Yemen proves it: in western eyes, not all ‘Notre Dames’ are created equal

Auteur : Lamya Khalidi, dans : The Guardian (26/04)

As an archaeologist, I’ve seen Yemen’s rich heritage. But for too many world leaders, only arms sales really matter

Like everyone else the world over, I watched in horror last week as Notre Dame burned and its spire fell. I saw the stunned reactions of onlookers on the news, on social media and in front of television sets and phone screens on the streets of Nice, where I live. A part of France’s national identity and an international symbol of Paris was collapsing before our eyes…

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The old city of San’aa on June 12, 2015 following an overnight Saudi-led air strike. ‘Every day I watch Yemen burn, and every day I hear only silence.’ Photograph: Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images