Art type: Antiquities

New film calls for stolen idols to be returned to India

(India)

Bhumika Popli (2019). New film calls for stolen idols to be returned to India. The Sunday Guardian. 16 February.

Plea by idol theft kingpin Subash Kapoor dismissed

(India)

The Hindu (2019). Plea by idol theft kingpin Subash Kapoor dismissed. The Hindu. 16 February.

Turkish police find 400-year-old Torah in Aydın province

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2019). Turkish police find 400-year-old Torah in Aydın province. Daily Sabah. 15 February.

4 ancient books depicting life of Jesus seized in Turkey's Denizli

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2019). 4 ancient books depicting life of Jesus seized in Turkey's Denizli. Daily Sabah. 12 February.

Anuraag Saxena, India Pride Project in the limelight in `Blood Buddhas' documentary

(India)

Tushaar Kuthiala (2019). Anuraag Saxena, India Pride Project in the limelight in `Blood Buddhas' documentary. Connected To India. 12 February.

Bid to smuggle antique statue in Peshawar foiled

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune (2019). Bid to smuggle antique statue in Peshawar foiled. The Express Tribune. 8 February.

Ex-temple official held in idols theft case

(India)

The Hindu (2019). Ex-temple official held in idols theft case. The Hindu. 6 February.

Search for undiscovered Dead Sea Scrolls reveals dispute over West Bank artifacts

(Palestine; Israel)

Religion News Service (2019). Search for undiscovered Dead Sea Scrolls reveals dispute over West Bank artifacts. The Presbyterian Outlook. 6 February.

1,200-year-old Bible seized in southeastern Turkey's Diyarbakır

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2019). 1,200-year-old Bible seized in southeastern Turkey's Diyarbakır. Daily Sabah. 5 February.

Ex-museum director acquitted of non-return of ancient icons to Russia

(Russia)

RAPSI (2019). Ex-museum director acquitted of non-return of ancient icons to Russia. RAPSI. 4 February.

Stolen fresco fragments welcomed home

(Cyprus; Netherlands)

Evie Andreou (2019). Stolen fresco fragments welcomed home. Cyprus Mail. 25 January.

Foundation denies idols in its possession are stolen

(India)

The Hindu (2019). Foundation denies idols in its possession are stolen. The Hindu. 22 January.

British aristocrat confronted by 'Indiana Jones of art world' over priceless stolen artefacts

(United Kingdom; Spain)

Helena Horton (2019). British aristocrat confronted by 'Indiana Jones of art world' over priceless stolen artefacts. The Telegraph. 22 January.

Experts Racing Against Antiquities Robbers in Hunt for Dead Sea Scrolls

(Palestine; Israel)

Reuters (2019). Experts Racing Against Antiquities Robbers in Hunt for Dead Sea Scrolls. Reuters. 22 January.

Police Investigate Suspected Burglary of Ancient Pagoda in Bago Region

(Myanmar)

Kaung Myat Min (2019). Police Investigate Suspected Burglary of Ancient Pagoda in Bago Region. The Irrawaddy. 18 January.

How a history post-graduate masterminded idol thefts in Rajasthan

(India)

Jaykishan Sharma (2019). How a history post-graduate masterminded idol thefts in Rajasthan. Hindustan Times. 18 January.

Theft of Nalain Mubarak from Badshahi Mosque: SC orders media to run ads

(Pakistan)

The News (2019). Theft of Nalain Mubarak from Badshahi Mosque: SC orders media to run ads. The News. 16 January.

Chinese villagers mourn lost deity as Dutch reject claim to mummified monk

(Netherlands; China)

Isaac Beech (2018). Chinese villagers mourn lost deity as Dutch reject claim to mummified monk. The Sunday Times. 30 December.

Antiquities police stop theft of ancient coins

(Israel)

Yvette J. Deane (2018). Antiquities police stop theft of ancient coins. The Jerusalem Post. 27 December.

Conditional bail for DSP arrested in idol theft case

(India)

The Hindu (2018). Conditional bail for DSP arrested in idol theft case. The Hindu. 26 December.

`This is our land': Native Americans see Trump's move to reduce Bears Ears monument as an assault on their culture

(United States of America)

Kurtis Lee (2018). `This is our land': Native Americans see Trump's move to reduce Bears Ears monument as an assault on their culture. Los Angeles Times. 25 December.

Idol theft case: Kiran Rao and Ranvir Shah get anticipatory bail

(India)

Priyanka Thirumurthy (2018). Idol theft case: Kiran Rao and Ranvir Shah get anticipatory bail. The News Minute. 22 December.

Repatriation of 6th century mosaics 'important for cultural heritage'

(Cyprus; United States of America)

CNA News Service (2018). Repatriation of 6th century mosaics 'important for cultural heritage'. Cyprus Mail. 22 December.

Church Leaders Sue Princeton Over `Stolen' Manuscripts

(Greece; United States of America)

Colin Moynihan (2018). Church Leaders Sue Princeton Over `Stolen' Manuscripts. The New York Times. 14 December.

18 groups ask Pompeo to exclude Jewish artifacts from import restriction deals

(United States of America)

Josefin Dolsten (2018). 18 groups ask Pompeo to exclude Jewish artifacts from import restriction deals. The Times of Israel. 13 December.

Antique Vishnu idol stolen from Siddheswar temple found

(India)

Pranjal Baruah (2018). Antique Vishnu idol stolen from Siddheswar temple found. The Times of India. 11 December.

US an Oz ignore India's request for return of stolen idols

(India; Australia; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). US an Oz ignore India's request for return of stolen idols. The Times of India. 11 December.

Native American group denounces Met's exhibition of indigenous objects

(United States of America)

Gabriella Angeleti (2018). Native American group denounces Met's exhibition of indigenous objects. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.

Thailand Is Ramping Up Efforts to Recover Cultural Heritage From US Museums, Including the Met

(Thailand; United States of America)

Javier Pes (2018). Thailand Is Ramping Up Efforts to Recover Cultural Heritage From US Museums, Including the Met. ArtNet News. 6 November.

Seized idols dumped in the open

(India)

R. Sivaraman (2018). Seized idols dumped in the open. The Hindu. 30 October.

Possession of antiquities, artefacts: the legal position

(India)

B. Kolappan (2018). Possession of antiquities, artefacts: the legal position. The Hindu. 5 October.

Ancient Bible Stolen, Turns up Years Later at Museum of the Bible

(Greece; United States of America)

Ben Kennedy (2018). Ancient Bible Stolen, Turns up Years Later at Museum of the Bible. CBN. 4 October.

El patrimonio histórico de varios siglos en España, bajo la amenaza de los cazatesoros

(Spain)

Centuries of historical heritage in Spain under threat from treasurehunters

Silvia Pisani (2018). El patrimonio histórico de varios siglos en España, bajo la amenaza de los cazatesoros. La Nación. 22 September.

Stolen icon of St George now back in Cyprus

(Cyprus; Switzerland)

Evie Andreou (2018). Stolen icon of St George now back in Cyprus. Cyprus Mail. 20 September.

India's ancient treasures: Lost and found, but still inaccessible

(India)

Samayita Banerjee (2018). India's ancient treasures: Lost and found, but still inaccessible. The Statesman. 20 September.

Police unearth interstate idol theft racket

(India)

United News of India (2018). Police unearth interstate idol theft racket. United News of India. 19 September.

Fisherman finds two stolen idols from Kanchi lake

(India)

TNN (2018). Fisherman finds two stolen idols from Kanchi lake. The Times of India. 19 September.

`Unesco estimated that India lost 50,000 artefacts till 1989 … our biggest victory has been the narrative war'

(India)

The Times of India (2018). `Unesco estimated that India lost 50,000 artefacts till 1989 … our biggest victory has been the narrative war'. The Times of India. 19 September.

Odisha: Six stolen Astadhatu idols recovered a month after

(India)

Express News Service (2018). Odisha: Six stolen Astadhatu idols recovered a month after. The New Indian Express. 15 September.

Precious Astadhatu Idols Stolen From Radhakanta Temple Recovered

(India)

Devbrat Patnaik (2018). Precious Astadhatu Idols Stolen From Radhakanta Temple Recovered. Odisha TV. 14 September.

Buddha statue pulled from Sotheby's auction on suspicion it may be from China Unesco site

(China; United States of America)

Simone McCarthy (2018). Buddha statue pulled from Sotheby's auction on suspicion it may be from China Unesco site. South China Morning Post. 14 September.

Idols stolen from Jain temple in MP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). Idols stolen from Jain temple in MP. Business Standard. 13 September.

No decision on Tamil Nadu government order to transfer idol theft cases: CBI

(India)

Press Trust of India (2018). No decision on Tamil Nadu government order to transfer idol theft cases: CBI. The Economic Times. 12 September.

Another dancing Shiva in the eye of a storm

(India)

Vijay Kumar (2018). Another dancing Shiva in the eye of a storm. The Times of India. 12 September.

Dancing Shiva at Art Gallery of South Australia was stolen from India

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, Penny Timms (2018). Dancing Shiva at Art Gallery of South Australia was stolen from India. ABC Australia. 12 September.

Idol wing starts probe at Srirangam

(India)

TNN (2018). Idol wing starts probe at Srirangam. The Times of India. 7 September.

Market for stolen Buddhist statues widens; rightful owners at a loss

(Japan)

The Asahi Shimbun (2018). Market for stolen Buddhist statues widens; rightful owners at a loss. The Asahi Shimbun. 7 September.

Feds: US tribal items sold at Paris auction houses declines

(France; United States of America)

Mary Hudetz (2018). Feds: US tribal items sold at Paris auction houses declines. The Journal Times. 7 September.

Birmingham museum returns stolen sculpture to India

(India; United States of America)

Erin Edgemon (2018). Birmingham museum returns stolen sculpture to India. AL. 5 September.

Two stunning 12th century antiques repatriated to India by New York District Attorney and US Homeland Security Investigations teams

(India; United States of America)

Nikhila Natarajan (2018). Two stunning 12th century antiques repatriated to India by New York District Attorney and US Homeland Security Investigations teams. Firstpost. 5 September.

When you fight the good fight: tracking down stolen idols

(India)

Sweta Akundi (2018). When you fight the good fight: tracking down stolen idols. The Hindu. 3 September.

