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For One Black Muslim, a Prison Sentence for Refusing FBI Informant Recruitment

For One Black Muslim, a Prison Sentence for Refusing FBI Informant Recruitment

by Julianne Hing on October 15 2014, 4:59PM

Connecting the dots between COINTELPRO and modern-day domestic surveillance of Muslims.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW

Muslim Americans Suing to Remove Names From No Fly List

Muslim Americans Suing to Remove Names From No Fly List

by Carla Murphy on April 25 2014, 11:33AM

At least 700,000 people are now on the terrorist watch list.

Topics: National Security, /NOW

NYPD Disbands Muslim-Spying Unit

NYPD Disbands Muslim-Spying Unit

by Carla Murphy on April 15 2014, 5:15PM

Does this mean the end of post-9/11 dragnet tactics?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

NYPD (Finally) Gets Independent Oversight

NYPD (Finally) Gets Independent Oversight

by Carla Murphy on March 28 2014, 5:55PM

Impact remains to be seen on NJ Muslims seeking to end NYPD surveillance of their communities

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Rally Against NSA Surveillance This Weekend in the U.S. Capital

Rally Against NSA Surveillance This Weekend in the U.S. Capital

by Von Diaz on October 23 2013, 1:08PM

On October 26 the ‘Stop Watching Us’ coalition will hold a national rally in Washington, D.C. to demand that Congress rein in the NSA.

Topics: /NOW

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

NYPD Covertly Labels Mosques as Terrorism Organizations

by Von Diaz on August 28 2013, 11:41AM

Undercover documents expose extensive mosque surveillance in New York.

Topics: /NOW

Muslim New Yorkers and Civil Rights Group File Suit To Stop NYPD Spying

Muslim New Yorkers and Civil Rights Group File Suit To Stop NYPD Spying

by on June 18 2013, 3:35PM

Two years after the Associated Press revealed that NYPD had built a sprawling program to spy on Muslim New Yorkers, some of it’s targets have joined with civil liberties groups to sue the city.

Topics: /NOW

The Dangerous, Infectious Logic of National Security

The Dangerous, Infectious Logic of National Security

by Kai Wright on June 7 2013, 10:16AM

The rationale behind the administration’s secret spying program has been developed and honed to surviell and harass communities of color for years.

Topics: Kai Wright, National Security, Spying

Over 200 Pages of FBI Files Detail Richard Aoki's Path to Informant

Over 200 Pages of FBI Files Detail Richard Aoki’s Path to Informant

by Jamilah King on September 7 2012, 9:33AM

The files present more damning evidence that the celebrated activist worked as an FBI informant for 16 years.

Topics: /NOW

Bloomberg Basically Admits NYPD Spied on Muslims For No Reason Other Than Religion

by on March 9 2012, 1:05PM

The New York Police Department has spied on Muslim New Yorkers for no other reason than that they are Muslim. Yesterday, after months of near silence from federal officials, Attorney General Eric Holder called the program “disturbing”.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Spying

A Closer Look at Ray Kelly's Multi-Billion Dollar Army of Spies

A Closer Look at Ray Kelly’s Multi-Billion Dollar Army of Spies

by on March 1 2012, 10:33AM

New York Police Department has argued that it’s spending billions to spy on Muslim Americans in order to foil terror plots. That assertion simply doesn’t hold up against the few facts they’ve been willing to share.

Topics: National Security, Spying

AP Reports White House Helped Fund NYPD Muslim Spying Programs

AP Reports White House Helped Fund NYPD Muslim Spying Programs

by Jorge Rivas on February 28 2012, 1:09PM

The Associated Press reported Monday that the White House money has paid for the cars that plainclothes NYPD officers used to conduct surveillance on Muslim neighborhoods and paid for computers that stored even innocuous information about Muslim college students, mosque sermons and social events.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Government Snoops Use Facebook. The Only Question is, for What?

Government Snoops Use Facebook. The Only Question is, for What?

by on October 19 2010, 10:47AM

A watchdog’s suit is jarring open the once hidden, unregulated world of online surveillance.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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