Jun 042016
 
 June 4, 2016  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Hannan Adely reports:

A New York judicial panel has ruled that a Paramus man is not entitled to records he believed the NYPD had kept on him during a period of surveillance on New Jersey Muslims.

Samir Hashmi said he was “extremely disappointed” by the ruling, which civil rights advocates said struck a blow against free access to public information. But a New York Police Department spokesman said the ruling protects sensitive information and could endanger the public were it to be released.

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