Beyond very little cultural renewal in Middle East due to religious beliefs proning to submission rather than change, the Propaganda ISIS leads has been inattentionally feed by the rise of secularization, especially the past decades with the Atheism becoming a social norm. This century represents a very individualistic culture, a culture of selfishness and celebrity. ISIS in this era is percieved by angry, lost muslim and international men as a promise for a better cause in this world that failed to give them a purpose in life.
ISIS is spread throughout the Middle East and North Africa and claim power primarally over Syrian, Liban, Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebannon, Sinai, Algeria, Gaza,Khosasah, and Yemen.
The Islamic state is not supported by any foreign state but the group has received financial support from wealthy individual donors, most of them from the Gulf countries. ISIS main source of revenues comes from oil, looting of wealth (takes hold of the cash reserves of the banks in cities) and the black market (weapons, sexual and human trafficking being the main activities). However with a little loss of territory and Russian-American air strikes targeted on the oil infrastructures; Over the past two years made difficult for the organisation to maintain substainable wealth.
War Crimes and Human Rights Abuse
According to a report by Minority Rights Group International, the Islamic State encourages the slavery of non-Muslim women, whether they be children or adults. Rape is practiced as a weapon of war, and its encouragement is used to seduce future recruits from very conservative circles where sex outside marriage is taboo.
On the 11 November 2015 ISIS educational system was proclamed, composed of 600 000 students aged from six years old to fifteen years old and 50 000 teachers . The programm includes "rules of sharia", as well as Arabic, mathematics, history, geography, English, computer science and a study in depth of the Quoran.
Destruction of works of art and religious or historical buildings described by UNESCO as a war crime has been a main focus as well. Eradicating religious sites considered as "heretical", thus In February 2015, members of the Islamic state destroyed a collection of statues and sculptures in the Mosul Museum, some of them dating back to the third century BC. In August 2015, the Islamic State destroyed the temple of Baalshamin in Palmyra, Syria. In January 2015, they invaded the Mosul Central Library and destroyed hundreds of manuscripts (some preserved for 5000 years and more), vandalizing many ancient works (mainly children's books, poetry, philosophy, health, sports and science). An autodafe alert made by UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, states that "this is one of the greatest intentional destruction of books in human history".