Demolition of Egypt’s Heritage: Reality and Dangers

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies

Author(s): Hussein Duqeil

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In recent years, successive Egyptian governments have demolished many heritage sites, under the pretext of development, which infuriated citizens as well as specialists who condemned this unacceptable behavior.

However, the Egyptian government pursued its plans and did not heed such objections, although some of them later turned into interpellations and requests for briefing in Parliament, as well as lawsuits before courts.

It should be noted that this report deals with the issue of the demolition of heritage sites, not demolition of antiquities, as there is a big difference between them…

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