February 6, 2013

Religion & Ethics Newsweekly Video: Timbuktu Mali Manuscripts

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The fabled Saharan city of Timbuktu has been designated a world heritage site, largely because of its priceless collection of Islamic manuscripts dating back to the 13th century. The international community was outraged by reports that the departing militants had ransacked a major library and torched it, destroying some of the documents. Outside experts spent […]