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REBUILDING HERITAGE; UNESCO pledges to rebuild Malis vandalised heritage sites Feb 2, 2013

Published on Feb 2, 2013 The United Nations has promised to help rebuild Mali’s cultural heritage destroyed by Islamist militants. As the rebels fled from French and Malian forces, they destroyed many of Timbuktu’s legendary world heritage sites. In acts reminiscent of the Taliban in Afghanistan, Islamists had bulldozed mausoleums and burned some ancient manuscripts. […]

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