NJ Muslims take NYPD surveillance program to court

January 2015

A predominantly Muslim community in Paterson, New Jersey was one of the areas under police surveillance after the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. New York Police Department officers monitored mosques, restaurants and schools, in what the department said was an effort to root out potential terrorists. But in court Tuesday, Muslim groups argued their constitutional rights were being violated. Anna Werner reports.

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June 4, 2015