A major fire has destroyed a 200-year-old revered Sufi shrine in Srinagar city in Indian-administered Kashmir.
BBC. The cause of the fire, which devastated the wooden building, remains unknown. Witnesses first noticed the fire at the Peer Dastageer Sahib shrine on Monday morning, and it quickly engulfed the wooden structure, reports said.
17th ICOMOS General Assembly Scientific Symposium « Heritage, Driver of Development »: The electronic proceedings of the Symposium are available for download.
23 May 2012
Following the alarming situation in Mali, the Blue Shield expresses its deep concern regarding the safeguarding of the country’s invaluable cultural and historical heritage and deplores the suffering and loss of life this conflict has entailed.
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As the conflict in Syria continues to deteriorate, and following its first statement from May 2011, the Blue Shield reiterates its grave concern regarding the safeguarding of the country’s invaluable cultural and historical heritage, and bemoans the great suffering and loss of life that the situation has engendered. The recent events are great cause for apprehension for the world heritage community. Both the tragedies suffered by the people of the Syrian Arab Republic and the dangers faced by heritage sites and institutions give reason for distress.