Book on idol thefts launched

(India)

The Hindu (2018). Book on idol thefts launched. The Hindu. 3 September.

Heritage lotus symbol stolen from Charles 'Hindoo' Stuart's tomb at South Part Street Cemetery

(India)

Priyanka Dasgupta (2018). Heritage lotus symbol stolen from Charles 'Hindoo' Stuart's tomb at South Part Street Cemetery. The Times of India. 21 July.

Oz seeks FIRs of stolen idols cases in English

(India; Australia)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). Oz seeks FIRs of stolen idols cases in English. The Times of India. 15 July.

Idol theft: HC pulls up government for dragging its feet

(India)

TNN (2018). Idol theft: HC pulls up government for dragging its feet. The Times of India. 14 July.

In India, a Missing Key to a Temple's Treasure Vault Ignites a Furor Image

(India)

Kai Schultz, Suhasini Raj (2018). In India, a Missing Key to a Temple's Treasure Vault Ignites a Furor Image. The New York Times. 14 July.

Idol theft accused arrested in Tirunelveli

(India)

Rudhran Baraasu (2018). Idol theft accused arrested in Tirunelveli. Deccan Chronicle. 8 July.

Ethiopia claims Ten Commandments tablet hidden in Westminster Abbey

(Ethiopia; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2018). Ethiopia claims Ten Commandments tablet hidden in Westminster Abbey. The Art Newspaper. 2 July.

Historians elated over return of icons

(India)

L. Renganathan (2018). Historians elated over return of icons. The Hindu. 31 May.

Mosul's Renowned Religious Complex Will Rise From the Rubble

(Iraq)

Margaret Coker (2018). Mosul's Renowned Religious Complex Will Rise From the Rubble. The New York Times. 24 April.

Uttarakhand jeweller who was in cahoots with gang lands in Chandigarh police net

(India)

Hindustan Times (2018). Uttarakhand jeweller who was in cahoots with gang lands in Chandigarh police net. Hindustan Times. 23 April.

Tasoula Hadjitofi on Reclaiming Her Heritage

(Cyprus)

Brian Tanguay (2018). Tasoula Hadjitofi on Reclaiming Her Heritage. Santa Barbara Independent. 18 April.

CBI busts antique smuggling racket, retrieves 81 artifacts

(India)

ANI (2018). CBI busts antique smuggling racket, retrieves 81 artifacts. Business Standard. 12 April.

Bringing our Gods home

(Nepal; United States of America)

Sahina Shrestha (2018). Bringing our Gods home. Nepali Times. 6 April.

Bizman Ranvir Shah fails to appear before Idol wing CID in connection to stolen antique case

(India)

Gladwin Emmanuel (2018). Bizman Ranvir Shah fails to appear before Idol wing CID in connection to stolen antique case. Mumbai Mirror. 6 April.

The Met Will Return Looted Statues of Sages and Goddesses to Both India and Nepal

(Nepal; India; United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2018). The Met Will Return Looted Statues of Sages and Goddesses to Both India and Nepal. ArtNet News. 5 April.

New York Met returns stolen idols to Nepal

(Nepal; United States of America)

AFP (2018). New York Met returns stolen idols to Nepal. The Nation. 5 April.

Stolen idols returned to Nepal

(Nepal; United States of America)

The Himalayan Times (2018). Stolen idols returned to Nepal. The Himalayan Times. 4 April.

Syria Accuses Israel of Removing Jewish Artifacts from Damascus Temple

(Syria; Israel)

Daniel J. Roth (2018). Syria Accuses Israel of Removing Jewish Artifacts from Damascus Temple. Jerusalem Post. 22 March.

Nepali artefacts taken to Denmark: 'Six decades on, too easy to call collectors thieves'

(Nepal; Denmark)

OnlineKhabar (2018). Nepali artefacts taken to Denmark: 'Six decades on, too easy to call collectors thieves'. OnlineKhabar. 1 February.

ASI to write to Australian museum over stolen idols

(Australia; India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). ASI to write to Australian museum over stolen idols. The Times of India. 17 January.

Tiny French Town Demands the Restitution of a Religious Reliquary From the Met

(United States of America; France)

Naomi Rea (2018). Tiny French Town Demands the Restitution of a Religious Reliquary From the Met. ArtNet News. 16 January.

'Bring back stolen Buddhist statue to Amaravati'

(India; Australia)

TNN (2018). 'Bring back stolen Buddhist statue to Amaravati'. The Times of India. 10 January.

Telangana, Andhra Pradesh urged to bring back sculptures

(India)

Mahesh Avadhutha (2018). Telangana, Andhra Pradesh urged to bring back sculptures. Deccan Chronicle. 10 January.

शिव मंदिर से पार्वती-गणेश की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Parvatiganesh Idol Stolen From Shiv Temple

Jagran (2018). शिव मंदिर से पार्वती-गणेश की मूर्ति चोरी. Jagran. 9 January.

India retrieves 12th-century Brahma-Brahmani idol from London, others to follow soon

(India)

Sanjeev K. Ahuja (2018). India retrieves 12th-century Brahma-Brahmani idol from London, others to follow soon. Hindustan Times. 9 January.

PIL questions shifting of ancient idols to 'icon centres'

(India)

Mohamed Imranullah (2018). PIL questions shifting of ancient idols to 'icon centres'. The Hindu. 7 January.

Minnesota monk Columba Stewart rescues ancient manuscripts from modern threats

(Syria; United States of America; Mali)

Jean Hopfensperger (2018). Minnesota monk Columba Stewart rescues ancient manuscripts from modern threats. Star Tribune. 7 January.

Stolen idols in the U.S. must be brought back: art enthusiasts

(India; United States of America)

R. Sivaraman (2018). Stolen idols in the U.S. must be brought back: art enthusiasts. The Hindu. 6 January.

Safety tags in museums

(India)

Debraj Mitra (2017). Safety tags in museums. The Telegraph. 29 December.

Turkey requests France return tiles stolen from Sultan Selim II's tomb at Hagia Sophia

(Turkey; France)

Daily Sabah (2017). Turkey requests France return tiles stolen from Sultan Selim II's tomb at Hagia Sophia. Daily Sabah. 26 December.

German museum returning objects robbed from Alaskan graves

(United States of America; Germany)

Associated Press (2017). German museum returning objects robbed from Alaskan graves. KTUU. 19 December.

Home isn't where the art is

(Nepal)

Sanyukta Shrestha (2017). Home isn't where the art is. The Kathmandu Post. 16 December.

Temples in Taiwan upgrading security after thieves steal deities, try to mail them to China

(Taiwan; China)

Duncan DeAeth (2017). Temples in Taiwan upgrading security after thieves steal deities, try to mail them to China. Taiwan News. 12 December.

'Pandora', operación contra el expolio

(Spain)

'Pandora': operation against looting

Verónica Viñas (2017). 'Pandora', operación contra el expolio. Diario de León. 11 December.

Case over non-return of ancient icons to Russia sent back to prosecutors

(Russia; United States of America)

RAPSI (2017). Case over non-return of ancient icons to Russia sent back to prosecutors. RAPSI. 11 December.

Iraqi Jewish archive: from 2003 to now, what's happened

(United States of America; Iraq)

Jacob Natowicz (2017). Iraqi Jewish archive: from 2003 to now, what's happened. Beloit College Round Table. 11 December.

Hurghada Airport thwarts smuggling of 102 artifacts

(Egypt)

Egypt Today (2017). Hurghada Airport thwarts smuggling of 102 artifacts. Egypt Today. 9 December.

Push Underway to Keep Jewish Artifacts From Returning to Iraq

(Iraq; United States of America)

Oren Peleg (2017). Push Underway to Keep Jewish Artifacts From Returning to Iraq. Jewish Journal. 6 December.

Historical artifacts stolen from church seized in anti-smuggling op in southeast Turkey

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2017). Historical artifacts stolen from church seized in anti-smuggling op in southeast Turkey. Daily Sabah. 5 December.

Police recover Buddha heads

(China)

Mengxi Gu (2017). Police recover Buddha heads. ECNS. 23 November.

Chinese gang face charges over Buddhist temple raid

(China)

Alice Shen (2017). Chinese gang face charges over Buddhist temple raid. South China Morning Post. 22 November.

Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn

(Israel; Palestine; United States of America)

Peter Beaumont, Oliver Laughland (2017). Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn. The Guardian. 21 November.

Indonesia Can't Stop Its Illegal Treasure Hunters

(Indonesia)

Adi Renaldi (2017). Indonesia Can't Stop Its Illegal Treasure Hunters. Vice. 20 November.

Forgeries may hide in Museum of the Bible's dead see scrolls

(United States of America)

Michael Greshko (2017). Forgeries may hide in Museum of the Bible's dead see scrolls. National Geographic. 19 November.

Aussie museum seeks more info on six stolen TN idols

(India; Australia)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Aussie museum seeks more info on six stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 19 November.

Acoma Pueblo still awaits return of tribal shield

(United States of America)

Michael Coleman (2017). Acoma Pueblo still awaits return of tribal shield. Albuquerque Journal. 8 November.

Bipartisan Legislation To Safeguard Tribal Items Receives Key Committee Hearing

(United States of America)

Martin Heinrich (2017). Bipartisan Legislation To Safeguard Tribal Items Receives Key Committee Hearing. KRWG. 8 November.

Russia and Israel sign historic deal to share digitised Gunzburg Collection

(Israel; Russia)

Anny Shaw (2017). Russia and Israel sign historic deal to share digitised Gunzburg Collection. The Art Newspaper. 7 November.

Centre set up in Idlib to protect Syrian heritage sites

(Syria)

TRT World (2017). Centre set up in Idlib to protect Syrian heritage sites. TRT World. 7 November.

Idol theft case: Masterminds arrested

(India)

TNN (2017). Idol theft case: Masterminds arrested. The Times of India. 7 November.

3 held, 23-year-old idol theft case cracked

(India)

TNN (2017). 3 held, 23-year-old idol theft case cracked. The Times of India. 6 November.

'Antique smuggler' booked by DRI: US Homeland Security starts investigation

(India; United States of America)

Khushboo Narayan (2017). 'Antique smuggler' booked by DRI: US Homeland Security starts investigation. The Indian Express. 2 November.

