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Revive the Spirit of Mosul


Language: Silent film

The city of Mosul, meaning “the linking point" in Arabic, is one of the oldest cities in the world. For millennia, it has been a strategic crossing and a bridge between north and south, east and west. Due to its strategic location, it became home to a large number of people from diverse backgrounds, ethnicities and religious beliefs. However, this unique location also made it a target for ISIL/Daesh. In 2014, the the Islamic State took the city and declared it its capital. Three devastating years (2014-2017) of occupation passed before the shackles of violent extremism could be broken.


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Original: Video.MP4
Location: EV only
UMVS reference: SYNAV-2019-09-01-000437, 2019-10-25-000437-FUBAG-HD
Rights holder: UNESCO