Monday, December 11, 2006

Chicago's Persian heritage crisis

Chicago's Persian heritage crisis "(تاراج سرمايه باستانی ايران در شيکاگو in Persian) refers to a threat to seize invaluable Persian antiquities kept at the University of Chicago by the United States federal courts and also a threat to numerous other Persian antiquities kept in the Field museum in Chicago. It has been seen by Iranians as an example for the hostility of United States federal court system toward Iranian people and Persian heritage" Article in Wikipedia.