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FBI agents immune from suit over retaliatory use of No Fly List

MANHATTAN — A federal court in New York granted immunity to FBI agents who kept Muslim citizens on the Terrorist Screening Center’s No Fly List in retaliation for their refusal to act as informants and spy on members of their religious communities. The agents’ “misuse” of the list is protected by qualified immunity because their behavior did not violate the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Read the ruling here.

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