Your efforts to inform about clandestine excavations, looting, theft, and illicit trafficking of cultural property, and to raise awareness of the importance of preserving and protecting cultural heritage of the world through this new web site are important. —Mounir Bouchenaki, Assistant Director-General for Culture of UNESCO


Thanks for the SAFE web site. I am so glad you are doing it. Saving world cultural heritage is saving the roots of each and everyone of us, regardless of racial and cultural backgrounds. —Itty Chan, retired school teacher, Massachusetts, USA


I’ve seen your web site. It’s done very professionally. I think it’s one of the best about that topic. Please carry on with it. —Dr. Ulrich Franz, Heidelberg, Germany

I just bumped into your web site and think what you are doing is truly great! I think it would be fantastic to collaborate, whatever might be of any help to you. —Marco Margheri, Edison Energia, Milan, Italy

I wholeheartedly congratulate you on your efforts for Saving Antiquities for Everyone. You can always count on my support. —Prof. Dr. Engin Özgen, General Director of Monuments and Museums of the Republic of Turkey (1992-1996)

This is very valiant project—I fully support your effort. —Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor of Islamic Architecture, Department of Architecture, Massachusettes Institute of Technology, USA

I am a student finishing honours in Classical Archaeology.…I am glad to see an organisation like yours and you have my full support. —Scott Rogerson, Northmead, NSW Australia

As archaeologists, we very much appreciate the work of SAFE. To create public awareness about the loss of cultural heritage is a vital issue. —Sinje Stoyke, Ursula Janssen, Archaeologists for Human Rights, Muenster, Germany

The work that SAFE is doing is critical, not only for Iraq’s cultural heritage, but also for the heritage of all mankind. All those who enjoy the benefits of democracy have a duty to stand up and support those actions that will stop the destruction of history. —Dr. Donny George Youkhanna, former Director General of the National Museum of Iraq