Spies Like Us
Aasif learns that the kids’ favorite math teacher (played by Jordan Klepper) is Muslim and comes up with a plan to find out if he’s also a spy.
Government efforts to spy on American Muslims include tracking by law enforcement agencies and pressuring community members to monitor and report on their fellow worshipers.
This has created a culture of suspicion that undermines trust among law-abiding American Muslims, and communities associated with Muslims, without helping identify terrorists. This government imposed stigma is counterproductive; instead we should treat Muslims with basic respect. We can all do something to challenge policies that paint Muslims as suspects without evidence of wrong-doing.
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Help The Campaign to Take on Hate, a project of ACCESS / NNAAC, by asking the Department of Justice to investigate surveillance of Muslims by local police departments.