Anti-Islamic Subway Ads Already Vandalized. That Didn't Take Long *VIDEO*

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It has been less than 48 hours since anti-Islamic subway ads went up in 10 New York City subway stops, and -- as we predicted/perhaps encouraged -- several of them already have been vandalized.

In one case of alleged vandalism -- which was caught on tape, and you can see below -- a self-described Egyptian-American named Mona Elthaway spray paints not only one of the ads but also a woman who was trying to protect it.


The New York Post just happened to have a film crew on the scene for what is clearly a publicity stunt Elthaway's courageous demonstration of civil disobedience.

See the video below.


On at least six of the other locations, the word "Racist" -- as seen in the photo above -- was posted over the ads, according to the Institute for Middle East Understanding, which says it has nothing to do with the vandalism.

Islam, for the ignorant vandals out there, is a religion, not a race.

The campaign is sponsored by the American Freedom Defense, a pro-Israeli group that is apparently cool with pissing off the entire city.

Initially, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority declined to approve the ads due to the "demeaning" message it conveys. However, a federal judge ruled in July that not allowing the ads violated the First Amendment rights of the AFD.

As we mentioned in prior posts, "making graffiti" -- like spray painting over overtly offensive ads on New York City subways -- is only a misdemeanor in New York. And that's only if you get caught. Just sayin'.

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IgnoranceKills
IgnoranceKills

It's not the Jews who are evil it's the zionists who have hijacked Judaism and Israel. Real Jews are agaisnt the oppression being caused to the Palestinians. The Muslim extremists are not Muslims because they are not following the Quran they instead follow fabricated hearsay doctrine that has nothing to do with the Quran called Hadith. This fabricated compilation of hearsay attributed to Muhammed was injected into the religion be men. It is sacrilege and the media and zionists focus on this Hadith to give Islam a bad name. Read the Quran you will only find peaceful guidance in it. Peace.

AConcernedCitizen
AConcernedCitizen

The posters never should have been allowed in the first place.  Why should we support one country over another?  I, for one, feel that those of Israeli descent are only fueling a fire and causing antagonism by continuing with their anti-Islamic messages (video/advertising/ and otherwise).  I don't understand why the female with the camera was interfering anyway.  It was none of her business and she was very nasty.

SavageAlso
SavageAlso

Muslims and Civil Libertarians who care about human rights should organize demonstrations against the hatred. The Jew who paid for these ads should have been turned down.

eric.nelson745
eric.nelson745 topcommenter

There's no ambiguity about what the charges should be. The woman who got sprayed was assaulted. The poster that got sprayed was public property being defaced. DA, you may proceed with an indictment of Ms Elthaway. Not a First Amendment issue at all.

Nathan Blaney
Nathan Blaney

Here's an idea - don't support either side. They're both equally awful.

Emery2
Emery2

She had no idea she was being arrested for the same reason anyone else with an active can of spray paint is arrested for.

renu3
renu3

"Islam, for the ignorant vandals out there, is a religion, not a race."   Then Jews are not a race as well.    Now back to American has Talent....idiots.

eddiewilson
eddiewilson

She is against hate? Really? Has she come out against these governments that called for Jihad, for the destruction of Israel, for the teaching of hate in the madras? The utter hypocrisy here...  calling the out those who criticize the hate as the haters themselves.

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

Ahaha that lady with the camera is a real snooty cunt. Shoulda sprayed that camera too. God she is so annoying! Racist pig, she clearly supports the Israeli savages and their US-supported apartheid. Go Mona!! Keep fighting the good fight and don't ANY pig keep you down! 

andrew.moncrieff
andrew.moncrieff

How is standing in the way of freedom of speech "courageous"? I agree that when it comes to mistreatment of Muslims, Islam is by all means to be considered a race and prejudice as racism. But ultimately, Islam is a philosophy and it's fair game to make judgements and criticisms on that, and to promote the viewpoint you're on the side of. Instead of graffiting over these, she should be organising counterpoints, if there are any to be made.

eddielives
eddielives

 @AConcernedCitizen Hmm, maybe to prevent genocide? Should we not have stopped Hitler. And interesting how you blame the victim. You can teach hate, you can murder civilians, you can call for the destruction of an entire group of people... you have no problem with this... but, point out how this is bad, and suddenly you are "fueling a fire". Simply ridiculous and hypocritical. Fundamentalism Islam has demonstrated its hate long before any poster (or even the existence of Israel). Pointing out evil is not evil, and the fundamentalists to not need fuel to hate... they already do.

eddielives
eddielives

 @SavageAlso Yes, Muslims should ABSOLUTELY be protesting against the fundamentalist Islamic hate. Not sure why they don't.... other than for the fact that they condone it.

