Art type: Architecture

Crime epidemic: Our historical rural churches are facing a raft of threats

(United Kingdom)

James More (2020). Crime epidemic: Our historical rural churches are facing a raft of threats. Express. 16 March.

Thieves cause costly damage targeting lead from Somerset's rural churches

(United Kingdom)

Steven Salter (2020). Thieves cause costly damage targeting lead from Somerset's rural churches. County Gazette. 15 March.

Thieves take entire roof from Grade I listed church

(United Kingdom)

Press Association (2018). Thieves take entire roof from Grade I listed church. Dumbarton and Vale of Leven Reporter. 5 October.

Roban en la iglesia de Valdegrulla en un nuevo ataque al patrimonio de la Diócesis de Osma-Soria

(Spain)

Theft in the church of Veldegrulla in a new attack against the heritage of the Diocese of Osma-Soria

Europa Press (2018). Roban en la iglesia de Valdegrulla en un nuevo ataque al patrimonio de la Diócesis de Osma-Soria. 20 Minutos. 5 October.

Nuevo expolio en Soria: Roban dos capiteles románicos de la ermita de Boós

(Spain)

New pillage in Soria: Two Romanesque capitals stolen from Boós hermitage

ABC Spain (2018). Nuevo expolio en Soria: Roban dos capiteles románicos de la ermita de Boós. ABC Spain. 1 October.

Locals have mixed reaction to Bagan's pagoda climbing ban

(Myanmar)

Ei Ei Thu (2018). Locals have mixed reaction to Bagan's pagoda climbing ban. Myanmar Times. 21 March.

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.

York Minster to be protected with anti-terror security blocks

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). York Minster to be protected with anti-terror security blocks. BBC News. 6 November.

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.

Serious quake damage to Morelos heritage

(Mexico)

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

Earthquake In Mexico Hit Churches Hard in Puebla State

(Mexico)

Carrie Kahn (2017). Earthquake In Mexico Hit Churches Hard in Puebla State. NPR. 25 September.

Cologne secures cathedral in light of Sagrada Familia terror plot

(Germany; Spain)

DW (2017). Cologne secures cathedral in light of Sagrada Familia terror plot. DW. 23 August.

After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques – and society

(Iraq)

Stephen Kalin (2017). After IS, Mosul rebuilds monuments, mosques – and society. Reuters. 26 July.

Destruction of Mosul's Great Mosque holds a heritage lesson for Australia

(Australia; Iraq)

Dale Stephens, Tara Gutman (2017). Destruction of Mosul's Great Mosque holds a heritage lesson for Australia. The Guardian. 29 June.

Egypt recovers objects stolen from Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt recovers objects stolen from Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome. Ahram Online. 29 March.

Lowest bidders threaten Nepal's quake-hit heritage

(Nepal)

AFP (2017). Lowest bidders threaten Nepal's quake-hit heritage. The Daily Mail. 24 March.

Los enemigos del patrimonio histórico

(Spain)

The enemies of historic heritage

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

Door and decorative elements of Sultan Al-Kamel Al-Ayyubi shrine stolen

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Door and decorative elements of Sultan Al-Kamel Al-Ayyubi shrine stolen. Ahram Online. 9 March.

Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio

(Nepal)

Gyan P Neupane (2017). Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio. My Republica. 25 January.

Ancient Welby church banned from displaying 'tasteless' plaque thanking lottery windfall

(United Kingdom)

Tom Mack (2017). Ancient Welby church banned from displaying 'tasteless' plaque thanking lottery windfall. Leicester Mercury. 23 January.

Thieves steal lead from church roof

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2017). Thieves steal lead from church roof. BBC News. 19 January.

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to ancient church

(United Kingdom)

Helen Machin (2017). Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to ancient church. Tamworth Herald. 2 January.

Preservation of archaeological sites promotes tourism

(Pakistan)

APP (2016). Preservation of archaeological sites promotes tourism. The Nation. 5 December.

A temple in the heart of Capital remains in ruins

(Nepal)

Anup Ojha (2016). A temple in the heart of Capital remains in ruins. The Kathmandu Post. 6 November.

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.

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.

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.

Damaged Bagan Temples Under Detailed Assessment

(Myanmar)

Tin Htet Paing (2016). Damaged Bagan Temples Under Detailed Assessment. The Irrawaddy. 6 October.

Se salvó gran parte de obras de arte más importantes de San Sebastián

(Peru)

Large portion of the most important works of art of San Sebastián saved.

Andina (2016). Se salvó gran parte de obras de arte más importantes de San Sebastián. Andina. 16 September.

Sector Cultura adopta medidas urgentes tras incendio en iglesia de San Sebastián

(Peru)

Cultural sector adopts emergency measures after the fire in the San Sebastián church

Radio Nacional (2016). Sector Cultura adopta medidas urgentes tras incendio en iglesia de San Sebastián. Radio Nacional. 16 September.

