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Why L.A. police cancelled a plan to map Muslims

November 21, 2007

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By Daniel B. Wood – staff writer and Alison Tully Contributor A high-profile police plan to map Los Angeles’s Muslim population to pinpoint possible terror risks – a plan abruptly withdrawn last week – is an object lesson for US law enforcement in the era after 9/11, say policing experts. Los Angeles, a bastion of […]

Isamophobia 101–Episode 24: Police ‘Mapping’ the Muslims of Los Angeles

November 14, 2007

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CAIR LA Executive Director Hussam Ayloush on CNN offers reaction to the LAPD MAPS program targeting Southern California Muslims LAPD’s Muslim project decried Police say effort is to reach community; foes say proposal amounts to profiling. By Rick Orlov, Staff Writer, Press-Telegram Article Launched: 11/13/2007 Amid growing nationwide controversy, Islamic leaders called on the Los […]