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Qatar, Tunisia and Lebanon have all banned Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman Smashes Gender Norms While Battling Film Ban

Importance of films like Wonder Woman and why this ban began

Qatar, Tunisia and Lebanon have all banned the film.  The reason is in Gadot’s blood. She was born and grew up in Rosh HaAyin, Israel, where she served two years in the defense forces. Lebanon and Israel have been fighting since 1948. Their most recent clash was in 2006. Two Israeli soldiers were killed while three were taken hostage. In retaliation Israel sent in ground troops and air strikes where (around) 1,000 Lebanese were caught in the cross fires according to CNN.

A group of seven girls are gathered around the playground one Tuesday morning. They were playing during recess, enwrapped in fantasy and innocents. The big problem for the day: who could be Wonder Woman in the group? With all of them wanting to be the powerful superhero, they needed a solution; said Lady Jamil Kharrazi.

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Jamileh-Kharrazi-جمیله خرازی

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