DRI to seek US help to probe purchase of smuggled Indian artefacts in Hong Kong

(India; United States of America; Hong Kong)

Pratik Salunke (2017). DRI to seek US help to probe purchase of smuggled Indian artefacts in Hong Kong. Hindustan Times. 2 November.

Gods For Sale: Misplaced Priorities And Mercantilism In The Antiquities Bill 2017

(India)

Anuraag Saxena, J. Sai Deepak (2017). Gods For Sale: Misplaced Priorities And Mercantilism In The Antiquities Bill 2017. Swarajya Magazine. 28 October.

Artifact for sale on eBay questioned by Saskatchewan Metis community

(Canada)

Laura Woodward (2017). Artifact for sale on eBay questioned by Saskatchewan Metis community. CTV. 27 October.

The man who stole gods

(India)

Narayan Lakshman (2017). The man who stole gods. The Hindu. 21 October.

File Status Report On Preservation Of Artifacts And Manuscripts In National Museum: Delhi HC

(India)

Apoorva Mandhani (2017). File Status Report On Preservation Of Artifacts And Manuscripts In National Museum: Delhi HC. Live Law. 21 October.

Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?

(United States of America)

Lizzie Wade (2017). Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?. Science. 16 October.

HC asks officials to join hands to fight idol theft

(India)

The Hindu (2017). HC asks officials to join hands to fight idol theft. The Hindu. 13 October.

Ethiopia: The Unfortunate Case of Ethiopia's Looted Heritages

(Ethiopia)

Abiy Hailu (2017). Ethiopia: The Unfortunate Case of Ethiopia's Looted Heritages. All Africa. 12 October.

Border guards detain Briton who tried to smuggle collection of antiquities from Ukraine

(Ukraine; United Kingdom)

Interfax Ukraine (2017). Border guards detain Briton who tried to smuggle collection of antiquities from Ukraine. Interfax Ukraine. 12 October.

Maharashtra museum to get better security, go solar

(India)

Dhaval Kulkarni (2017). Maharashtra museum to get better security, go solar. DNA. 11 October.

Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods

(India)

Vijay Kumar (2017). Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods. The Times of India. 11 October.

Draft antiquities bill triggers jubilation and alarm

(India)

Sanya Dhingra (2017). Draft antiquities bill triggers jubilation and alarm. The Print. 6 October.

ASI writes to Indian mission at Australia with details of stolen artefacts from Tamil Nadu

(India; Australia)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI writes to Indian mission at Australia with details of stolen artefacts from Tamil Nadu. The Times of India. 3 October.

Theft at puja older than city

(India)

Subhasish Chaudhuri (2017). Theft at puja older than city. Telegraph India. 30 September.

Serious quake damage to Morelos heritage

(Mexico)

Mexico News Daily (2017). Serious quake damage to Morelos heritage. Mexico News Daily. 28 September.

Idol theft case: Arrested cop didn't cooperate with investigators, says police officer

(India)

A. Selvaraj (2017). Idol theft case: Arrested cop didn't cooperate with investigators, says police officer. The Times of India. 23 September.

Campaigners call to preserve rubble from archaeological buildings

(Nepal)

OnlineKhabar (2017). Campaigners call to preserve rubble from archaeological buildings. OnlineKhabar. 15 September.

Despite protests, US returning artifacts to Iraq

(Iraq; United States of America)

Josefin Dolsten (2017). Despite protests, US returning artifacts to Iraq. The Jewish Star. 13 September.

Idol theft probe: Madras High Court warns of notice to officials

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Idol theft probe: Madras High Court warns of notice to officials. Mirror Now. 6 September.

China's Peking University to investigate graffiti found on ancient bell

(China)

Laurie Chen (2017). China's Peking University to investigate graffiti found on ancient bell. South China Morning Post. 31 August.

Priceless artefacts kept in dismal condition at Jaipur police station

(India)

Deep Mukherjee (2017). Priceless artefacts kept in dismal condition at Jaipur police station. Hindustan Times. 24 August.

The curious case of a missing relic casket

(Pakistan)

Sadia Qasim Shah (2017). The curious case of a missing relic casket. Dawn. 22 August.

Rescuing Assyrian Manuscripts in Iraq

(Iraq)

Amir Harrack (2017). Rescuing Assyrian Manuscripts in Iraq. AINA. 20 August.

India yet to receive 200 artefacts worth $100 million from US

(India; United States of America)

Navtan Kumar (2017). India yet to receive 200 artefacts worth $100 million from US. Sunday Guardian Live. 20 August.

Himachal Pradesh police recover stolen idols worth several crores, arrest two Nepalese

(India; Nepal)

Anand Bodh (2017). Himachal Pradesh police recover stolen idols worth several crores, arrest two Nepalese. The Times of India. 20 August.

Stealing Hindu Gods: A Madras High Court Judgment Shows The Way Out

(India)

Ashuosh Kulkarni (2017). Stealing Hindu Gods: A Madras High Court Judgment Shows The Way Out. Swarajya Magazine. 18 August.

Attempt to smuggle 18th century artefacts foiled at Egypt's Hurghada port

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Attempt to smuggle 18th century artefacts foiled at Egypt's Hurghada port. Ahram Online. 17 August.

Stolen Gandharan artefacts

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune (2017). Stolen Gandharan artefacts. The Express Tribune. 12 August.

Bombed and looted ancient Cambodian city poised for rebirth

(Cambodia)

AFP (2017). Bombed and looted ancient Cambodian city poised for rebirth. Maylay Mail. 11 August.

Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation holds first Cultural Heritage Symposium

(United States of America)

B.J. Coleman (2017). Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation holds first Cultural Heritage Symposium. The Californian. 9 August.

Idol smuggler produced in court

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Idol smuggler produced in court. The Hindu. 8 August.

Thieves target historic Portuguese decorative tiles

(Portugal)

The Sun Daily (2017). Thieves target historic Portuguese decorative tiles. The Sun Daily. 8 August.

Family Gives "One-of-a-Kind" Chilkat Robe to Sealaska Heritage Institute

(United States of America)

Mary Kauffman (2017). Family Gives "One-of-a-Kind" Chilkat Robe to Sealaska Heritage Institute. SIT News. 7 August.

The real cost of looting

(Myanmar)

Frontier (2017). The real cost of looting. Fontier. 3 August.

Tribal leaders, HSI partnering to help prevent plundering of Indian artifacts

(United States of America)

ICE (2017). Tribal leaders, HSI partnering to help prevent plundering of Indian artifacts. ICE. 3 August.

Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair

(United States of America)

Menachem Wecker (2017). Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair. The Salt Lake Tribune. 3 August.

Antiques smuggling: 'Kingpin' loaned artefacts to museum to get legal tag

(India)

TNN (2017). Antiques smuggling: 'Kingpin' loaned artefacts to museum to get legal tag. The Times of India. 31 July.

A tiny police wing is trying to bring back the thousands of idols stolen from Tamil Nadu

(India)

Vinita Govindarajan (2017). A tiny police wing is trying to bring back the thousands of idols stolen from Tamil Nadu. Scroll. 30 July.

Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site

(Palestine; Israel)

BBC News (2017). Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site. BBC News. 25 July.

Icon centres getting ready to house idol

(India)

R. Rajaram (2017). Icon centres getting ready to house idol. The Hindu. 25 July.

Sacred ancient objects returned to Australian Indigenous leaders after centuries

(Australia)

The Sun Daily (2017). Sacred ancient objects returned to Australian Indigenous leaders after centuries. The Sun Daily. 24 July.

Idol smuggling theft of nat'l treasure: HC

(India)

TNN (2017). Idol smuggling theft of nat'l treasure: HC. The Times of India. 22 July.

IG Manickavel to handle idol theft cases

(India)

The Hindu (2017). IG Manickavel to handle idol theft cases. The Hindu. 22 July.

HC dismisses antique dealer Kapoor's bail plea

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). HC dismisses antique dealer Kapoor's bail plea. Press Trust of India. 21 July.

Chinese villagers demand identity of stolen mummy Buddha's new holder

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua (2017). Chinese villagers demand identity of stolen mummy Buddha's new holder. Xinhua. 15 July.

Pakistan yet to bring back stolen Buddha artefact from US

(Pakistan; United States of America)

Jamal Shahid (2017). Pakistan yet to bring back stolen Buddha artefact from US. Dawn. 10 July.

Descendants of conquerors to return artifacts stolen during Anglo-Burmese War

(Myanmar; New Zealand)

Coconuts Yangon (2017). Descendants of conquerors to return artifacts stolen during Anglo-Burmese War. Coconuts Yangon. 4 July.

Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage

(Cyprus)

Marina Christofides (2017). Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage. Cyprus Mail. 2 July.

Qurans from Ottoman era seized at Cairo International Airport

(Egypt; Ethiopia)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Qurans from Ottoman era seized at Cairo International Airport. Ahram Online. 17 June.

Police locate centuries-old carved elephant tusks stolen from Karen village

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee (2017). Police locate centuries-old carved elephant tusks stolen from Karen village. The Nation. 11 June.

Ancient carved tusks stolen from Karen village

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Assawin Pinitwong (2017). Ancient carved tusks stolen from Karen village. Bangkok Post. 10 June.

900-year-old Antique Buddha Idol Stolen From Tawang, Recovered in Delhi

(India)

Nitisha Kashyap (2017). 900-year-old Antique Buddha Idol Stolen From Tawang, Recovered in Delhi. News 18. 5 June.

Police to seek documents from Australian authorities

(India; Australia)

The Hindu (2017). Police to seek documents from Australian authorities. The Hindu. 2 June.

Millions at stake as Chinese villagers take collector to court over "man in the Buddha"

(China; Netherlands)

John Hooper, Ted Plafker (2017). Millions at stake as Chinese villagers take collector to court over "man in the Buddha". AFR. 2 June.

Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends

(United States of America; France)

John Christian Hopkins (2017). Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends. Lake Powell Life. 1 June.

1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman (2017). 1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu. The Hindu. 27 May.

How idol thieves deceived devotees

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman (2017). How idol thieves deceived devotees. The Hindu. 27 May.

Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor

(India; Australia)

TNN (2017). Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor. The Times of India. 27 May.

The Treasures of Timbuktu

(Mali)

Charlie English (2017). The Treasures of Timbuktu. The New York Times. 12 May.

Japan preserves Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts with 3D scanning and 3D printing

(Japan)

3Ders (2017). Japan preserves Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts with 3D scanning and 3D printing. 3Ders. 5 May.

Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site

(Pakistan)

Amjad Iqbal (2017). Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site. Dawn. 2 May.

Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people

(Canada)

Doug Cuthand (2017). Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people. Saskatoon Star Phoenix. 29 April.

Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law. Huffington Post. 28 April.

DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US

(India; United States of America)

Rajesh Ahuja (2017). DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US. Hindustan Times. 20 April.

For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties

(India; United States of America)

TNN (2017). For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties. The Times of India. 20 April.

Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition. Indian Express. 18 April.

The Case of the Missing Feet: Antiquities and Terrorism in Cambodia

(Cambodia)

Noah Charney (2017). The Case of the Missing Feet: Antiquities and Terrorism in Cambodia. Observer. 12 April.

Delayed charge sheet earns bail for antiques smuggler Nanda

(India)

Mumbai Mirror (2017). Delayed charge sheet earns bail for antiques smuggler Nanda. Mumbai Mirror. 11 April.

1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room

(India)

Saibal Guptal (2017). 1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room. The Times of India. 7 April.

Medieval stones stolen from Edinburgh hospital

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Medieval stones stolen from Edinburgh hospital. BBC News. 4 April.

Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries

(Israel; United States of America)

Regin Olimberio (2017). Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries. The Science Times. 4 April.

28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US

(Israel; United States of America)

Owen Jarus (2017). 28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US. Live Science. 4 April.

How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property. Foreign Affairs. 31 March.

Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists

(Israel)

Nir Hasson (2017). Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists. Haaretz. 29 March.

Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic

(United States of America)

Brady McComba (2017). Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic. The Daily Progress. 18 March.

Buyer Beware: US Market for Ancient Asian Art Still the Wild, Wild East

(Cambodia)

Tess Davis (2017). Buyer Beware: US Market for Ancient Asian Art Still the Wild, Wild East. The Diplomat. 14 March.

Los enemigos del patrimonio histórico

(Spain)

The enemies of historic heritage

Aludena Ruiz (2017). Los enemigos del patrimonio histórico. El Diario. 13 March.

Smuggler Vijay Nanda stole Parvati idol from MP: Police

(India)

Vijay Kumar Yadav (2017). Smuggler Vijay Nanda stole Parvati idol from MP: Police. Mid-day. 10 March.

Idol smuggling suspect kills self

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Idol smuggling suspect kills self. The Hindu. 9 March.

US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval

(India; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval. The Times of India. 9 March.

Antiquities agency chief says Jordan Codices fake

(Jordan)

The Jordan Times (2017). Antiquities agency chief says Jordan Codices fake. The Jordan Times. 9 March.

Ancient book stolen in Syria seized in Turkey

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Ancient book stolen in Syria seized in Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 8 March.

Illegal stone mining a major danger to five ASI monuments

(India)

Deshdeep Saxena (2017). Illegal stone mining a major danger to five ASI monuments. The Times of India. 7 March.

Was ancient church at Santon Downham, near Thetford, targeted by nighthawks?

(United Kingdom)

Chris Bishop (2017). Was ancient church at Santon Downham, near Thetford, targeted by nighthawks?. Eastern Daily Press. 6 March.

Antique smuggling racket: Key idol smuggler held in police raid

(India)

Vijay Kumar Yadav (2017). Antique smuggling racket: Key idol smuggler held in police raid. Mid-day. 4 March.

Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back

(Australia)

Paul Daley (2017). Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back. The Guardian. 3 March.

Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts

(Canada)

Jason Warick (2017). Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts. CBC. 1 March.

Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem's Umayyad Palaces

(Jordan)

The Jordan Times (2017). Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem's Umayyad Palaces. The Jordan Times. 1 March.

Records Point to Dealer's Role in Artifact Theft

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Ben Paviour (2017). Records Point to Dealer's Role in Artifact Theft. The Cambodia Daily. 22 February.

Bihar govt to prepare list of idols, artefacts in temples

(India)

TNN (2017). Bihar govt to prepare list of idols, artefacts in temples. The Times of India. 16 February.

Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities

(Greece)

Tornos News (2017). Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities. Tornos News. 15 February.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Find May Help Detect Forgeries

(Israel)

Michelle Z. Donahue (2017). New Dead Sea Scrolls Find May Help Detect Forgeries. National Geographic. 14 February.

Ancient statue a riddle for experts

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2017). Ancient statue a riddle for experts. Khmer Times. 13 February.

13 years on, no sign of 'ancient' paintings missing from Qila Mubarak

(India)

Manish Sirhindi (2017). 13 years on, no sign of 'ancient' paintings missing from Qila Mubarak. The Times of India. 13 February.

Maoists deny hand in destruction of ancient Ganesha idol; Cops have their doubts

(India)

Ejaz Kaiser (2017). Maoists deny hand in destruction of ancient Ganesha idol; Cops have their doubts. The New Indian Express. 12 February.

DRI vs Nanda case: DRI recovered antique Mughal sculpture during searc

(India)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat (2017). DRI vs Nanda case: DRI recovered antique Mughal sculpture during searc. India Today. 12 February.

More antique wooden sculptures, carvings recovered from Nanda

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). More antique wooden sculptures, carvings recovered from Nanda. The Indian Express. 12 February.

Burglary in Chhota Udepur palace, antiques stolen

(India)

TNN (2017). Burglary in Chhota Udepur palace, antiques stolen. The Times of India. 30 January.

Más de 800 objetos culturales sacados ilegalmente del Perú serán repatriados en 2017

(Peru)

More than 800 illegally looted cultural objects from Peru will be repatriated in 2017

David Hidalgo (2017). Más de 800 objetos culturales sacados ilegalmente del Perú serán repatriados en 2017. Ojo Público. 26 January.

Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure. Ahram Online. 18 January.

Australia returns three antiquities to India

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Australia returns three antiquities to India. The Times of India. 16 January.

Hyderabad: Thieves looting antiques without any fear of law

(India)

C R Gowri Shanker (2017). Hyderabad: Thieves looting antiques without any fear of law. Deccan Chronicle. 11 January.

How the estate of Thailand's missing 'Silk King' was among the winners of Reagan's 1986 Tax Reform Act

(Thailand)

Helen Stoilas (2017). How the estate of Thailand's missing 'Silk King' was among the winners of Reagan's 1986 Tax Reform Act. The Art Newspaper. 9 January.

Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'

(India; Canada)

Rabindra Nath Choudhury (2017). Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'. Deccan Chronicle. 3 January.

2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities

(India)

Manoj Pokhriyal (2017). 2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities. Press Trust of India. 3 January.

Bringing the gods home

(Nepal)

Saurav Karki (2017). Bringing the gods home. The Kathmandu Post. 3 January.

Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune. 28 December.

Police find new lead on stolen idols from Jumla

(Nepal)

Kamal Pariyar (2016). Police find new lead on stolen idols from Jumla. My Republica. 27 December.

Subhash Kapoor remanded in Pazhavoor idol theft case

(India)

Pon Vasanth Arunchalam (2016). Subhash Kapoor remanded in Pazhavoor idol theft case. The Hindu. 27 December.

Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal

(Nepal)

Deepak Kharel (2016). Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal. My Republica. 26 December.

Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India

(India; Australia)

TNN (2016). Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India. The Times of India. 26 December.

Web of smugglers linked to New York art gallery

(United States of America; India)

T.K. Rohit (2016). Web of smugglers linked to New York art gallery. The Hindu. 24 December.

Angkorian Artifact Dealer Arrested in New York

(United States of America; Cambodia)

Ben Paviour (2016). Angkorian Artifact Dealer Arrested in New York. The Cambodia Daily. 23 December.

Art dealer Nancy Wiener who sold stolen Buddha to NGA arrested

(United States of America; India; Cambodia; Australia)

Michaela Boland (2016). Art dealer Nancy Wiener who sold stolen Buddha to NGA arrested. The Australian. 22 December.

New York Art Dealer Charged With Trafficking Illegal Antiquities

(United States of America; India; Cambodia; Australia)

Lisa Bannon (2016). New York Art Dealer Charged With Trafficking Illegal Antiquities. The Wall Street Journal. 21 December.

Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts

(United States of America; India; Australia; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts. The New York Times. 21 December.

Mali declares archaeological emergency

(Mali)

FT (2016). Mali declares archaeological emergency. Financial Times. 14 December.

Pearce Leads Effort To Protect Tribal Artifacts

(United States of America)

Office of Rep. Steve Pearce (2016). Pearce Leads Effort To Protect Tribal Artifacts. KRWG. 6 December.

La Policía detiene a los presuntos autores del robo en la iglesia y la rectoral de Cea

(Spain)

Police arrested suspects in the robbery of the church and rectory of Cea

Faro de Vigo (2016). La Policía detiene a los presuntos autores del robo en la iglesia y la rectoral de Cea. Faro de Vigo. 5 December.

Arrests confirm more thefts in NGA collection

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). Arrests confirm more thefts in NGA collection. The Australian. 2 December.

Why retrieved antiquities should be sent back to place of origin

(India)

Sanjeev Sanyal (2016). Why retrieved antiquities should be sent back to place of origin. Hindustan Times. 16 November.

'Lead Sea Scrolls' row reopened

(Jordan)

Richard Brooks (2016). 'Lead Sea Scrolls' row reopened. The Sunday Times. 6 November.

Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO

(Israel; Palestine)

Tovah Lazaroff (2016). Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO. The Jerusalem Post. 6 November.

Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'

(Spain)

Works of art in 'search and capture'

Carlos Fonesca (2016). Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'. Voz Populi. 5 November.

A goodwill gesture: India loans ancient statue to Bhutan

(Bhutan; India)

Gargi Gupta (2016). A goodwill gesture: India loans ancient statue to Bhutan. DNA. 27 October.

Italian Preservationists Save 900 Artworks From the Ruins of Earthquake-Struck Amatrice

(Italy)

Danny Lewis (2016). Italian Preservationists Save 900 Artworks From the Ruins of Earthquake-Struck Amatrice. Smithsonian. 25 October.

Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned

(United States of America)

Stephanie Woodard (2016). Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned. Indian Country Today. 24 October.

'Destroying damaged ancient sculptures a crime'

(India)

TNN (2016). 'Destroying damaged ancient sculptures a crime'. The Times of India. 24 October.

