Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Images of the Shrine of Jonah: Destruction of Culture By ISIS

Shrine of Jonah; Ninevah
Before (above) and After (below) photos of the Shrine of Jonah

On July 24, 2014, the Islamic militant extremist group raking havoc in Iraq, destroyed the Shrine of the Biblical Jonah. The shrine paid homage to the Old Testament prophet Jonah and his 3 days spent in a whale.

This is not the only cultural site destroyed by ISIS

Photo from Hyperallergic (above) and Newsweek (below)