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Watchdog Group Links Rubin-Ladd Foundation, a Prolific Museum Benefactor, to Jailed Antiquities Dealer Subhash Kapoor( )
Dorian Batycka (2021). Watchdog Group Links Rubin-Ladd Foundation, a Prolific Museum Benefactor, to Jailed Antiquities Dealer Subhash Kapoor. ArtNet News. 18 August.
Nation (2021). Tara: The Sri Lankan Deity At The British Museum. Nation. 18 August.
Police in SW China's Sichuan offer up to $7,718 in rewards to assist in search of stolen 1000-year old Buddha statues( )
Global Times (2021). Police in SW China's Sichuan offer up to $7,718 in rewards to assist in search of stolen 1000-year old Buddha statues. Global Times. 17 August.
Arab News (2021). Stolen 16th-century Qur'an to be returned to Turkey. Arab News. 16 August.
Debra Utacia Krol (2021). Indigenous people find legal, cultural barriers to protect sacred spaces off tribal lands. AZ Central. 16 August.
News in Asia (2021). UNESCO has estimated that India had lost some 50,000 artefacts until 1989. News in Asia. 15 August.
THe Hans India (2021). Kakinada: Police crack Nandi idol theft case, arrest two. Hans News Service. 15 August.
KINY (2021). Sacred Indigenous Objects Returned to Southeast. KINY. 13 August.
The News (2021). Illegal excavation of archaeological sites in Mardan, Swabi, Swat continues. The News. 8 April.
The Himalayan Times (2021). US hands over lost antiques to Nepal. The Himalayan Times. 3 April.
Khabarhub (2021). US government hands over lost antiquities to Nepal. Khabarhub. 2 April.
Will Jackson (2021). How many antiquities in Australian museums are stolen from our neighbours?. ABC Australia. 28 March.
Colombo Gazette (2021). Manhattan District Attorney returns 18th Century Buddha statues to Sri Lanka. Colombo Gazette. 27 March.
Ploenpote Atthakor (2021). Ancient lintels coming home. Bangkok Post. 26 March.
TNN (2021). Buddha idols stolen from Hazaribag recovered from Ranchi. The Times of India. 26 March.
Jennifer Lu (2021). Two Thai artifacts in a San Francisco museum were stolen. Now, they're on their way home. Los Angeles Times. 26 March.
Manhattan District Attorney's Office: Manhattan D.A.'S Office Returns Pair Of Statues Seized Pursuant To The Investigation Of Subhash Kapoor( )
Patch (2021). Manhattan District Attorney's Office: Manhattan D.A.'S Office Returns Pair Of Statues Seized Pursuant To The Investigation Of Subhash Kapoor. Patch. 25 March.
Sanjoy Dey (2021). Two 10th century sculptures of Gautam Buddha unearthed during excavation in Hazaribag stolen. Hindustan Times. 22 March.
Vincent Noce (2021). Cambodia's Khmer heritage is finally returning home. The Art Newspaper. 19 March.
Soniya Agrawal (2021). 36 antique idols, artefacts returned to India by US, Australia, UK in last 5 yrs, govt says. The Print. 17 March.
Tom Mack (2021). The 49 historic buildings at risk across Leicestershire - including churches and windmills. Liecester Mercury. 14 March.
Debabrata Mohanty (2020). In Odisha, 22 rare idols stolen from 13th century Shiva temple. Hindustan Times. 22 December.
Harrison Mwilima (2020). Africa must unite to demand stolen art's return. DW. 21 December.
Phyo Wai Kyaw (2020). Myanmar helpless against illegal trade of antique cultural objects. Myanmar Times. 18 December.
NHK (2020). Japan temple urged to join Buddhist statue trial. NHK. 18 December.
Najeh Mouelhi-Makani (2020). Amid pillaging and looting, Tunisia struggles to preserve its Jewish heritage. The Times of Israel. 18 December.
S. Vijay Kumar (2020). Bringing the goddess home. Mumbai Mirror. 13 December.
Denise Ryan (2020). Nisga'a woman spearheads new effort to repatriate family house pole from Europe. Vancouver Sun. 12 December.
Tarisai Ngangura (2020). The Colonized World Wants Its Artifacts Back. Vice. 7 December.
Cassie Packard (2020). Artist Discovers a Looted Statue in a Canadian Museum's Collection, Leading to Its Repatriation. Hyperallergic. 7 December.
Hugh Eakin (2020). When an Enemy's Cultural Heritage Becomes One's Own. The New York Times. 30 November.
Anthee Carassava (2020). Greek Monastery Seeks Return of Stolen Religious Objects from Bulgaria. Voice of America. 30 November.
Alexei Koseff (2020). California bill seeks to give tribes more standing to recover sacred objects from museums. San Francisco Chronicle. 28 November.
Gokul Rajendran (2020). Tamil Nadu: Stolen antique idols reinstalled in temple. The Times of India. 28 November.
David D'Arcy (2020). Museum of the Bible returns hand-written gospels looted from Greece during the First World War. The Art Newspaper. 26 November.
While Installing Her Show at a Canadian Museum, an Artist Discovered a Looted Statue in the Collection. Now, It's Headed Back to India( )
Brian Boucher (2020). While Installing Her Show at a Canadian Museum, an Artist Discovered a Looted Statue in the Collection. Now, It's Headed Back to India. ArtNet News. 24 November.
Varsha Rani (2020). Canada To Return a Statue It Stole From India Over a Century Ago. Vice. 23 November.
Gordon Govier (2020). Where Are the Other Fake Fragments of the Dead Sea Scrolls?. Christianity Today. 23 November.
CGTN (2020). Cultural relics repatriated by U.S. find home in east China city. CGTN. 17 November.
Nevdon Jamgochian (2020). Google Arts & Culture as an Agent of Ethnic Cleansing. Hyperallergic. 13 November.
The Hindu (2020). Recovered idols belong to a temple, say officials. The Hindu. 6 November.
Dawn (2020). Stolen relics. Dawn. 5 November.
Associated Press (2020). Antiquities Recovered in 2015 in New York City Given Back to Pakistan. Indiawest. 5 November.
Will Killner (2020). Hundreds of metal thefts in West Yorkshire last year. Telegraph & Argus. 6 September.
The Value (2020). A Rare Buddha's Head Statue Once Looted by the Nazis Goes up for Auction in New York. The Value. 6 September.
The Latest in Restitutions: A Bill Offers California's Indigenous Tribes Ownership of Ancestral Objects( )
Cassie Packard (2020). The Latest in Restitutions: A Bill Offers California's Indigenous Tribes Ownership of Ancestral Objects. Hyperallergic. 4 September.
Tom Mashberg (2020). Douglas A.J. Latchford, Khmer Antiquities Expert, Dies at 88. The New York Times. 27 August.
Hindustan Times (2020). Customs officials seize 25 antiques worth Rs 35.3 crore in north Bengal. Hindustan Times. 27 August.
