Last Suit Accusing N.Y.P.D. of Spying on Muslims Is Settled

April 5, 2018
New York Times

...Lawyers who brought the Hassan case said its settlement builds upon one last year that resolved the lawsuits filed in New York City. And Omar Farah, a senior staff attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, said the settlement would help repair relations between the Police Department and Muslims who had been subject to invasive surveillance.

”The document itself says explicitly that the NYPD has to change its training approach from avoiding litigation risk to positively emphasizing protecting the equal rights of all Americans,” he said. “That’s going to create lasting improvements to the way the NYPD interacts with this community.”

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