Daily Archives: January 8, 2020

Society for American Archaeology writes a letter to President Donald Trump protesting threat of destruction of Iranian cultural sites

On January 6th, 2020, Joe E. Watkins, president of the Society for American Archaeology, wrote to U.S. President Donald Trump to protest the latter’s threat of military action against Iranian cultural sites. As Dr. Watkins points out, such an action constitutes a war crime under international law, and is a severe affront to cultural identity and cultural heritage. Read the full letter through the link below:

Letter from SAA to Donald Trump