Anna V. Smith (2020). Tribal nations are decolonizing cultural protection. High Country News. 27 August.
Ali Tüfekçi (2020). Ibrahim Hakkı Konyalı: Art historian who saved Ottoman heritage. Daily Sabah. 26 August.
The News Minute (2020). Ganesha idol stolen from Andhra temple on Vinayaka Chavithi. The News Minute. 24 August.
Tess Davis (2020). Douglas Latchford: The Man Who Pillaged Cambodia. The Diplomat. 21 August.
American Authorities Have Returned 10 Looted Antiquities Worth a Combined $1.2 Million Back to India( )
Eileen Kinsella (2020). American Authorities Have Returned 10 Looted Antiquities Worth a Combined $1.2 Million Back to India. ArtNet News. 20 August.
S. Vijay Kumar (2020). US Returns 10 Smuggled Artefacts To India; Here Are Six Reasons Why This Is Significant. Swarajya. 15 August.
Ariel David (2020). After Dead Sea Forgeries Exposed, How Do We Know the Scrolls in Israel Are Authentic?. Haaretz. 12 August.
Amy Weiss-Meyer (2020). What Ever Happened to the Gospel of Jesus's Wife?. The Atlantic. 11 August.
Josh Gabert-Doyon (2020). Auction House Repatriates Sacred Indigenous Items, Possibly a Human Scalp. Vice. 11 August.
Robert Alan Hershey (2020). Trading in Native artifacts does real harm. High Country News. 3 August.
Prasun Sonwalkar (2020). Stolen in 1998, rare Shiva statue on way from London to India. Hindustan Times. 30 July.
Daily Sabah (2020). 500-year-old handwritten Bibles seized near Turkey-Greece border. Daily Sabah. 12 May.
James More (2020). Crime epidemic: Our historical rural churches are facing a raft of threats. Express. 16 March.
Soth Koemsoeun (2020). Kingdom works to return artefacts looted during war. The Phnom Penh Post. 15 March.
Hindustan Times (2020). Rajasthan police arrest two who allegedly stole 400-year-old Krishna idol. Hindustan Times. 14 March.
Prasun Sonwalkar (2020). India seeks return of 15th century Tamil statue in Oxford. Hindustan Times. 23 February.
Alisha Sijapati (2020). Replicating Nepal's stolen gods. Nepali Times. 21 February.
David Batty (2020). India asks Oxford museum to return 'stolen' bronze statue. The Guardian. 21 February.
TNN (2020). Picture of stolen Thirumangai Alwar idol matches one in London Museum. The Times of India. 13 February.
Harry Bullmore (2020). 'Shady and unscrupulous' metal detectorist hits Winchelsea. The Argus. 13 February.
'Bringing a chief home': Tribe celebrates return of headdress, hopes for more repatriation victories( )
Chris Aadland (2020). 'Bringing a chief home': Tribe celebrates return of headdress, hopes for more repatriation victories. Casper Star Tribune. 6 February.
Neos Kosmos (2020). Turkish ministry seeks return of Panagia Soumela artefacts. Neos Kosmos. 4 February.
Blood Buddhas: Not just about theft of antiquities, but a portrayal of much deeper malaise of societal apathy towards heritage( )
Ashish Dhar (2020). Blood Buddhas: Not just about theft of antiquities, but a portrayal of much deeper malaise of societal apathy towards heritage. Op India. 4 February.
Ommcom News (2019). Odisha: Precious 12th Century Idol Stolen From Temple In Puri. Ommcom News. 6 August.
Anadolu Agency (2019). 1,000-year-old Quran recovered from smugglers. Hurriyet Daily News. 3 August.
Bhumika Popli (2019). New film calls for stolen idols to be returned to India. The Sunday Guardian. 16 February.
The Hindu (2019). Plea by idol theft kingpin Subash Kapoor dismissed. The Hindu. 16 February.
Daily Sabah (2019). Turkish police find 400-year-old Torah in Aydın province. Daily Sabah. 15 February.
Daily Sabah (2019). 4 ancient books depicting life of Jesus seized in Turkey's Denizli. Daily Sabah. 12 February.
Tushaar Kuthiala (2019). Anuraag Saxena, India Pride Project in the limelight in `Blood Buddhas' documentary. Connected To India. 12 February.
The Express Tribune (2019). Bid to smuggle antique statue in Peshawar foiled. The Express Tribune. 8 February.
The Hindu (2019). Ex-temple official held in idols theft case. The Hindu. 6 February.
Religion News Service (2019). Search for undiscovered Dead Sea Scrolls reveals dispute over West Bank artifacts. The Presbyterian Outlook. 6 February.
Daily Sabah (2019). 1,200-year-old Bible seized in southeastern Turkey's Diyarbakır. Daily Sabah. 5 February.
RAPSI (2019). Ex-museum director acquitted of non-return of ancient icons to Russia. RAPSI. 4 February.
Evie Andreou (2019). Stolen fresco fragments welcomed home. Cyprus Mail. 25 January.
The Hindu (2019). Foundation denies idols in its possession are stolen. The Hindu. 22 January.
Helena Horton (2019). British aristocrat confronted by 'Indiana Jones of art world' over priceless stolen artefacts. The Telegraph. 22 January.
Reuters (2019). Experts Racing Against Antiquities Robbers in Hunt for Dead Sea Scrolls. Reuters. 22 January.
Kaung Myat Min (2019). Police Investigate Suspected Burglary of Ancient Pagoda in Bago Region. The Irrawaddy. 18 January.
Jaykishan Sharma (2019). How a history post-graduate masterminded idol thefts in Rajasthan. Hindustan Times. 18 January.
The News (2019). Theft of Nalain Mubarak from Badshahi Mosque: SC orders media to run ads. The News. 16 January.
Isaac Beech (2018). Chinese villagers mourn lost deity as Dutch reject claim to mummified monk. The Sunday Times. 30 December.
Yvette J. Deane (2018). Antiquities police stop theft of ancient coins. The Jerusalem Post. 27 December.
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( )
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.
Priyanka Thirumurthy (2018). Idol theft case: Kiran Rao and Ranvir Shah get anticipatory bail. The News Minute. 22 December.
CNA News Service (2018). Repatriation of 6th century mosaics 'important for cultural heritage'. Cyprus Mail. 22 December.
Colin Moynihan (2018). Church Leaders Sue Princeton Over `Stolen' Manuscripts. The New York Times. 14 December.
Josefin Dolsten (2018). 18 groups ask Pompeo to exclude Jewish artifacts from import restriction deals. The Times of Israel. 13 December.
Pranjal Baruah (2018). Antique Vishnu idol stolen from Siddheswar temple found. The Times of India. 11 December.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). US an Oz ignore India's request for return of stolen idols. The Times of India. 11 December.
