Since February 2012 Muslim Leaders have been calling for the NYPD Commissioner to attend a Town Hall Meeting, but with no results. Many Muslim leaders attended the Annual NYPD Pre Ramadan Breakfast in July 2012 but surveillance was not addressed at all. Still other leaders and leading organizations registered their protest in a public statement.
On Friday February 2, 2012 NYC Muslim Rally Highlighted the Surveillance of Shia mosques and the urgent need for police accountability: About 300 participated; including many organizational reps and leaders
At the same time a Muslim Advocates coalition delivered a Group Letter to the Attorney General regarding this issue.
For the new Associated Press article: http://tinyurl.com/753jevt
For NYPD secret document: http://bit.ly/wYrAUX
Community statement signed by over 50 community groups
Democracy Now Discussion with Imam Talib & others Feb 2, 2012
Kelly Article in New York Times Feb 4, 2012
New York One NewYorkers Call for Oversight