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.
Russian wire-taps caught a conversation between Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his mother in which the two may have discussed jihad, CBS 2 reported.
A former New York City transit worker filed a lawsuit Wednesday, claiming that he faced “a campaign of hostility” toward his Muslim faith on the job.
Around 5 a.m. Sunday, police were called to the Masijid-Saaliheen mosque on Kissena Boulevard. When they arrived, they found the 57-year-old victim stabbed in the torso.
Last month, following a court order, a controversial ad went up on the subway, saying, “In any war between the civilized man and the savage support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.”
At the Islamic Center in Jersey City Saturday night, Muslim and Coptic leaders engaged in a peaceful dialogue and said that should be an example for the rest of the world.
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An MTA spokesman said most of the ads have been taken down, saying that they had run their course. But opponents of the ads said the damage has already been done.
An anonymous caller who claimed to have discarded spoiled bacon in a park where Muslims had scheduled Ramadan prayers said he was putting it out for seagulls and raccoons to eat, not as an anti-Muslim statement.
The NYPD rejects the AP’s criticism that six years of undercover surveillance by a secret police unit never led to a terrorist being brought to trial.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has reassured Muslim leaders he remains troubled by the way the New York Police Department conducted surveillance of Muslim communities in New Jersey, even though his administration has said it was legal, but again stopped short of criticizing the spying itself.
Christine Quinn responds to comments Chris Christie made on gun control, and several New Jersey Muslim leaders say they’ve been invited to a Ramadan dinner Tuesday night at the governor’s mansion in Princeton.
New Jersey officials say a three-month review has found that New York City police did not violate any New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups.
The family of 13-year-old Muhammed Mushin has sued the Westwood school district, saying their son was bullied because of his Muslim background and the district failed to stop it.
A huge turnout is expected at a public hearing in Norwalk tonight as Muslims renew their efforts to build a mosque in a residential neighborhood in the city.
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