Legal Group, ACLU Accuse FBI of Targeting Muslims


On the eve of scheduled Congressional testimony by FBI Director Robert Mueller, a Muslim legal group said the agency appears to be using anti-terrorism laws to "pry into the private lives" of ordinary citizens.



Muslim Advocates, a San Francisco based group of lawyers, law professors and students, contends the agency is using "discriminatory techniques" to collect broad ranges of information on Muslims and others not accused of crimes.

"Law-abiding American Muslims have experienced increasing levels of discriminatory, invasive and abusive conduct by federal agents," the group's director, Farhana Khera, said in a statement. (More)

 


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