Beauty is passing away from the cradle of civilization

As the Assadi regime systematically erases Syria from the map of the world

Syria’s heritage is being despoiled and robbed by all, the Syrian army, the Shabiha, the armed fighters, the traffickers, the looters and the plunderers.  Soon the country will be robbed of all its glory, of its artifacts  sculptures, manuscripts, rare books, mosaics, the contents of the ransacked museums and anything that can be dismantled, packed and carried away, not to mention the illegal vandalization of its archaeological sites throughout the country. Syria’s antiquities are being smuggled out and surrendered to the middleman or the dealers for pittance. What will Syria be without its priceless heritage, its pride, its soul and glory?

Syrian heritage, stolen gilded Aramian God, circa 1000BC

The gilded statue of an Aramaian God which was stolen from a museum

circa 1000 BC

In addition to this, what breaks the heart is that the great…

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About Rami Alhames

I'm a Syrian Brazilian, Freelance Translator and Social media contributor @GlobalVoices @GVinArabic, Meedan, in Portuguese, Arabic and English.
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