Muslim groups, civil liberties advocates applaud end of NYPD Muslim surveillance program

  • by: JAKE PEARSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 16, 2014 - 5:25 AM

NEW YORK — Muslim groups and civil liberties advocates applauded the decision by New York Police Department officials to disband a controversial unit that tracked the daily lives of Muslims as part of efforts to detect terrorism threats, but they said there were concerns about whether other problematic practices remained in place.

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