ISIS threatens Iraq's priceless cultural heritage

23 Oct 2014 1:31 PM | Anonymous

ISIS threatens Iraq's priceless cultural heritage

By Ben Wedeman and Laura Smith-Spark, CNN
updated 9:57 AM EDT, Thu October 23, 2014
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Baghdad (CNN) -- There's been no shortage of news coverage of the atrocities carried out by ISIS against the people of Iraq and Syria, from beheadings to massacres to selling kidnapped women into sexual slavery.

What's less well known is the devastation the Sunni extremist group is wreaking on Iraq's priceless cultural heritage.

http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/22/world/meast/iraq-isis-cultural-destruction/