ANCBS Report for the Civil-Military Assessment for Malian Heritage

The objective of the mission was to evaluate the current situation of Cultural Heritage (including monuments, archaeological and historical sites and archives) in Northern Mali after the recent armed conflict. Especially possibilities to establish contacts with the Malian Armed Forces resulting in support for their eventual endeavors to help protecting Cultural Heritage following international legal obligations had to be [...]
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Second Assessment Mission to Libya

The recent conflict in Libya called for emergency assessment missions to determine the cultural heritage situation. After the success of the first mission to the Tripolitanian area,  Blue Shield and the International Military Cultural Resources Work Group (IMCuRWG), two organizations involved in international protection of cultural heritage, organized a second mission, to obtain independent confirmation on possible damage and looting, [...]
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The Egyptian revolution took place following a popular uprising that began on January 25th 2011. The uprising was mainly a campaign of non-violent civil resistance, which featured a series of demonstrations, marches, acts of civil disobedience, and labour strikes. Millions of protesters from a variety of socio-economic and religious backgrounds demanded the overthrow of the [...]
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East Timor was colonized by Portugal in the 16th century and was known as Portuguese Timor until Portugal's decolonization of the country. In the late 1975s, East Timor declared its independence. Later that year it was invaded and occupied by Indonesia and in 1976 was declared Indonesia's 27th province. In 1999, following the United Nations-sponsored act of [...]
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