#SaveMesAynak Day in Newsweek

Photo Credit: Omar Sobhani/Reuters

Photo Credit: Omar Sobhani/Reuters

#SaveMesAynak Day was reported on by Newsweek:

"A 5,000-year-old historic site in Afghanistan may be destroyed by a Chinese mining company. The site, known as Mes Aynak, is filled with ancient Buddhist relics, many of which have yet to be excavated. Unfortunately for archaeologists, the site also sits atop a valuable copper mine. 

On July 1, the makers of the Saving Mes Aynak documentary organized  #SaveMesAynak Day in hopes that people would spread the word about their film and the site in general...." 

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