6 stolen idols worth Rs 8 cr found in WB

(India)

DNA (2017). 6 stolen idols worth Rs 8 cr found in WB. DNA. 6 August.

La 'banda de las campanas' que arrasa las iglesias rurales: "No van a dejar ni una"

(Spain)

The 'Bells gang" that devastate rural churches: "they won't leave a single one"

David Brunat (2017). La 'banda de las campanas' que arrasa las iglesias rurales: "No van a dejar ni una". El Confidencial. 6 August.

Detenido tras robar donativos de los feligreses y un cofre del siglo XVIII de una iglesia de Puente Genil

(Spain)

Arrest made for theft of parishioner donations and 18th century chest from Puente Genil church

ABC Spain (2017). Detenido tras robar donativos de los feligreses y un cofre del siglo XVIII de una iglesia de Puente Genil. ABC Spain. 5 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. Salt Lake Tribune. 3 August.

Idol theft Temple officials including priests in TN booked for theft of six ancient idols

(India)

DNA (2017). Idol theft Temple officials including priests in TN booked for theft of six ancient idols. DNA Info. 3 August.

Antique smugglers' mantra: Raze temples, strike gold

(India)

Jaya Menon (2017). Antique smugglers' mantra: Raze temples, strike gold. The Times of India. 2 August.

Seven Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment department officials booked for theft of 6 idols

(India)

TNN (2017). Seven Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment department officials booked for theft of 6 idols. The Times of India. 2 August.

OPINION: US should give Balangiga Bells back to Philippines, then leave Duterte to China

(Philippines; United States of America)

Doug Bandow (2017). OPINION: US should give Balangiga Bells back to Philippines, then leave Duterte to China. Marianas Variety. 31 July.

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.

Bombay HC quashes lower court order to release passport of antiques 'smuggler'

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Bombay HC quashes lower court order to release passport of antiques 'smuggler'. The Indian Express. 28 July.

Stained-glass medallion stolen from North Branch cemetery

(United States of America)

Matthew Davis (2017). Stained-glass medallion stolen from North Branch cemetery. The Catholic Spirit. 28 July.

PH demands return of Balangiga bells seized by U.S.

(Philippines; United States of America)

Elmor P. Santos (2017). PH demands return of Balangiga bells seized by U.S.. CNN. 26 July.

Cospicua parish church gets security alarms

(Malta)

Ivan Martin (2017). Cospicua parish church gets security alarms. Times of Malta. 26 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.

Set up camp for idol theft cases in a week: Madras High Court

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Set up camp for idol theft cases in a week: Madras High Court. The New Indian Express. 22 July.

Kapoor produced before court

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Kapoor produced before court. The Hindu. 21 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.

HC denies advance bail to suspected idol smuggler

(India)

The Hindu (2017). HC denies advance bail to suspected idol smuggler. The Hindu. 21 July.

Roban cinco campanas de las iglesias de Zuazo de Kuartango y Morillas

(Spain)

Five bells from churches in Zuazo, Kuratango, and Morillas stolen

Ignacio Gatón (2017). Roban cinco campanas de las iglesias de Zuazo de Kuartango y Morillas. Gasteiz Hoy. 20 July.

El obispo denuncia el robo del copón de la Basílica de San Pascual en Vila-real

(Spain)

Bishop denounces the theft of ciborium from Basilica of San Pascual in Vila-real

Europa Press (2017). El obispo denuncia el robo del copón de la Basílica de San Pascual en Vila-real. Europa Press. 16 July.

Idols worth over a lakh stolen from Iskcon temple in Greater Noida

(India)

Vinit Koneru (2017). Idols worth over a lakh stolen from Iskcon temple in Greater Noida. Hindustan Times. 15 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.

China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy

(China; Netherlands)

BBC News (2017). China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy. BBC News. 14 July.

Robo de las campanas en la antigua iglesia de Abades

(Spain)

Bells stolen from the ancient church of Abades

La Voz de Galicia (2017). Robo de las campanas en la antigua iglesia de Abades. La Voz de Galicia. 13 July.

Chinese villagers to claim back stolen mummy Buddha in Dutch court

(China; Netherlands)

Liping Gu (2017). Chinese villagers to claim back stolen mummy Buddha in Dutch court. ECNS. 13 July.

