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View Full Version : Unchecked looting guts Egypt's heritage, with one ancient site '70 percent gone'


Fire Haley
06-17-2013, 08:50 PM
Obama's Muslim Brotherhood legacy marches on....fucking savages



The tomb raiding threatens some of Egypt's — and the world's — most revered and valuable heritage sites, many of which have never been properly studied or catalogued, experts say. A few experts privately accuse the Muslim Brotherhood-led government of President Mohamed Morsy of ignoring the threat.

Some Islamist religious leaders have contributed to the frenzy by ordering “pagan” antiquities to be destroyed, or issuing directives on the “correct” Islamic way to loot them.

Police and local authorities insist they are overwhelmed by lawlessness and outgunned by criminal gangs with heavy weapons smuggled from Libya.

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http://triblive.com/usworld/world/4198276-74/bones-tomb-egypt?fb_action_ids=661440601916