By Justin Finch
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Controversial anti-Muslim ads will begin running on the sides of some SEPTA buses Wednesday.READ MORE: Penn Wood High School Students To Have Option To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine
By the weekend, over 80 buses are expected to feature these ads. They will be mounted on the sides of the buses, despite protests from SEPTA and the local clergy.READ MORE: Dozens Show Up To Support Asian American Community At Stop Asian Hate Vigil In Norristown
SEPTA says the AFDI bought the ad space for $30,000.
The ad features a photo of a 1941 meeting between Adolf Hitler and a Palestinian Arab activist who backed the Nazi regime. SEPTA tried to stop the ads, but a federal judge ruled the ads can resume.MORE NEWS: Rasmus Asplund, Jeff Skinner Lift Buffalo Sabres To Comeback Win Over Flyers
SEPTA is urging anyone who may find the ads to be offensive to avoid defacing them, saying this is simply just the law.