Assyrian militias have found destroyed Christian iconography and burnt sacred texts after the liberation of the 4th-century monastery of Mar Behnam.

Under ISIS occupation, the monastery was converted into the headquarters for its morality police known as the Hisba, with the monk’s bedrooms turned into jail cells.

All crosses were removed, religious scripts scraped off the walls and all references to the Assyrian King Benham who builty the monastery were removed.

“Their fundamental goal was to destroy Christian history and civilisation in the Nineveh plains,” Duraid Elias, commander of Assyrian militia Babylon Brigades, told Reuters.

 

 

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Daeshbags Sux
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Guess how they’d react if the same was done to mosques in what they call “Darul kufr”.
Nonetheless, this place proves that Iraq is Christian land, not Muslim…

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It’s the land of the people living in it at any given time. The vast majority of those people are currently Muslim. You might as well claim it’s Sumerian land.

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Yes, Good idea! Iraq back to sumerians! Errr, they ARE sumerians, actually 😉 I think you missed some points with me : I’m not ALWAYS serious : there are many 2nd degree, ironic things or even humour in what I may write, especially when it comes to religious points as I’m agnostic and, from about 4200 religions in human history, all actually said themselves as being the truth meanwhile not a single was about to prove this. Wanna the truth? All children are born atheists, then they are brainwashed into a religion or another. These are motly used as tools… Read more »