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- The head of UNESCO vetoed the inclusion of a vast collection of Palestine-themed posters in a register of world heritage, arguing that the posters fuel hatred and anti-Semitism, based on a report by the Times of Israel.
- See also: “Unesco Blocks ‘Anti-Semitic’ Palestine Art Collection Celebrating Palestinian Liberation Movement,” in the International Business Times.
- The National Library of Scotland, with support from author Ian Rankin, launched an internet campaign to raise £250,000 in donations to process the Muriel Spark papers. in donations to process the Muriel Spark papers.
- Mark Yoffe, curator of the International Counterculture Archive and the Soviet Samizdat Archive in Gelman’s Global Resources Center was interviewed by Voice of America (Russia).