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NYPD Dismantles Unit Surveilling Muslims

New York City Police Department has dismantled a unit that mapped Muslim community in and around New York City as part of its controversial surveillance program.   Under the program, NYPD’s Demographics Unit would send plainclothes officers into mosques, restaurants, and neighborhoods to gather information on people’s daily activities. NYPD officers, stationed in cars outside of mosques, have taken pictures and …

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