Mali’s cultural hero Abdel Kader Haidara: how a librarian saved the treasures of Timbuktu

Enviado por Fabio el 2021-07-05 14:24:35 | Host:

The Islamic State ransacked and demolished mosques, shrines, churches, libraries, and historical monuments across the Middle East and North Africa.  There were a few heroes who stood against them. We wrote about one of them, Syria’s Khalid al-Assad, here. Here is another, librarian Abdel Kader Haidara, who rescued Timbuktu’s cultural treasures after the jihadist occupation of […]