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Demolition Of Timbuktu's Cultural Sites Spurs War-Crimes Trial At The Hague
In what's believed to be a first, the International Criminal Court in The Hague is contemplating a case that treats the destruction of cultural heritage as a war crime.
Timbuktu monuments destruction back in the news
Al-Mahdi is accused of overseeing the destruction in 2012 of medieval mausoleums and the Sidi Yahia mosque, which formed part of Timbuktu's World Heritage Site.
From Timbuktu, a timeless lesson
The 2012 attacks in Timbuktu, once a great spiritual learning center for Islam, were part of a brief takeover of northern Mali by groups of militants.
Book review: 'Timbuktu' envisions Sherlock's missing years
But readers were left to ponder what Holmes was doing during those years after his reported death and before his return to public prominence. Vasudev Murthy thinks he knows and the result is the wonderful “Sherlock Holmes, The Missing Years: Timbuktu.”.
Timbuktu Shrines Trial: Why the Destruction of Cultural Heritage is History
Ahmad Al-Faqi Al-Mahdi (left) looks on at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, September 30, 2015.

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