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USA: Innocent ISIS? Shop sharing name with militant group vandalised01:49

USA: Innocent ISIS? Shop sharing name with militant group vandalised

United States, Denver, Colorado
November 22, 2015 at 06:06 GMT +00:00 · Published

The owner of a shop called 'ISIS' in Denver, Colorado explained how her store has been vandalised over the past year because of sharing its name with the so-called Islamic State, formerly ISIS, decribing the ordeal from the premises on Saturday.

Karen Harrison said that since IS started with its campaign of attacks two years ago, "we have had additional vandalism," such as "paint thrown all over our sign," "glass front doors broken" or the "sign in the parking lot torn down, thrown on the pavement."

Regarding the name of the shop, its owner stated that "there is no way we are going to change our name" as it cames after "the Egyptian goddess, a family mother for fertility, magic, healing..". She also expressed her hopes that "people in general as well as journalists will begin to use DAESH instead for this murderous group of idiots."

ISIS shop is a local store which specialises in gifts and books concerning Asia and the Middle East, selling figurines, pictures and other non-mass-market items.

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The owner of a shop called 'ISIS' in Denver, Colorado explained how her store has been vandalised over the past year because of sharing its name with the so-called Islamic State, formerly ISIS, decribing the ordeal from the premises on Saturday.

Karen Harrison said that since IS started with its campaign of attacks two years ago, "we have had additional vandalism," such as "paint thrown all over our sign," "glass front doors broken" or the "sign in the parking lot torn down, thrown on the pavement."

Regarding the name of the shop, its owner stated that "there is no way we are going to change our name" as it cames after "the Egyptian goddess, a family mother for fertility, magic, healing..". She also expressed her hopes that "people in general as well as journalists will begin to use DAESH instead for this murderous group of idiots."

ISIS shop is a local store which specialises in gifts and books concerning Asia and the Middle East, selling figurines, pictures and other non-mass-market items.

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