@samarkeolog Twitter archive: destruction of cultural and community property in Greece

Partly to help me (publicly) archive material from before my @conflictantiq Twitter feed on looting and destruction of cultural and community property, partly to help me clarify (for myself) what I want to document on it, I’ve copied-and-pasted(-and-hyperlinked) the (immediately or otherwise) relevant material from my @samarkeolog Twitter feed (primarily on professional, Balkan and Mediterranean matters).

It was a huge time sink; but I am utterly dedicated to uneconomic(al) activity.

@samarkeolog tweets on the destruction of cultural and community property in Greece are here.

Greece: destruction of cultural and community property

‘Man arrested on way to firebomb makeshift mosque in #Greece says Golden Dawn gave him paid work’ (@NickMalkoutzis, 22nd November 2012)

arson causes ‘serious damage’ to Democratic Left party offices on Ethnikis Antistaseos, Athens v @protothema v @VeriasA‘ (11th October 2012)

‘destruction in #12fgr, #13fgr riots outside Athens shows targeting of symbolic political sites‘ (21st August 2012)

‘minor damage to politician’s family’s home in Agrinio (obviously more serious because of its target) #24mgr #Greece’ (25th March 2012)

damage to political, and politicised, buildings in Greece on 24th March 2012′ (25th March 2012)

‘assessing the @athenscci (ΕΒΕΑ/ΕΣΕΕ) assessment of destruction on #12fgr in #Greece’ (9th March 2012)

‘update on New York Times’ misreporting of destruction on #12fgr #Greece: I think I’ve worked out source of its error‘ (8th March 2012)

‘I’ve corrected @RachelDonadio & the @nytimes but they’ve not corrected the article on arson on #12fgr in #Greece‘ (7th March 2012)

‘.@athenscci Έχετε δημοσιεύσει το κατάλογο 170 κτιρίων που υπέστη ζημιές ή καταστροφή την 12η Φεβρουαρίου; #12fgr #Greece’ (6th March 2012)

‘.@athenscci Have you published the list of 170 buildings damaged/destroyed on 12th February? #12fgr #Greece’ (@samarkeolog, 6th March 2012)

‘.@nytimes please correct @RachelDonadio story that says ‘most’ buildings burned in Athens were historic #12fgr #Greece’ (@samarkeolog, 1st March 2012)

‘#12fgr #Greece @RachelDonadio in Failing State article you say ‘most’ burned buildings were historic – that is not true’ (@samarkeolog, 26th February 2012)

Muslim cemetery vandalized in Western Thrace-Greece thrice in recent years. todayszaman.com/newsDetail_get… #batitrakya’ (@alihuseyinoglu, 19th February 2012)

‘massively updated record of destruction in #12fgr #riots, #Greece; now 71 places, 8 cities. Most common target, #banks‘ (17th February 2012)

‘updated blog on destruction in #riots in #Greece; attacks on #museum & #memorial; possibility of agents provocateurs‘ (16th February 2012)

Κακοποιοί επιτέθηκαν Νομισματικό #Μουσειο. Ευτυχώς *ανίκανοι* κακοποιοί. Μόνο έβλαψαν είσοδο wp.me/p1MKSc-9K #Αθηνα #Ελλαδα #12fgr’ (15th February 2012)

thugs did attack Numismatic #Museum; thankfully *incompetent* thugs; only damaged entrance #Athens #Greece #12fgr’ (15th February 2012)

@RegularGrrrl @Sigmalivecom the damage was only to the Asty’s entrance; thankfully, the building’s heavy/fire doors protected cinema&jail’ (15th January 2012)

@RegularGrrrl the interior was burned. @Sigmalivecom published a photo of the Asty on fire’ (15th February 2012)

@AndyDabilis also, did you mean the *Numismatic* Museum was burned (out/down)? The War Museum is 1.5km away from the Attikon. Cheers’ (15th February 2012)

@AndyDabilis Hi. You reported that the WWII museum next to the Attikon was ‘gone‘. Burned down or “just” closed down?’ (15th February 2012)

@RegularGrrrl ty again! Apparently, Asty was burned; but did not burn down (and it/next room was torture chamber)’ (15th February 2012)

‘TR @The_Drude RIP fuck, explosions inside Attikon Apollon cinema, it’s getting dangerous… lockerz.com/s/183174208 #12fgr #Athens’ (@asteris, 12th February 2012)

Molotov bombing of Thessaloniki Jewish Cemetery (επίθεση με Μολότοφ στο Εβραϊκό Νεκροταφείο Θεσσαλονίκης)’ (15th May 2010)

Jewish Cemetery Ioannina (again) vandalized / Εβραϊκό Νεκροταφείο Ιωαννίνων βανδαλίζεται (ξανά) [‘Salonica: Holocaust / Shoah photographs; Abravanel’s blog‘ (24th December 2009)]

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