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

 @eric.nelson745 Oh she absolutely had the arrest coming - I'm pretty certain that is exactly what she wanted to happen, and to cause a scene. Which I fully support :-D The cop still should have told her the violation for which he was arresting her.As for the woman getting sprayed, well, that's kinda like jumping in front of a car and blaming it on the driver. Besides, with her snotty attitude, she deserved to get sprayed. Too bad a car didn't hit her on her way out of the station.

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

 @Emery2 Shouldn't they at least state the exact charge that they are arresting her for, and not just arrest her now and come up with the charge later? Sure she was clearly violating the law (there are lots of those)... but they should have told her which one.

rudy20
rudy20

 @renu3 

 

That's right - Jews are not a race.

jhcates57
jhcates57

 @DumboJumbo I've been, for 35 years, a staunch critic of Israel's Palestine policies. I have no idea, DJ, what your nationality or ethnicity might be; but the day I see an Arab express as much passion for a Kurdish state (comprising ALL of Kurdistan) as they do for a Palestinian one, I'll go ice skating in Hell.

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

And for the record - I think ALL organized religions are evil, hateful groups who preach superiority and who live in exact opposition to the ideals they profess to share. Islam is no better than Judaism is no better than Christianity, or Hinduism, or any of the other stupid lies that make people believe that there is a big man in the sky who watches everything you do and will send you to a flaming fiery hell for all eternity if you don't do what he says. Religion makes good people do bad things.

SLM22
SLM22

@kethorpe you are a POS. LONG LIVE ISRAEL! And just so ya know, stupid - islam is a POS religion NOT a race so the word racist does NOT apply. islam is SH!T and a cancer that MUST be eliminated - No one isults islam more than muslims.

eddiewilson
eddiewilson

 @kethorpe Yet another person who does not actually understand what they are talking about. Please look up the definition and history of apartheid.

 

And, yes, please keep up the good fight... protect the regimes that promote intolerance, promote terrorism, teach hate to their children and call for the murder of non-believers! Fight for good fight for the haters! Show the world that hate should be protected! Such a good fight to fight!

 

Hypocrites.

eddiewilson
eddiewilson

 @andrew.moncrieff My, my, people really do not seem to understand what free speech ic. Sorry, but covering up someone else's speech is neither 1) a conversation now 2) an exercise in free speech.  It is simply attempting to deny others their right to free speech. You might not like the speech, but your rights do not entitle you to trample the rights of others.  You have the right to take out your own billboard. You have the right to protest. You have the right to write articles. But tearing up the speech of others, and then calling *that* free speech... is nonsensical.

anonymouse
anonymouse

 @andrew.moncrieff Actually, graffiti is a form of speech as well, so this could be seen as creating a conversation.

AConcernedCitizen
AConcernedCitizen

 @eddielives

 ... but aren't you being hypocritical?  Isn't it wrong to spew hate messages against others via video/youtube and advertising in subways?  ... and who is threatening a nuclear war against Iran right now?  We want peace, not more war!

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

 @jhcates57 New Yorker, white as can be, raised Catholic, but pulled my head out of my ass a long time ago. Therefore, agnostic.The oppressive laws in Islamic theocratic societies (and Sharia law in general) are just as fucked up as the policies of Israel -- my three problems with Israel is that a) they are invaders who are doing everything they can to take over what remains of Palestine, no matter what they say about wanting peace. b) They use their weapons of mass-destruction to murder innocent women and children, and to deny medicine and food, and the USA blindly supports them (again, the UN nations see it for what it really is). And c) there is this attitude in Israel and the United States that the Jews are owed something because of the Holocaust. Two wrongs to not make a right, and taking land from one people - throwing them out of their homes or simply killing them - to give to another, is greedy, evil and hypocritical.There will be peace in Palestine once Israel finally finishes invading it - this is inevitable. Meanwhile, I suspect that there will be a nuclear war in my lifetime, and I highly suspect that it will involve Israel, Iran... and of course the USA. Who do these policies benefit? 

eddielives
eddielives

 @DumboJumbo Yet you defend the group that not only preaches it most, but follows through and murders and teaches this hate! Amazing. What a hypocrite.