Israel's antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State

(Israel; Palestine)

Ilan Ben Zion (2016). Israel's antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State. The Times of Israel. 20 October.

Udall Leads Senate Hearing On Action To Prevent Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale Of Tribal Cultural Items

(United States of America)

Chris Clark (2016). Udall Leads Senate Hearing On Action To Prevent Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale Of Tribal Cultural Items. Los Alamos Daily Post. 19 October.

Loopholes in U.S. Laws Allow Trafficking in Sacred Tribal Artifacts

(United States of America)

Mary Hudez (2016). Loopholes in U.S. Laws Allow Trafficking in Sacred Tribal Artifacts. AllGov. 19 October.

U.S. Senators are pushing for Native American Artifact legislation

(United States of America)

Justin Matthews (2016). U.S. Senators are pushing for Native American Artifact legislation. KOAT. 18 October.

AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen. The Australian. 17 October.

Why has idol theft been neglected?

(India)

Donna Yates (2016). Why has idol theft been neglected?. DNA. 15 October.

Friday essay: war crimes and the many threats to cultural heritag

(Mali)

Ian Lilley (2016). Friday essay: war crimes and the many threats to cultural heritag. The Conversation. 14 October.

Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal

(Australia; India)

The Australian (2016). Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal. The Australian. 14 October.

Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back

(India)

Anuraag Saxena (2016). Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back. Sunday Guardian Live. 9 October.

Raiders of the Lost Archive: How Newly Discovered Manuscripts of Afghanistan Ended Up in Israel

(Afghanistan; Israel)

Michael Press (2016). Raiders of the Lost Archive: How Newly Discovered Manuscripts of Afghanistan Ended Up in Israel. Hyperallergic. 5 October.

Heritage for sale: Stop the loot of India's past

(India)

Anuraag Saxena (2016). Heritage for sale: Stop the loot of India's past. Sunday Guardian Live. 4 October.

Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad

(Australia)

Esther Anatolitis (2016). Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad. Eureka Street. 3 October.

India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice

(India)

Anuraag Saxena (2016). India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice. Sunday Guardian Live. 3 October.

Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects

(United States of America)

Laura Morales (2016). Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects. Arizona Public Media. 3 October.

The ghost of Vaman Ghiya is rising

(India; United Kingdom)

Vijay Kumar (2016). The ghost of Vaman Ghiya is rising. DNA. 24 September.

Art of the past

(Pakistan)

Zainab Fakhar (2016). Art of the past. Pakistan Today. 24 September.

15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage

(Myanmar)

Eleven (2016). 15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage. Eleven. 6 September.

Federal judge in Oregon standoff case rules on what evidence can be introduced at trial

(United States of America)

Maxine Bernstein (2016). Federal judge in Oregon standoff case rules on what evidence can be introduced at trial. Oregon Live. 2 September.

Myanmar earthquake kills three, damages scores of ancient temples

(Myanmar)

Shwe Yee Saw Myint (2016). Myanmar earthquake kills three, damages scores of ancient temples. Reuters. 24 August.

Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'. Bangkok Post. 24 August.

Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony

(United States of America)

Martin Heinrich (2016). Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony. Santa Fe New Mexican. 20 August.

Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought

(French Polynesia; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought. The Art Newspaper. 15 August.

Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers

(United States of America)

Anne Constable (2016). Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers. Santa Fe New Mexican. 13 August.

Lost and found: "What Was Ours"

(United States of America)

Casey Sanchez (2016). Lost and found: "What Was Ours". Santa Fe New Mexican. 12 August.

Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants

(United States of America)

Jason Mark (2016). Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants. The American Prospect. 3 August.

Tougher law sought on sale of artifacts

(United States of America)

Mohave Valley Daily News (2016). Tougher law sought on sale of artifacts. Mohave Valley Daily News. 5 July.

Modification, demolition of ancient structures stayed

(Pakistan)

Dawn (2016). Modification, demolition of ancient structures stayed. Dawn. 5 July.

Over 200 artefacts recovered from idol smuggler's bungalow

(India)

R. Srikanth (2016). Over 200 artefacts recovered from idol smuggler's bungalow. The Hindu. 4 July.

Evidence mounts two National Gallery of Australia sculptures may have been looted

(Australia; India)

ABC Australia (2016). Evidence mounts two National Gallery of Australia sculptures may have been looted. ABC Australia. 4 July.

Two more antiquities may have to be returned by the National Gallery of Australia to India

(Australia; India)

Sally Pryor (2016). Two more antiquities may have to be returned by the National Gallery of Australia to India. The Sydney Morning Herald. 4 July.

Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2016). Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector. Murcia Today. 22 June.

B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums

(Canada)

Rob Shaw (2016). B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums. Vancouver Sun. 21 June.

On the trail of stolen artefacts

(India)

R. Vimal Kumar (2016). On the trail of stolen artefacts. The Hindu. 20 June.

50 more idols, paintings recovered from smuggler

(India)

Express News Service (2016). 50 more idols, paintings recovered from smuggler. The New Indian Express. 12 June.

Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home

(India)

Debayan Tewaril (2016). Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home. The Times of India. 12 June.

British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey (2016). British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.

The American Who Rescued The Saint

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). The American Who Rescued The Saint. Swarajya. 8 June.

Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home

(India)

Nistula Hebbar (2016). Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home. The Hindu. 8 June.

With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins

(Cambodia)

Michelle Vachon (2016). With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins. Cambodia Daily. 7 June.

Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say

(Russia)

The Moscow Times (2016). Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say. The Moscow Times. 6 June.

Arqueólogos piden apoyo "decidido" a las administraciones para detener el expolio del yacimiento de Malamoneda en Toledo

(Spain)

Archaeologists ask administration for support to stop the looting of the site of Malamoneda in Toledo

Europa Press (2016). Arqueólogos piden apoyo "decidido" a las administraciones para detener el expolio del yacimiento de Malamoneda en Toledo. La Vanguardia. 2 June.

Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea

(Israel)

Mike Smith (2016). Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea. Yahoo News. 2 June.

US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip

(India; United States of America)

Sobhana K. Nair (2016). US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip. Mumbai Mirror. 1 June.

Idol smuggling gang busted

(India)

Vivek Narayanan (2016). Idol smuggling gang busted. The Hindu. 1 June.

National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves

(Israel)

Yoni Kempinski (2016). National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves. Arutz Sheva. 25 May.

No fue Thomas Crown, fue un butronero: el perfil del ladrón de arte en España

(Spain)

Not Thomas Crown, but a hole-maker: the profile of an art thief in Spain

Rebeca Fernández (2016). No fue Thomas Crown, fue un butronero: el perfil del ladrón de arte en España. El Confidencial. 22 May.

Theft of Qur'an with Aurangzeb seal in 2003: HC seeks case records

(India)

D. A. Rashid (2016). Theft of Qur'an with Aurangzeb seal in 2003: HC seeks case records. Greater Kashmir. 21 May.

While the world watches Palmyra, another of Syria's heritage sites risks destruction

(Syria)

Ross Burns (2016). While the world watches Palmyra, another of Syria's heritage sites risks destruction. Apollo. 20 May.

Looting rife, heritage sites destroyed: The state of Syria's history

(Syria)

Lizzie Porter (2016). Looting rife, heritage sites destroyed: The state of Syria's history. Middle East Eye. 20 May.

Christie's auctions cardiologist Dr. Lahiri's artworks for $2,376,500

(India)

Rashmi Menon (2016). Christie's auctions cardiologist Dr. Lahiri's artworks for $2,376,500. The Economic Times. 18 May.

Ukraine's first printed book stolen from library

(Ukraine)

Ukraine Today (2016). Ukraine's first printed book stolen from library. Ukraine Today. 16 May.

Guelph Treasure Heirs Explain Why Case Belongs in U.S. Court

(United States of America; Germany)

Nicholas O'Donnell (2016). Guelph Treasure Heirs Explain Why Case Belongs in U.S. Court. JD Supra. 13 May.

The Heritage Warriors

(India)

Gargi Gupta (2016). The Heritage Warriors. DNA. 8 May.

US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

BBC News (2016). US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan. BBC News. 28 April.

US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

APP (2016). US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan. The Nation. 27 April.

18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government. The New Indian Express. 25 April.

Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash

(India)

Ranjani Govind (2016). Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash. The Hindu. 25 April.

Monuments Men go after state's treasure

(India)

Vandana Kamath (2016). Monuments Men go after state's treasure. Bangalore Mirror. 24 April.

Save cultural heritage of India

(India)

Anil Paba (2016). Save cultural heritage of India. Daily Excelsior. 18 April.

Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?

(Colombia; United States of America)

Richard Emblin (2016). Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?. The City Paper. 14 April.

Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired

(Australia; India)

The Chakra (2016). Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired. The Chakra. 2 April.

Nationally important 12th century monument spray-painted by vandals

(United Kingdom)

Brian Donnelly (2016). Nationally important 12th century monument spray-painted by vandals. The Herald. 2 April.

AGNSW's 1000-year-old Hindu goddess 'may be illegal'

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). AGNSW's 1000-year-old Hindu goddess 'may be illegal'. The Australian. 2 April.

The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA

(United States of America)

Frances Madeson (2016). The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA. Indian Country Today. 31 March.

More looted antiquities welcomed home

(Cambodia; France)

Vong Sokheng (2016). More looted antiquities welcomed home. The Phnom Penh Post. 31 March.

Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork

(Cambodia)

WBUR (2016). Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork. WBUR. 30 March.

NGA keeping mum on 1000-year-old Indian goddess statue

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). NGA keeping mum on 1000-year-old Indian goddess statue. The Australian. 29 March.

US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

BBC News (2016). US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia. BBC News. 28 March.

Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?

(Australia; India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?. Swarajya. 27 March.

Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration. Ahram Online. 27 March.

Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon

(United States of America)

Jim Mimiaga (2016). Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon. The Cortez Journal. 27 March.

Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum

(Pakistan)

Dunya News (2016). Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum. Dunya News. 26 March.

Stop the Roof Raiders: Lead thieves strike Boxted church as total hit by suspected gang reaches 16 in Suffolk

(United Kingdom)

Matt Reason (2016). Stop the Roof Raiders: Lead thieves strike Boxted church as total hit by suspected gang reaches 16 in Suffolk. East Anglian Daily Times. 25 March.

