By: Jenny Ginden
Where and when did it occur? and What happened and who was involved?
Following 9/11 on November 9, 2006 in Buffalo N.Y. the police became suspicious of a student Adeela Khan and a group of her friends. Adeela had recieved an email about a local Islamic conference that would take place in Toronto. Adeela sent that email to her Muslim friends that attended the same college. An analyst of the New York Police Department was suspicious of the large gathering and sent a file of the invite to commissioner Raymond Kelly. Following the incident with Adeela the police began scanning websites run by Muslim students at 15 colleges such as Yale and the University of Pennsylvania. The NYPD also established "secret programs the NYPD built with help from the CIA to monitor Muslims at the places where they eat, shop and worship."(Hawley,"NYPD monitored Muslim students all over Northeast"). The authority forces violated civil rights based off racial association and previous events . In this event the NYPD oppressed and accused innocent Muslims of crimes based upon their religious affiliation.
How did it occur and why?
The Crucible Theme and Development of Theme
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