Mali: After Tombs, Manuscripts Are Rebels' Next Target


The Malian city of Timbuktu is not only home to historic mosques and sacred tombs, but also an enormous collection of old manuscripts which are now under threat from a wave of barbarism by salafists who have seized control of northern Mali.
  • Mali:  Rebels Now Target Manuscripts

    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 10 July 2012

    The city of Timbuktu in northern Mali is not only home to historic mosques and sacred tombs, but also an enormous collection of old manuscripts that illustrate the rich ... read more »

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