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Location: New York, NY
February 4, 2012

Fatima Akbar, center, marches with her son Shafiyu, 11,  left, and Ayesha Mohammed, right, towards the New York Police Department headquarters during a rally asking for the resignation of NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and NYPD spokesperson Paul Browne, in a demand for independent community control of the NYPD, and a well-funded oversight mechanism with subpoena power, Friday, Feb. 3, 2012 in New York.  Thirty-three civil rights groups from around America complained to the New York attorney general Friday about police documents that showed the New York Police Department recommending increased surveillance of Shiite mosques based solely on their religion. The letter urged Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate NYPD’s surveillance operations, which monitored entire neighborhoods and built databases about everyday life in Muslim communities.

Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS
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