UNESCO's Irina Bokova Laments ISIS' 'Cultural Cleansing' of Antiquities

07 Jul 2015 10:51 AM | Anonymous

UNESCO's Irina Bokova Laments ISIS' 'Cultural Cleansing' of Antiquities

by Michele Neubert and Alexander Smith

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova told NBC News that the extremists' campaign of wiping out antiquities in Iraq and Syria was unprecedented in contemporary history and classifiable as a war crime under international law.  

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/isis-terror/unesco-boss-irina-bokova-laments-isis-cultural-cleansing-antiquities-n386291