Libya 🇱🇾: Armed group shuts down ✋ comic book convention👀

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An armed group in Libya has shut down a comic book convention in the capital Tripoli because it breached the country's "morals and modesty". It said on its Facebook page that photos published on social media from the convention caused "a widespread public outpouring of criticism".

Hundreds of young Libyans attended Tripoli's second Comic Con festival on Friday, some dressed up as characters from American and Japanese comics.

A statement from the SDF said such events were "derived from abroad and exploit weakness of religious faith and fascination with foreign cultures".

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