Daños al patrimonio de Siria – 22 Agosto 2016


Daños al patrimonio de Siria

22 Agosto 2016

Este boletín se presenta un resumen de los informes más recientes sobre los daños al patrimonio de Siria. Cabe destacar que muchos de estos datos no pueden ser verificados, pero se espera que va a ayudar en la documentación de los daños que ocurren, y ayudar a concienciar. Heritage for Peace have released a statement concerning their stance on data recording, disponible aquí.

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Contenido principal

Nuevo de Patrimonio para la Paz | Actualizaciones en Daños | Actualizaciones en saqueo | Patrimonio Inmaterial | Syrian Activity | Los cambios de política y actualizaciones de Siria | Actividad Internacional | Noticias Actualizaciones


Nuevo de Patrimonio para la Paz

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Actualizaciones en Daños

Foto copyright: Yahia al-Rajou

Most of Aleppo Old City square is destroyed

Syria Direct on August 4 reports that 80% of the Old City’s Bezze Square is in ruins aquí.

In further damage to Aleppo, the Waraqa cultural centre meant to preserve Aleppo’s heritage was apparently destroyed – fotos aquí.

Fuente de la foto: DGAM

Severe damage from Daesh in Hasakah region

  • The Washington Post reports on August 9, citing Agence France-Presse sources, that following the defeat of Daesh near Hasakah, it has been discovered that “more than 40 percent of Tal Ajaja was destroyed or ravaged” by Daesh’s fighters. See the full article aquí, and a summary from Gulf News aquí.
  • The DGAM reports on a field mission to the Hasakeh region on August 11, assessing damage to numerous sites in the area aquí.

ASOR weekly report July 6 – 19

ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives has released its weekly report 101-2 (July 6-July 19, 2016) aquí. Puntos clave de este informe:

  • New photographs from Fallujah, al-Anbar Governorate reveal damage to three mosques (ASOR CHI Incidente IHI 16-0019 ACTUALIZAR).

  • Members of the Popular Mobilization Forces are accused of damaging at least six mosques in Fallujah following the recapture of the city from ISIL militants (ASOR CHI Incidente IHI 16-0022).

  • ISIL militants allegedly attacked the Mausoleum of Sayyid Muhammad bin Ali al-Hadi in Balad, Salah ad Din gobernación (ASOR CHI Incidente IHI 16-0023).

  • Unknown attackers firebombed and vandalized Mar Sharbel Syrian Orthodox Church in al-Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0010).

  • New video footage shows damage to al-Bara bin Malek Mosque in Hreitan, Alepo gobernación (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0071 ACTUALIZAR).

  • New video footage shows damage to Abu Bakr al-Sideiq Mosque in Hreitan, Alepo gobernación (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0082 ACTUALIZAR).

  • New video footage has emerged of damage to Khaled bin al-Walid Mosque in Hreitan, Alepo gobernación (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0092 ACTUALIZAR).

  • New videos and photographs of damage to four mosques in Hreitan have been published on Youtube and Instagram (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0102).

  • Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged al-Musafir Mosque in Ghernata, Homs gobernación (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0103).

  • At least eight mosques in Manbij were damaged between January 2014 and July 2016, allegedly by ISIL militants, Syrian Democratic Forces, and US-led coalition airstrikes (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0104).

  • The National Museum of Aleppo was severely damaged by shelling (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0105).

  • Alleged SARG airstrikes damaged Omar bin al-Khattab Mosque in Deir ez Zor Governorate (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0106).

  • The DGAM discovered several large looting tunnels at Tell Taban in al-Hasakah Governorate (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0107).

  • Alleged Russian airstrikes damaged a cemetery and Abu Bakr al-Sidiq Mosque in Kafr Hamra, Alepo gobernación (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0108).

  • Alleged SARG and Russian shelling damaged four mosques in the city of Aleppo (ASOR CHI Incidente SHI 16-0109).

Actualizaciones en saqueo

Policy Reports on Syrian looting

  • The International Affairs Review published an article by John Pipkins entitled “ISIL and the Illicit Antiquities Trade”, que se puede encontrar aquí.
  • The Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre has looked at revenue for Opposition groups in Syria, including a section on looting, aquí. Sin embargo, they admit there is little evidence for their figures. (NB – not a new report, but one we’ve only just come across, Mayo 2015)

Patrimonio Inmaterial

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Reports and Updates from the Syrian People

DGAM gives update on World Heritage Site conservation

The DGAM has issued an upbeat and detailed update on conservation efforts at Syria’s six UNESCO World Heritage Sites aquí, and a summary of the UNESCO decision regarding the World Heritage Sites from the recent 2016 World Heritage Committee meeting (see International actions).

