Monthly Archives: April 2013

Looting, vandalization, illegal excavations, army occupation, criminal shelling and bombing: the tragic fate of Syrian antiquities

Looting, vandalization, illegal random excavations in  of archaeological sites, and savage criminal shelling of historic monuments: the tragic fate of Syrian antiquiteis Apamea https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=524272637614408&set=a.205431502831858.49529.203016749740000&type=1&theater https://www.facebook.com/Archeologie.syrienne?fref=ts A faceb00kian commented: according to google earth images, the time between the relatively untouched site and the … Continue reading

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Let this rainbow be a covenant between man and man

Let this rainbow be a covenant between man and man: That death will have no dominion That children will not be butchered That their limbs will not be torn from their bodies  And be mangled That young girls will not … Continue reading

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If you are a maker

  All that destroys life and innocence is my enemy.  All that unmakes, all that reduces into nothingness or annihilates and obliterates, is my foe and my slayer.  All that negates existence or smothers the life forces of man and … Continue reading

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The Syrian people are crying in the wilderness

الشعب السوري يصرخ في البراري احيانا يخيل الي اننا سنحتاج الى محاكم محلية ودولية تمتد بين السماء والارض ومن الآن الى الابد لكي نحاكم من اجرموا بحق الشعب السوري وبحق اطفاله الابرياء. دماء هابيل تسيل انهارا وتزخم الوديان بل تسيل … Continue reading

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Arches from Aleppo

The splendid marvelous architecture of the lost annihilated Old city of Aleppo. Study these arches and try to trace their journey all over the world. فن حلب المعماري: المدينة القديمة المدمرة:  تاملوا هذه الاقواس البديعه وحاولوا ان تتابعوا رحلتها في … Continue reading

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The Annihilation of a Cradle of Civilization

The annihilation of the history and heritage of Syria The annihilation of the Old City of Aleppo The annihilation of the cultural heritage of Homs For most of my original images I am indebted to images posted to Facebook by activists and … Continue reading

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Bearing witness: the destruction of the Old city of Aleppo, the second oldest city in the world, Part three continued

All 4 parts of the documentation of the destruction of Ancient Aleppo will be updated to include more damage to heritage as it occurs. I am going to continue with Part Three of my documentation of the damage inflicted upon the cultural … Continue reading

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Bearing witness: The destruction of the Old City of Aleppo, the second oldest city in the world, Part three

All 4 parts of the documentation of the destruction of Ancient Aleppo will be updated to include more damage to heritage as it occurs. Coming to Part Three of my documentation of the destruction of the Old city of Aleppo and its … Continue reading

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Spam it or unspam it? Spam that led me to question my very soul.

Today, for the first time, I noticed that there were comments on my posts marked as spam. I became curious so I decided to look at that which was classified as spam. To my great astonishment, I found out that some of … Continue reading

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Recycling Heritage

  Were in not for the caves dug in the living rock in prehistoric times and  were it not for  the graves and tombs of their ancestors and bygone civilizations, many more homeless, uprooted Syrians would have died during their flight from the elements … Continue reading

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