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UNESCO’s concern for the heritage of Jerusalem

10/20/2015 . For several weeks, the pictures of clashes between Palestinians and Israelis are multiplying in the Middle East , mainly in the city of Jerusalem. At the center of this violence , the status of the Temple Mount or Esplanade of the Mosques

Face to the proliferation of mutilation suffered by cultural and religious sites , the Director General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova expressed concern on October 16 , including the Old City of Jerusalem

She recalls that the ” protection of cultural heritage should not be held hostage ”

Read the full article (in french) on Vatican Radio website

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