Timbuktu’s Cultural Artifacts at Risk as Mali Crisis Grows

05 Apr 2012 6:11 AM | Anonymous

Timbuktu’s Cultural Artifacts at Risk as Mali Crisis Grows
Ricci Shryock


With rebel groups in northern Mali in control of the ancient city of Timbuktu, international groups are raising concerns about the many cultural sites housed at the legendary UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The director of the United Nations agency dedicated to education, science and culture (UNESCO), released a statement about her concern for the ‘heritage treasures.’

http://www.voanews.com/english/news/africa/Timbuktus-Cultural-Artifacts-at-Risk-as-Mali-Crisis-Grows-146165505.html

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