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    Anti-Muslim bus advertisements in San Francisco have been covered up with posters of a Muslim comic book superhero carrying anti-discrimination messages.

    Pam Geller ads accusing San Francisco of enforcing Sharia law.
    © Flickr / Steve Rhodes
    Pam Geller ads accusing San Francisco of enforcing Sharia law.
    Placed on the sides of MUNI buses by anti-Islamic, pro-Israel group American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), the provocative ads compare Muslims to Nazis in their treatment of the Jewish people.

    “Stop the hate,” some ads originally said. “End all U.S. aid to Islamic countries.”

    Some claimed the Koran orders followers to hate Jews.  

    “Islamic Jew hatred,” the ads read. “It's in the Quran.”

    Others showed Hitler talking to anti-Zionism Palestinian leaders.

    The replacement posters, feature Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American Marvel Comics superhero, saying Islamophobia hurts us all” and urging “bigotry busters” to “stamp out racism.”
    The replacement posters, feature Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American Marvel Comics superhero, saying "Islamophobia hurts us all” and urging “bigotry busters” to “stamp out racism.”
    The replacement posters, feature Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American Marvel Comics superhero, saying:  “Stop the hate” by sending love to the Islamic countries.  

    “Free speech isn’t a license to spread hate,” one sign reads.

    Others say “Islamophobia hurts us all” and urge “bigotry busters” to “stamp out racism.”

    AFDI Founder Pamela Gellar explained to Reuters that those ads are the only way to talk to the American people.  

    The Houston-based group is well-known for placing ads in major U.S. cities critical of Islam.

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