“The message I am trying to send is that it is not ‘Islamophobic’ to oppose jihad terror,” Pamela Geller wrote in an email to The Journal News. “I’m also trying to highlight the reality and magnitude of Islamic jihad and the mainstream media’s cover-up of it.” ("Anti-Islam ads at rail stations stir furor")
Our counter jihad ads on the trains and buses have the media in a rabid froth. All I can say is, thanks for all the free publicity the ads are getting.
Anti-Islamic ad goes up in NY train stations
CBS News - Aug 18, 2012
The signs were paid for by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, an organization ran by blogger and political activist Pamela Geller. It associates Islam with 19250 terrorist attacks carried out by extremists since the 9/11. She told CBS radio station 1010 ....Metro-North Billboard Flap Rages OnNew York Daily News (blog) - Aug 16, 2012"I feel that it should be clear that the people of Metro North and the town do not support this message." AFDI executive director Pamela Geller said the ad is not hate speech, but merely a statement of fact. "There is nothing hateful, mean-spirited, or offensive ...Anti-Islamic ads on Metro North platformsABC 7Online.com - Aug 17, 2012Its leader Pamela Geller emailed, "I wanted to provide an opposing view, telling the truth to counter the fallacious and deceptive anti-Israel ads." Marketing expert Timothy de Waal Malefyt, a visiting associate professor at Fordham's School of Business sees ...Anti-Islamic ads go up in NY train stationsWall Street Journal - Aug 17, 2012The Defense Initiative is led by blogger and political activist Pamela Geller. She said its message is it's not "'Islamophobic' to oppose jihad terror." The Anti-Defamation League said to condemn the entire faith is unwarranted. ___. Information from: The Journal ...Anti-Islamic Ads Bring More Metro-North ControversyNBC New York - Aug 16, 2012"The ad is just stating a fact -- that there have been over 19000 jihad attacks since 9/11," said Pamela Geller of the American Freedom Defense Initiative. "How is it 'Islamophobic' to point that out?" While many riders say the poster is hate speech, U.S .courts ...Islamophobic Billboard At Metro-North Station Causes Outrage One Month After ...
Huffington Post - Aug 17, 2012
Pamela Geller, fresh off a court victory granting her the right to post anti-Islam ads on MTA buses, has posted a new, large billboard on the Metro-North train platform in Hartsdale. "19250 DEADLY ISLAMIC ATTACKS SINCE 9/11/2001," the sign reads.Islamophobic Billboard At Metro-North Station Encourages Hatred, Says Local PolGothamist - Aug 16, 2012The poster is from the American Freedom Defense Initiative (from Pamela Geller), which complained about some Jewish organizations criticizing the ads, "Look how tough these Jews are when it comes to going after their own who are brave enough not to ...Who's Behind the Anti-Islam Ads on MTA and Muni?Mother Jones - Aug 15, 2012They're popping up on public transit all over New York and San Francisco: Advertisements sponsored by anti-Muslim blogger Pamela Geller that imply Muslims are "savages," dismiss "Islamophobia" as "Islamorealism," and urge passengers to "support Israel" ...Jweekly.com - Aug 16, 2012The American Freedom Defense Initiative, a group headed by conservative New York–based activist-blogger Pamela Geller, sponsored the four-week Muni ad campaign that began Aug. 7 on 10 buses. The poster reads: “In any war between the civilized man ...Anti-Islam ads at rail stations stir furor
Poughkeepsie Journal - 17 hours ago
The American Freedom Defense Initiative, a group led by Pamela Geller, paid for the signs, which associate the religion of Islam with 19250 terrorist attacks carried out by extremists since Sept. 11, 2001. Printed in large block lettering on a dark background, ...
Anti-Islam ad, “Islamorealism” goes up in NY trains
Bikya Masr - Aug 18, 2012
The ad, sponsored by blogger and ultra-conservative political activist Pamela Geller also links some 19250 “terrorist” attacks since September 11, 2001, with Islam. She told CBS radio station 1010 WINS in New York that the sign is intended to tell people that ..
Controversial 'Islamorealism' Ads Go Up In Metro-North Stations In Westchester
CBS Local - Aug 17, 2012 The Defense Initiative is led by blogger and political activist Pamela Geller. She said its message is it's not “Islamophobic' to oppose jihad terror.” “The ad is just stating a fact. There have been well over 19000 jihadi attacks since 9/11,” she told 1010 WINSSupport for Israel should not be built on bigoted bus adsJweekly.com - Aug 16, 2012AFDI is a group headed by Pamela Geller, the anti-Muslim bigot who led the fight against the so-called Ground Zero Mosque in lower Manhattan two years ago. The new bus posters' offensive text reads: ”In any war between the civilized man and the savage, ...Hate group places Islamophobic advertisements on San Francisco busesThe Electronic Intifada (blog) - Aug 15, 2012Shockingly racist advertisements paid for by a notorious Islamophobic group led by famous anti-Muslim inciter Pamela Geller are currently being displayed on several MUNI buses in San Francisco, after New York City's transportation agency said they ...'Savage' Muni Ad Backlash Leads San Francisco Transit Agency To Donate Ad ...Huffington Post - Aug 15, 2012ADFI's Pam Geller told ABC San Francisco that she placed the ads in response to another series that appeared in various Bay Area public transit vehicles last year, urging the U.S. to curtail military aid to Israel. "The reason I wanted to run these ads was to ...Pro-Israel Muni Ads Spark Controversy (VIDEO) (UPDATE)Huffington Post - Aug 13, 2012"The reason I wanted to run these ads was to counter the anti-Israel ads that were running in various cities across the country in New York, in D.C., on San Francisco BART," AFDI co-founder Pamela Gellar told CBS San Francisco. ... Geller, who also runs the popular conservative blog Atlas Shrugs, came to national prominence as one of the leading voices on the right fighting against the so-called "Ground Zero Mosque"--an Islamic cultural center slated to move into a location in lower Manhattan--that became a ...'Savage' ads on Muni stir debateSan Francisco Examiner - Aug 14, 2012Emails to Pamela Geller, the head of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, were not returned Tuesday. Paul Rose, spokesman for the SFMTA, said the signs were approved by Titan Outdoor, the private company that is contracted by the agency to run its ...SF donating 'savage' pro-Israel ad proceeds to human rights groupDigitalJournal.com - Aug 17, 2012It was paid for by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), a Southern Poverty Law Center-designated hate group co-founded by Pamela Geller, a fiercely pro-Zionist and anti-Muslim blogger. But even though the San Francisco Municipal Transport ...SF Jewish Community Center condemns 'anti-Muslim' MUNI bus adsMoney From Pro-Israel Ad Goes to Human Rights GroupDigitalJournal.com - Aug 14, 2012AFDI was co-founded by Pamela Geller, a 54-year-old blogger, author, political activist and commentator best known for her fierce opposition to the Park51 'Ground Zero Mosque,' which she calls the "9/11 monster mosque." "The reason why I wanted to run ...KQED (blog) - Aug 15, 2012We reported earlier this week that the ad was sponsored by anti-Muslim blogger Pamela Geller. Mother Jones reports: This isn't the first time Geller, who warned America about "stealth halal" turkeys last Thanksgiving, has used a public transit ad campaign to ...