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Islam in America: NYPD Labels Mosques

The Associated Press reported yesterday (08/28/2013) that the New York Police Department secretly designated entire mosques as terrorist organizations. This label gave the NYPD the option to use informants and spy on imams, whether or not there was evidence of criminal activity. This also meant that anyone attending that mosque for prayers is “a┬ápotential subject of an investigation and fair game for surveillance.” Read the full AP story via Time here. Since 9/11, the NYPD has opened “terrorism enterprise investigations” into mosques in an effort to investigate terrorism cells, and though these investigations may have stretched on for years, the…

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