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2013-01-29 Africa North
Ancient Manuscripts in Timbuktu Damaged During Fighting
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Posted by Steve White 2013-01-29 10:16|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [223 views ]  Top

#1 So will outrage boy be in the streets about this report of the desecration of his holy book or as long as other Muzzies do it, it's OK?
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-29 11:06||   2013-01-29 11:06|| Front Page Top

#2 Headline is wrong. The arson was done BEFORE any fighting. Just the continuing Islamist attitude toward anything older than six years.
Posted by tipover 2013-01-29 11:26||   2013-01-29 11:26|| Front Page Top

#3 Not just the Islamic stuff, but the texts dating back to the 13th century on everything from medicine to culture, with book's in language including Hebrew, burned. Two library locations. It was more Cultural Heritage of centuries lost.

They were previously buried around Timbuktu but were brought together to be digitally scanned and put into the Libraries, one old and one newer building built for the specific purpose of housing the manuscripts.

At least Afghanistan was just one Statue. This is... Well, Alexandria's library type stuff.
Posted by Charles 2013-01-29 18:17||   2013-01-29 18:17|| Front Page Top

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