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Defence of Tiba movement demands resignation of Luxor governor

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Movement holds governor responsible for damage caused by sewage leakage to antiquities in Luxor

One of Luxor’s iconic temples which is under threat of negligence as claimed by the Defense of Tiba movement (Photo by Sarah Loat)

One of Luxor’s iconic temples which is under threat of negligence as claimed by the Defense of Tiba movement
(Photo by Sarah Loat)

The Defence of Tiba movement has filed a lawsuit against the state council, demanding the resignation of the governor of Luxor and that the parties responsible for neglecting the damages to antiquities in Luxor through sewage leakages be held accountable.

Mahmoud Abuleil, the founder of the movement, filed the lawsuit 42675/68 against the prime minister, the Minister of Antiquities and the Minister of Local Development. He said that there were two dangers in the Luxor governorate, the first being the leakage of sewage water to antiquities and compromising the citizens of the Qarnah area, Armant centre, Tor centre and Karnak City. He also blamed the governor of Luxor for negligence with regards to maintaining the world-class antiquities in the city.

Translated from AlBorsa Newspaper


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