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Pamela Geller Under 24-Hour Guard After Alleged Beheading Plot By Boston Terror SuspectPamela Geller, the New York woman behind a controversial contest to draw the prophet Muhammad, said she will not change her ways after learning she was the supposed target of a beheading in a foiled terror plot in Boston.
Judge Rules Anti-Islamic Ads Allowed To Be Displayed On MTA BusesA pro-Israel advocacy group known for publicly criticizing Islam can display its political advertisement containing the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews'' on New York City's buses, a judge said.
Group Sues After MTA Rejects Anti-Islamic AdA pro-Israel group sued the Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Wednesday, asking a court to force it to accept a bus advertisement including the phrase ``Hamas Killing Jews'' after it was rejected on the grounds its display could incite violence.
Anti-Islamic Ads Depicting American Journalist James Foley Moments Before His Death Pulled In NYCA group running a series of anti-Islamic ads in New York City's transit system is pulling an ad that shows James Foley with the masked militant who killed him.
Anti-Islamic Ads Coming To NYC Transit System, But One Ad Is RejectedAnti-Islamic ads will begin appearing on 100 New York City buses and two subway entrances next week.
More Ads With Inflammatory Messages About Islam Appear In NYC SubwayAnother set of inflammatory ads has appeared in 39 New York City subway stations, paid for by the same group that posted ads equating Muslims or Palestinians with savages last year.
New ‘Anti-Jihad’ Ads To Appear In New York City Subways Featuring Twin TowersPamela Geller with the American Freedom Defense Initiative said the group has purchased space beside the roughly 220 clocks that hang above subway platforms in stations throughout the city.
Religious Groups To Hang Pro-Muslim Ads In NYC SubwaysThe ads by "Rabbis for Human Rights - North America" and the Christian group "Sojourners" will go up Monday. They'll hang in the 10 Manhattan subway stations where the anti-jihad ads implying enemies of Israel are "savages" appear.
MTA Announces New Disclaimer Policy For Non-Commercial AdvertisementsAccording to the MTA, the new policy will require non-commercial ads to contain a prominently displayed disclaimer reading, "This is a paid advertisement sponsored by [Sponsor]. The display of this advertisement does not imply MTA's endorsement of any views expressed."
Controversial Pro-Israel Subway Ads Immediately Defaced, Stamped As Hate SpeechIn the wake of violent uprisings abroad following the release of an anti-Islamic film, some said they are worried the ads could fan the flames here in New York City.
'Islamorealism' Ads Coming Down In Westchester Metro-North Train StationsAn MTA spokesman said most of the ads have been taken down, saying that they had run their course. But opponents of the ads said the damage has already been done.
Controversial 'Islamorealism' Ads Go Up In Metro-North Stations In Westchester The American Freedom Defense Initiative paid for it. It associates Islam with 19,250 terrorist attacks carried out by extremists since the 9/11.
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