Gabriella Angeleti (2018). Native American group denounces Met's exhibition of indigenous objects. The Art Newspaper. 6 November.
Javier Pes (2018). Thailand Is Ramping Up Efforts to Recover Cultural Heritage From US Museums, Including the Met. ArtNet News. 6 November.
R. Sivaraman (2018). Seized idols dumped in the open. The Hindu. 30 October.
B. Kolappan (2018). Possession of antiquities, artefacts: the legal position. The Hindu. 5 October.
Ben Kennedy (2018). Ancient Bible Stolen, Turns up Years Later at Museum of the Bible. CBN. 4 October.
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.
Evie Andreou (2018). Stolen icon of St George now back in Cyprus. Cyprus Mail. 20 September.
Samayita Banerjee (2018). India's ancient treasures: Lost and found, but still inaccessible. The Statesman. 20 September.
United News of India (2018). Police unearth interstate idol theft racket. United News of India. 19 September.
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`Unesco estimated that India lost 50,000 artefacts till 1989 … our biggest victory has been the narrative war'( )
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.
Express News Service (2018). Odisha: Six stolen Astadhatu idols recovered a month after. The New Indian Express. 15 September.
Devbrat Patnaik (2018). Precious Astadhatu Idols Stolen From Radhakanta Temple Recovered. Odisha TV. 14 September.
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.
Press Trust of India (2018). Idols stolen from Jain temple in MP. Business Standard. 13 September.
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Vijay Kumar (2018). Another dancing Shiva in the eye of a storm. The Times of India. 12 September.
Michaela Boland, Penny Timms (2018). Dancing Shiva at Art Gallery of South Australia was stolen from India. ABC Australia. 12 September.
TNN (2018). Idol wing starts probe at Srirangam. The Times of India. 7 September.
The Asahi Shimbun (2018). Market for stolen Buddhist statues widens; rightful owners at a loss. The Asahi Shimbun. 7 September.
Mary Hudetz (2018). Feds: US tribal items sold at Paris auction houses declines. The Journal Times. 7 September.
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( )
Nikhila Natarajan (2018). Two stunning 12th century antiques repatriated to India by New York District Attorney and US Homeland Security Investigations teams. First Post. 5 September.
Sweta Akundi (2018). When you fight the good fight: tracking down stolen idols. The Hindu. 3 September.
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Priyanka Dasgupta (2018). Heritage lotus symbol stolen from Charles 'Hindoo' Stuart's tomb at South Part Street Cemetery. The Times of India. 21 July.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). Oz seeks FIRs of stolen idols cases in English. The Times of India. 15 July.
TNN (2018). Idol theft: HC pulls up government for dragging its feet. The Times of India. 14 July.
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.
Rudhran Baraasu (2018). Idol theft accused arrested in Tirunelveli. Deccan Chronicle. 8 July.
Martin Bailey (2018). Ethiopia claims Ten Commandments tablet hidden in Westminster Abbey. The Art Newspaper. 2 July.
L. Renganathan (2018). Historians elated over return of icons. The Hindu. 31 May.
Margaret Coker (2018). Mosul's Renowned Religious Complex Will Rise From the Rubble. The New York Times. 24 April.
Hindustan Times (2018). Uttarakhand jeweller who was in cahoots with gang lands in Chandigarh police net. Hindustan Times. 23 April.
Brian Tanguay (2018). Tasoula Hadjitofi on Reclaiming Her Heritage. Santa Barbara Independent. 18 April.
ANI (2018). CBI busts antique smuggling racket, retrieves 81 artifacts. Business Standard. 12 April.
Sahina Shrestha (2018). Bringing our Gods home. Nepali Times. 6 April.
Gladwin Emmanuel (2018). Bizman Ranvir Shah fails to appear before Idol wing CID in connection to stolen antique case. Mumbai Mirror. 6 April.
Sarah Cascone (2018). The Met Will Return Looted Statues of Sages and Goddesses to Both India and Nepal. ArtNet News. 5 April.
AFP (2018). New York Met returns stolen idols to Nepal. The Nation. 5 April.
The Himalayan Times (2018). Stolen idols returned to Nepal. The Himalayan Times. 4 April.
Daniel J. Roth (2018). Syria Accuses Israel of Removing Jewish Artifacts from Damascus Temple. Jerusalem Post. 22 March.
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Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). ASI to write to Australian museum over stolen idols. The Times of India. 17 January.
Naomi Rea (2018). Tiny French Town Demands the Restitution of a Religious Reliquary From the Met. ArtNet News. 16 January.
TNN (2018). 'Bring back stolen Buddhist statue to Amaravati'. The Times of India. 10 January.
Mahesh Avadhutha (2018). Telangana, Andhra Pradesh urged to bring back sculptures. Deccan Chronicle. 10 January.
Parvatiganesh Idol Stolen From Shiv Temple
Jagran (2018). शिव मंदिर से पार्वती-गणेश की मूर्ति चोरी. Jagran. 9 January.
Sanjeev K. Ahuja (2018). India retrieves 12th-century Brahma-Brahmani idol from London, others to follow soon. Hindustan Times. 9 January.
Mohamed Imranullah (2018). PIL questions shifting of ancient idols to 'icon centres'. The Hindu. 7 January.
Jean Hopfensperger (2018). Minnesota monk Columba Stewart rescues ancient manuscripts from modern threats. Star Tribune. 7 January.
R. Sivaraman (2018). Stolen idols in the U.S. must be brought back: art enthusiasts. The Hindu. 6 January.
Debraj Mitra (2017). Safety tags in museums. The Telegraph. 29 December.
Daily Sabah (2017). Turkey requests France return tiles stolen from Sultan Selim II's tomb at Hagia Sophia. Daily Sabah. 26 December.
Associated Press (2017). German museum returning objects robbed from Alaskan graves. KTUU. 19 December.
Sanyukta Shrestha (2017). Home isn't where the art is. The Kathmandu Post. 16 December.
Duncan DeAeth (2017). Temples in Taiwan upgrading security after thieves steal deities, try to mail them to China. Taiwan News. 12 December.
'Pandora': operation against looting
Verónica Viñas (2017). 'Pandora', operación contra el expolio. Diario de León. 11 December.
RAPSI (2017). Case over non-return of ancient icons to Russia sent back to prosecutors. RAPSI. 11 December.
Jacob Natowicz (2017). Iraqi Jewish archive: from 2003 to now, what's happened. Beloit College Round Table. 11 December.
Egypt Today (2017). Hurghada Airport thwarts smuggling of 102 artifacts. Egypt Today. 9 December.
Oren Peleg (2017). Push Underway to Keep Jewish Artifacts From Returning to Iraq. Jewish Journal. 6 December.
Daily Sabah (2017). Historical artifacts stolen from church seized in anti-smuggling op in southeast Turkey. Daily Sabah. 5 December.
Mengxi Gu (2017). Police recover Buddha heads. ECNS. 23 November.