Syrians work to rebuild

Franklin Lamb examines efforts by Syrians to rebuild their damaged heritage in CounterPunch on August 15 2016 aquí.

DGAM gives honors to scholars

  • The DGAM has honoured Professor Dr. Balaz Major of the Syro-Hungarian mission at al-Marqab with the DGAM Shield in recognition of his efforts and those of the combined research team on August 9 2016. Ver el breve aquí.
  • The DGAM has honoured the French engineer Yves Ubelmann with the DGAM shield, in recognition of his support of the DGAM’s mission. The ceremony took place in July. Véase el informe aquí.

DGAM cooperates with Hungary in heritage preservation

  • The DGAM reports the end of the 2016 Syro-Hungarian season at al-Marqab aquí.
  • The DGAM took part in an international conference in Hungary, beginning on August 7, addressing cultural heritage protection and 3D documentation methods. See more information aquí.

DGAM working to protect heritage in Damascus

  • The DGAM reports on August 10 that the heavily damaged statue of Al-Lat from Palmyra has been moved to the Damascus Museum. See more aquí.
  • The DGAM has begun a project to document the old city of Damasco using drones. Ver más detalles aquí.

DGAM working to protect heritage in Aleppo

The Antiquities Directorate of Aleppo inspected the damage at both Beit Ghazaleh & Beit Ashiqbash, reported aquí.

DGAM working to protect heritage in Idlib

The Antiquities Directorate of Idlib have issued a report on the current status of archaeological sites in the region aquí.

Qamishli museum keeps its doors open

Report on the Kurdish museum in Qamishli/Qamishlo, created during the current conflict, aquí.

Los cambios de política y actualizaciones de Siria

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Actividad Internacional

UNESCO declaration concerning World Heritage Sites in Syria

The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has published a declaration concerning the World Heritage sites in Syria. Among other things, it commends the efforts of heritage workers in Syria to protect these sites, calls for comprehensive recording of damage incurred, and appeals for funds to help safeguard these sites. See a summary aquí.

US Government posits new initiatives to protect heritage

  • On August 17 2016 the US Department of State announced that it had imposed emergency restrictions on the import of “archaeological and ethnological” material from Syria. These “restrictions are intended to reduce the incentive for pillage to better preserve Syria’s cultural heritage and to combat profiting from the sale of these artifacts by terrorists and criminal organizations.” For details, ver aquí.
  • The US Department of State and its partners have opened a competition for the “Safeguarding the Heritage of the Near East Initiative Collaborative Services Award.” **DEADLINE IS SEPT 2** See more information aquí.

ASOR CHI is aiding the restoration of Bosra

ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives is now working with Syrians on restoration at Bosra. Véase el informe aquí.

The Smithsonian fights to protect Syrian heritage

On August 19 the Washington Post reports on recent activities by the Smithsonian and others in protecting Syrian and Iraqi artifacts. See the full article aquí.

CyArk continues training for digital heritage preservation

CyArk provides an update on training conducted for digital preservation of cultural heritage in Syria. See more information on their website aquí.

Free handbook on Law, Cultural Heritage and International Trade

Free Download Handbook on the Law of Cultural Heritage and International Trade aquí

Tribute to Khalad al-Assad, one year on

ICOMOS pays tribute to murdered archaeologist Khalad al-Assad one year on aquí.

Photos of Roman Syria made available to the public

Professor Nigel Pollard has made his photographs of Roman Syria available for non-commercial use, with appropriate credit. Véalos aquí.

Noticias Actualizaciones
(No están cubiertos en otras secciones)

  • The British Council’s Stephen Stenning discusses the importance of protecting cultural heritage on August 1, 2016, aquí.
  • Analysis of the role and shortcomings of UNESCO World Heritage in Iraq and Syria in The International Scope, aquí.
  • Al-Monitor reports on ” ‘Un-Islamic’ cultural heritage in jihadists’ crosshairs” en 22 Agosto, aquí.

Esta lista de correo fue producida por Dr. Emma Cunliffe, en asociación con el Patrimonio para la Paz
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