close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

NY bus ad showing mosque, burning Twin Towers OK`d

New York City`s transit agency has approved a bus advertisement that depicts a plane flying towards the World Trade Centre`s towers as they burn along with a rendering of a proposed mosque near ground zero.



New York: New York City`s transit agency
has approved a bus advertisement that depicts a plane flying
towards the World Trade Centre`s towers as they burn along with
a rendering of a proposed mosque near ground zero.

The ad was paid for by the American Freedom Defence
Initiative, an organisation that opposes radical Islamic
influence in the United States. The group`s executive director
says she doesn`t find the ad offensive.

The group sued the Metropolitan Transportation
Authority to demand it accept the ad, which was approved
Monday.

MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz says the agency doesn`t
endorse the ad`s views.

The plan for a mosque just blocks from the World
Trade Centre site has ignited a national debate about the
limits of tolerance and the symbolism of Ground Zero.

Bureau Report

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video


WION FEATURES

K8 Plus: Lenovo's new phone available @ Rs 10,999

Heavy security outside Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters in Sirsa as search operation begins

WATCH Exclusive: After Doklam standoff, India begins road construction near LAC

Hurricane Irma, rampaging through Caribbean, is most enduring super-storm on record

Three train derailments in 1 day, fourth accident narrowly-averted

China says Indian Army chief's views contrary to those expressed by Modi, Xi