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The NYPD has Disbanded its Most Notorious Spy Unit, but is the Age of Muslim Surveillance Really Over?

posted on April 24, 2014

At The Nation, Anna Lekas Miller writes about the skepticism many Muslims feel towards the disbanding of the NYPD Zone Assessment Unit. Fahd Ahmed, legal and policy director of DRUM – a group organized against NYPD’s surveillance tactics – said, “We are concerned that even though the [Zone Assessment Unit] doesn’t exist anymore, there is all this information that they have compiled. We have questions about whether this information will continue to be used for other policing matters and whether the forms of profiling that the unit was engaged in will transform or change into newer forms of profiling under the auspices of other units.”

Read at The Nation