Alice Shen (2017). Chinese gang face charges over Buddhist temple raid. South China Morning Post. 22 November.
Peter Beaumont, Oliver Laughland (2017). Trade in Dead Sea Scrolls awash with suspected forgeries, experts warn. The Guardian. 21 November.
Adi Renaldi (2017). Indonesia Can't Stop Its Illegal Treasure Hunters. Vice. 20 November.
Michael Greshko (2017). Forgeries may hide in Museum of the Bible's dead see scrolls. National Geographic. 19 November.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Aussie museum seeks more info on six stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 19 November.
Michael Coleman (2017). Acoma Pueblo still awaits return of tribal shield. Albuquerque Journal. 8 November.
Martin Heinrich (2017). Bipartisan Legislation To Safeguard Tribal Items Receives Key Committee Hearing. KRWG. 8 November.
Anny Shaw (2017). Russia and Israel sign historic deal to share digitised Gunzburg Collection. The Art Newspaper. 7 November.
TRT World (2017). Centre set up in Idlib to protect Syrian heritage sites. TRT World. 7 November.
TNN (2017). Idol theft case: Masterminds arrested. The Times of India. 7 November.
TNN (2017). 3 held, 23-year-old idol theft case cracked. The Times of India. 6 November.
Khushboo Narayan (2017). 'Antique smuggler' booked by DRI: US Homeland Security starts investigation. The Indian Express. 2 November.
Pratik Salunke (2017). DRI to seek US help to probe purchase of smuggled Indian artefacts in Hong Kong. Hindustan Times. 2 November.
Anuraag Saxena, J. Sai Deepak (2017). Gods For Sale: Misplaced Priorities And Mercantilism In The Antiquities Bill 2017. Swarajya Magazine. 28 October.
Laura Woodward (2017). Artifact for sale on eBay questioned by Saskatchewan Metis community. CTV. 27 October.
Narayan Lakshman (2017). The man who stole gods. The Hindu. 21 October.
Apoorva Mandhani (2017). File Status Report On Preservation Of Artifacts And Manuscripts In National Museum: Delhi HC. Live Law. 21 October.
Lizzie Wade (2017). Can the Museum of the Bible overcome the sins of the past?. Science. 16 October.
The Hindu (2017). HC asks officials to join hands to fight idol theft. The Hindu. 13 October.
Abiy Hailu (2017). Ethiopia: The Unfortunate Case of Ethiopia's Looted Heritages. All Africa. 12 October.
Interfax Ukraine (2017). Border guards detain Briton who tried to smuggle collection of antiquities from Ukraine. Interfax Ukraine. 12 October.
Dhaval Kulkarni (2017). Maharashtra museum to get better security, go solar. DNA. 11 October.
Vijay Kumar (2017). Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods. The Times of India. 11 October.
Sanya Dhingra (2017). Draft antiquities bill triggers jubilation and alarm. The Print. 6 October.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI writes to Indian mission at Australia with details of stolen artefacts from Tamil Nadu. The Times of India. 3 October.
Subhasish Chaudhuri (2017). Theft at puja older than city. Telegraph India. 30 September.
Mexico News Daily (2017). Serious quake damage to Morelos heritage. Mexico News Daily. 28 September.
A. Selvaraj (2017). Idol theft case: Arrested cop didn't cooperate with investigators, says police officer. The Times of India. 23 September.
OnlineKhabar (2017). Campaigners call to preserve rubble from archaeological buildings. OnlineKhabar. 15 September.
Josefin Dolsten (2017). Despite protests, US returning artifacts to Iraq. The Jewish Star. 13 September.
Press Trust of India (2017). Idol theft probe: Madras High Court warns of notice to officials. Mirror Now. 6 September.
Laurie Chen (2017). China's Peking University to investigate graffiti found on ancient bell. South China Morning Post. 31 August.
Deep Mukherjee (2017). Priceless artefacts kept in dismal condition at Jaipur police station. Hindustan Times. 24 August.
Sadia Qasim Shah (2017). The curious case of a missing relic casket. Dawn. 22 August.
Amir Harrack (2017). Rescuing Assyrian Manuscripts in Iraq. AINA. 20 August.
Navtan Kumar (2017). India yet to receive 200 artefacts worth $100 million from US. Sunday Guardian Live. 20 August.
Anand Bodh (2017). Himachal Pradesh police recover stolen idols worth several crores, arrest two Nepalese. The Times of India. 20 August.
Ashuosh Kulkarni (2017). Stealing Hindu Gods: A Madras High Court Judgment Shows The Way Out. Swarajya Magazine. 18 August.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Attempt to smuggle 18th century artefacts foiled at Egypt's Hurghada port. Ahram Online. 17 August.
The Express Tribune (2017). Stolen Gandharan artefacts. The Express Tribune. 12 August.
AFP (2017). Bombed and looted ancient Cambodian city poised for rebirth. Maylay Mail. 11 August.
B.J. Coleman (2017). Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation holds first Cultural Heritage Symposium. The Californian. 9 August.
The Hindu (2017). Idol smuggler produced in court. The Hindu. 8 August.
The Sun Daily (2017). Thieves target historic Portuguese decorative tiles. The Sun Daily. 8 August.
Mary Kauffman (2017). Family Gives "One-of-a-Kind" Chilkat Robe to Sealaska Heritage Institute. SIT News. 7 August.
Frontier (2017). The real cost of looting. Fontier. 3 August.
ICE (2017). Tribal leaders, HSI partnering to help prevent plundering of Indian artifacts. ICE. 3 August.
Menachem Wecker (2017). Despite smuggled antiquities purchase, some say criticism of Bible museum is unfair. The Salt Lake Tribune. 3 August.
TNN (2017). Antiques smuggling: 'Kingpin' loaned artefacts to museum to get legal tag. The Times of India. 31 July.
Vinita Govindarajan (2017). A tiny police wing is trying to bring back the thousands of idols stolen from Tamil Nadu. Scroll. 30 July.
BBC News (2017). Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site. BBC News. 25 July.
R. Rajaram (2017). Icon centres getting ready to house idol. The Hindu. 25 July.
The Sun Daily (2017). Sacred ancient objects returned to Australian Indigenous leaders after centuries. The Sun Daily. 24 July.
TNN (2017). Idol smuggling theft of nat'l treasure: HC. The Times of India. 22 July.
The Hindu (2017). IG Manickavel to handle idol theft cases. The Hindu. 22 July.
Press Trust of India (2017). HC dismisses antique dealer Kapoor's bail plea. Press Trust of India. 21 July.
Xinhua (2017). Chinese villagers demand identity of stolen mummy Buddha's new holder. Xinhua. 15 July.
Jamal Shahid (2017). Pakistan yet to bring back stolen Buddha artefact from US. Dawn. 10 July.
Coconuts Yangon (2017). Descendants of conquerors to return artifacts stolen during Anglo-Burmese War. Coconuts Yangon. 4 July.
