- The Washington Times - Wednesday, April 1, 2015

An anti-Islam ad campaign hitting the streets of Philadelphia this week features Adolf Hitler having a sit-down meeting with “leader of the Muslim world” Haj Amin al-Husseini.

The ads were created by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), a New Hampshire-based nonprofit co-founded by conservative pundit Pamela Geller, and will be displayed on 84 public transit buses for a month, a local CBS affiliate reported.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) said the AFDI bought the ad space for $30,000.

SEPTA tried to stop the ads but was ordered by a federal judge March 11 to allow them. The ads say “Islamic Jew Hatred: It’s in the Quran” and feature a photograph of a 1941 meeting between Hitler and Husseini, a Palestinian Arab nationalist who made radio broadcasts supporting the Nazis, Philly.com reported.

SEPTA is urging anyone who may find the ads to be offensive to avoid defacing them, saying this is simply just the law, the CBS affiliate reported.

The same ads were launched on D.C. buses in May.

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