However, even sharia law allows for dhimmitude, second class citizen status for “people of the book” (i.e. Jews and Christians) so long as they pay the jizya tax. But that is not good enough for ISIS jihadists. They have taken to mark the buildings of Christian institutions with spray-painted red marks indicating holdouts to exterminate and expropriate.
|Spraypainted ISIS Extermination Graffiti on Christian buildings in Mosel, Iraq|
|“Nun” 14th letter in Arabic alphabet|
The symbol is “Nun”, the 14th letter in the Arabic alphabet. It is the first letter in the name “Nazara” (or Nazarenes) the way in which Muslims have referred to Christians since the 7th Century. This is intended as a badge of shame for what is perceived as a contemptible and disobedient sect.