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Rights group calls for DOJ investigation into NYPD recruitment of Muslims

• Yahoo! News blog
An American Islamic group is calling for a federal investigation into the New York Police Department's reported recruitment of Muslim immigrants as informants.

"The Department of Justice must investigate the potential illegality of the coercive recruitment of Muslims to spy on their own faith community," Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said in a statement in response to Sunday's New York Times report of an ongoing NYPD program in which detectives comb city jails for Muslims and persuade them to spy on mosques and Muslim businesses....

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