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Opinion: Israeli superhero introduced to Marvel – American imperialism through the franchise

The introduction of an Israeli Superhero, named Sabra, has been met with backlash from pro-Palestinians. The announcement comes at a time where Marvel is at a heightened success – the movies, TV shows, and the franchise are extremely well-liked. However, Marvel, a US-owned company, is guilty of perpetuating American soft power and pro-American imperialist rhetoric. The movie Current Affairs writer …


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Adnan Syed: Wrongful Convictions in the US

The overturning of the conviction of Adnan Syed is something that is an extension of the problematic prison system. We celebrate Syed’s conviction being overturned, as we hope for the thousands of innocents in the prison system to also be allowed a fair trial and justice. Syed was released from prison after 23 years after being imprisoned for the murder …


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Statement on The Release of Adnan Syed After 23 Years

Friday, September 23rd, 2022 Washington DC STATEMENT ON THE RELEASE OF ADNAN SYED AFTER 23 YEARS ICNA Council for Social Justice welcomes the decision of the Maryland Court System and Baltimore City Circuit Judge Melissa Phinn to vacate the conviction of Adnan Syed. Syed is a member of the Maryland Muslim community, and has spent the past 23 years behind …