Skip to comments.Snowden revelations: NSA spied on prominent U.S. Muslims (Article Translated From German)
Posted on 07/22/2014 10:45:43 PM PDT by Citizen Zed
Nihad Awad is a born in Jordan Palestinian living in the U.S. for more than two decades. He is co-founder and CEO of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), one of the largest Muslim civil rights organizations in the United States. He was an advisor to Al Gore and met Presidents Bush and Clinton as well as several U.S. Secretary of State. His e-mails were monitored from 2006 to 2008. "As a citizen I am beside myself that the government spies on activists. Though we have done so much for society in this country, we are still suspected."
Awad believed that he was being spied on, because he had expressed in 1994 positive about Hamas - three years before their radicalization. Later, he had always distanced itself from Hamas and CAIR have always condemned the attacks.
The four prominent Muslims who find themselves in Snowden's Excel spreadsheet, and the yet unnamed citizens who were also spied likely to agree to the warning by Nihad Awad: "I think all Americans should be concerned that the NSA American Muslims has specifically monitored.
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This guy should be spied on!
Is that like a born in Hawaii Indonesian?
At least that’s something useful.
A) Any senior member of an organization which openly admits it's working to abrogate the Constitution should be. After a court order.
B) All this ended when Fairway Barry got in there and turned the NSA loose on political opponents. Major Hasan was undoubtedly grateful.
So? At least they surveilled someone they should have.
We must be doing something right...
So...was it November of 2008 when they stopped spying on the muz? Inquiring minds wonder...
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