UN cultural agency chief deplores rising violence, damage to World Heritage sites – University of Copenhagen

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29 July 2013

UN cultural agency chief deplores rising violence, damage to World Heritage sites

16 July 2013 – The head of the United Nations cultural agency today reiterated her call for an immediate end to the further destruction of World Heritage sites in Syria, expressing her “deep shock” after seeing images of the damage to two castles constructed during the Crusades between the 11th and 13th centuries. Read complete article »