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Former U.S. solider sues NYPD over Muslim surveillance

(RNS) Syed Farhaj Hassan took a lot of pride in being one of the relatively few Muslim Americans to join the military and then go to war in Iraq. But Hassan said that he’s been “betrayed” by the New York City police department's spying on Muslim communities. By Jason Grant.

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Muslims sue to stop NYPD spying program

(RNS) Muslim civil rights activists are headed to court with a suit to end a New York City Police Department program that they say violates their constitutional rights by spying on Muslims based only on their religion. By Omar Sacirbey.