NYPD eyed US citizens in intel effort (news.yahoo.com)

September 22, 2011 12:00 am

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The NYPD ran a secret surveillance operation broadly targeting the Moroccan community in New York City for intelligence collection, without any suspicion of wrongdoing. The program called the Moroccan Initiative was part of a larger racial mapping program that the NYPD built, with the help of the CIA, that surveys and maps First Amendment protected behavior in minority communities.


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