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Who Watches the NYPD? Surveillance of American Muslims

On April 15, 2014, the NYPD disbanded its Demographics Unit, which spied on countless innocent American Muslims despite failing to generate leads. Since The Associated Press published documents describing the program in 2011, civil rights groups including the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund had advocated for the closing of this unit through a combination of legal work, public campaigns, and reports on the negative impacts of the surveillance program on throughout the East Coast. 23 more words

Civil Rights

Retired Major League Baseball Player Racially Profiled in His Driveway

Doug Glanville, a retired major league baseball player was reminded that racial profiling in America was still very much alive and well as he stood in the driveway of his Tudor home in Hartford, CN, shoveling snow. 264 more words

Top News

Big Brother and the Holding Company

Originally published February 2011

Turning repression into resistance 

The cold winds of political repression have begun to blow a little colder. The widening FBI probe of the anti-war and solidarity movements–launched with coordinated raids in Minneapolis and Chicago in September, 2010–attests to the expanding reach of Washington’s repressive apparatus. 4,583 more words

Activism

New York Police End Muslim Surveillance Program

NEW YORK (AP) — A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday. 611 more words

Nation

Know Your Rights When Encountering Law Enforcement

click the link to download the file and learn more! Very important for our community and especially our sons!

https://www.aclu.org/national-security/know-your-rights-when-encountering-law-enforcement

Know Your Rights

If government agents question you, it is important to understand your rights. 221 more words

Sorry, you don’t Deserve it!

The infamous day of 12th April reminds us about the atrocity and sectarian violence that has claimed the life of dozens of innocent citizens in northwest province of Pakistan. 720 more words