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04.27.15 Prachi Gupta

A group of Muslims are reclaiming the name of Islam’s prophet, “Muhammad” — which also happens to be the most common name in the world — after professional racist Pamela Geller asked people to draw cartoons dehumanizing him. Geller, who runs an anti-Muslim hate group called the American Freedom Defense Initiative, is perhaps most well-known […]

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06.27.13 Andy Cush

In 2011, the Associated Press published an article detailing the ways the CIA assists the NYPD in its surveillance of the local Muslim community–a practice that’s now being challenged in several high-profile lawsuits. This prompted the CIA’s inspector general, who oversees Agency operations, to begin an investigation into the collaboration, as CIA agents are not […]

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08.21.12 David Lumb

In over six years of spying on and cataloguing Muslims, the NYPD’s secret Demographics Unit did not produce a single lead or trigger a terrorism investigation, the department acknowledged in court testimony unsealed yesterday. We say “secret” because the NYPD denied the unit existed when the AP reported on its existence last year. The Demographics […]

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07.25.12 David Lumb

Audio was just released of the 911 call in New Brunswick, NJ that busted open an out-of-state NYPD safehouse in 2009–which was only made public after a lawsuit by the Associated Press. The safehouse was littered with pictures of terrorists, literature on the Muslim religion, and pictures of the neighboring buildings, according to the caller […]

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