In this file photo of Feb. 29, 2012, New York University students, faculty and clergy gather on the NYU campus to discuss the discovery of surveillance by the New York Police Department on Muslim communities. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)

Informant: NYPD Paid Me To ‘Bait’ Muslims

A paid informant for the New York Police Department’s intelligence unit was under orders to “bait” Muslims into saying incriminating things as he lived a double life, snapping pictures inside mosques and collecting the names of innocent people attending study groups on Islam, he told The Associated Press. Shamiur Rahman, a 19-year-old American of Bengali […]