U.S. Spied on 5 American Muslims, a Report Says…

http://www.northjersey.com/news/report-rutgers-university-professor-among-five-muslim-american-leaders-subjected-to-nsa-fbi-email-surveillance-1.1048486

Civil rights leaders claim the alleged surveillance is part of a pattern by law enforcement and intelligence agencies that targets people based on religion or political activity. Recently, the New York Police Department was accused of widespread surveillance on Muslim student groups, businesses and houses of worship as part of counter-terrorism work in New York and New Jersey, including Paterson, Newark and Rutgers University.

http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/raghead-slur-in-snowden-leak-prompts-white-house-call-for-discrimination-review-20140709

“As the NSA has said, the use of racial or ethnic stereotypes, slurs, or other similar language by employees is both unacceptable and inconsistent with the country’s core values,” White House spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said in a statement. “The administration takes all such allegations extremely seriously, and upon learning of this matter, the White House immediately requested that the director of National Intelligence undertake an assessment of Intelligence Community policies, training standards or directives that promote diversity and tolerance, and as necessary, make any recommendations changes or additional reforms.”

http://thehill.com/policy/technology/211676-snowden-leak-nsa-fbi-targeted-prominent-us-muslims

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/10/us/politics/nsa-snowden-records-glenn-greenwald-first-look.html

https://firstlook.org/theintercept/article/2014/07/09/under-surveillance/

 

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