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Sanctuary displaying ‘Virtual Jihadi’ closed

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Citing code violations, the city of Troy on Tuesday closed a building displaying the controversial art exhibit “Virtual Jihadi” one day after it opened. The exhibit by Wafaa Bilal of Chicago features himself as a suicide bomber sent on a mission to kill President Bush; the format is a video game. The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy volunteered to show his work after Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute rejected it because of concerns about its content. ...


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