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.
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.
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.
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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.
The meeting is the first session of a task force created after revelations that the New York Police Department was conducting secret surveillance of mosques and Muslim student groups in New Jersey.
The NYPD has said that it is increasing coverage in and around Sikh temples in New York City on Sunday in the wake of an earlier shooting in Wisconsin.
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 first-term Republican says his first foreign trip was designed to tout business and trade opportunities in New Jersey for Israelis. It also helped him get a better grasp of the unique security challenges facing the volatile region
The Quinnipiac poll found that New Jersey voters approve of Gov. Chris Christie 59-36 percent. Meanwhile, they disagreed with him on the criticism of NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly regarding Muslim surveillance in the state.
New York City’s top cop was grilled Thursday during a City Council committee hearing over the NYPD’s controversial surveillance of Muslim communities and stop and frisks.
The disclosure of the NYPD’s expanded surveillance of Muslims prompted criticism for Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Ray Kelly. Some politicians and law enforcement officials critiqued the program.
The attorney general made the remarks at a Senate hearing when asked by Sen. Frank Lautenberg how a law enforcement agency could spy on another state’s residents without notifying authorities.
The head of the Newark FBI said Wednesday the NYPD’s monitoring of Muslims in New Jersey has had a chilling effect on the feds’ ability to gather counter terrorism intelligence.