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Exploiting the fandom

Superheroes being adapted for other media like food, toys, clothing, notebooks, prose books and radio is nothing new and special. What should be alarming is how predatory creators have gotten when it comes to interacting with a niche fandom. 260 more words


Hajj 2015: Reflections on the Mina Stampede

Muhammad Hudhud, JHU:

May those who died be at peace, and may their families and friends find solace and rest in the Grace of God.  621 more words

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Hajj stampede: Nigeria’s death toll now 75; 241 pilgrims still missing

The National Hajj Commission (NAHCON), at the weekend, said 11 more bodies of Nigerian pilgrims killed during Hajj in Saudi Arabia have been identified. 102 more words


15 missing Ghanaian pilgrims in Mecca found

Fifteen Ghanaian Muslim pilgrims who went missing after a stampede in Mecca have now been found, authorities at the Ghana mission in Saudi Arabia have confirmed.  235 more words


Dear (ir)responsible Pakistani media, the Mina tragedy needed sensitivity not sensationalism

Muslim pilgrims cast stones at pillars symbolising Satan, during the annual Hajj pilgrimage on Eidul Azha in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca on September 24, 2015. 787 more words