Archive for the ‘cultural heritage at risk’ Category

London, UK: Iran threatens to keep artefact

Friday, September 17th, 2010

Iran threatens to keep artefact http://www.smh.com.au/world/iran-threatens-to-keep-artefact-20100916-15emw.html September 17, 2010 LONDON: It was not an easy decision for the British Museum to lend one of its most treasured artefacts to a country with which Britain has a notoriously prickly relationship. So curators in London are paying close attention to an Iranian threat not to ...

Sindh, Pakistan: Floods threaten Pakistan heritage sites

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Floods threaten Pakistan heritage sites http://news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-world/floods-threaten-pakistan-heritage-sites-20100816-12732.html August 16, 2010 AFP Pakistan's devastating floods are now threatening ancient archeological sites, on top of leaving millions of people dependent on humanitarian aid to survive, an antiquities official said on Monday. Pakistan has been ravaged by nearly three weeks of monsoon rains. Flooding has affected one-fifth of ...