Disclosure of the program’s existence triggered two federal lawsuits. The NYPD agreed to greater oversight of its intelligence-gathering operations this year in an attempt to settle one of the suits. Who is in charge of oversight? Terror-tied CAIR? The department discontinued the surveillance program in 2014.
The New York Police Department is shuttering a controversial, once-secret unit devoted to surveillance of local Muslim communities.
As a candidate, de Blasio had said that “we need to do a full review of all surveillance efforts, and anything that is not based on specific leads should not continue.”
For years, my organization has urged the monitoring of mosques tied to jihad terror.
- AFDI calls for immediate investigation into foreign mosque funding in the West and for new legislation making foreign funding of mosques in non-Muslim nations illegal.
- AFDI calls for surveillance of mosques and regular inspections of mosques in the U.S. and other non-Muslim nations to look for pro-violence materials. Any mosque advocating jihad or any aspects of Sharia that conflict with Constitutional freedoms and protections should be closed.
New York Mayor de Blasio was instrumental in dismantling counter terror initiatives in this city.
MOSQUE WHERE NYC TERROR SUSPECT WORSHIPPED WAS TARGET OF CONTROVERSIAL NYPD SURVEILLANCE EFFORT
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