Mapping the destruction of Iraq’s heritage

    Iraq has been systematically plundered by different forms of atrocities over the last decades. Local or colonial, the forms and methods of the plunder have varied and the effect was not limited to the direct influence on Iraqi citizens. Rather, it was a destruction of a history that dates back to the early phases of human existence on earth.
2015-03-29

Omar Aljaffal

Writer and journalist from Iraq


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    Iraq has been systematically plundered by different forms of atrocities over the last decades. Local or colonial, the forms and methods of the plunder have varied and the effect was not limited to the direct influence on Iraqi citizens. Rather, it was a destruction of a history that dates back to the early phases of human existence on earth.
Ancient Iraqi civilizations have been brutally destroyed, including the remnants, statues, words and patrimonies of their ancient gods and goddesses.

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