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Racist by the bay: Vandal scrawls anti-Muslim threat on Sheepshead Bay bus stop

An unknown person spray painted “Kill Arabs” onto a Nostrand Avenue bus stop on Monday morning.
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Sheepshead Bay straphangers were horrified to discover the words “Kill Arabs” scrawled onto a B44 bus stop at Avenue V Monday morning.

A racist vandal spray-painted the threat onto the bus stop near Nostrand Avenue sometime after 8 p.m. Sunday, cops said.

Local Councilman Chaim Deutsch condemned the anti-Arab graffiti in an early morning tweet Monday.

“We cannot and will not tolerate hate of any kind in New York City,” the lawmaker tweeted.

And Council Speaker Corey Johnson chimed in with a tweet denouncing the vandalism as an attack on Sheepshead Bay’s Arab population.

“Disturbed to see this violent and hate-filled graffiti targeting the Arab community,” Johnson tweeted Hate.

The NYPD’s Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating the incident, according to police.

Reach reporter Chandler Kidd at ckidd@schenpsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–2525. Follow her at twitter.com/ChanAnnKidd.
Updated 9:36 am, June 19, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Local from Here says:
Probably one of the regular commenters here that did this. I will be hard to narrow down which one though, they're all Islamophobic bigots.
June 18, 12:53 pm
Fujimora Mitsukoshi from Tokyo Prefecture says:
Nice try but criticizing Islam which treats women as second class citizens, treats homosexuality as a crime and whose jihadists have murdered thousands in the name of Al Lah is not being bigoted, it’s called facing facts. Liberals are the biggest hypocrites when it comes to the ‘religion of peace’
June 18, 1:16 pm
Local from Here says:
There's one so far. Probably safe to assume they are not Japanese, and racist towards Asians.
June 18, 2:35 pm
Ethnographer from Brooklyn says:
Technically "Arabs" (ethnic group) is not necessarily "Muslims"(religious group), nor vice versa.
June 18, 4:24 pm
Henry Finkelstein from Sheepshead Bay says:
Just like swastikas, this is just another bit of basically harmless grafitti. This publicity by the media, politicians and special interest groups will just encourage copycats and other sick minds.
June 18, 4:31 pm
Fujimora says:
Mr. local aka Henry Ford, I geisha for rich Democrat donor and for ex president who live chappaqua prefecture. They all sick pedophile, maybe you sick to?
June 18, 5:10 pm
Local from Here says:
Why haven't they banned you yet?
June 18, 5:59 pm
Local from Actually from here says:
They obviously don’t ban anyone if you are still here after posting people’s home addresses.
June 18, 6:35 pm
Actual Local, Actually from Here says:
They obviously don’t ban anyone if you are still here after threatening people online with firearms and genocide. At any rate, my counsel advised me not to engage you and let the detectives do their jobs. They already know where to fine you.
June 18, 7:01 pm
Actual Local, Actually from Here says:
*Find
June 18, 7:01 pm
Fang Wong Hu from Sunset Park says:
Turns out it was Muslim who did it - just for the attention
June 19, 1:10 am
Local from Here says:
Turns out it was a white christian terrorist: https://gothamist.com/2019/06/19/brooklyn_anti_muslim_vandal.php
June 19, 12:40 pm
Tawny Roberts says:
It was a Muslim who wrote it
June 19, 12:58 pm
The Hunkster from Bed-Stuy says:
Not surprised that there are projected vandalism, either through hate crimes or otherwise, in both the bus and subway systems.
June 19, 1:09 pm
Local from Here says:
Turns out it’s a white guy: https://gothamist.com/2019/06/19/brooklyn_anti_muslim_vandal.php
June 19, 1:10 pm
Tal Barzilai from Pleasantville, NY says:
I will agree to stopping with this vandalism when Muslims stop with their own hatred towards other groups and start calling out terrorists of their own kind that include Hamas, Hezbollah, Al Qaeda, ISIS, and many others.
June 22, 6:22 pm
Local from Here says:
STFU, Tal. It's not your call to make, so STFU!
June 23, 12:16 pm

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