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August 28, 2013

NYPD designates mosques as terrorism organizations

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Four years later, the NYPD was still watching Elshinawy without charging him. He is now a plaintiff in the ACLU lawsuit against the NYPD.

"These new NYPD spying disclosures confirm the experiences and worst fears of New York's Muslims," ACLU lawyer Hina Shamsi said. "From houses of worship to a wedding, there's no area of New York Muslim religious or personal life that the NYPD has not invaded through its bias-based surveillance policy."

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Online: Documents

TEI Discontinuance: http://apne.ws/146zqF9

Informant Profiles: http://apne.ws/1aNfuyH

Elshinawy Surveillance: http://apne.ws/15fau4D

Handschu Minutes: http://apne.ws/1cenpD6

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