Tag: Spying

Documentary to expose widespread spying on Arabs and Muslims

“These kinds of investigations get a lot of their power from secrecy,” she said. “They count on people to be quiet about it to maintain the secrecy. I think this film is about saying, ‘We don’t want to be quiet about this any longer’ and that we should tell these stories out loud.” Pushing federal agencies to provide information compels them to remove a name from the Terrorist Watch List or explain why someone has been placed on it, she said. …more: ABAMERICANNEWS.COM

Stop spying on American Muslims who dare to express their opinions :)

At the White House annual Ramadan iftar last month, President Obama spoke to a room full of American Muslim leaders and invoked their communities’ “obligation to do2014-07-15T013130Z_01_WASW201_RTRIDSP_3_USA-OBAMA[their] part — to help others overcome barriers, to reverse the injustice of inequality and help more of our fellow citizens share in the promise of America.” Ironically, these statements came only one week after the Intercept published an expose detailing the United States’ surveillance of five prominent American Muslims — including civil rights activists, humanitarians, academics and lawyers. It seems that being Muslim in American and “doing your part” is a surefire way to find yourself on a clandestine government surveillance list more: .washingtonpost.com

NYPD: Muslim Spying Led to no Leads or Terror

NYPD’s secret Demographics Unit spent 6 years spying on Muslim neighborhoods and placing informants in student groups and mosques in New York City and parts of New Jersey Imam Konate Souleimane, center, emerges from a meeting with New York City…

Jasser to NYPD: Thanks for Spying on Us (+Video)

Many American Muslim groups, meanwhile, view Jasser as a reliable apologist for Republicans and anti-Muslim figures—one with little grassroots support in the American Muslim community. “He actually plays into the whole narrative that comes from the Islamophobia industry—that it’s not…

Guesthouse Voyeur Jailed

 A voyeuristic hotel manager has been sentenced to six months behind bars. Clarence Birkbeck, 67, who managed Kastle Court guesthouse in Newcomen Terrace, Redcar, Teesside, was arrested after a couple spotted a spy camera between two wardrobes. Police who investigated…