ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives Weekly Report 20 (December 22, 2014)



Michael D. Danti & Cheikhmous Ali

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Key points from this report:

  • New information about militarization and related damage to the Ancient City of Palmyra (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • New information about combat damage in the Ancient City of Aleppo (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • APSA reports combat damage to the Madrasa Firdows in Aleppo
  • DGAM reports plans to implement inventory and remediation projects
  • New details about the destruction of Sufi shrines in Aleppo Governorate by ISIL

* This report is based on research conducted by the “Syria Preservation Initiative: Planning for Safeguarding Heritage Sites in Syria." Weekly reports reflect reporting from a variety of sources and may contain unverified material. As such, they should be treated as preliminary and subject to change.

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