criticizing a Pulitzer Prize-winning series. Mitchell Silber, the just departed NYPD civilian director of "Intel Analysis" is living proof.

NYPD Surveillance: What We Don't Know, And Why It Matters

Brad Lander | Posted 05.15.2012 | New York
Brad Lander

The truth matters. That's why I am working with my colleague Jumaane Williams, the Brennan Center for Justice, and other groups on legislation to establish an NYPD Inspector General.

NYPD Surveillance Shows No Good Deed Goes Unpunished For American Muslims

Sahar Aziz | Posted 05.06.2012 | Religion
Sahar Aziz

So long as the police engage in systemic racial profiling and attendant criminal punishments, community outreach is futile, as well as disingenuous.

Andrea Stone

Dire Warnings Over Muslim American Terrorists Overblown, Study Finds | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new study of homegrown terrorism involving Muslim Americans suggests that the alarm bells set off by Republicans in Congress over slee...

Kelly on Muslim Spying: Who, Us?

Len Levitt | Posted 01.21.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

On the day the city's Muslims staged their first organized protest against the NYPD's secret and pervasive spying on their communities, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly denied the obvious.

Michael Calderone

AP Defends NYPD Spying Coverage Against Tabloid Criticism | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.23.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- For several weeks, the Associated Press has reported extensively on the New York Police Department’s secret surveillance of Muslim neigh...

Brooklyn College Profs to Ray Kelly: Stop Spying on Muslims

Len Levitt | Posted 11.19.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Brooklyn College's Faculty Council denounced the spying on Islamic students, suggesting that the police department targeted them without any proof that they were engaging in terrorist activity.

The NYPD: Spies, Spooks and Lies

Len Levitt | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

The scope of the surveillance described in Intelligence Divison documents suggest that the NYPD may have targeted subjects without specific tips about wrongdoing. The spying has targeted virtually every level of Muslim life in NYC.

The NYPD And Muslims In New York

Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D. | Posted 10.31.2011 | Religion
Sarah Sayeed, Ph.D.

Since the news report last week suggested that every single mosque in New York City had been canvassed and "crawled," then effectively, there is no mosque in New York City that the police deem safe from terrorism.