MOSUL: In the markets of the city, entire areas are now occupied by stalls presenting the furniture and other goods looted by the ISIS jihadists from the houses abandoned by the Christians. The looted goods are put on sale at bargain prices.
According to the locals, the militias of ISIS have confiscate most of the homes of Christians, who have fled since their arrival in June this year. By putting these items on sale the jihadists are indicating the goods as “property” of the Islamic State.
The furniture and appliances found in city’s Christians’ houses are sold in the markets in the centre, on the right and on the left side of the River Tigris, which divides Mosul. The inhabitants in Mosul keep themselves far from the stalls selling items that belonged to their fellow Christian inhabitants.
“Even in the sale of television and other appliances – notes a local source to Fides – the most fanatical supporters of the so-called Caliphate express in some way their refusal to civilization and modernity. They say they want to go back to the past. In the world they want to build, there is no place for tools that can be used to listen to music, or for culture and information”.