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For those of you who voted for the People's Choice Award - tickets are free. Just email muhammadcartoonexpo@gmail.com with your name and your address to receive your tickets. - use promo code FREEDOM. Any artist wishing to attend will also be comped - use the promo code ARTIST. Check out this slideshow. Here are the other submissions: Story link here. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at FDI
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We've selected our $10,000 Grand Prize Winner the Muhammad Cartoon Contest. Be there for the announcement at the AFDI Muhammad Art Exhibit, keynote speaker Geert Wilders. It was tough. We received some wonderful submissions. We picked the winner. Now it's your turn to vote on who you think deserves the PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD for $2,500. Go over to Breitbart and leave your favorite in the comments and BUY your tickets to our event in Texas here. You can vote in the comments here too. Vote Now for Your Favorite Muhammad Cartoon! by Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer, 8 Apr 201513... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at FDI
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AFDI Winning Across America AFDI is in the news again this week. The Pennsylvania Transit Authority called a press conference Thursday and announced THEY WILL NOT APPEAL OUR WIN. Our ads of truth will hit the Philadelphia streets this week. PHILLY: Last week, my human rights organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), scored another major free speech victory in Philadelphia. The court ruled that our ads highlighting Islamic Jew-hatred and the Nazi-Islamic alliance, which had been previously denied, could not be prohibited. The judge ruled they had to run. Philadelphia transit is going to make an end run around... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2015 at FDI
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Email your submission to muhammadartexpo@gmail.com. Tickets here. The AFDI Draw Muhammad Contest: Announcing the People’s Choice Award, By Pamela Geller, Breitbart, March 25, 2015 Last month, the American Freedom Defense Initiative announced its first annual American Freedom Defense Initiative Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest, to be held on May 3 in the Dallas area to show that we will defend free speech and not give in to violent intimidation. Now, in light of the huge number of submissions of Muhammad cartoons that we have received, we have decided to give a second prize: the People’s Choice Award. The contest... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at FDI
Reuters weighs in and consults Hamas in America -- CAIR. CAIR gets more publicity from our work than anything else they do. Always terror-tied CAIR is mentioned with none of the convictions, jihad terror ties or their co-conspirator designation in the largest terrorist funding trial in our nation's history. The media unabashedly aligns with the jihad force. Further, they site the the purely subjective, partisan smear machine, the radical left Southern Poverty Law Center, a dangerous group that few take seriously outside of hard left circles. Why doesn't Reuters mention that SPLC members have targeted for assassination people and orgs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at FDI
Here's the statement from our supreme legal team, notably, "“Across the country, we have successfully litigated cases where government transit authorities permit the Muslim Brotherhood-Hamas front groups like the Council on American-Islamic Relations to run ads misleading the public about Jihad and Islamic Jew hatred. When our clients run ads exposing this Jew hatred, all of a sudden the transit authorities are worried about the ‘tone’ of the conversation and attempt to shut it down. A word of advice to government bureaucrats doing the Muslim Brotherhood’s bidding: we will sue you and you will lose. Act accordingly.” Federal Judge Orders... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at FDI
"U.S. Muslims group's newest Jew-hating ad," by Pamela Geller, WND, March 1, 2015: They are at it again. But so are we. The Islamic supremacist group American Muslims for Palestine, or AMP, is yet again libeling Israel and calling for it to be thrown to the jihadi wolves. And my organization, the human rights advocacy group American Freedom Defense Initiative, or AFDI, is once again countering them every step of the way. The AMP ad pictures Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu holding a sign, and it quotes Netanyahu, “America is a thing you can move very easily,” and adds: “Stop... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at FDI
"AFDI Rolls Out Ad Campaign to Expose Jewish Leaders Who Fund BDS," by Pamela Geller, Breitbart, March 2, 2015: On Sunday, I wrote, “It’s time to out the Jews who fund BDS.” And so now that is exactly what my organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), is setting out to do. We have begun a new nationwide ad campaign to expose Jewish groups and leaders who are funding Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns. It is unbelievable but true: Jews in key leadership positions in American Jewish institutions are funding and supporting the most vicious Jew-hatred campaigns; BDS (the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at FDI
