Posted on September 22, 2012
Shouldn’t this be against the law? Talk about fomenting hate crimes!! . . . ~J
pro-Israeli poster comparing Muslims to barbarians will soon be
displayed in New York City’s subway stations following a US court order
allowing such hate ads to be posted in public.
Sat Sep 22, 2012 10:6AM
A pro-Israeli poster comparing Muslims to barbarians
will soon be displayed in New York City’s subway stations following a US
court order allowing such hate ads to be posted in public.
The inflammatory billboard advertisement, which reads, “In any war
between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man.
Support Israel, defeat Jihad,” has presumably been financed by radical
conservative blog writer Pamela Geller and is to be installed at 10
different metro stops.
The New York Metropolitan Transit Authority had reportedly refused to
put up the insulting banner in response to an earlier attempt by
Geller, and that is when she took the case to US courts on the grounds
of freedom of expression.
US District Judge Paul Engelmayer in New York issued a ruling,
ordering city officials to install the anti-Islamic banner advertisement
for public display, based on the First Amendment right of free speech.
Meanwhile, Director of the New York Chapter of Council onGeller is a co-founder of the “Stop Islamization of America”
American-Islamic Relations’ (CAIR) Muneer Awad blasted the US ruling,
insisting that his organization recognized “freedom of speech issues and
[Geller's] right to be a bigot and a racist” but New York authorities
should have at least censured Geller’s attempts of showing off her
indecent expression of hate and bigotry.
foundation, which has been described as a hate group by international
An identical Islamophobic banner had earlier been posted on public
buses in the Western US city of San Francisco through August and
The development comes as millions of protesters throughout the Muslim
world have been waging angry anti-US rallies for the release of a
derogatory video clip against Islam and its highly-revered prophet on a
US-based Internet site.
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