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 …
Following a lawsuit alleging New York police violation of Muslim rights, the city has reached a settlement with its Police Department (NYPD), allowing Muslim cops to grow longer beards.
The fact that American Muslim Syed Ali served for years inside his country as a police officer and abroad as army veteran did not protect him from being detained at Kennedy Airport when he arrived on an evening flight from Istanbul last month.
A Pakistani-American has become the first-ever Muslim to join New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Emergency Services Unit.
American Muslim police officers in New York will be allowed to grow beards for religious reasons, according to new polices by the New York police department aimed at inclusion of different faith groups.
NEW YORK – A medal-decorated hero Muslim NY police officer and her son became victims to the city’s latest hate crime after a bigot attacked them, yelling at their face to go back to their country.
A federal judge rejected on Monday, October 31, a settlement of lawsuits charging that the New York police department illegally targeted Muslims for surveillance, saying the deal did not provide sufficient protection for the religious minority.
Hundreds of American Muslim from New York region gathered on Sunday, September 25, at the annual Muslim Day Parade, showing dedication to God and America.
An American Muslim policeman won the right to grow a beard on Wednesday, June 22, after New York police department stripped of his gun and badge.