|archmage||Date: Sunday, 03-February-2013, 0:16 AM | Message # 1|
-- dragon lord--
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.
Now, Lazare Eloundou, the head of UNESCO's Africa unit says work must be done to help Mali recover.