Roban el campanil de la ermita Nuestra Señora de los Remedios de Villallano

(Spain)

Campanile of the chapel of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios in Villallano robbed

SE12 (2017). Roban el campanil de la ermita Nuestra Señora de los Remedios de Villallano. SE12. 12 July.

Buddha stolen ahead of 'Dalai Lama's visit'

(Botswana)

Boboki Kayawe (2017). Buddha stolen ahead of 'Dalai Lama's visit'. Mmegi Online. 11 July.

Dutch court to hear Buddha relic case

(China; Netherlands)

Caiyu Liu (2017). Dutch court to hear Buddha relic case. Global Times. 11 July.

Big cases yet to be cracked

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Big cases yet to be cracked. The Hindu. 11 July.

Idols worth crores yet to be recovered from abroad

(India; Nepal; Hong Kong; Singapore)

R. Sivaraman (2017). Idols worth crores yet to be recovered from abroad. The Hindu. 11 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.

Idol theft: DSP seeks advance bail

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Idol theft: DSP seeks advance bail. The Hindu. 10 July.

21 places of worship burgled in four years

(India)

Saurabh Prashar (2017). 21 places of worship burgled in four years. The Indian Express. 9 July.

Robó reliquias de una iglesia valuadas en 15 mil dólares: fue detenido

(Argentina; Uruguay)

Relics from a church valued at 15,000 dollars stolen: arrest made.

Minuto Uno (2017). Robó reliquias de una iglesia valuadas en 15 mil dólares: fue detenido. Minuto Uno. 9 July.

Palermo: robó reliquias en una iglesia y fue detenido

(Argentina; Uruguay)

Diario Popular (2017). Palermo: robó reliquias en una iglesia y fue detenido. Diario Popular. 9 July.

Rag picker held in Kukatpally for temple thefts

(India)

Telangana Today (2017). Rag picker held in Kukatpally for temple thefts. Telangana Today. 6 July.

Temple sculptures moved to prevent theft

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2017). Temple sculptures moved to prevent theft. Khmer Times. 6 July.

Roban imagen del Niño San Salvador de Capachica

(Peru)

Statue of the Niño San Salvador stolen from Capachica

Juan Guillermo Mamani (2017). Roban imagen del Niño San Salvador de Capachica. Correo. 6 July.

Norway returns stolen antique Buddha sculpture to Myanmar

(Myanmar; Norway)

WQOW (2017). Norway returns stolen antique Buddha sculpture to Myanmar. WQOQ. 6 July.

Robaron relicario de la Virgen de Belén en Aragua

(Venezuela)

Reliquary of the Virgen de Belén stolen in Aragua

La Patilla (2017). Robaron relicario de la Virgen de Belén en Aragua. La Patilla. 5 July.

For lifting Buddhist temple statues, she gets no added jail time

(United States of America)

Ken Stone (2017). For lifting Buddhist temple statues, she gets no added jail time. My News LA. 5 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.

«Corrimos la voz de que si aparecía el Códice Calixtino dejaríamos la investigación»

(Spain)

"We worked with the understanding that if the Codex Calixtinus appeared, we'd close the investigation"

La Voz de Galicia (2017). «Corrimos la voz de que si aparecía el Códice Calixtino dejaríamos la investigación». La Voz de Galicia. 4 July.

Two arrested in emerald lingam theft

(India)

TNN (2017). Two arrested in emerald lingam theft. The Times of India. 4 July.

Roban campana de bronce de histórica iglesia de Santiago de Chuco

(Peru)

Bronze bell stolen from the historic church of Santiago de Chuco

RPP (2017). Roban campana de bronce de histórica iglesia de Santiago de Chuco. RPP. 3 July.

Eight gems missing from Padmanabha idol

(India)

Krishnadas Rajagopal (2017). Eight gems missing from Padmanabha idol. The Hindu. 3 July.

Court allows US citizen, alleged to be antique smuggler, to travel abroad

(India)

Sadaf Modak (2017). Court allows US citizen, alleged to be antique smuggler, to travel abroad. The Indian Express. 3 July.

La Libertad: Roban campana de Iglesia de Angasmarca

(Peru)

La Libertad: Bell from the church of Angasmarca stolen

Correo (2017). La Libertad: Roban campana de Iglesia de Angasmarca. Correo. 2 July.

Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage

(Cyprus)

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

Venezolanos son acusados del robo de una iglesia en Cúcuta

(Venezuela)

Venezuelans accused of stealing from a Cúcuta church

Caracol Radio (2017). Venezolanos son acusados del robo de una iglesia en Cúcuta. Caracol Radio. 2 July.