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"Jewish Leaders Funding BDS," by Pamela Geller, Breitbart, March 1, 2015: It’s time to out the Jews who fund BDS. The scandal of it cannot be overstated: Jewish leaders and philanthropists, including UJA-Federation President Alisa Doctoroff; Karen R. Adler, President of the Jewish Communal Fund and JCRC Board member; David Hochberg, Carole and Saul Zabar, Sally Gottesman, Edith Everett and others are prominent donors (p.26-27) to The New Israel Fund, an organization which funds BDS and other anti-Israel initiatives. Alisa Doctoroff hoisting cocktails with the NIF in her lavish apartment is no different from the uniformed Nazis who were invited... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2015 at FDI
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Tickets: $25: Standing Room/General Admission. Unassigned seating $50: Assigned Table Seating $100: Premium Admission -- Premium seating, autographed Pamela Geller book and poster, photo opportunity $250: VIP Admission -- VIP seating, meet and greet cocktails with the event organizers and cartoonists; autographed copy of the winning cartoon CONTEST RULES HERE Admission Level Standard/General $25.00 USD Assigned Table Seating $50.00 USD Premium Seats/photo $100.00 USD VIP $250.00 USD Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at FDI
EXCLUSIVE: Geert Wilders to Keynote Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Texas By Bob Price, Breitbart News, February 15, 2015 AP Photo/Cynthia Boll Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders will deliver the keynote address at the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest being held on May 3rd, in Garland, Texas. The Art Exhibit is being put on by Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI). It will be put on at the same facility in Garland as the Honor the Prophet Conference that was held by a pro-Islamic group in January. Wilders earned international recognition in the free speech movement when he was... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at FDI
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The media is concerned? Why? Muslims are peaceful, right? So what's the problem? And why does the media always use the word "prophet" before Muhammad? I never see the media insert "Our Lord and Savior" before Jesus Christ. So why would they call Muhammad their prophet? It's insidious and telling. As for the CAIR rep whining about it being offensive, I find Hamas-CAIR offensive. I find their terror ties offensive. I find their demands on free societies offensive. I find their defamation and libel against my colleagues and me offensive. So what? Contest For Cartoons of Prophet Muhammad Draws Concern,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at FDI
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Own a piece of history! Brilliant poster measures 16”wide x 29.65” tall Buy the poster here. Muhammad Poster POSTER $50.00 USD AUTOGRAPHED POSTER $75.00 USD Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at FDI
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Email your entry to: muhammadartexpo@gmail.com Official Rules NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. ENTRY IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. THIS CONTEST IS OPEN TO ANY FREEDOM LOVER ACROSS THE WORLD. NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL SUBMISSIONS WELCOME. The Muhammad Cartoon Contest (the “Contest”) is designed to encourage free people (“Entrant(s)” or “You”) to use their creativity to create their own artistic rendition of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. Judges will choose the winning entries, and prizes will be awarded in accordance with these Official Rules (the“Rules”). 1. BINDING AGREEMENT: In order to enter the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2015 at FDI
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#JeSuisCharlie "To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men." Abraham Lincoln Last Monday, a Muslim mob in Pakistan that was protesting against the Charlie Hebdo cartoons of Muhammad forced open the gates of a Christian school, smashed windows, destroyed property, and demanded that the school be closed. This followed demonstrations in which tens of thousands of Muslims in Pakistan demanded that the West adopt Sharia blasphemy laws. 800,000 demonstrated against free speech in Chechnya. Muslim mobs in Niger set 45 churches on fire in their rage against the actions. Meanwhile, a carnival in Germany... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at FDI
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The Times of Israel has a huge spread on our ad campaign in San Francisco: San Francisco bus ads liken Islam to Nazism Sponsored by Pamela Geller’s American Freedom Defense Initiative, posters feature photos of Hitler, Palestinian leader By Times of Israel, January 16, 2015 The anti-Islam group led by Pamela Geller is running advertisements on San Francisco public buses comparing the religion to Nazism. The ads, sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative, feature photos of Adolf Hitler and 20th-century Palestinian Muslim leader Haj Amin al-Husseini, who opposed Zionism, with the caption “Islamic Jew-Hatred: It’s In The Quran.” The... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at FDI
There is only ONE place to be this weekend. And that's in Texas, with us, standing against a conference that promotes the most vicious and brutal ideology on the face of the earth with the intent of imposing it here. RSVP here. "Activist Pamela Geller to Head Texas Rally for Free Speech and Protest Islamic Conference," by Merrill Hope, Breitbart, 15 Jan 2015, Dallas, TX1 Christian Hartmann/Reuters In response to public outcry, local grassroots groups will join forces to stand for free speech and peacefully protest the Islamic fundraiser, Stand with the Prophet in Honor and Respect on Saturday, January... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at FDI