Rani Pokhari reconstruction to resume this week

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2016). Rani Pokhari reconstruction to resume this week. The Kathmandu Post. 12 September.

15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage

(Myanmar)

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

Unesco concerned about inappropriate rebuilding of Ranipokhari

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2016). Unesco concerned about inappropriate rebuilding of Ranipokhari. The Kathmandu Post. 1 September.

Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process

(Myanmar)

Eleven (2016). Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process. Eleven. 31 August.

Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended

(Nepal)

My Republica (2016). Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended. My Republica. 30 August.

The earthquake aftermath: 'Don't rush with restoration'

(Myanmar)

Libby Hogan (2016). The earthquake aftermath: 'Don't rush with restoration'. DVB. 29 August.

Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris

(Myanmar)

Zarni Mann (2016). Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris. The Irrawaddy. 25 August.

Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas

(Myanmar)

Radio Free Asia (2016). Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas. Radio Free Asia. 25 August.

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.

Ben Bradlee's Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble

(United States of America)

Nicholas Fandos (2016). Ben Bradlee's Mausoleum Sets Off a Gossip-Laden Squabble. The New York Times. 11 August.

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.

One year on: an update from Nepal's earthquake-damaged heritage sites

(Nepal)

Erich Theophile (2016). One year on: an update from Nepal's earthquake-damaged heritage sites. Apollo. 26 April.

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.

Timbuktu Shrines Trial: Why the Destruction of Cultural Heritage is History Repeating Itself

(Mali)

John Darlington (2016). Timbuktu Shrines Trial: Why the Destruction of Cultural Heritage is History Repeating Itself. Newsweek. 5 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.

Vandalised St Helen's Church rises from the ashes to be rebuilt at Beamish Museum

(United Kingdom)

Hannah Chapman (2015). Vandalised St Helen's Church rises from the ashes to be rebuilt at Beamish Museum. The Northern Echo. 12 November.

La Unidad Policial de Patrimonio investiga el robo de San Clemente

(Spain)

The Heritage Police Unit investigated the robbery of San Clemente

La Tribuna de Toledo (2015). La Unidad Policial de Patrimonio investiga el robo de San Clemente. La Tribuna de Toledo. 6 November.

Church roof lead thieves labelled 'callous' after fifth Suffolk incident since end of August

(United Kingdom)

Ellis Barker (2015). Church roof lead thieves labelled 'callous' after fifth Suffolk incident since end of August. Ipswich Star. 17 September.

Lead Stolen from Church Roof

(United Kingdom)

Suffolk Constabulary (2015). Lead Stolen from Church Roof. Suffolk Constabulary. 15 September.

Hasta 10 años de prisión para quienes demolieron capilla del siglo XIX

(Mexico)

Up to 10 years in prison for people who demolished 19th century chapel

Lucía Pérez (2015). Hasta 10 años de prisión para quienes demolieron capilla del siglo XIX. E-consulta. 29 July.

Police arrest Jewish suspects in arson at 'loaves and fishes' church

(Israel)

The Times of Israel (2015). Police arrest Jewish suspects in arson at 'loaves and fishes' church. The Times of Israel. 12 July.

Robos de patrimonio en España: ¿Quién está detrás de ellos? ¿Cómo funciona el mercado negro?

(Spain)

Theft of heritage in Spain: Who is behind this? How does the black market function?

Rodrigo Carretero (2015). Robos de patrimonio en España: ¿Quién está detrás de ellos? ¿Cómo funciona el mercado negro?. Huffington Post. 21 June.

Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected

(Israel)

Bathsheva Sobelman (2015). Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected. Los Angeles Times. 18 June.

Buscan a unos ladrones dedicados al robo de capiteles en iglesias románicas de Soria

(Spain)

Looking for the thieves targeting capitals from the Romanesque churches of Soria

20 Minutos (2015). Buscan a unos ladrones dedicados al robo de capiteles en iglesias románicas de Soria. 20 Minutos. 9 June.

Spate of vandalization hits Kyoto, Nara World Heritage sites

(Japan)

Japan Times (2015). Spate of vandalization hits Kyoto, Nara World Heritage sites. The Japan Times. 9 April.

Removal of Shah Jahan mosque relics termed theft of history

(Pakistan)

Dawn (2015). Removal of Shah Jahan mosque relics termed theft of history. Dawn. 21 January.

Cuatro detenidos por el robo de cobre en Muros de Nalón, Tineo y Degaña

(Spain)

Four detained for the theft of copper from walls in Nalón, Tineo and Degañ

La Nueva España (2014). Cuatro detenidos por el robo de cobre en Muros de Nalón, Tineo y Degaña. La Nueva España. 27 November.