Muslim leaders to boycott mayor's interfaith event over NYPD spying

BROOKLYN - A number of Muslim leaders say they are planning to boycott Mayor Michael Bloomberg's interfaith breakfast because of claims that the NYPD has been spying on law-abiding members of the Muslim community.

The NYPD says that it is only following leads in terrorist-related investigations and the allegations of wholesale spying on Muslims is false.

The leaders, however, call the activities unconstitutional and unwarranted.

BK Muslims rally against alleged NYPD spyingBK lawmakers praise NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities

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