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Rescuing Mali's Mosques And Manuscripts: EU Help Brings Problems
Naturally Malians and foreign scholars are grateful for financial aid from UNESCO and the European Union in preserving the ancient documents and repairing the historic buildings of Timbuktu and Djenné, especially after the recent invasion by hard-line Islamist rebels. Yet the rules around such funding are sometimes counterproductive - including, in one case, because the amounts requested are too low. The Arts Desk (London) 02/17/13
Posted February 19, 2013 12:58 AM

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