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New York Police Surveillance Of Muslims Constitutional: Judge

A federal judge ruled Thursday that New York City's secret police surveillance of mosques, Muslim businesses and a Muslim student group in New Jersey did not violatethe U.S. Co... More A federal judge ruled Thursday that New York City's secret police surveillance of mosques, Muslim businesses and a Muslim student group in New Jersey did not violatethe U.S. Constitution. District Judge William Martini in Newark, New Jersey, threw out a lawsuit brought by several New Jersey Muslims who claimed the New York Police Department illegally targeted them for undercover monitoring solely because of their religion. The police department's widespread program was first revealed in a series of articles by the Associated Press, which reported that officers had infiltrated Muslim organizations throughout the region following the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001. In a 10-page ruling, Martini said the city had persuasively argued that its surveillance was intended as an anti-terrorism, not an anti-Muslim, measure. Less

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