Yobs set fire to historic Prestwick church and burn ivy from ancient walls

(United Kingdom)

Stuart Wilson (2016). Yobs set fire to historic Prestwick church and burn ivy from ancient walls. Daily Record. 25 March.

Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish

(India)

Jawhar Sircar (2016). Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue

(United States of America; Pakistan)

The Daily Chappaqua (2016). Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue. The Daily Chappaqua. 24 March.

Trio of rare Viking artefacts reported stolen from church at Sockburn, near Darlington

(United Kingdom)

Charlotte Bowe (2016). Trio of rare Viking artefacts reported stolen from church at Sockburn, near Darlington. The Northern Echo. 23 March.

Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Jamie Schram (2016). Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture. New York Post. 22 March.

Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case

(United States of America; India; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case. The New York Times. 18 March.

Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling

(United States of America; India; Pakistan; Afghanistan; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg (2016). Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling. The New York Times. 17 March.

Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures

(United States of America; India)

Colin Moynihan (2016). Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures. The New York Times. 11 March.

ICE recovers stolen Indian artifacts from major auction house ahead of Asia Week New York

(United States of America; India)

ICE (2016). ICE recovers stolen Indian artifacts from major auction house ahead of Asia Week New York. ICE. 11 March.

Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2016). Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested. Murcia Today. 9 March.

Museum has a history of theft, missing manuscripts

(India)

Satyasundar Barik (2016). Museum has a history of theft, missing manuscripts. The Hindu. 9 March.

Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000. Business Standard. 9 March.

Priceless palm leaf manuscripts go missing at Odisha State Museum

(India)

Satyasundar Barik (2016). Priceless palm leaf manuscripts go missing at Odisha State Museum. The Hindu. 8 March.

Museum of Lost Objects: Mar Elian Monastery

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor (2016). Museum of Lost Objects: Mar Elian Monastery. BBC News. 7 March.

Medieval Reliquary Discovered at Christian Monastery Looted by Treasure Hunters ahead of Archaeological Excavations

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov (2016). Medieval Reliquary Discovered at Christian Monastery Looted by Treasure Hunters ahead of Archaeological Excavations. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 7 March.

Treasure hunters ravage temples

(India)

Ravi P. Benjamin (2016). Treasure hunters ravage temples. The Hans India. 4 March.

In icon centre, Uma Parmeshwari reunites with Nataraja after 8 years

(India)

Deccan Chronicle (2016). In icon centre, Uma Parmeshwari reunites with Nataraja after 8 years. Deccan Chronicle. 2 March.

Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC

(Mali)

AFP (2016). Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC. The Guardian. 1 March.

CC to Decide If Malian Teacher Will Face Charges for Destroying Timbuktu Artifacts

(Mali)

Vice (2016). CC to Decide If Malian Teacher Will Face Charges for Destroying Timbuktu Artifacts. Vice. 29 February.

US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Peter Ford (2016). US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue. Cambodia Daily. 29 February.

Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Dan Duray (2016). Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.

Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Sravanth Verma (2016). Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues. Digital Journal. 24 February.

Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years

(China; Taiwan)

Wang Fan (2016). Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years. ECNS. 22 February.

Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull. The Australian. 18 February.

National Gallery  judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). National Gallery  judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities. The Australian. 18 February.

To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest

(United States of America)

Stephen Trimble (2016). To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest. High Country News. 17 February.

National Gallery of Australia review finds 22 works of 'insufficient or questionable' provenance

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomen (2016). National Gallery of Australia review finds 22 works of 'insufficient or questionable' provenance. Business Insider. 17 February.

Provenance of 22 Asian artworks at National Gallery of Australia in doubt

(Australia; India)

Shalailah Medhora (2016). Provenance of 22 Asian artworks at National Gallery of Australia in doubt. The Guardian. 17 February.

NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2016). NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where. The Australian. 12 February.

Two Klamath Falls residents sentenced in stolen Native American artifacts case

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Reickn (2016). Two Klamath Falls residents sentenced in stolen Native American artifacts case. News 10. 11 February.

Roban dos piezas del Museo Larreta

(Argentina)

Two pieces stolen from the Larreta Museum

Ana Martínez Quijano (2016). Roban dos piezas del Museo Larreta. Ámbito Financiero. 10 February.

Australia's Dancing Shiva legally exported, says Subhash Kapoor

(India; Australia)

Michaela Boland (2016). Australia's Dancing Shiva legally exported, says Subhash Kapoor. The Australian. 9 February.

A 75-year-old archaeologist catches artefact smugglers sitting on his computer

(India)

Ashwin Aghor (2016). A 75-year-old archaeologist catches artefact smugglers sitting on his computer. Catch News. 8 February.

Antique dealer Kapoor produced in Kumbakonam court

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Antique dealer Kapoor produced in Kumbakonam court. Business Standard. 5 February.

Last Koh Ker piece coming home

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Audrey Wilson (2016). Last Koh Ker piece coming home. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 January.

In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Pin Sisovann (2016). In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities. Voice of America. 29 January.

Indigenous Leaders Fight Bill Promoting Citizen Archaeology: "Do Not Disturb the Spirits of the Water"

(United States of America)

Deirdra Funcheon (2016). Indigenous Leaders Fight Bill Promoting Citizen Archaeology: "Do Not Disturb the Spirits of the Water". Broward Palm Beack New Times. 29 January.

Utah tribes say public-lands bill 'adds insult to injury,' petition Obama to designate monument

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). Utah tribes say public-lands bill 'adds insult to injury,' petition Obama to designate monument. The Salt Lake Tribune. 21 January.

France's Guimet Museum returns looted statue head to national museum in Phnom Penh

(Cambodia; France)

AFP (2016). France's Guimet Museum returns looted statue head to national museum in Phnom Penh. Art Daily. 20 January.

Los robos y falsificaciones de arte abortados en el último lustro superan los 150 millones

(Spain)

Robberies and forgeries of seized art in the last year tops 150 million

José Ramón Villalba (2016). Los robos y falsificaciones de arte abortados en el último lustro superan los 150 millones. Ideal. 20 January.

Think of burial mounds as earthen records of Wisconsin's native people

(United States of America)

Mary Louise Schumacher (2016). Think of burial mounds as earthen records of Wisconsin's native people. Journal Sentinel. 15 January.

Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures

(New Zealand)

Lois Williams (2016). Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures. Radio New Zealand. 14 January.

ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia

(Australia; India)

Amrita Madhukalya (2016). ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia. DNA. 6 January.

How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart

(United States of America)

Barret Baumgart (2016). How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart. Vice. 5 January.

Pillage of prehistory

(Pakistan)

Hidayat Khan (2016). Pillage of prehistory. The Express Tribune. 3 January.

Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation

(Canada; India)

Nazim Baksh (2015). Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation. CBC. 21 December.

Man admits stealing Maori artefacts

(New Zealand)

Hawke's Bay Today (2015). Man admits stealing Maori artefacts. Hawke's Bay Today. 9 December.

AP Vows to Bring Back Amaravati Artefacts from Brit Museum

(India; United Kingdom)

Express News Service (2015). AP Vows to Bring Back Amaravati Artefacts from Brit Museum. The New Indian Express. 6 December.

The Real-Life Indiana Jones

(United States of America; India)

FiveThirtyEight (2015). The Real-Life Indiana Jones. FiveThirtyEight. 2 December.

Inuit shaman parka 'copied' by KTZ design well-studied by anthropologists

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Sima Sahar Zerehi (2015). Inuit shaman parka 'copied' by KTZ design well-studied by anthropologists. CBC. 2 December.

Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'

(Canada; India)

Douglas Quan (2015). Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'. National Post. 27 November.

Encounters exhibition: a stunning but troubling collection of colonial plunder

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley (2015). Encounters exhibition: a stunning but troubling collection of colonial plunder. The Guardian. 26 November.

Kolkata a hub of antique smuggling

(India)

Rohit Khanna (2015). Kolkata a hub of antique smuggling. The Times of India. 25 November.

Singapore, India sign strategic partnership to boost cooperation in key areas

(Singapore; India)

Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid (2015). Singapore, India sign strategic partnership to boost cooperation in key areas. Channel News Asia. 24 November.

Nazi Art Case Tests Start Date Of Shoah

(Germany; United States of America)

Stewart Ain (2015). Nazi Art Case Tests Start Date Of Shoah. The Jewish Week. 19 November.

Cultura elevará el control sobre bienes de la Iglesia para frenar su deterioro

(Spain)

Culture to increase security over religious good to prevent their deterioration

Daniel Domínguez (2015). Cultura elevará el control sobre bienes de la Iglesia para frenar su deterioro. Faro de Vigo. 14 November.

Retired looters help police find stolen artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald (2015). Retired looters help police find stolen artifacts. Korea Herald. 5 November.

ACM's return of 'stolen' statue raises questions about artefacts leaving India

(India; Singapore)

Deepika Shetty (2015). ACM's return of 'stolen' statue raises questions about artefacts leaving India. The Straits Times. 22 October.

Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor

(General)

Gabriella Angeleti (2015). Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor. The Art Newspaper. 21 October.

Artefacts returned by collector

(Cambodia; Sweden)

Vong Sokheng (2015). Artefacts returned by collector. The Phnom Penh Post. 21 October.

1600-year-old artifacts in Bodrum bay area looted

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2015). 1600-year-old artifacts in Bodrum bay area looted. Hurriyet Daily News. 20 October.

Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector

(Cambodia)

Neou Vannarin (2015). Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector. Voice of America. 16 October.

Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2015). Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia. The Australian. 16 October.

You Can't Sell What's Not Yours

(United States of America)

Josh Logue (2015). You Can't Sell What's Not Yours. Inside Higher Ed. 7 October.

Art lovers to get a digital address under the Digital India campaign

(India)

Baishali Adak (2015). Art lovers to get a digital address under the Digital India campaign. India Today. 3 October.

Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper (2015). Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders. Indian Country Today. 19 September.

Smuggling India's Antiquities

(India)

Neeta Lal (2015). Smuggling India's Antiquities. The Diplomat. 16 September.

Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2015). Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts. Cyprus Mail. 15 September.

Cultural objects lent to National Museum of Australia to have extra protection

(Australia)

Clare Colley (2015). Cultural objects lent to National Museum of Australia to have extra protection. The Canberra Times. 10 September.