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

 @SLM22 @jhcates57 @eddiewilson Apartheid: a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race. Palestinians are second-class in their own land, treated like animals. Israeli thugs shoot little kids in the forehead, bomb schools and beaches, build walls through land and call it their own, prohibit food and medical supplies, and otherwise TERRORIZE the non-Jews in the region. Who are the savages?! Israel was made up out of nothing. Their claim to that land lies in a book from 4000 years ago. Almost every country BESIDES the United States sees Israel for what it is - if not for the USA they would have been sanctioned by the UN decades ago. Now their PM is trying to start a war with Iran, insisting on military action when he himself refuses to negotiate - and he wants the USA to do it for him! Knowing that we will come to the rescue, it is almost certain that he will launch an attack anyways, start a war, and have us come fight the battle for them.You call ME a hypocrite? So what, the Holocaust makes it okay for the Jews to now do the same thing to another group of people? Oh yes, the poor Jews, lets coddle them and feel sorry for them and give them whatever they want.You can mince words all you want about 'racism' and Islam not being a race. The point stands: people like you, SLM22, believe that you are superior on the basis of your skin color, cultural habits and/or religion. *Israel* perverts their holy book no less than any other Muslim country. If I were to say as you just said, "Judaism is a POS religion", I would be the most evil wretched person, right? Because ~nothing~ in this world is worse than an anti-Semite, am I right?Israel is a war-mongering nation of hatred and greed, just like the bitch who created these ads, and just like the bitch with the camera who blindly supports those policies. Sadly, the citizens in Israel who DO see the situation for what it is, and advocate diplomacy and concessions and an honest effort towards peace, have absolutely no say in Israeli politics. Only the war-mongers.When Israel starts it's war with Iran, *please* go fight and die for your country. Put your courage where your mouth is. 

jhcates57
jhcates57

 @eddiewilson  @kethorpe kethorpe is also one more of the growing mob of people who misuse and abuse the words "racist" and "racism" (as does the idiot with the spray paint).

andrew.moncrieff
andrew.moncrieff

 @eddiewilson When did I say that? I didn't. I agreed that drowning out others, in paint or in noise, was not a right in freedom of speech.

veto
veto

 @eddiewilson  I find it amusing that they think spraying over a poster constitutes speech.  There is no defense against vandalism.  If that woman really did want freedom of speech and not a temper tantrum, she should do it in a more sophisticated way, instead of spraying over it like the "brutes" in the ad.

SLM22
SLM22

@anonymouse @andrew.moncrieff garffiti is VANDELISM - destruction of property - and so a VERY islamic thing to do.

andrew.moncrieff
andrew.moncrieff

 @anonymouse It's not constituionally accepted freedom of speech though. Graffiti on top of graffiti on top of graffiti is just a mess, not a dialogue. I stand by my first remark - buy your own advertisement space and make your case, if you have one to make..

thisguyspostsarestup
thisguyspostsarestup

Nowhere did i say i am pro-israel. all i said is i think you are a dumbass.

thisguyspostsarestup
thisguyspostsarestup

Makes sense your name is Dumbo becuase everything you say is full of shit

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

 @eddielives Oh, one other thing... I'm only `racist` against assholes, no matter what color they are. That's my basis for judging people, not my skin color or religion.

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

 @eddielives  Israel is a modern day apartheid state, and war-mongers such as yourself see no problem with that. The whole world sees Israel for what it really is, except for the United States. I hope that Israel and Iran are ~both~ vaporized. We will be one step closer towards peace.Arguing on the internet is like running in the Special Olympics - even if you win, you're still a loser. I'm done here, good day to you sir :-)

eddielives
eddielives

 @DumboJumbo  @jhcates57 Wow, when your opinions are based on OUTRIGHT LIES, that sorta tells you how valid your opinion is. You clearly have no idea what is actually going on there. You turn a blind eye to the murders of the Arab world, and then lie about those of Israel. Bigot much?

jhcates57
jhcates57

 @DumboJumbo As I implied earlier, I am in agreement with your points a) and b). I find the grammar of your point c) to be rather troubling. There are plenty of people both in the US and in Israel who do not feel that "the Jews are owed something because of the Holocaust". I certainly don't feel that way.

