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NYPD Dissolves Unit That Spied On Muslim Communities

The NYPD has disbanded a unit that drew widespread criticism for reports that it conducted broad surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods.

04/15/2014

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Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging NYPD Surveillance Of New Jersey Muslims

A federal judge on Thursday threw out a civil rights lawsuit challenging surveillance by the NYPD of Muslims in New Jersey.

02/20/2014

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Christie Signs Law Requiring Consent For Spying By Out-Of-State Agencies

Christie said the new the law protects civil liberties while also keeping the country safe from terrorism.

09/09/2013

An NYU student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Spying On Muslims Leads To N.J. Senate Committee Approving New Regulations

A New Jersey State Senate committee passed a bill Monday that would require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state — a measure prompted by revelations about NYPD spying on Muslims.

06/17/2013

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NYC Continues Trying To Block NJ Muslim Surveillance Lawsuit

In a filing earlier this week, the lawyers said the plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit filed in New Jersey have failed to prove the New York Police Department targeted Muslims based solely on their religion.

02/27/2013

An NYU student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lawyers Seek Injunction Against NYPD’s Controversial Muslim Surveillance Program

The civil rights lawyers complained police have monitored public places where Muslims eat, shop and worship and kept records and notes about police observations despite any evidence of unlawful or terror-related activities.

02/04/2013

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Subway Shoving Suspect Says ‘Bad Day’ Drove Her To Attack

The woman accused of shoving a man in front of a subway train in Queens last month blamed a “bad day” for her actions in a recent interview.

01/19/2013

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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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NYPD Informant: I Was Ordered To Spy On, Incriminate Muslims

A man who says he was a paid informant working for the NYPD claimed Tuesday that he was ordered to spy on the innocent, and make them issue incriminating statements.

CBS 2–10/23/2012

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N.J. Legislative Committee Advances Regulation After NYPD Surveillance On Muslims

After the NYPD conducted surveillance on Muslims in New Jersey, a state legislative committee there has advanced a bill that would require out-of-state law enforcement to notify state officials before such an operation.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

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Controversial Pro-Israel Subway Ads Immediately Defaced, Stamped As Hate Speech

In the wake of violent uprisings abroad following the release of an anti-Islamic film, some said they are worried the ads could fan the flames here in New York City.

09/25/2012

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Man Believed To Have Made Anti-Islamic Film Questioned; Egyptian Police Clear Out Protesters

A Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East was interviewed by federal probation officers at a Los Angeles sheriff’s station, but was not arrested or detained, authorities said early on Saturday.

09/15/2012

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Fact Check Friday: Romney Accuses Obama Of Apologizing For America

Was Mitt Romney accurate in the way he portrayed President Barack Obama in the early hours of the embassy attack in Egypt and the consulate attack in Libya?

09/14/2012

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Opinion: Obama Needs To Stay At The White House During Middle East Protests

President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.

09/13/2012

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Newark Imam Reflects On 9/11 Anniversary

Imam Mustafa El Amin said since 9/11, the Muslim faith has come under the microscope. El Amin said he’s spent 11 years trying to turn around the shadow cast by the hijackers.

09/11/2012

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