An excerpt from, "The Ancient Sites Now Under Threat From ISIS in Libya" By Jack Moore, Newsweek, March 4, 2015:
Title: Destruction of Monuments and Memory in the Middle East: Erica Hunter. Source: TheIHF. Date Published: April 4, 2016. Description:Armed with sledgehammers, chisels and a video camera, ISIS militants took their propaganda campaign to Mosul museum last month, destroying statues and artifacts, dating back to the ancient Assyrian and Akkadian empires, and posting the results online and in slow motion.The terror group’s impetuous destruction of statues and artefacts in Iraq’s second city, which it has controlled since its march across the Sunni-majority northern regions of Iraq last summer, has caused dismay within the archaeological community.
'Churches and Monasteries in Iraq and Syria' by Dr Erica Hunter (SOAS and University of Cambridge).
Presented at the conference 'Destruction of Monuments and Memory in the Middle East', 16th December 2015.