But the way you phrase your remark, one would think such an attitude is ubiquitous and unchallenged in both countries. I find this revealing (Well, that plus your cryptic final question). If that seems an unfair inference, I'm open to correction.

The British passion for partition has left us with more than one tinderbox. Like you, I suspect there will be a nuclear cataclysm before the current century's end. Whether its locus will be Kashmir, Palestine, or Tehran it will be disaster for us all.

 

 

 

 

eddielives
eddielives

 @DumboJumbo  @SLM22  @jhcates57  @eddiewilson Sorry, but you don't have you facts straight. You can say nonsense over and over again, it doesn't make it true. Your facts are simply wrong. Palestinians living in Israel have more rights than they do living in other arab countries. They have full right to vote, drive, go to school, start companies, you name it... all things most can't do in Saudi Arabia. "Israeli thugs shoot little kids in the forehead, bomb schools and beaches" FALSE. Check out who actually bombs pizza parlors, schools, and buses. It was the PLO. It is now HAMAS. "build walls through land and call it their own" The land was Israel's originally, and then it was won *again* in a war started by the Arabs. Jews actually have more of a claim to that land than the Palestinians (who, biologically, are actually descended from Jews, Christians, and others). But, this only comes after the Palestinians rejected the land split... multiple times.  Britain divided the land, the Arabs refused the split. Jews offered again to the PLO, 96% of the original split, PLO walked away from the table. "prohibit food and medical supplies" FALSE.  That was found to by lying propaganda.  In fact, Israel SENDS food and medical supplies!More hate from the haters... "Who are the savages?!" The folks who target children, and say that Jews have no right to exist. "Israel was made up out of nothing. Their claim to that land lies in a book from 4000 years ago." Forget the book, the arab temple is built ON TOP of the jewish temple. Current palestinians live in what were jewish synagogues.  The land was split by the British (with 75%!!! going to Palestinians) and the Arabs did not like the split, so they attacked, and lost more land.  At no point in history has a country been asked to give back land int won in a war that it did not start... except Israel. "Almost every country BESIDES the United States sees Israel for what it is" A beacon of home, demoncracy, technology, and advancement.  And the haters hate! "Now their PM is trying to start a war with Iran, insisting on military action when he himself refuses to negotiate - and he wants the USA to do it for him! Knowing that we will come to the rescue, it is almost certain that he will launch an attack anyways, start a war, and have us come fight the battle for them.You call ME a hypocrite? " Yes, you are a hypocrite. You are defending the guy who says he wants to wipe out an entire country, and is building the bomb to do so. You are a hater! "So what, the Holocaust makes it okay for the Jews to now do the same thing to another group of people?" FALSE premise. THe jews have treated the Palestinians better than the majority of Arab leadership has treated their own people.... and CERTAINLY better than any other people who have stated their goal is to DESTROY YOU. Amazing how you can defend the haters! ""Judaism is a POS religion", I would be the most evil wretched person, right?" No, the people who murder civilians and teach hate would be worse than you. of course, these are the people you defend. "Because ~nothing~ in this world is worse than an anti-Semite, am I right?" Again, no, the people who murder civilians and teach hate and deny an entire group's right to exist are the lowest of the low... and this just happens to be the group you are defending. "Israel is a war-mongering nation of hatred and greed" Yes, how greedy!  You want to live in the land you are entitled to and not be murdered! How greedy and disgusting! Amazing, you continue to defend the regimes that call for hatred, death, and destruction...

jhcates57
jhcates57

 @DumboJumbo You may want to switch to decaf. And no, bracketing the word holy with quotation marks isn't necessary. It doesn't hurt, but it's not essential. But please, pick all the nits you like. I can't stop you.

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

 @jhcates57  The books they allege to be holy | or |  Their allegedly 'holy' books' || Get'r done! Ya'll come back now ya'hear!

jhcates57
jhcates57

 @DumboJumbo  @veto I don't know what your native language is, but there is nothing incorrect about the grammar of "those allegedly holy books of theirs". If you disagree, why don't you specify the problem. 

