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Destroys Mar Benham monastery

20 Mar, 2015

ISIS destroys fourth Century Mar Benham monastery in Iraq using explosives. Dr Nicholas al-Jeloo, University of Melbourne:

IS is destroying the rich cultural fabric of the area, the multilayered, multilingual, multi-ethnic aspects of society. It’s not just our heritage, it’s the heritage of the world. It is part of our history, and now it’s gone.