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Muslims rally outside NYPD headquarters after learning some mosques were classified as terrorist organizations. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYPD Designates Mosques As Terrorism Organizations

The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

08/28/2013

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Places Of Worship Spring Into Action To Join The Post-Sandy Relief Effort

During times of hardship many people look to places of worship for comfort and support, but in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy those places have taken action and played a role in the relief effort.

11/14/2012

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Muslim Leader Urges All To Visit Newark Mosque, Says It’s ‘As American As Apple Pie’

After a New Jersey mosque used its NYPD surveillance controversy to recruit new members through a newspaper ad, Imam Mustafa El-Amin of Masjid Ibrahim in Newark says that all are welcome for Friday’s prayer service.

04/06/2012

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NYCLU Calls For Federal Probe Of NYPD’s Use Of White House Funds

The Associated Press reports the NYPD used some federal drug fighting funds to help pay for surveillance of mosques and Muslim businesses.

02/28/2012

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Muslim Groups Plan Rally After NYPD Intel Report

Muslim groups are planning a march to NYPD headquarters Friday afternoon to protest what they say is police spying on their community.

02/03/2012

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Document: NYPD Recommended Surveillance Of Mosques Based Solely On Religion

The recommendation for increased, secret surveillance on Muslims and Shiite mosques was contained in a 2006 NYPD Intelligence report on Iran, obtained by the Associated Press.

02/02/2012