Marina Christofides (2017). Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage. Cyprus Mail. 2 July.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Qurans from Ottoman era seized at Cairo International Airport. Ahram Online. 17 June.
Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee (2017). Police locate centuries-old carved elephant tusks stolen from Karen village. The Nation. 11 June.
Assawin Pinitwong (2017). Ancient carved tusks stolen from Karen village. Bangkok Post. 10 June.
Nitisha Kashyap (2017). 900-year-old Antique Buddha Idol Stolen From Tawang, Recovered in Delhi. News 18. 5 June.
The Hindu (2017). Police to seek documents from Australian authorities. The Hindu. 2 June.
John Hooper, Ted Plafker (2017). Millions at stake as Chinese villagers take collector to court over "man in the Buddha". AFR. 2 June.
John Christian Hopkins (2017). Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends. Lake Powell Life. 1 June.
R. Sivaraman (2017). 1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu. The Hindu. 27 May.
R. Sivaraman (2017). How idol thieves deceived devotees. The Hindu. 27 May.
TNN (2017). Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor. The Times of India. 27 May.
Charlie English (2017). The Treasures of Timbuktu. The New York Times. 12 May.
3Ders (2017). Japan preserves Buddhist statues and cultural artifacts with 3D scanning and 3D printing. 3Ders. 5 May.
Amjad Iqbal (2017). Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site. Dawn. 2 May.
Doug Cuthand (2017). Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people. Saskatoon Star Phoenix. 29 April.
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Rajesh Ahuja (2017). DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US. Hindustan Times. 20 April.
TNN (2017). For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties. The Times of India. 20 April.
Express News Service (2017). Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition. Indian Express. 18 April.
Noah Charney (2017). The Case of the Missing Feet: Antiquities and Terrorism in Cambodia. Observer. 12 April.
Mumbai Mirror (2017). Delayed charge sheet earns bail for antiques smuggler Nanda. Mumbai Mirror. 11 April.
Saibal Guptal (2017). 1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room. The Times of India. 7 April.
BBC News (2017). Medieval stones stolen from Edinburgh hospital. BBC News. 4 April.
Regin Olimberio (2017). Fake Dead Sea Scrolls Sold In The US: Products Of Sophisticated Archeological Forgeries. The Science Times. 4 April.
Owen Jarus (2017). 28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US. Live Science. 4 April.
Chip Colwell (2017). How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property. Foreign Affairs. 31 March.
Nir Hasson (2017). Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists. Haaretz. 29 March.
Brady McComba (2017). Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic. The Daily Progress. 18 March.
Tess Davis (2017). Buyer Beware: US Market for Ancient Asian Art Still the Wild, Wild East. The Diplomat. 14 March.
The enemies of historic heritage
Aludena Ruiz (2017). Los enemigos del patrimonio histórico. El Diario. 13 March.
Vijay Kumar Yadav (2017). Smuggler Vijay Nanda stole Parvati idol from MP: Police. Mid-day. 10 March.
The Hindu (2017). Idol smuggling suspect kills self. The Hindu. 9 March.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval. The Times of India. 9 March.
The Jordan Times (2017). Antiquities agency chief says Jordan Codices fake. The Jordan Times. 9 March.
Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Ancient book stolen in Syria seized in Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 8 March.
Deshdeep Saxena (2017). Illegal stone mining a major danger to five ASI monuments. The Times of India. 7 March.
Chris Bishop (2017). Was ancient church at Santon Downham, near Thetford, targeted by nighthawks?. Eastern Daily Press. 6 March.
Vijay Kumar Yadav (2017). Antique smuggling racket: Key idol smuggler held in police raid. Mid-day. 4 March.
Paul Daley (2017). Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back. The Guardian. 3 March.
Jason Warick (2017). Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts. CBC. 1 March.
The Jordan Times (2017). Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem's Umayyad Palaces. The Jordan Times. 1 March.
Ben Paviour (2017). Records Point to Dealer's Role in Artifact Theft. The Cambodia Daily. 22 February.
TNN (2017). Bihar govt to prepare list of idols, artefacts in temples. The Times of India. 16 February.
Tornos News (2017). Greek police arrest 81-year-old ex-poultry baron for undeclared antiquities. Tornos News. 15 February.
Michelle Z. Donahue (2017). New Dead Sea Scrolls Find May Help Detect Forgeries. National Geographic. 14 February.
Mom Kunthear (2017). Ancient statue a riddle for experts. Khmer Times. 13 February.
Manish Sirhindi (2017). 13 years on, no sign of 'ancient' paintings missing from Qila Mubarak. The Times of India. 13 February.
Ejaz Kaiser (2017). Maoists deny hand in destruction of ancient Ganesha idol; Cops have their doubts. The New Indian Express. 12 February.
Virendrasingh Ghunawat (2017). DRI vs Nanda case: DRI recovered antique Mughal sculpture during searc. India Today. 12 February.
Press Trust of India (2017). More antique wooden sculptures, carvings recovered from Nanda. The Indian Express. 12 February.
TNN (2017). Burglary in Chhota Udepur palace, antiques stolen. The Times of India. 30 January.
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.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Cairo's Museum of Islamic Art to open Friday after two-year closure. Ahram Online. 18 January.
Press Trust of India (2017). Australia returns three antiquities to India. The Times of India. 16 January.
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( )
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.
Rabindra Nath Choudhury (2017). Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'. Deccan Chronicle. 3 January.
Manoj Pokhriyal (2017). 2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities. Press Trust of India. 3 January.
Saurav Karki (2017). Bringing the gods home. The Kathmandu Post. 3 January.
Brian Maffly (2016). Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune. 28 December.
Kamal Pariyar (2016). Police find new lead on stolen idols from Jumla. My Republica. 27 December.
Pon Vasanth Arunchalam (2016). Subhash Kapoor remanded in Pazhavoor idol theft case. The Hindu. 27 December.
Deepak Kharel (2016). Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal. My Republica. 26 December.
TNN (2016). Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India. The Times of India. 26 December.
T.K. Rohit (2016). Web of smugglers linked to New York art gallery. The Hindu. 24 December.
Ben Paviour (2016). Angkorian Artifact Dealer Arrested in New York. The Cambodia Daily. 23 December.
Michaela Boland (2016). Art dealer Nancy Wiener who sold stolen Buddha to NGA arrested. The Australian. 22 December.
Lisa Bannon (2016). New York Art Dealer Charged With Trafficking Illegal Antiquities. The Wall Street Journal. 21 December.
Tom Mashberg (2016). Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts. The New York Times. 21 December.
FT (2016). Mali declares archaeological emergency. Financial Times. 14 December.
Office of Rep. Steve Pearce (2016). Pearce Leads Effort To Protect Tribal Artifacts. KRWG. 6 December.
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.
Michaela Boland (2016). Arrests confirm more thefts in NGA collection. The Australian. 2 December.
