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Islamic State Burns Thousands of Books Including Ancient Works In The Name of Islamic Purity

AQMI_Flag.svgThe_House_of_Leaves_-_Burning_4The Islamic State has continued its campaign of religious fascism in murdering thousands and “cleansing” areas for its view of the true Islamic faith. This process appears to include the burning of books in cities like Mosul, which once held a treasure trove of ancient texts including works dating back to 5000 BC. Some 2,000 books that range from children’s stories to poetry to historical texts were burned in front of residents who were told that such texts “promote infidelity and call for disobeying Allah. So they will be burned.”

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