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Muslims In New York City  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images, FILE)

Civil Rights Groups Sue NYPD Over Muslim Spying

The New York Police Department’s widespread spying programs directed at Muslims have undermined free worship by innocent people and should be declared unconstitutional, religious leaders and civil rights advocates said Tuesday after the filing of a federal lawsuit.

06/18/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Muslims In N.J. File Federal Lawsuit To Stop NYPD Spying

“This surveillance, this spying, without question, was– unjustified. And it was definite, without doubt, an invasion of our civil human and our constitutional rights,” Abdul Kareem Muhammad, the Imam of Newark’s Masjid al-Haqq mosque, said.

06/06/2012