31 Mar 2015

Feature interview - Amr Al Azm

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:10 pm on 31 March 2015

arm al azmThousands of archaeological sites dating back to the beginning of civilization are being destroyed by ISIS in Northern Iraq and Syria.

Archaeologist Amr Al Azm is part of a team training activists how to protect and hide these ancient treasures – a modern equivalent of the Monuments Men, who saved treasured artwork from the Nazis during the Second World War.

Amr Al Azm talked to Simon Mercep during Afternoons.

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