TITLE

It's Time to End Racial, Religious and Ethnic Profiling of Americans

AUTHOR(S)
Hanley, Delinda C.
PUB. DATE
June 2012
SOURCE
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article calls on the U.S. government to end racial, religious and ethnic profiling of citizens. It claims that racial profiling undermines the nation's commitment to religious freedom and equal protection under the law and destroys relationships with communities. Information is presented on how the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and police departments infiltrated Muslim communities in the country.
ACCESSION #
75456426

 

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