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Judge Orders NYPD To Begin Turning Over Muslim Spying Documents
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A federal judge has ordered New York City to begin a process to hand over investigative documents from the New York Police Department’s surveillance of Muslims as part of a long-running lawsuit.




NYPD Forced To Produce Muslim Surveillance Records
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A federal judge ruled on Friday that targets of the NYPD’s surveillance of Muslims can probe the department’s files. Brooklyn U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen’s order comes at an early phase of a lawsuit against the NYPD, one of three such ongoing legal efforts.




NYPD Secretly Designated Entire Mosques As Terrorism Organizations
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NEW YORK — The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorist organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.




Sonny Singh: Muslims in Queens Attacked by Bigots and the Media
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Last week, two separate brutal attacks against Muslim men took place in Queens, New York. On November 24, 72-year-old Ali Akmal was nearly beaten to death while going on his early morning walk and remains in critical, but stable, condition.




Subway Ad Calling Jihad ‘Savage’ To Appear In New York City Stations (IMAGE)
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While outrage continues in the Middle East over the incendiary film, “The Innocence of Muslims,” a new pro-Israel ad denouncing Jihad as “savage” will soon make its debut in New York City’s subway system.




NYPD Muslim Surveillance: House Democrats Call For End To Controversial Program
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WASHINGTON — 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.




Poll: NYPD Gets High Approval Rating From NYC Voters; 29 Percent Think Muslims Unfairly Targeted
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Overall, 63 percent of those surveyed approved of way police are doing their job, although when asked about the controversial policy for stopping, questioning and frisking people, only 46 percent approved while 49 percent disapproved.




Fahd Ahmed: Truth Behind NYPD Anti-Muslim Film Makes Clear Kelly Must Resign
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The past few days have resulted in a series of shameful, though not surprising news reports about the NYPD leadership’s role in the making, showing, and cover-up of a blatantly racist and inflammatory anti-Muslim film, The Third Jihad.




Len Levitt: Kelly on Muslim Spying: Who, Us?
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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. At an unrelated news conference, Kelly told reporters that he “categorically denied” the idea that the NYPD was spying.




Brooklyn College Profs to Ray Kelly: Stop Spying on Muslims
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In a September 13th resolution, 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.