Man wanted in several robbery cases nabbed

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Man wanted in several robbery cases nabbed. The Hindu. 2 July.

DSP wanted in multi-crore idol theft suspended

(India)

The Hindu (2017). DSP wanted in multi-crore idol theft suspended. The Hindu. 1 July.

Venezuela: Looters Destroy Altar, Steal Communion Artifacts

(Venezuela)

TruNews (2017). Venezuela: Looters Destroy Altar, Steal Communion Artifacts. TruNews. 30 June.

हनुमान मंदिर से नगी और मुकुट चोरी

(India)

Nuni And Crown Theft From Hanuman Temple

Amar Ujala (2017). हनुमान मंदिर से नगी और मुकुट चोरी. Amar Ujala. 30 June.

Idol theft by police: Madras HC asks IG why erring officials are not arrested

(India)

A. Subramani (2017). Idol theft by police: Madras HC asks IG why erring officials are not arrested. The Times of India. 30 June.

Why idol wing personnel who sold antiques are not arrested, asks High Court

(India)

TNN (2017). Why idol wing personnel who sold antiques are not arrested, asks High Court. The Times of India. 30 June.

Idol theft: DSP on the run

(India)

R. Sivaraman (2017). Idol theft: DSP on the run. The Hindu. 29 June.

SI arrested for idol theft, HC calls for case records

(India)

TNN (2017). SI arrested for idol theft, HC calls for case records. The Times of India. 28 June.

Hyderabad: Unidentified persons steal idol from temple

(India)

Telangana Today (2017). Hyderabad: Unidentified persons steal idol from temple. Telangana Today. 27 June.

Roban dos campanas de 200 kg en Labeaga (Navarra)

(Spain)

Two bells weighing 200g stolen in Labeaga (Navarra)

EITB (2017). Roban dos campanas de 200 kg en Labeaga (Navarra). EITB. 27 June.

Two rob gold jewellery from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Two rob gold jewellery from temple. The Hindu. 26 June.

Tamil Nadu: Siva lingam worth Rs 2 crore stolen from Swayambulingeswara temple

(India)

Pooja Darade (2017). Tamil Nadu: Siva lingam worth Rs 2 crore stolen from Swayambulingeswara temple. India. 26 June.

The many headless Buddha

(Afghanistan)

Emran Feroz (2017). The many headless Buddha. Qantera. 26 June.

Gold-covered mast of Kerala's Sabarimala temple found damaged; 3 held

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Gold-covered mast of Kerala's Sabarimala temple found damaged; 3 held. The Indian Express. 25 June.

Stolen Buddhist painting exhibited to public after discovery in U.S.

(South Korea; United States of America)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Stolen Buddhist painting exhibited to public after discovery in U.S.. Yonhap News Agency. 23 June.

ASI to send Australia gallery details of 4 stolen TN idols

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI to send Australia gallery details of 4 stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 23 June.

Two of eight-man gang held, idols recovered

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Two of eight-man gang held, idols recovered. The Hindu. 22 June.

Smuggling of idols: Advance bail plea of Delhi-based man opposed

(India)

TNN (2017). Smuggling of idols: Advance bail plea of Delhi-based man opposed. The Times of India. 21 June.

Unos ladrones roban la reliquia del hueso de San Hipólito Mártir en una iglesia de Cocentaina

(Spain)

Thieves steal the bone reliquary of San Hipólito Mártir from a Cocentaina church

ABC Spain (2017). Unos ladrones roban la reliquia del hueso de San Hipólito Mártir en una iglesia de Cocentaina. ABC Spain. 21 June.

Nepal gets four stolen idols back from US

(Nepal; United States of America)

The Himalayan Times (2017). Nepal gets four stolen idols back from US. The Himalayan Times. 19 June.

Roban campanas de la iglesia de La Candelaria

(Venezuela)

Bells of the church of La Candelaria stolen

Edo Lara (2017). Roban campanas de la iglesia de La Candelaria. Aporrea. 19 June.

Roban un cáliz de plata de la Iglesia Mayor de Baza

(Spain)

Silver chalice stolen from the main church of Baza

José Utrera García (2017). Roban un cáliz de plata de la Iglesia Mayor de Baza. Ideal. 18 June.

