NYC Settles Lawsuits Over Surveillance Of Muslims, Will Appoint Police MonitorTwo high-profile lawsuits accusing the New York Police Department of discriminating against Muslims with illegal surveillance have been settled.
Court Reinstates Lawsuit Over NYPD Surveillance Of MuslimsThe appellate panel found the Muslim plaintiffs had raised sufficient allegations of equal-protection violations to warrant the case going forward.
Civil Rights Groups Sue NYPD Over Muslim SpyingThe 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.
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.