Skip to comments.Lawyers: NYPD’s Muslim spying violates 1985 pact
Posted on 02/04/2013 9:15:39 PM PST by Olog-hai
Civil rights lawyers urged a judge Monday to stop the New York Police Department from routinely observing Muslims in restaurants, bookstores and mosques, saying the practice violates a landmark 1985 court settlement that restricted the kind of surveillance used against war protesters in the 1960s and 1970s.
The city responded by saying it follows the law, but some legal experts say it might be time to look more closely at police practices as the Sept. 11 attacks fade into history.
The civil rights lawyers complained that the NYPD has monitored public places where Muslims eat, shop and worship and has kept records and notes about their observations despite any evidence of unlawful or terror-related activities. The NYPDs actions violate rules, known as the Handschu guidelines, that a court imposed in the 1985 settlement, the lawyers said.
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911 has not faded away for me.
There is a debt owed to Islam,
and payback is a Beot*ch.
I don’t think war protester and terrorist are inter changeable.
“Civil Rights” lawyers should all be shipped one way to the totalitarian state of our choosing. I hear Yemen is nice this time of year.
I second your proposal. But I would also like to see the mohammedans go with them.
Fk em... They’re Moslems.
A cancer on the body of humanity in serious need of excising at best or a simple boil which must be lanced...
I suppose Bloomberg wil start making his police wear blinders so they cannot see Muslims.
Well that goes without saying.