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/ January 22, 2015 / Comments Off on “American Sniper” spawns death threats against Arabs and Muslims

“American Sniper” spawns death threats against Arabs and Muslims

Originally published at The Electronic Intifada Following the release of the film American Sniper in theaters across the US, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) has warned of a “significant rise in violent hate rhetoric targeting the Arab and Muslim-American communities.” While the ADC believes the threats “are directly linked to the negative media coverage and hateful propaganda […]

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I still haven’t seen Zero Dark Thirty, which is why I’ve hesitated to write about it. That being said, I already have my biases based on the movie’s synopsis and several analyses I’ve read (Jane Mayor’s critique at the New Yorker is a must read). The movie has rightly stirred controversy because it depicts torture as […]

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