Religious figures returned

(Nepal)

Nepali Times (2017). Religious figures returned. Nepali Times. 18 June.

Thief arrested, stolen items recovered

(India)

Daily Excelsior (2017). Thief arrested, stolen items recovered. Daily Excelsior. 18 June.

Idol theft case: Madras High Court seeks action against police officials

(India)

Deepa Biswas (2017). Idol theft case: Madras High Court seeks action against police officials. India Live Today. 18 June.

A month later, burglar caught in Ulhasnagar with jewellery stolen from Challiaha temple

(India)

Pradeep Gupta (2017). A month later, burglar caught in Ulhasnagar with jewellery stolen from Challiaha temple. The Times of India. 17 June.

Officials start fencing seized stone idols at Egmore govt museum

(India)

TNN (2017). Officials start fencing seized stone idols at Egmore govt museum. The Times of India. 17 June.

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.

Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco

(Italy)

"Periodista Digital" (2017). Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco. Periodista Digital. 16 June.

Recuperan reliquia de Don Bosco que había sido robada

(Italy)

Recovered: relic of Don Bosco that had been stolen

ACI Prensa (2017). Recuperan reliquia de Don Bosco que había sido robada. ACI Prensa. 15 June.

El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco

(Bolivia)

Government returns seven work from the 18th century to Taraco

Página Siete (2017). El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco. Página Siete. 13 June.

2 arrested for trying to smuggle out antique idol

(India)

Millennium Post (2017). 2 arrested for trying to smuggle out antique idol. Millennium Post. 12 June.

En Las Choapas, recuperan imagen de la virgen de la maternidad

(Mexico)

In Las Choapas, statue of the Virgin of Maternity recovered

Hernán Villarreal (2017). En Las Choapas, recuperan imagen de la virgen de la maternidad. Presencia. 12 June.

Stolen tusks returned but suspected 'hermit' thief still at large

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee (2017). Stolen tusks returned but suspected 'hermit' thief still at large. The Nation. 12 June.

Miscreants target temple, flee with five crowns, donation box

(India)

The Hitavada (2017). Miscreants target temple, flee with five crowns, donation box. The Hitavada. 11 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.

Picón se muestra "disgustado" por el robo y "preocupado" por los desprendimientos

(Spain)

Picón "disgusted" by theft and "worried" by landslides

Burgos Conecta (2017). Picón se muestra "disgustado" por el robo y "preocupado" por los desprendimientos. Burgos Conecta. 10 June.

Roban las campanas de Villacibio

(Spain)

Bells of Villacibio stolen

El Norte de Castilla (2017). Roban las campanas de Villacibio. El Norte de Castilla. 8 June.

Roban imagen de 55 años de antigüedad en la parroquia de Las Choapas

(Mexico)

55-year-old sculpture stolen from the church of Las Choapas

Janeth Cardona (2017). Roban imagen de 55 años de antigüedad en la parroquia de Las Choapas. Presencia. 7 June.

Catholic Saint's Brain Stolen From Italian Church

(Italy)

Ronel Puello (2017). Catholic Saint's Brain Stolen From Italian Church. Latin Post. 7 June.

Mumbai Jain temple theft: Thief turned off CCTVs to steal gold strips

(India)

Anurag Kamble (2017). Mumbai Jain temple theft: Thief turned off CCTVs to steal gold strips. Mid-day. 7 June.

Arunachal: Divorce, tale of revenge and greed behind theft of 900-yr-old statue

(India)

Shiv Sunny (2017). Arunachal: Divorce, tale of revenge and greed behind theft of 900-yr-old statue. Hindustan Times. 7 June.

About 100 stolen antique idols are untraceable in Telangana

(India)

Siddharth Tadepalli (2017). About 100 stolen antique idols are untraceable in Telangana. The Times of India. 6 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.

Rs 200-crore ancient idols, seized from thieves, rot at museum

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Rs 200-crore ancient idols, seized from thieves, rot at museum. The Times of India. 5 June.

Roban reliquias de San Bosco en Turín

(Italy)

Relics of Saint Bosco stolen in Turin

El Debate (2017). Roban reliquias de San Bosco en Turín. El Debate. 3 June.

Solapur: Idol robbery in ancient Jain temple

(India)

Maharashtra Today (2017). Solapur: Idol robbery in ancient Jain temple. Maharashtra Today. 3 June.

