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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘UNESCO’

Syrian Antiquities at Risk, Says UN

Earlier this month, UNESCO announced that Egypt’s Malawi National Museum had been ransacked, with most of its collections looted during last month’s military crackdown on supporters of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. An expedition of experts sent by the organization to Egypt and found that several historical churches in Egypt had been destroyed. Now the conflict in Syria is also …

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Egyptian Museum Looted Amid Political Unrest

As the Egyptian army begins to take back control of Egypt, the fallout from the country’s latest unrest is coming into focus. In addition to the lost lives and unsure political situation, the cultural heritage of Egypt is, unfortunately, another victim of the situation. UNESCO today announced that experts sent to Egypt to investigate the country’s Malawi National Museum in …

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