"They want these ones?" asks one of the uniformed. French journalists asking the Syrian embassy in Paris wether military has taken action to secure the finds in Palmyra has not yet been answered.
The video is no proof for plundering of the site - though supposable we witness an appointed theft of ancient statues from the museum or the site at Palmyra.
- France 24 (30.7.2012): Une vidéo amateur ravive les craintes de pillage sur les sites archéologiques de Syrie
- Video at YouTube
- Neue Meldungen aus Syrien (some more links to mainly German news reports)
- Räuber in Syrien (earlier looting in Palmyra, in German)
- German media manager plundered UNESCO world heritage (2010)
- German version of this post
In the meantime there are Palmyrian reliefs at ebay.
- ttt titel thesen temperamente v. 21.10.2012: Syriens Weltkulturerbe in Gefahr (German TV)
- Archaeologik (23.10.2012): Plünderung "mit Listen was heraus gebracht werden soll"