March 16, 2012 - By Manda Zand Ervin
When a group of us — American Muslims — went to New York City to voice the concerns of the silent majority and support the law enforcement there, we were confronted by the mainstream media’s unabashed hostility.
March 13, 2012 - By Ryan Mauro, Radical Islam.org
The Islamist pressure campaign against major law enforcement agencies is bearing fruit. They have put the NYPD on the defensive, thanks to some help from deceitful articles in the New York Times.
March 11, 2012 - The Blaze
Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, founder and president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, appeared on Fox and Friends Saturday to discuss the support from “a silent majority” of Muslim-Americans for security measures like the controversial NYPD surveillance program of Muslims
March 9, 2012 - By ELISHA MALDONADO, International Business Times
On Monday, roughly three dozen members and supporters of the American Islamic Leadership Coalition gathered in front of police headquarters in lower Manhattan to symbolically stand beside the NYPD.
March 8, 2012 - By Phyllis Chesler, Arutz Sheva
There are Muslims out there who do not believe in extremism, says the writer, and who have organized to give voice to their views. She has met some of them.
March 7, 2012 - Christian Broadcasting Network News
The chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security and several Muslim leaders commended the New York City Police Department for its surveillance of Muslim students.
March 7, 2012 - By Jerry Gordon, New English Review
On March 5, 2012, an unusual rally was held at One Police Plaza in lower Manhattan.
March 6, 2012 - PIX 11 Morning News (New York)
This morning we spoke to C. Holland Taylor and Samir Abdelkhalek, who were part of the American Islamic Leadership Coalition who organized Monday’s rally showing support for the N.Y.P.D. in the wake of the Muslim spying controversy. See the video.
March 6, 2012 - By Jack Kemp, American Thinker
Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, founding member American Islamic Leadership Coalition (AILC) www.americanislamicleadership.org said his words at a podium in front of New York Police Headquarters to voice his support for Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and dispel the politically correct trope that the police are spying on mosques.
March 6, 2012 - By Eric Benson, Washington Square News
The American Islamic Leadership Coalition, a group of North American Muslim leaders and organizations, held a press conference at the New York Police Department headquarters yesterday.
March 6, 2012 - The Boston Globe
The rally, held by the American Islamic Leadership Coalition outside police headquarters, illustrated a division even among the faith’s adherents about how far authorities should go in seeking to protect the nation’s largest city from terrorists.
March 6, 2012 - By AP, ABC News
Muslim leaders from around the city met with Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly on Tuesday, expressing their concerns with reports that the department was secretly monitoring Muslims, and offering suggestions on how to ensure the police and Muslim communities work together to combat terrorism.
March 6, 2012 - Arab News
Members of an Islamic coalition stood in front of police headquarters with signs to support the New York Police Department’s aggressive counterterrorism efforts, saying the agency is doing what is necessary to protect the city - and Muslims.
March 6, 2012 - By JESSICA SIMEONE, New York Post
A group of Muslims yesterday rallied in support of the NYPD’s controversial anti-terror surveillance of area mosques and Islamic social organizations and student groups.
March 6, 2012 - By Jonathan S. Tobin, Commentary
Why exactly did New Jersey Governor Chris Christie join the mob bashing New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly last week over the force’s surveillance policies?
March 6, 2012 - By Tarek Fatah, The Toronto Sun
Since 9/11, New York City has been the target of 14 terrorist plots by jihadi groups or individuals. Not one of them succeeded. Thanks to the NYPD, all the conspiracies were nipped in the bud by their counter-terrorism and intelligence units.
March 6, 2012 - Fox News Insider
Last week, we learned that the New York Police Department is now using surveillance techniques on suspected terrorists within the Muslim community.
March 6, 2012 - By Jonathon M. Seidl, The Blaze
“The police, they come to us and say, `Is everything OK? How can we help you?” he said Monday. “They are not trying to hurt us. For this, I want to say thank you and tell them I support them.”
March 5, 2012 - AIFD Commentary
March 5, 2012 - By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press
Members of an Islamic coalition stood in front of police headquarters with signs to support the New York Police Department’s aggressive counterterrorism efforts, saying the agency is doing what is necessary to protect the city - andMuslims.
March 5, 2012 - PJ Media
Where are the responsible Muslims? Supporting the NYPD in Manhattan today.
March 5, 2012 - By Liz Robbins, New York Times
About three dozen American Muslim leaders and activists assembled outside the headquarters of the New York Police Department on Monday morning to defend and commend the Police Department for its surveillance of Muslim communities.
March 5, 2012 - By Phyllis Chesler, The Phyllis Chesler Organization
The media was there in droves: CNN, FOX, the New York Times, ABC, AP, Newsday, and, of course, PJMedia. They quoted the speeches and interviewed the American Islamic Leadership Coalition (AILC) speakers.
March 5, 2012 - NY1 News
Muslim leaders joined Long Island Congressman Peter King Monday in support of the New York City Police Department’s efforts that some say unfairly targets the Muslim community.
March 5, 2012 - By JESSICA SIMEONE, New York Post
A group of Muslim Americans gathered outside NYPD headquarters this morning to support the Police Department’s surveillance of Muslims.
March 5, 2012 - By ROCCO PARASCANDOLA, New York Daily News
Backed by a large banner that read “American Muslims Support NYPD,” Rep. Peter King and a group of Muslim clerics and activists Monday praised how the NYPD conducts surveillance as part of its anti-terrorism operations.
March 5, 2012 - By Jaweed Kaleem, Huffington Post
Standing in front of a large red, white and blue banner that read “American Muslims Support NYPD” with signs denouncing the Council on American Islamic-Relations and the New York Times editorial board, which have strongly opposed the surveillance program, members of the American Islamic Leadership Coalition took turns voicing their concerns.
March 5, 2012 - By Hunter Walker, Politicker
Republican Long Island Congressman Peter King held a rally outside One Police Plaza this morning to support the NYPD and Commissioner Ray Kelly in the wake of Associated Press and The New York Times reports critical of the department’s monitoring of the Muslim community.
March 5, 2012 - Islam Today
Members of an Islamic organization stood in front of police headquarters with signs Monday to support the New York Police Department’s aggressive counterterrorism efforts, saying the agency is doing what is necessary to protect the city - and its Muslims.
March 5, 2012 - By MATTHEW MCGRATH, NorthJersey.com
Muslims groups gathered in support of the New York Police Department in Manhattan this morning following revelations the NYPD set up surveillance of Muslim communities in two New Jersey cities and on 16 college campuses.
March 4, 2012 - By HEATHER HADDON AND JESSICA FIRGER, Wall Street Journal
NYPD Intelligence Program Sparks Debate Among New Jersey Muslims, Officials
March 2, 2012 - American Islamic Leadership Coalition Press Release
Join us Monday, March 5, at 10:00 AM EST at a press conference we are holding at One Police Plaza where American Muslim Leaders will gather to support the New York Police Department after months of scurrilous attacks against the courageous police and counterterrorusn programs of the NYPD.
February 29, 2012 - Forbes
On Monday, March 5, Muslim activist M.Zuhdi Jasser will lead a coalition of American Muslims and their supporters at One Police Plaza in New York as they demonstrate their support of the NYPD against accusations by such organizations as CAIR, The New York Times, and radical Islamic groups that they are unjustly targeting the Muslim community.
February 29, 2012 - By QANTA A. AHMED, New York Post
The relentless campaign to paint the NYPD as Islamophobic is itself an offense to Islam. In fact, our faith compels American Muslims to stand with the NYPD - both to protect the faith, and by its direct dictates.
February 26, 2012 - By Abigail R. Esman, Forbes