Sanjeev Sanyal (2016). Why retrieved antiquities should be sent back to place of origin. Hindustan Times. 16 November.
Richard Brooks (2016). 'Lead Sea Scrolls' row reopened. The Sunday Times. 6 November.
Tovah Lazaroff (2016). Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO. The Jerusalem Post. 6 November.
Works of art in 'search and capture'
Carlos Fonesca (2016). Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'. Voz Populi. 5 November.
Gargi Gupta (2016). A goodwill gesture: India loans ancient statue to Bhutan. DNA. 27 October.
Danny Lewis (2016). Italian Preservationists Save 900 Artworks From the Ruins of Earthquake-Struck Amatrice. Smithsonian. 25 October.
Stephanie Woodard (2016). Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned. Indian Country Today. 24 October.
TNN (2016). 'Destroying damaged ancient sculptures a crime'. The Times of India. 24 October.
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( )
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.
Mary Hudez (2016). Loopholes in U.S. Laws Allow Trafficking in Sacred Tribal Artifacts. AllGov. 19 October.
Justin Matthews (2016). U.S. Senators are pushing for Native American Artifact legislation. KOAT. 18 October.
Michaela Boland (2016). AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen. The Australian. 17 October.
Donna Yates (2016). Why has idol theft been neglected?. DNA. 15 October.
Ian Lilley (2016). Friday essay: war crimes and the many threats to cultural heritag. The Conversation. 14 October.
The Australian (2016). Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal. The Australian. 14 October.
Anuraag Saxena (2016). Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back. Sunday Guardian Live. 9 October.
Michael Press (2016). Raiders of the Lost Archive: How Newly Discovered Manuscripts of Afghanistan Ended Up in Israel. Hyperallergic. 5 October.
Anuraag Saxena (2016). Heritage for sale: Stop the loot of India's past. Sunday Guardian Live. 4 October.
Esther Anatolitis (2016). Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad. Eureka Street. 3 October.
Anuraag Saxena (2016). India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice. Sunday Guardian Live. 3 October.
Laura Morales (2016). Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects. Arizona Public Media. 3 October.
Vijay Kumar (2016). The ghost of Vaman Ghiya is rising. DNA. 24 September.
Zainab Fakhar (2016). Art of the past. Pakistan Today. 24 September.
Eleven (2016). 15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage. Eleven. 6 September.
Maxine Bernstein (2016). Federal judge in Oregon standoff case rules on what evidence can be introduced at trial. Oregon Live. 2 September.
Shwe Yee Saw Myint (2016). Myanmar earthquake kills three, damages scores of ancient temples. Reuters. 24 August.
Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'. Bangkok Post. 24 August.
Martin Heinrich (2016). Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony. Santa Fe New Mexican. 20 August.
Martin Bailey (2016). Polynesian sculpture admired by Picasso and Henry Moore far older than previously thought. The Art Newspaper. 15 August.
Anne Constable (2016). Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers. Santa Fe New Mexican. 13 August.
Casey Sanchez (2016). Lost and found: "What Was Ours". Santa Fe New Mexican. 12 August.
Jason Mark (2016). Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants. The American Prospect. 3 August.
Mohave Valley Daily News (2016). Tougher law sought on sale of artifacts. Mohave Valley Daily News. 5 July.
Dawn (2016). Modification, demolition of ancient structures stayed. Dawn. 5 July.
R. Srikanth (2016). Over 200 artefacts recovered from idol smuggler's bungalow. The Hindu. 4 July.
ABC Australia (2016). Evidence mounts two National Gallery of Australia sculptures may have been looted. ABC Australia. 4 July.
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.
Murcia Today (2016). Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector. Murcia Today. 22 June.
Rob Shaw (2016). B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums. Vancouver Sun. 21 June.
R. Vimal Kumar (2016). On the trail of stolen artefacts. The Hindu. 20 June.
Express News Service (2016). 50 more idols, paintings recovered from smuggler. The New Indian Express. 12 June.
Debayan Tewaril (2016). Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home. The Times of India. 12 June.
Martin Bailey (2016). British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring. The Art Newspaper. 9 June.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). The American Who Rescued The Saint. Swarajya. 8 June.
Nistula Hebbar (2016). Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home. The Hindu. 8 June.
Michelle Vachon (2016). With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins. The Cambodia Daily. 7 June.
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( )
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.
Mike Smith (2016). Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea. Yahoo News. 2 June.
Sobhana K. Nair (2016). US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip. Mumbai Mirror. 1 June.
Vivek Narayanan (2016). Idol smuggling gang busted. The Hindu. 1 June.
Yoni Kempinski (2016). National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves. Arutz Sheva. 25 May.
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.
D. A. Rashid (2016). Theft of Qur'an with Aurangzeb seal in 2003: HC seeks case records. Greater Kashmir. 21 May.
Ross Burns (2016). While the world watches Palmyra, another of Syria's heritage sites risks destruction. Apollo. 20 May.
Lizzie Porter (2016). Looting rife, heritage sites destroyed: The state of Syria's history. Middle East Eye. 20 May.
Rashmi Menon (2016). Christie's auctions cardiologist Dr. Lahiri's artworks for $2,376,500. The Economic Times. 18 May.
Ukraine Today (2016). Ukraine's first printed book stolen from library. Ukraine Today. 16 May.
Nicholas O'Donnell (2016). Guelph Treasure Heirs Explain Why Case Belongs in U.S. Court. JD Supra. 13 May.
Gargi Gupta (2016). The Heritage Warriors. DNA. 8 May.
BBC News (2016). US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan. BBC News. 28 April.
APP (2016). US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan. The Nation. 27 April.
Press Trust of India (2016). 18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government. The New Indian Express. 25 April.
Ranjani Govind (2016). Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash. The Hindu. 25 April.
Vandana Kamath (2016). Monuments Men go after state's treasure. Bangalore Mirror. 24 April.
Anil Paba (2016). Save cultural heritage of India. Daily Excelsior. 18 April.
Richard Emblin (2016). Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?. The City Paper. 14 April.
The Chakra (2016). Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired. The Chakra. 2 April.
Brian Donnelly (2016). Nationally important 12th century monument spray-painted by vandals. The Herald. 2 April.
Michaela Boland (2016). AGNSW's 1000-year-old Hindu goddess 'may be illegal'. The Australian. 2 April.
Frances Madeson (2016). The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA. Indian Country Today. 31 March.
Vong Sokheng (2016). More looted antiquities welcomed home. The Phnom Penh Post. 31 March.
WBUR (2016). Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork. WBUR. 30 March.
Michaela Boland (2016). NGA keeping mum on 1000-year-old Indian goddess statue. The Australian. 29 March.
BBC News (2016). US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia. BBC News. 28 March.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?. Swarajya. 27 March.
Nevine El-Aref (2016). Egypt's Museum of Islamic Art regains its allure after two-year restoration. Ahram Online. 27 March.