Bail Plea of Idol smuggler Subhash Kapoor rejected

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Bail Plea of Idol smuggler Subhash Kapoor rejected. The New Indian Express. 4 September.

Stolen artefacts repatriated

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail (2015). Stolen artefacts repatriated. Cyprus Mail. 28 August.

Tráfico que continúa: el patrimonio de Bolivia sale por las fronteras

(Bolivia)

Trafficking continues: the heritage of Bolivia heads for the borders

Luis Fernando Cantoral (2015). Tráfico que continúa: el patrimonio de Bolivia sale por las fronteras. eju!. 22 August.

'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight

(United States of America)

Phil Taylor (2015). 'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight. EENews. 21 August.

Dancing Shiva may not be stolen, says National Gallery chairman

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2015). Dancing Shiva may not be stolen, says National Gallery chairman. The Australian. 20 August.

Family to be compensated for Burrell Collection Nazi loot

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Sullivan (2015). Family to be compensated for Burrell Collection Nazi loot. Museums Journal. 18 August.

Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end

(New Zealand)

Imran Ali (2015). Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end. The Northern Advocate. 14 August.

2600 Zim artefacts looted

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

Lovemore Mataire (2015). 2600 Zim artefacts looted. The Herald. 14 August.

Honolulu Museum of Art sues donor for nearly $1M for selling undocumented art

(United States of America)

Lorin Eleni Gill (2015). Honolulu Museum of Art sues donor for nearly $1M for selling undocumented art. Pacific Business News. 10 August.

From Nataraja to Yogini Vrishanana, 13 antiques India did bring back

(India)

The Indian Express (2015). From Nataraja to Yogini Vrishanana, 13 antiques India did bring back. The Indian Express. 10 August.

A step toward bringing Korean treasures home

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun (2015). A step toward bringing Korean treasures home. Korea JoongAng Daily. 10 August.

How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home

(United States of America)

Micah Schweizer (2015). How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home. NPR. 8 August.

A Museum Survives in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

Masha Lipman (2015). A Museum Survives in Crimea. The New Yorker. 3 August.

8 theft cases of antiquities reported: Government

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). 8 theft cases of antiquities reported: Government. The Economic Times. 3 August.

India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks

(India)

Jason Burke (2015). India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks. The Guardian. 3 August.

The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men

(Israel; United Kingdom)

Ofer Aderet (2015). The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men. Haaretz. 2 August.

India demands return of objects stolen from its temples

(India)

AMA (2015). India demands return of objects stolen from its temples. AMA. 30 July.

Statues built on ancient bricks

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues built on ancient bricks. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 July.

Feds probe MU artifact collection

(United States of America)

Curtis Johnson (2015). Feds probe MU artifact collection. The Herald-Dispatch. 29 July.

The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting

(India; Russia)

Nayanjot Lahiri (2015). The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting. Hindustan Times. 24 July.

The Ultimate Temple Raider?: Inside an Antiquities-Smuggling Operation

(India)

Tom Mashberg (2015). The Ultimate Temple Raider?: Inside an Antiquities-Smuggling Operation. The New York Times. 23 July.

Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley (2015). Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition. The Guardian. 21 July.

Pongpat gets 2 more years

(Thailand)

Bangkok Post (2015). Pongpat gets 2 more years. Bangkok Post. 1 July.

British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2015). British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show. The Art Newspaper. 1 July.

ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India

(United States of America; India)

ICE (2015). ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India. ICE. 1 July.

Windows to the past

(India)

Rishabh Shroff (2015). Windows to the past. The Indian Express. 30 June.

Chinese visitor face charges in ancient art scam

(Canada)

Chuck Chiang (2015). Chinese visitor face charges in ancient art scam. Vancouver Sun. 29 June.

Panchaloha idols stolen from cave temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Panchaloha idols stolen from cave temple. The Hindu. 25 June.

Saqueadores afectan zonas de importancia histórica en Zapotitlán

(Mexico)

Looters hit areas of historical significance in Zapotitlán

Elizabeth Rodríguez Lezama (2015). Saqueadores afectan zonas de importancia histórica en Zapotitlán. La Journada de Oriente. 23 June.

Three 'astdhatu' idols stolen from the 1,200-year-old temple in Kanpur's Mahoba

(India)

Faiz Rahman Siddiqui (2015). Three 'astdhatu' idols stolen from the 1,200-year-old temple in Kanpur's Mahoba. The Times of India. 23 June.

The Chinese Want Their Art Back

(China)

Karl E. Meyer (2015). The Chinese Want Their Art Back. The New York Times. 20 June.

Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities

(Australia; India; Nepal)

Michaela Boland (2015). Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities. The Australian. 19 June.

Idol thieves are adopting innovative ways: Philip

(India)

Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol thieves are adopting innovative ways: Philip. India Today. 18 June.

Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum

(India; Singapore)

Press Trust of India (2015). Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum. The Indian Express. 14 June.

Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage

(Lebanon)

Elise Knutson (2015). Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage. The Daily Star. 12 June.

Antiquities: An Open Market Won't Stop Smuggling

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Antiquities: An Open Market Won't Stop Smuggling. Swarajya. 11 June.

Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq)

Suzanne Vega (2015). Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS. JP Updates. 10 June.

Stolen art? Why no one can say for sure

(General)

Charlotte Burns (2015). Stolen art? Why no one can say for sure. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Federal agents comb records for disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor's sales and gifts

(United States of America)

Jason Felch (2015). Federal agents comb records for disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor's sales and gifts. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.

Millennium-old temple idol stolen in Kasaragod

(India)

Manorama (2015). Millennium-old temple idol stolen in Kasaragod. Manorama. 27 May.

Hopis seek federal help to stop katsina auctions

(United States of America; France)

Dennis Wagner (2015). Hopis seek federal help to stop katsina auctions. AZ Central. 27 May.

India Looks To Create 'Open Market' For Antiquities; Critics Say It Will Encourage Looting

(India)

Kathleen Caulderwood (2015). India Looks To Create 'Open Market' For Antiquities; Critics Say It Will Encourage Looting. International Business Times. 26 May.

Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling. Deccan Herald. 25 May.

Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced. The Times of India. 25 May.

Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations

(Cambodia)

Bennett Murray (2015). Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations. The Phnom Penh Post. 23 May.

Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years

(Taiwan; China)

CCTV (2015). Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years. CCTV. 23 May.

Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest. The Phnom Penh Post. 22 May.

Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China

(China; Netherlands)

Shanghaiist (2015). Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China. Shanghaiist. 20 May.

Customs foil bid to smuggle Buddha statues

(Pakistan)

Obaid Abbasi (2015). Customs foil bid to smuggle Buddha statues. The Express Tribune. 20 May.

Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes

(Nepal)

Alexandre Capron, Joy Lynn Davis (2015). Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes. France 24. 19 May.

Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2015). Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland.com. 15 May.

Ancient idols worth Rs 77cr being smuggled out seized in Chennai

(India)

TNN (2015). Ancient idols worth Rs 77cr being smuggled out seized in Chennai. The Times of India. 15 May.

Fight Over Hindu God Statue Hits Fed Court

(United States of America; India)

Adam Klasfeld (2015). Fight Over Hindu God Statue Hits Fed Court. Courthouse News Service. 14 May.

Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin

(India; United Arab Emirates)

The Hindu (2015). Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin. The Hindu. 14 May.

It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos)

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt (2015). It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos). Cleveland.com. 12 May.

Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise

(United States of America)

Kristen Hwang (2015). Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise. Hava Sun News. 12 May.

US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Mech Dara (2015). US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia. The Cambodia Daily. 11 May.

Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols. The New Indian Express. 9 May.

Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols. New Indian Express. 9 May.

Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake

(Nepal)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake. Hyperallergic. 8 May.

'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). 'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'. The Times of India. 8 May.

Stolen Buddha sculpture head to unite with the body at Taiwan exhibition

(China)

Xinhua (2015). Stolen Buddha sculpture head to unite with the body at Taiwan exhibition. Xinhua. 5 May.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP (2015). A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting. Deccan Chronicle. 4 May.

Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities. Swarajya. 4 May.

Buscan recuperar más de 50.000 piezas de arte

(Bolivia)

Seeking to recover more than 50,000 artworks

Opinión (2015). Buscan recuperar más de 50.000 piezas de arte. Opinión. 11 April.

India's deafening silence on stolen art

(India)

Vishakha N. Desai (2015). India's deafening silence on stolen art. The Hindu. 10 April.

Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on

(United States of America; India)

Jessica Gelt (2015). Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on. Los Angeles Times. 9 April.

Empty temples, stolen gods

(Nepal)

eKantipur (2015). Empty temples, stolen gods. eKantipur. 8 April.

Museums Begin Returning Artifacts to India in Response to Investigation

(United States of America; India)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Museums Begin Returning Artifacts to India in Response to Investigation. The New York Times. 7 April.

Stolen artefacts: Relics of plunder

(China)

The Economist (2015). Stolen artefacts: Relics of plunder. The Economist. 4 April.

Manhattan Prosecutors Say New York Art Dealer Played Role in Sale of Stolen Artifacts

(United States of America; India; Nepal)

Graham Bowley (2015). Manhattan Prosecutors Say New York Art Dealer Played Role in Sale of Stolen Artifacts. The New York Times. 2 April.

Brooklyn Art Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Ancient Artifacts for $500K

(United States of America; India; Nepal)

James Fanelli (2015). Brooklyn Art Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Ancient Artifacts for $500K. DNA Info. 2 April.

Antiquities Looted From India End up at Honolulu Museum

(United States of America; India)

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher (2015). Antiquities Looted From India End up at Honolulu Museum. ABC United States. 1 April.

In an antique trade

(India)

Business Standard (2015). In an antique trade. Business Standard. 30 March.

Bangalore earning notoriety as market for antique idols

(India)

Imran Gowhar (2015). Bangalore earning notoriety as market for antique idols. The Hindu. 30 March.

Chinese villagers write to Dutch PM for return of mummified buddha

(China)

Shanghai Daily (2015). Chinese villagers write to Dutch PM for return of mummified buddha. Shanghai Daily. 29 March.

Interview: Cambodia shares successful story on repatriation of stolen antiquities

(Cambodia)

Xuequean Mu (2015). Interview: Cambodia shares successful story on repatriation of stolen antiquities. Xinhua. 28 March.

