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‘Praise Allah’ bus slogans get green light just months after Lord’s Prayer ad gets banned

BUS adverts are set to carry a slogan praising Allah just months after a clip featuring the Lord’s prayer was banned from cinemas.


The slogan reads ‘Subhan Allah’ – which translates as ‘Glory be to God’ – and will feature on hundreds of buses across the country as part of a campaign by the Islamic Relief.

The group have targeted the ad campaign to raise money for victims of the Syrian Civil War during the holy month of Ramadan in June, when muslims traditionally fast and give to charity.

But the campaign has caused anger among some Christian groups after an advert featuring the lords prayer was banned from UK cinemas in the run up to Christmas.

The advert, which featured the Archbishop of Canterbury along with a variety of parishioners reciting the Lord’s prayer, was banned from Odean, Cineworld and Vue cinemas.

Former Tory MP Ann Widdecombe said: “If other religions are allowed to put their religious banners up, then so should Christians.”

Unlike cinema advertising regulators, Transport for London does not have any rules against religious advertising.

However former London mayor Boris Johnson stepped in when a Christian group attempted to run an advertising campaign calling


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