Jim Mimiaga (2016). Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon. The Cortez Journal. 27 March.
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( )
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.
Stuart Wilson (2016). Yobs set fire to historic Prestwick church and burn ivy from ancient walls. Daily Record. 25 March.
Jawhar Sircar (2016). Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.
The Daily Chappaqua (2016). Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue. The Daily Chappaqua. 24 March.
Charlotte Bowe (2016). Trio of rare Viking artefacts reported stolen from church at Sockburn, near Darlington. The Northern Echo. 23 March.
Jamie Schram (2016). Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture. New York Post. 22 March.
Tom Mashberg (2016). Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case. The New York Times. 18 March.
Tom Mashberg (2016). Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling. The New York Times. 17 March.
Colin Moynihan (2016). Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures. The New York Times. 11 March.
ICE (2016). ICE recovers stolen Indian artifacts from major auction house ahead of Asia Week New York. ICE. 11 March.
Murcia Today (2016). Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested. Murcia Today. 9 March.
Satyasundar Barik (2016). Museum has a history of theft, missing manuscripts. The Hindu. 9 March.
Press Trust of India (2016). Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000. Business Standard. 9 March.
Satyasundar Barik (2016). Priceless palm leaf manuscripts go missing at Odisha State Museum. The Hindu. 8 March.
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( )
Ivan Dikov (2016). Medieval Reliquary Discovered at Christian Monastery Looted by Treasure Hunters ahead of Archaeological Excavations. Archaeology in Bulgaria. 7 March.
Ravi P. Benjamin (2016). Treasure hunters ravage temples. The Hans India. 4 March.
Deccan Chronicle (2016). In icon centre, Uma Parmeshwari reunites with Nataraja after 8 years. Deccan Chronicle. 2 March.
AFP (2016). Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC. The Guardian. 1 March.
Vice (2016). CC to Decide If Malian Teacher Will Face Charges for Destroying Timbuktu Artifacts. Vice. 29 February.
Peter Ford (2016). US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue. The Cambodia Daily. 29 February.
Dan Duray (2016). Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.
Sravanth Verma (2016). Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues. Digital Journal. 24 February.
Wang Fan (2016). Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years. ECNS. 22 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull. The Australian. 18 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). National Gallery judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities. The Australian. 18 February.
Stephen Trimble (2016). To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest. High Country News. 17 February.
Simon Thomen (2016). National Gallery of Australia review finds 22 works of 'insufficient or questionable' provenance. Business Insider. 17 February.
Shalailah Medhora (2016). Provenance of 22 Asian artworks at National Gallery of Australia in doubt. The Guardian. 17 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where. The Australian. 12 February.
Elizabeth Reickn (2016). Two Klamath Falls residents sentenced in stolen Native American artifacts case. News 10. 11 February.
Two pieces stolen from the Larreta Museum
Ana Martínez Quijano (2016). Roban dos piezas del Museo Larreta. Ámbito Financiero. 10 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). Australia's Dancing Shiva legally exported, says Subhash Kapoor. The Australian. 9 February.
Ashwin Aghor (2016). A 75-year-old archaeologist catches artefact smugglers sitting on his computer. Catch News. 8 February.
Press Trust of India (2016). Antique dealer Kapoor produced in Kumbakonam court. Business Standard. 5 February.
Audrey Wilson (2016). Last Koh Ker piece coming home. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 January.
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"( )
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.
Brian Maffly (2016). Utah tribes say public-lands bill 'adds insult to injury,' petition Obama to designate monument. The Salt Lake Tribune. 21 January.
AFP (2016). France's Guimet Museum returns looted statue head to national museum in Phnom Penh. Art Daily. 20 January.
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.
Mary Louise Schumacher (2016). Think of burial mounds as earthen records of Wisconsin's native people. Journal Sentinel. 15 January.
Lois Williams (2016). Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures. Radio New Zealand. 14 January.
Amrita Madhukalya (2016). ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia. DNA. 6 January.
Barret Baumgart (2016). How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart. Vice. 5 January.
Hidayat Khan (2016). Pillage of prehistory. The Express Tribune. 3 January.
Nazim Baksh (2015). Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation. CBC. 21 December.
Hawke's Bay Today (2015). Man admits stealing Maori artefacts. Hawke's Bay Today. 9 December.
Express News Service (2015). AP Vows to Bring Back Amaravati Artefacts from Brit Museum. The New Indian Express. 6 December.
FiveThirtyEight (2015). The Real-Life Indiana Jones. FiveThirtyEight. 2 December.
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'( )
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.
Paul Daley (2015). Encounters exhibition: a stunning but troubling collection of colonial plunder. The Guardian. 26 November.
Rohit Khanna (2015). Kolkata a hub of antique smuggling. The Times of India. 25 November.
Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid (2015). Singapore, India sign strategic partnership to boost cooperation in key areas. Channel News Asia. 24 November.
Stewart Ain (2015). Nazi Art Case Tests Start Date Of Shoah. The Jewish Week. 19 November.
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.
The Korea Herald (2015). Retired looters help police find stolen artifacts. Korea Herald. 5 November.
Deepika Shetty (2015). ACM's return of 'stolen' statue raises questions about artefacts leaving India. The Straits Times. 22 October.
Gabriella Angeleti (2015). Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor. The Art Newspaper. 21 October.
Vong Sokheng (2015). Artefacts returned by collector. The Phnom Penh Post. 21 October.
Doğan News Agency (2015). 1600-year-old artifacts in Bodrum bay area looted. Hurriyet Daily News. 20 October.
Neou Vannarin (2015). Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector. Voice of America. 16 October.
Michaela Boland (2015). Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia. The Australian. 16 October.
Josh Logue (2015). You Can't Sell What's Not Yours. Inside Higher Ed. 7 October.
Baishali Adak (2015). Art lovers to get a digital address under the Digital India campaign. India Today. 3 October.
Frank Hopper (2015). Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders. Indian Country Today. 19 September.
Neeta Lal (2015). Smuggling India's Antiquities. The Diplomat. 16 September.
Cyprus Mail (2015). Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts. Cyprus Mail. 15 September.
Clare Colley (2015). Cultural objects lent to National Museum of Australia to have extra protection. The Canberra Times. 10 September.
Express News Service (2015). Bail Plea of Idol smuggler Subhash Kapoor rejected. The New Indian Express. 4 September.
Cyprus Mail (2015). Stolen artefacts repatriated. Cyprus Mail. 28 August.
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.
Phil Taylor (2015). 'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight. EENews. 21 August.
Michaela Boland (2015). Dancing Shiva may not be stolen, says National Gallery chairman. The Australian. 20 August.
Nicola Sullivan (2015). Family to be compensated for Burrell Collection Nazi loot. Museums Journal. 18 August.
Imran Ali (2015). Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end. The Northern Advocate. 14 August.
