Perhaps unable to find gigantic [CENSORED] signs to cover the artwork, individuals erased many drawings yesterday. While no one has taken credit for this as of yet a few spotted were recognized as members of the student Muslim group.
The self-appointed campus Mutaween has evidently decided it is the morality police at UIUC. UIUC now has de facto student-led censorship of free expression. They went to great effort to undo our work - but to no avail.
There were just too many to handle. Over 150 across two quads. The vast majority of those remained all day Friday and were no doubt seen by thousands. The pictures are now floating around the internet, posted at this and other blogs like The Friendly Atheist, as well as reddit, digg, on flickr and imgur. You can't wash it all away.
Any question about the silencing of criticism is now over. This is no longer just about Viacom/Comedy Central but about what is permissible on our own university campuses. AAF will continue to fight against opponents of free expression in any way it can.