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A U.S. District Court is reviewing a case against NYPD that accuses them of "intense" surveillance tactics against Muslims. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Civil Rights Case Accuses NYPD Of Illegal Surveillance Of Muslims

The New York Police Department’s focus on Muslims has renewed the political surveillance of the 1960s and ’70s that was banned under a landmark legal ruling, according to a new court filing by civil rights lawyers.

02/04/2013

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NYPD: Iran Operatives Have Conducted Surveillance At New York Landmarks

A senior New York Police Department official says law enforcement has interviewed at least 13 people since 2005 with ties to Iran’s government who were seen taking pictures of New York City landmarks. Police consider the activity to be pre-operational surveillance.

03/21/2012