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Texas was amazing. Our protest at the Avenge the Prophet conference drew thousands of patriots who stood for freedom against oppression, subjugation and jihad. “Pamela Geller: Muslims Trying to Restrict Free Speech in Texas,” by Bob Price, Breitbart Texas, January 18, 2015: GARLAND, Texas — Pamela Geller told a crowd of nearly one thousand protestors that “we’re living in an age where evil is good, and good is evil.” Her remarks came during a free speech rally staged to protest the “Follow the Prophet” assembly underway in a Garland Independent School District convention center. She cautioned the audience to be... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at FDI
Video of the actual talk I gave at our Free Speech Rally in Garland, Texas has not surfaced. If anyone has it, please contact me at director@jihadwatch.org. In the meantime, here is a brief interview I did with Damon "Runyan" Rosen of United West, and The Blaze story about it. "Jihad Watch Director Has Sharp Words for Texas Conference Titled ‘Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate,’" by Dave Urbanski, The Blaze, January 17, 2015: While reportedly thousands of protesters and counter-protesters stood outside an anti-Islamophobia conference in Texas on Saturday, the director of Jihad Watch — which identifies... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at FDI
Here is a good story on the remarks by Pamela Geller at our AFDI Free Speech Rally in Garland, Texas, yesterday. This video has better sound than the one I posted earlier. "Pamela Geller: Muslims Trying to Restrict Free Speech in Texas," by Bob Price, Breitbart Texas, January 18, 2015: GARLAND, Texas — Pamela Geller told a crowd of nearly one thousand protestors that “we’re living in an age where evil is good, and good is evil.” Her remarks came during a free speech rally staged to protest the “Follow the Prophet” assembly underway in a Garland Independent School District... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at FDI
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Here's more coverage of our rally for free speech in Texas. "Activist Pamela Geller to Head Texas Rally for Free Speech and Protest Islamic Conference," by Merrill Hope, Breitbart, 15 Jan 2015, Dallas, TX In response to public outcry, local grassroots groups will join forces to stand for free speech and peacefully protest the Islamic fundraiser, Stand with the Prophet in Honor and Respect on Saturday, January 17, outside of the Curtis Culwell Center in the Dallas suburb of Garland, starting at 5pm (CT). The effort will be headed up by nationally recognized human rights activist Pamela Geller. Breitbart Texas... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at FDI
The headline should be, "Outcry in San Francisco over the Islamic Jew-hatred in the Quran." But our ads are getting worldwide exposure, and that's a great thing. People do not understand that the jihad against the Jews is a religious imperative. The ads work. Contribute here. "Outcry in San Francisco over anti-Muslim Nazi adverts protected by freedom of speech," By Andrew Buncombe, The Independent.UK, January 15, 2015 City officials say they oppose the adverts but are obliged to run them on local buses Thursday 15 January 2015here has been outrage in the city of San Francisco after a right-wing anti-Islamic... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at FDI
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AFDI to Hold ‘Stand with Free Speech’ Demo Outside ‘Stand With the Prophet’ Conference," Breitbart, January 15, 2015 The human rights advocacy group the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) announced on Tuesday that it will be holding a demonstration in defense of the freedom of speech on Saturday, January 17 in Garland, Texas, outside a conference on “Islamophobia” that seeks to stifle opposition to jihad terror and restrict the freedom of speech. The Stand With the Prophet in Honor and Respect conference declares that it is trying to start a “movement to defend Prophet Muhammad, his person, and his message.”... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at FDI
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Our islamophobia ads are coming to New York City. Help us run them - contribute here. Our new ad campaign is designed to show the absurdity of the mainstream media focus on “Islamophobia” amid growing jihad violence worldwide. The charge of “Islamophobia” is used to intimidate people into thinking there is something wrong with opposing jihad violence. More people are seeing this vital message. Our ads are designed to increased awareness of the nature and magnitude of the jihad threat, and put an end to the denial and willful ignorance about that threat, so that we adopt of effective counter-terror... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2014 at FDI
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Breitbart article about our new ad campaign to run on OVER 100 NYC BUSES AND URBAN PANELS. These are the six ads -- epic. "New AFDI Ad Campaign Tells Truths About Islam and Jihad That Government and Media Ignore", Pamela Geller, Breitbart, September 18, 2014 My organization, the human rights advocacy group the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) has unveiled a new advertising campaign that boldly tells truths that the U.S. government and the mainstream media seem determined to obfuscate. The series of six ads will run on 100 New York City buses beginning next week. One key new ad... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at FDI