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25 August 2015

UNESCO describes the destruction of Palmyra cultural heritage as war crime

World Heritage

The Director-General of UNESCO firmly condemns the destruction of the ancient temple of Baalshamin, an iconic part of the Syrian site of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

See more at: http://en.unesco.org/news/director-general-irina-bokova-firmly-condemns-destruction-palmyra-s-ancient-temple-baalshamin#sthash.hBQRKbRJ.dpuf

See also (in Danish):
UNESCO: Islamisk Stats ødelæggelse af tempel i Syrien er en krigsforbrydelse
25 August 2015 - Globalnyt
Med Islamisk Stats ødelæggelse af Baal Shamin templet i oldtidsbyen Palmyra er det den kulturelle identitet og diversitet i Syrien, der står for skud, siger eksperter.

The Temple of Baal-Shamin. Source: Wikipedia.