The students renovating the library at Mosul's university. Mustafa Khaled

In Mosul, From Ashes of Library Burned Down by ISIS, New Hope Arises

The book burning was one of the first ritual ceremonies ISIS conducted. But the students discovered that not everything went up in flames

A group of young musicians set up at the entrance to the university library in Mosul, tuned the strings of their violin, oud and guitar and began to play. A not very large crowd gathered and listened quietly...

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