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US Muslims Win Victory Against NYPD Secret Surveillance

NEW YORK – After years of struggle, American Muslims won a hard-fought victory Thursday against the New York Police Department over “a discriminatory surveillance program” implemented secretly after the Sept. 11 terror attacks. “The NYPD spied on at least 20 mosques, 14 restaurants, 11 retail stores, two grade schools, and two Muslim student associations in …

NYC Pays $180K to Muslims Forced to Remove Hijab

NEW YORK – Three Muslim women, who were ordered to remove their hijab for mugshots, would be paid $60,000 each after a Brooklyn federal court ordered New York City to compensate them for violating their rights. “We did our best to establish a good precedent. On the one hand, it gives officers guidance, and on …

Ring of Anti-Ban Protesters Protect Praying Muslims in NYC

NEW YORK – In a gesture of support, interfaith demonstrators gathering in New York City to mark the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s first “Muslim ban” formed a human chain of protection around Muslims as they knelt down in the public space for Friday prayers. “It’s practically important and symbolically important to stand with …

Muslims Fear Backlash After Manhattan Attack

Fear, frustration, and prayers he is not a Muslim are the first emotions Muslims experience after the news about any attack. Manhattan’s Tuesday truck attack was not an exception.

Rabbi to Lead NY Muslim Parade Day

In recognition of special interfaith relations in New York, a rabbi will lead this year’s annual Muslim Day Parade in New York City, which will take place on Sunday.

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