Police to seek documents from Australian authorities

(India; Australia)

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

Priceless regalia stolen in Pendleton

(United States of America)

East Oregonian (2017). Priceless regalia stolen in Pendleton. East Oregonian. 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.

Insólito: robaron la campana de una iglesia y la cargaron en el auto

(Argentina)

Unusual: Bell stolen from a church and loaded into a car

El Periódico (2017). Insólito: robaron la campana de una iglesia y la cargaron en el auto. El Periódico. 29 May.

Roban santo antiguo en Caapucú

(Paraguay)

Antique saint stolen in Caapucú

ABC Paraguay (2017). Roban santo antiguo en Caapucú. ABC Paraguay. 25 May.

Is Ulhasnagar's Chaliya Mandir's stolen gold worth Rs 5 lakh or Rs 8 lakh?

(India)

Faisal Tandel (2017). Is Ulhasnagar's Chaliya Mandir's stolen gold worth Rs 5 lakh or Rs 8 lakh?. Mid-day. 25 May.

Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested. Los Angeles Times. 24 May.

Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia

(India)

IANS (2017). Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia. Business Standard. 24 May.

Thieves raid safe and loot artefacts during church break-in

(United Kingdom)

Christopher Gage (2017). Thieves raid safe and loot artefacts during church break-in. The Brecon & Radnor Express. 24 May.

Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets

(United States of America)

David Montero (2017). Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets. Los Angeles Times. 23 May.

Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes

(India)

P S Sajimon (2017). Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes. The Times of India. 23 May.

El robo de arte sacro en Zacatecas

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Zacatecas

Raúl García (2017). El robo de arte sacro en Zacatecas. El Sol de Zacatecas. 23 May.

Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now

(India; Australia)

PTI News (2017). Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now. PTI News. 23 May.

LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2017). LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients. Star Tribune. 22 May.

Roban en iglesia Pío Noveno

(Ecuador)

Theft in Pío Noveno church

El Diario (2017). Roban en iglesia Pío Noveno. El Diario. 17 May.

El robo del retablo de Olivares

(Spain)

The theft of the altarpiece of Olivares

Agapito Ojosnegros Lázaro (2017). El robo del retablo de Olivares. El Norte de Castilla. 15 May.

Antique Shivalinga recovered, two held

(India)

Kashi Prasad (2017). Antique Shivalinga recovered, two held. The Times of India. 15 May.

Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum

(France)

AFP (2017). Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum. RFI. 14 May.

Cops recover stolen idols worth Rs 180 crore

(India)

TNN (2017). Cops recover stolen idols worth Rs 180 crore. The Times of India. 13 May.

Roban las joyas de 4 santos y 3 vírgenes del templo San Agustín

(Bolivia)

Jewels of 4 saints 3 virgins stolen from San Agustín temple

Pamela Pomacahua (2017). Roban las joyas de 4 santos y 3 vírgenes del templo San Agustín. Página Siete. 13 May.

La Hermandad de la Resurrección denuncia el robo de varias joyas a la Virgen de la Aurora

(Spain)

The Hermandad de la Resurrección denounces the theft of various jewels from the Virgin de la Aurora

Europa Press (2017). La Hermandad de la Resurrección denuncia el robo de varias joyas a la Virgen de la Aurora. La Vanguardia. 11 May.

SSB, Customs seize idols worth Rs 35 cr, one arrested

(India)

Amitava Banerjee (2017). SSB, Customs seize idols worth Rs 35 cr, one arrested. Millennium Post. 8 May.

Church regains three icons stolen from the north

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail (2017). Church regains three icons stolen from the north. Cyprus Mail. 5 May.

Idols stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Idols stolen from temple. The Hindu. 5 May.

Asaltan por séptima vez iglesia dedicada a Lourdes: Roban el sagrario y la Eucaristía

(Chile)

Church dedicated to Lourdes robbed for the seventh time: tabernacle and hosts stolen

ACI Prensa (2017). Asaltan por séptima vez iglesia dedicada a Lourdes: Roban el sagrario y la Eucaristía. Noticias Press. 5 May.

Three panchaloha idols stolen in Thanjavur

(India)

TNN (2017). Three panchaloha idols stolen in Thanjavur. The Times of India. 2 May.

Roban corona de oro de la Virgen de la iglesia Santa Lucia de Chía

(Colombia)

Gold crown of the Virgin stolen from the church of Santa Lucia in Chía

Pulzo (2017). Roban corona de oro de la Virgen de la iglesia Santa Lucia de Chía. Pulzo. 2 May.

