We can deny our heritage and our history, but we cannot
escape responsibility for the results
(Edward R. Murrow)
Published on 7 February 2013
The Directorate-General for Antiquities and Museums of Syria just published the following report:
The painful events taking place in Syria all through the current crisis have reflected negatively on the Syrian cultural heritage. However, the information being published pertaining to that does not very often match reality. On the contrary, it lacks objectivity as regards the status quo of the Syrian cultural heritage, and it depends upon exaggeration and propaganda at a critical time as we are in desperate need of accurate information. In addition, non-professional bodies are launching a prejudiced attack creating the impression that museums are being looted and the antiques are being stolen....
To read the full report follow this link...
13 June 2013
Due to heavy workload
20 February 2013
We emptied Syria's museums
19 February 2013
The ancient manuscripts of Timbuktu are a door into Africa's golden age. We must not let this crisis threaten their survival
These manuscripts are our identity
Mosaics depicting scenes from Homer?s epic poem The Odyssey.
18 February 2013
Press, reigime and propaganda
International Conference on Protection of Cultural Property in Asia