Action at UNESCO World Heritage Committee for Hasankeyf and Iraqi Marshes
Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive
Press Release, 28 June 2015
Furthermore the WHC of UNESCO has been urged to start initiatives towards the Iraqi and Turkish governments which should rethink their approaches and protect the extreme outstanding universal values of Mesopotamia. For that the Ilisu Dam construction has to be suspended until comprehensive researches have been done.
Turkey-backed forces accused of cutting water to Syrian Kurdish-run region
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