China's Stolen Monk Mummy Controversy Spurs Claims of Another

(China)

Oliver Geng (2015). China's Stolen Monk Mummy Controversy Spurs Claims of Another. The Wall Street Journal. 27 March.

Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha"

(China; Netherlands)

Wei Wang (2015). Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha". CRIEnglish. 27 March.

Q. and A.: Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac on 'The China Collectors'

(China)

Jane Perlez (2015). Q. and A.: Karl E. Meyer and Shareen Blair Brysac on 'The China Collectors'. Sinosphere. 26 March.

ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada

(India; Canada)

Press Trust of India (2015). ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada. Business Standard. 24 March.

Authority launches campaign to retrieve lost Buddha

(China)

Huan Si (2015). Authority launches campaign to retrieve lost Buddha. Ecns. 24 March.

Trade in Native American antiques can be tricky

(United States of America)

David Murray (2015). Trade in Native American antiques can be tricky. Great Falls Tribune. 15 March.

National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home

(Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home. The Australian. 6 March.

Mysterious Apopka sculptures may be 1,000 years old

(United States of America)

Stephen Hudak (2015). Mysterious Apopka sculptures may be 1,000 years old. Orlando Sentinel. 27 February.

Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC. Z News. 3 February.

Antiquities forgery makes for not-so-divine comedy at Sundance festival

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy (2015). Antiquities forgery makes for not-so-divine comedy at Sundance festival. The Art Newspaper. 2 February.

UN Attempt to Save Jewish Sites from ISIS -Too Little Too Late?

(Syria; Iraq)

Lyn Julius (2014). UN Attempt to Save Jewish Sites from ISIS -Too Little Too Late?. Arutz Sheva. 7 December.

Stolen cultural objects: what's the role of Australian galleries?

(Australia)

Lyndel Prott (2014). Stolen cultural objects: what's the role of Australian galleries?. The Conversation. 30 November.

Family of Thai Princess Is Stripped of Royal Name

(Thailand)

Thomas Fuller (2014). Family of Thai Princess Is Stripped of Royal Name. The New York Times. 30 November.

Trove of ancient artefacts may include rare imports

(Thailand)

The Nation (2014). Trove of ancient artefacts may include rare imports. Bangkok Post. 29 November.

Four South Koreans held over theft of Tsushima Buddhist statue

(Japan; South Korea)

The Japan Times (2014). Four South Koreans held over theft of Tsushima Buddhist statue. The Japan Times. 25 November.

Treasure hunt at ancient temples in Guntur district

(India)

M. Srinivas (2014). Treasure hunt at ancient temples in Guntur district. The Hindu. 8 October.

22 Rare Artefacts Stolen Since 2009

(India)

Pratul Sharma (2014). 22 Rare Artefacts Stolen Since 2009. The New Indian Express. 7 September.

ASI Protection Not Theft-Proof

(India)

Express News Service (2014). ASI Protection Not Theft-Proof. The Sunday Standard. 7 September.

Two Alaska Native artifacts return home after clandestine auction bid by nonprofit

(United States of America)

Sean Doogan (2014). Two Alaska Native artifacts return home after clandestine auction bid by nonprofit. Alaska Dispatch News. 3 September.

102 cases of temple thefts registered in 18 months, Himachal Pradesh govt informs House

(India)

TNN (2014). 102 cases of temple thefts registered in 18 months, Himachal Pradesh govt informs House. The Times of India. 9 August.

In search of the lost antiquities

(Pakistan; Sri Lanka)

Sadia Qasim Shah (2014). In search of the lost antiquities. Dawn. 8 July.

Hasta 10 años de cárcel a quien dañe monumentos históricos

(Mexico)

Up to 10 years in prison for those who damage historical monuments

Sipse (2014). Hasta 10 años de cárcel a quien dañe monumentos históricos. Sipse. 14 June.

Western Australia Aboriginal leaders retrieve secret sacred items taken a century ago

(Australia)

Tanya Nolan (2014). Western Australia Aboriginal leaders retrieve secret sacred items taken a century ago. ABC Australia. 6 June.

Theft of historical and cultural heritages under investigation

(Mongolia)

D. Sergelen (2014). Theft of historical and cultural heritages under investigation. UB Post. 5 June.

India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India (2014). India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon. The Hindu. 4 June.

Looted ancient statues returned to Cambodia from US

(Cambodia; United States of America)

AFP (2014). Looted ancient statues returned to Cambodia from US. ABC Australia. 4 June.

Museum reveals list of 30 items from disgraced New York gallery

(Singapore; India)

Huang Lijie (2014). Museum reveals list of 30 items from disgraced New York gallery. The Straits Times. 3 June.

Three Statues Repatriated in Phnom Penh Ceremony

(Cambodia)

Khoun Theara (2014). Three Statues Repatriated in Phnom Penh Ceremony. Voice of America. 3 June.

Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia)

David Ng (2014). Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia. Los Angeles Times. 7 May.

Syrian government says Maaloula's sites sacked by rebels

(Syria)

Al Monitor (2014). Syrian government says Maaloula's sites sacked by rebels. Al Monitor. 5 May.

Piden hasta 15 años de prisión por atentar contra patrimonio cultural

(Peru)

RPP (2014). Piden hasta 15 años de prisión por atentar contra patrimonio cultural. RPP. 9 April.

Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art

(Nepal)

eKantipur (2014). Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art. eKantipur. 4 April.

Art thief Kapoor's hand suspected in missing temple idol from Tamil Nadu

(India)

A Selvaraj (2014). Art thief Kapoor's hand suspected in missing temple idol from Tamil Nadu. The Times of India. 3 April.

Blogger gives crucial leads in idol hunt

(India)

TNN (2014). Blogger gives crucial leads in idol hunt. The Times of India. 3 April.

Tirthankara antique idol goes missing from Vellore

(India)

A Selvaraj (2014). Tirthankara antique idol goes missing from Vellore. The Times of India. 2 April.

Hearings in Croatia-Serbia case before ICJ to end on Tuesday

(Croatia; Serbia)

Dalje (2014). Hearings in Croatia-Serbia case before ICJ to end on Tuesday. Dalje. 31 March.

Village keeps its faith as it awaits Nataraja's return

(India)

A. Selvaraj (2014). Village keeps its faith as it awaits Nataraja's return. The Times of India. 31 March.

Three Kapoor statues from Tamil Nadu still with NGA

(India)

M. Kalyanaraman (2014). Three Kapoor statues from Tamil Nadu still with NGA. The Times of India. 31 March.

Idol talk? Kapoor loot was huge, sold across world

(India)

A. Selvaraj (2014). Idol talk? Kapoor loot was huge, sold across world. The Times of India. 17 March.

Two Panchaloha Idols found in well

(India)

Express News Service (2014). Two Panchaloha Idols found in well. The New Indian Express. 17 March.

Claim flawed, Australian gallery is keeping stolen idol

(India)

A. Srivathsan (2014). Claim flawed, Australian gallery is keeping stolen idol. The Hindu. 9 March.

Art experts struggle to distinguish real from a very good fake

(India)

Namita Devidayal (2014). Art experts struggle to distinguish real from a very good fake. The Times of India. 9 March.

Town prays for its stolen god Shiva to return

(India)

Michaela Boland (2014). Town prays for its stolen god Shiva to return. The Australian. 8 March.

US probing whether Ganesha museum idol was stolen

(United States of America; India)

Press Trust of India (2014). US probing whether Ganesha museum idol was stolen. Business Standard. 7 March.

Cambodian relics 'found in New York'

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Stuart White (2014). Cambodian relics 'found in New York'. The Phnom Penh Post. 7 March.

Athorities raid storage locker filled with antiquities

(United States of America)

AFA News (2014). Athorities raid storage locker filled with antiquities. AFA News. 6 March.

National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art

(Australia; India)

Anna Maria Nicholson (2014). National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art. ABC Australia. 5 March.

US Returns Three 'Most Wanted' Stolen Antiquities to India

(India; United States of America)

IANS (2014). US Returns Three 'Most Wanted' Stolen Antiquities to India. The New Indian Express. 15 January.

Back where they belong

(Nepal; Germany)

Bhrikuti Rai (2013). Back where they belong. Nepali Times. 20 December.

The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Tom Mashberg (2013). The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia. The New York Times. 3 May.

Patan's crown jewel: Sundari Chok gets a facelift after 360 years

(Nepal)

Kunda Dixit (2010). Patan's crown jewel: Sundari Chok gets a facelift after 360 years. Nepali Times. 27 August.

Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues

(Nepal; Tibet)

Reuters (2007). Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues. Hindustan Times. 18 June.

The Plunder of Tibets Treasures

(Tibet)

Radio Free Asia (2005). The Plunder of Tibets Treasures. Radio Free Asia. 1 August.

Stolen Jaina image recovered

(India)

The Hindu (2004). Stolen Jaina image recovered. The Hindu. 13 October.

Indian police recover statue stolen from Bhutan

(Bhutan; India; Nepal)

Kuensel (2002). Indian police recover statue stolen from Bhutan. Kuensel. 10 June.

In the land of gods, thieves have a field day

(Nepal)

Ramayata Limbu (2001). In the land of gods, thieves have a field day. Nepali Times. 28 September.

The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished

(Nepal)

Martin Spice (2000). The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished. South China Morning Post. 3 September.

Return of the gods

(Nepal)

Sujata Tuladhar (2000). Return of the gods. Nepali Times. 16 August.

Police Nab Antique Thief, Seize 700-year-old statue

(Nepal; India)

Associated Press (1994). Police Nab Antique Thief, Seize 700-year-old statue. Associated Press. 20 December.

Thieves rob 'living museum'

(Nepal)

Shyam Bahadur (1991). Thieves rob 'living museum'. The Advertiser. 11 July.

Thieves Plundering Art for Foreigners in Nepal

(Nepal)

Binaya Guruacharya (1986). Thieves Plundering Art for Foreigners in Nepal. Associated Press. 28 August.

Artifact theft is big business in Nepal

(Nepal)

Bhola Rana (1985). Artifact theft is big business in Nepal. United International Press. 2 April.

Nepal: Thieves destroy a cultural heritage

(Nepal)

Kunda Dixit (1984). Nepal: Thieves destroy a cultural heritage. Inter Press Service. 8 May.