Category: Save the Tigris

Marsh Arabs protest Ilisu Project in Hasankeyf
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Marsh Arabs protest Ilisu Project in Hasankeyf

[:en]Cradle of Civilization at Risk of Desertification: Tigris Declaration sent to UN Hasankeyf, Turkey, May 22, 2012 “We have come from Iraq to speak, because no one came from Iraq to speak to us. We live in one of the most significant regions in the world – the Mesopotamian marshlands – which is in danger...

Launch of petition to save World Heritage in Mesopotamia threatened by the Ilisu Dam on the Tigris River
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Launch of petition to save World Heritage in Mesopotamia threatened by the Ilisu Dam on the Tigris River

[:en]Launch of petition to save World Heritage in Mesopotamia threatened by the Ilisu Dam on the Tigris River Today a worldwide petition addressed to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee is launched with the objective to save unique world cultural and natural heritage on the Tigris River inMesopotamia. Particularly, the unique antique town Hasankeyf, with a...