[Wiki Loves Monuments] 700 years old shrines being destroyed in Timbuktu
louriepieterse at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 1 18:18:59 UTC 2012
For me this is very sad, as there is so much culture and heritage in Timbuktu. :(
> From: Platonides <platonides at gmail.com>
>To: wikilovesmonuments at lists.wikimedia.org
>Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2012 11:02 PM
>Subject: [Wiki Loves Monuments] 700 years old shrines being destroyed in Timbuktu
>The UN cultural body UNESCO has watched in horror as Mali Islamic
>fundamentalists ravaged fabled Timbuktu shrines it had listed as
>endangered sites just last Thursday.
>> 'I call on all the members of the (UNESCO) committee, who
>> represent the international community, to join me in expressing
>> sadness and concern for the survival of this important World
>> Heritage property,'
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