Lovemore Mataire (2015). 2600 Zim artefacts looted. The Herald. 14 August.
Lorin Eleni Gill (2015). Honolulu Museum of Art sues donor for nearly $1M for selling undocumented art. Pacific Business News. 10 August.
The Indian Express (2015). From Nataraja to Yogini Vrishanana, 13 antiques India did bring back. The Indian Express. 10 August.
Kim Hyung-Eun (2015). A step toward bringing Korean treasures home. Korea JoongAng Daily. 10 August.
Micah Schweizer (2015). How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home. NPR. 8 August.
Masha Lipman (2015). A Museum Survives in Crimea. The New Yorker. 3 August.
Press Trust of India (2015). 8 theft cases of antiquities reported: Government. The Economic Times. 3 August.
Jason Burke (2015). India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks. The Guardian. 3 August.
Ofer Aderet (2015). The antiquities thief who became one of Britain's richest men. Haaretz. 2 August.
AMA (2015). India demands return of objects stolen from its temples. AMA. 30 July.
Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues built on ancient bricks. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 July.
Curtis Johnson (2015). Feds probe MU artifact collection. The Herald-Dispatch. 29 July.
Nayanjot Lahiri (2015). The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting. Hindustan Times. 24 July.
Tom Mashberg (2015). The Ultimate Temple Raider?: Inside an Antiquities-Smuggling Operation. The New York Times. 23 July.
Paul Daley (2015). Enduring controversy: BP sponsorship ignites new row over British Museum's Indigenous exhibition. The Guardian. 21 July.
Bangkok Post (2015). Pongpat gets 2 more years. Bangkok Post. 1 July.
Victoria Stapley-Brown (2015). British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show. The Art Newspaper. 1 July.
ICE (2015). ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India. ICE. 1 July.
Rishabh Shroff (2015). Windows to the past. The Indian Express. 30 June.
Chuck Chiang (2015). Chinese visitor face charges in ancient art scam. Vancouver Sun. 29 June.
The Hindu (2015). Panchaloha idols stolen from cave temple. The Hindu. 25 June.
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.
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.
Karl E. Meyer (2015). The Chinese Want Their Art Back. The New York Times. 20 June.
Michaela Boland (2015). Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities. The Australian. 19 June.
Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol thieves are adopting innovative ways: Philip. India Today. 18 June.
Press Trust of India (2015). Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum. The Indian Express. 14 June.
Elise Knutson (2015). Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage. The Daily Star. 12 June.
S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Antiquities: An Open Market Won't Stop Smuggling. Swarajya. 11 June.
Suzanne Vega (2015). Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS. JP Updates. 10 June.
Charlotte Burns (2015). Stolen art? Why no one can say for sure. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.
Jason Felch (2015). Federal agents comb records for disgraced dealer Subhash Kapoor's sales and gifts. The Art Newspaper. 2 June.
Manorama (2015). Millennium-old temple idol stolen in Kasaragod. Manorama. 27 May.
Dennis Wagner (2015). Hopis seek federal help to stop katsina auctions. AZ Central. 27 May.
Kathleen Caulderwood (2015). India Looks To Create 'Open Market' For Antiquities; Critics Say It Will Encourage Looting. International Business Times. 26 May.
Press Trust of India (2015). Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling. Deccan Herald. 25 May.
S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced. The Times of India. 25 May.
Bennett Murray (2015). Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations. The Phnom Penh Post. 23 May.
CCTV (2015). Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years. CCTV. 23 May.
Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest. The Phnom Penh Post. 22 May.
Shanghaiist (2015). Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China. Shanghaiist. 20 May.
Obaid Abbasi (2015). Customs foil bid to smuggle Buddha statues. The Express Tribune. 20 May.
Alexandre Capron, Joy Lynn Davis (2015). Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes. France 24. 19 May.
Steven Litt (2015). Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland.com. 15 May.
TNN (2015). Ancient idols worth Rs 77cr being smuggled out seized in Chennai. The Times of India. 15 May.
Adam Klasfeld (2015). Fight Over Hindu God Statue Hits Fed Court. Courthouse News Service. 14 May.
The Hindu (2015). Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin. The Hindu. 14 May.
Steven Litt (2015). It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos). Cleveland.com. 12 May.
Kristen Hwang (2015). Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise. Hava Sun News. 12 May.
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Express News Service (2015). Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols. The New Indian Express. 9 May.
Express News Service (2015). Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols. New Indian Express. 9 May.
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S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities. Swarajya. 4 May.
Seeking to recover more than 50,000 artworks
Opinión (2015). Buscan recuperar más de 50.000 piezas de arte. Opinión. 11 April.
Vishakha N. Desai (2015). India's deafening silence on stolen art. The Hindu. 10 April.
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Shanghai Daily (2015). Chinese villagers write to Dutch PM for return of mummified buddha. Shanghai Daily. 29 March.
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David Murray (2015). Trade in Native American antiques can be tricky. Great Falls Tribune. 15 March.
Michaela Boland (2015). National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home. The Australian. 6 March.
Stephen Hudak (2015). Mysterious Apopka sculptures may be 1,000 years old. Orlando Sentinel. 27 February.
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Lyn Julius (2014). UN Attempt to Save Jewish Sites from ISIS -Too Little Too Late?. Arutz Sheva. 7 December.
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Thomas Fuller (2014). Family of Thai Princess Is Stripped of Royal Name. The New York Times. 30 November.
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M. Srinivas (2014). Treasure hunt at ancient temples in Guntur district. The Hindu. 8 October.
Pratul Sharma (2014). 22 Rare Artefacts Stolen Since 2009. The New Indian Express. 7 September.
Express News Service (2014). ASI Protection Not Theft-Proof. The Sunday Standard. 7 September.
Sean Doogan (2014). Two Alaska Native artifacts return home after clandestine auction bid by nonprofit. Alaska Dispatch News. 3 September.
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Sadia Qasim Shah (2014). In search of the lost antiquities. Dawn. 8 July.
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.
Tanya Nolan (2014). Western Australia Aboriginal leaders retrieve secret sacred items taken a century ago. ABC Australia. 6 June.
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RPP (2014). Piden hasta 15 años de prisión por atentar contra patrimonio cultural. RPP. 9 April.
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A Selvaraj (2014). Tirthankara antique idol goes missing from Vellore. The Times of India. 2 April.
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Express News Service (2014). Two Panchaloha Idols found in well. The New Indian Express. 17 March.
A. Srivathsan (2014). Claim flawed, Australian gallery is keeping stolen idol. The Hindu. 9 March.
Namita Devidayal (2014). Art experts struggle to distinguish real from a very good fake. The Times of India. 9 March.
Michaela Boland (2014). Town prays for its stolen god Shiva to return. The Australian. 8 March.
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National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art( )
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.
IANS (2014). US Returns Three 'Most Wanted' Stolen Antiquities to India. The New Indian Express. 15 January.
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