Protecting the Buddhist historic site in “Mes Aynak”

“There is a magic to Mes Aynak — an ability to draw in people from around the world who will risk their lives to save it.”
Brent Huffman

Over 300 citizens in Thailand protest the imminent destruction of the ancient Buddhist city at Mes Aynak.

“Archaeologists are rushing to salvage what they can from a major seventh century B.C. religious site along the famed Silk Road connecting Asia and the Middle East. The ruins, including the monastery and domed shrines known as “stupas,” will likely be largely destroyed once work at the mine begins” HEIDI VOGT (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/14/chinese-copper-mine-afghanistan-mes-aynak-_n_783315.html?utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false)

Wat Albury is asking for help in signing the petition to protect the Buddhist historical site in “Mes Aynak”

“We support the online petition created by Association for the protection of Afghan Archaeology(APAA)”

If you like to take part in this protection of this historic site please sing this petition at

http://www.apaa.info/index.html

or

http://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/save-our-past-ask-unesco-to-include-mess-aynak-on-the-list-of-endangered-sites

and

http://www.change.org/petitions/president-hamid-karzai-prevent-destruction-of-ancient-site-of-mes-aynak-the-environmental-damage-3

Other news links

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/national/Buddhists-plea-with-UN-to-prevent-mining-at-Mes-Ay-30194225.html

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2012/11/08/a-kickstarter-campaign-for-an-ancient-site-in-afghanistan/

http://www.sueddeutsche.de/wissen/afghanistan-buddhistisches-heiligtum-vor-der-zerstoerung-1.1521811

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-880820

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