Tag: AF – Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

Unesco calls for Afghanistan’s heritage to be protected—but how will it seek enforcement?; Gareth Harris; The Art Newspaper

Photo: Paul Dober

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With Taliban Forces in Control, Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritage Faces Renewed Threats; Hadani Ditmars; Architecture Digest

Photo: R Ferrante

UNESCO and other global NGOs are increasingly concerned about the nation’s historic patrimony…

Source: With Taliban Forces in Control, Afghanistan’s Cultural Heritage Faces Renewed Threats

Historical Places to visit in Afghanistan; The Global Dispatch

Being at a crossroad for many peoples and cultures throughout ages, Afghanistan has a very rich history. From being at the centre of the Silk Road, to being at wars with the British and the invasion of the Soviets, Afghan history has been turbulent.

Source: Historical Places to visit in Afghanistan | The Global Dispatch

Cultural Preservation Paves The Way To Peace In Afghanistan; Morwari Zafar; Gandhara

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After Centuries Of Neglect, Afghanistan’s Historic Minaret Under Threat From Taliban; Frud Bezhan & Qadir Ghafori; RFERL

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Afghanistan- Govt, UNESCO Criticized for ‘Inattention’ to Minaret of Jam; MenaFN

A special meeting attended by officials from Ministry of Information and Culture and representatives of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was held in Kabul on Saturday to discuss ways to protect the 900-year-old Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan’s Ghorprovince – which is on the verge of collapse due to recent flash floods.

Source: Afghanistan- Govt, UNESCO Criticized for ‘Inattention’ to Minaret of Jam

Afghanistan- Minaret of Jam documentation short video revealed; MenaFM

Afghanistan – Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

Source: Afghanistan- Minaret of Jam documentation short video revealed

This is the world’s most dangerous holiday package and it’s being run by a British grandfather!; Abhishek Mande Bhot; India.com

Afghanistan – Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

Geoff Hann organizes bus tours in the war-torn Afghanistan. This is his unbelievable story.

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Afghan historic minaret of Jam ‘in danger of collapse’; Mohammad Qazizada & Daud Qarizadah; BBC News

Afghanistan – Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam

One of Afghanistan’s architectural marvels, the minaret of Jam in Ghor province, is in danger of collapse, officials tell the BBC.

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