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Next? It will be Karbala and Najaf

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jun 22, 2014 at 20:21

It is a crime agaonst our human heritage to destroy relics of the past but this happens very often in Sunni Islam after all even Othman did burn copies of Quranic logias and pericopes that were not included in the final canonized copy of the Qur'an

Shia Islam is very different has many things in common with Catholic Christianity where you have Ali (the Christ) and the hand of Fatima (not unlike the icons of Mary and the Christ) and yes believe it or not their clerics are far better educated than the zany and crazy Sunni Sheikhs

So what is next? I'm sure the members of ISIS/ISIL would very much like to destroy the Shia shrines in Najaf and Karbala and this would be a major crime against humanity and stay tuned

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