DumboJumbo
DumboJumbo

 @veto  A) Israel is a professed Jewish state, and any Jew or person with Jewish lineage is granted de-facto citizenship. A recent court case there denied such citizenship to a Palestinian who once lived and owned land there on this very basis.B) Conservative (read: devout) Jews control the government, and the Ultra-Orthodox community is the basis of their support (and also of the violence). C) Don't tar all Muslims with the same brush, mkay, hypocrite?D) Stick Leviticus up your ass. You should be stoned for wearing clothes of mixed fabrics. Heathen. E) There is only one "Israeli government". Perhaps "The Israeli government *is full of assholes*" would better communicate your point. Oh, and cut down on the fragmented sentences.F) @jhcates57  You may want to reword "those allegedly holy books of theirs", your poor use of grammar is both disturbing and revealing.Both of you: Nitpick spelling and grammar and punctuation all you want, it still doesn't change the fact that Israel is an apartheid state where Jews are treated as superior and Palestinians are 2nd class. Where their military terrorizes millions of people and shoots women and kids in the head. Where they deny basic human needs. And worst of all, they take pride in it. Neither side of the conflict is in the right, but Israel, with the support of the USA, uses their weapons of mass destruction with impunity. I don't give a damn what religion Israel follows - their actions are evil by any stretch of human decency, which you clearly have none of. 

veto
veto

 @kethorpe  @SLM22  @jhcates57  @eddiewilson First of all, [citation needed] you tinfoil hatted fool.

Secondly:  Stop confusing Israelis with Jews.  ISRAEL is a country made up of 75% Jews and 25 percent non-Jews.  HOWEVER, when you, Mr. Bigot, claim that JUDAISM is responsible for Israel's poor treatment of Palestine, you are committing what statisticians call the BASE RATE FALLACY.  Look it up.  The Israeli government may be assholes, but DO NOT TAR ALL JEWS WITH THE SAME BRUSH.  That is simple idiocy.  

There are millions upon millions of Jews all over the world whom you insult with your un-punctuated, illiterate pseudopolitical babble.  Stop doing what many Muslims are doing and using Judaism as a scapegoat for Israel's (A NATION, NOT A RELIGION) crimes.

 

And by the way, before you tighten the rubber band on your tinfoil hat and accuse me of being Israeli or Jewish, I'm atheist.  I just hate seeing logical fallacies being used to justify stupidity, ignorance and bigotry.

 

Good day.

jhcates57
jhcates57

 @DumboJumbo  @SLM22  @eddiewilson 

"'Israel perverts their holy book no less than any other Muslim country."

Aside from your odd misplacement of the word "other" here, you're also wrong to say that Muslims and Jews "pervert" their "holy" books. They don't, and that's the trouble. Those allegedly holy books of theirs (and of their Christian cousins) are perverse to begin with.

andrew.moncrieff
andrew.moncrieff

 @rainbowthinks Not period, that's massively ignorant. Expression doesnt' extend to whatever you feel like. She's denying someone else's expression. She wants to express herself, appeal to CAIR. What are they for if not buying advertisements to spread Islam.

andrew.moncrieff
andrew.moncrieff

 @rainbowthinks  @anonymouse Not period, that's massively ignorant. Expression doesnt' extend to whatever you feel like. She's denying someone else's expression. She wants to express herself, appeal to CAIR. What are they for if not buying advertisements to spread Islam.

andrew.moncrieff
andrew.moncrieff

 @anonymouse And as we all know, forbidden or censored philosophys or statements...well you all know how forbidden fruit works right?

andrew.moncrieff
andrew.moncrieff

 @anonymouse I don't think that's true at all, that the only way is with money. Besides which what good is CAIR for if not paying for counterpoints to this kind of argument? Regardless of your views on the elitism of expression in advertising, how can you condone the retaliation either? It seems to me that spraying over them is a fascist manoeuvre, coming from fear that what they say may make sense of people.

anonymouse
anonymouse

 @andrew.moncrieff I dunno man. That ad may have been paid for, but it doesn't inherently make the statement more valid. If the only way to have a voice in this country is through money, too many good voices will be silenced.

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