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Iraqis scavenge for metal from the rubble of the destroyed seven-storey Chadirji Building, designed by celebrated Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji in the 1960s, on January 13, 2019, in the city of Mosul. - Authorities in Mosul have begun demolishing a onetime icon of modern Iraqi architecture used by the Islamic State group to throw men accused of being gay to their deaths. Labourers in the city's west could be seen removing rubble and twisted metal from the gutted ruins of the National Insurance Company (NIC). The building was heavily damaged in the months-long fight to oust Islamic State (IS) from Mosul, which ended in the summer of 2017. (Photo by Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ZAID AL-OBEIDI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iraqis scavenge for metal from the rubble of the destroyed seven-storey Chadirji Building, designed by celebrated Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji in the 1960s, on January 13, 2019, in the city of Mosul. - Authorities in Mosul have begun demolishing a onetime icon of modern Iraqi architecture used by the Islamic State group to throw men accused of being gay to their deaths. Labourers in the city's west could be seen removing rubble and twisted metal from the gutted ruins of the National Insurance Company (NIC). The building was heavily damaged in the months-long fight to oust Islamic State (IS) from Mosul, which ended in the summer of 2017. (Photo by Zaid AL-OBEIDI / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ZAID AL-OBEIDI/AFP/Getty Images)