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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...

NYPD Secretly Designated Entire Mosques As Terrorism Organizations

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 10.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorist organizations, a designation that allows police to use inf...

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.

Lawyers Go After NYPD Muslim Spying

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 04.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Civil rights lawyers urged a judge Monday to stop the New York Police Department from routinely observing Muslims in restaurants, bookstor...

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.

Attorney General Eric Holder Reviewing NYPD Spying Complaints

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and PETE YOST | Posted 04.29.2012 | New York

WASHINGTON — Months after receiving complaints about the New York Police Department's surveillance of entire American Muslim neighborhoods, the ...

NYPD: Newark Police Knew We Were Spying On Muslims

AP | By COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS | Posted 02.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Officials in three states traded accusations over who knew what about a secret 2007 New York Police Department operation that monitored an...

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.

New York Muslims Rally To Protest NYPD Surveillance Program

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 01.18.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Hundreds of Muslims prayed in a lower Manhattan park and marched to New York Police headquarters Friday to protest a decade of police...

In NYPD Spying, A Yippie Legal Battle Echoes Again

AP | By CHRIS HAWLEY | Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Barbara Handschu had tried to remove her name from the agreement that is her legacy. More than a quarter century ago, after New York's po...

NYPD Needs Investigation Over Muslim Spying Program, Says Civil Rights Panel

AP | By MATT APUZZO | Posted 12.19.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON -- A former Homeland Security Department civil rights lawyer, speaking at a Justice Department civil rights conference Wednesday, implored ...