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NYPD has labeled mosques terror groups, spied on them: AP
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Posted on 08/28/2013 5:56:36 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

NYPD has labeled mosques terror groups, spied on them: AP

NEW YORK The New York Police Department has secretly labeled entire mosques as terrorism organizations, a designation that allows police to use informants to record sermons and spy on imams, often without specific evidence of criminal wrongdoing.

Designating an entire mosque as a terrorism enterprise means that anyone who attends prayer services there is a potential subject of an investigation and fair game for surveillance.

Since the 9/11 attacks, the NYPD has opened at least a dozen "terrorism enterprise investigations" into mosques, according to interviews and confidential police documents. The TEI, as it is known, is a police tool intended to help investigate terrorist cells and the like.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: newyork; newyorkcity; nypd
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To: NFHale

Yeah, thats right under the big sign that says “Do Not Feed”


41 posted on 08/29/2013 8:43:16 PM PDT by SoCalTransplant (Wake me when we get to the part where we alter or abolish it.)
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