- The Washington Times - Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon terrorist bombings, Dzhohkar Tsarnaev, is pictured on the cover of the latest edition of Rolling Stone magazine and profiled inside, with a feature that highlights his UMass Dartmouth attendance.

And Boston residents especially are outraged, calling for a boycott of the magazine, Fox News reported. Social media sites buzzed at the news, too.

One Twitter poster, reported on Fox News, wrote: “The glamorization of terrorism needs to stop.”

Another: “It’s like we’re giving terrorists and criminals a free ride to the top, right next to our celebrities.”

The feature story is titled “Jahar’s World,” and includes coverage of the suspect’s Muslim faith — and how he downplayed that aspect of himself while in high school, Boston.com reported.

Other article highlights: He once told a friend that terrorist attacks can be justified. And he supposedly considered surrendering to police in April due to the pleadings of a former wrestling coach.

Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan, now dead, are believed to be the sources of the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15.

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