8 get 3 years jail for idol theft

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). 8 get 3 years jail for idol theft. India. 2 May.

Mumbai Crime: Diamond-studded gold strips stolen from Jain temple at Marine Drive

(India)

Anurag Kamble (2017). Mumbai Crime: Diamond-studded gold strips stolen from Jain temple at Marine Drive. Mid-day. 2 May.

Roban parte de la corona de oro del "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" en Nopalucan

(Mexico)

Part of the gold crown of the "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" of Nopalucan stolen

J. L. Hertewing (2017). Roban parte de la corona de oro del "Niño Jesús del Cerrito" en Nopalucan. E-Tlaxcala. 1 May.

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.

SSB seizes antique idol being smuggled to Nepal

(India; Nepal)

IANS (2017). SSB seizes antique idol being smuggled to Nepal. India. 27 April.

Roban un Cristo del siglo XVI de la capilla del cementerio de Artea

(Spain)

16th century Christ stolen from the chapel of the cemetery of Artea

El Correo (2017). Roban un Cristo del siglo XVI de la capilla del cementerio de Artea. El Correo. 27 April.

Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain

(Mexico; United States of America)

Justin Horwath (2017). Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain. Santa Fe New Mexican. 27 April.

Smuggled Torah, artifacts seized in Turkey's northwest

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Smuggled Torah, artifacts seized in Turkey's northwest. Hurriyet Daily News. 25 April.

Priceless cross back on display at Murcia cathedral museum 40 years after being stolen

(Spain)

Murcia Today (2017). Priceless cross back on display at Murcia cathedral museum 40 years after being stolen. Murcia Today. 24 April.

5 more idols stolen from Tamil Nadu in Australia gallery's possession

(India)

Samhati Mohapatra (2017). 5 more idols stolen from Tamil Nadu in Australia gallery's possession. The Times of India. 23 April.

Smugglers with idol of Goddess Radha arrested

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Smugglers with idol of Goddess Radha arrested. Business Standard. 22 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.

Precious locket of Ambalappuzha temple goes missing; probe on

(India)

TNN (2017). Precious locket of Ambalappuzha temple goes missing; probe on. The Times of India. 20 April.

जैन मंदिर से अष्टधातु की तीन मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Three Statues Of Ashtadhutra Stolen From Jain Temple

Amar Ujala (2017). जैन मंदिर से अष्टधातु की तीन मूर्तियां चोरी. Amar Ujala. 20 April.

Bronze idol recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Bronze idol recovered. Business Standard. 18 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.

Stolen Panchaloha idol seized, youth held

(India)

Web India 123 (2017). Stolen Panchaloha idol seized, youth held. Web India 123. 18 April.

Thief prostrates before Buddha image then steals

(Thailand)

Kornkamon Aksorndech (2017). Thief prostrates before Buddha image then steals. The Nation. 16 April.

Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland

(China; Taiwan)

Xinhua (2017). Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland. Xinhua. 16 April.

Smuggler with six Gupta period idols arrested

(India)

Outlook (2017). Smuggler with six Gupta period idols arrested. Outlook. 15 April.

200-yr-old bronze temple idol stolen

(India)

TNN (2017). 200-yr-old bronze temple idol stolen. The Times of India. 15 April.

Uncertainty over status of ancient idols in DRI custody

(India)

Neha L.M. Tripathi (2017). Uncertainty over status of ancient idols in DRI custody. The Asian Age. 15 April.

Germany to appeal first ruling allowing Nazi-looted art claim against it in U.S. court

(United States of America; Germany)

Spencer S. Hsu (2017). Germany to appeal first ruling allowing Nazi-looted art claim against it in U.S. court. The Washington Post. 14 April.

2 arrested for smuggling 11th C idol

(India)

TNN (2017). 2 arrested for smuggling 11th C idol. The Times of India. 13 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.

Chennai: Emerald Siva Lingam seized

(India)

Deccan Chronicle (2017). Chennai: Emerald Siva Lingam seized. Deccan Chronicle. 6 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.

Hikind Says Lookout For Stolen, Antique Seforim

(United States of America)

The Yeshiva World News (2017). Hikind Says Lookout For Stolen, Antique Seforim. The Yeshiva World News. 3 April.

Roban coronas de oro de la Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol en Ayapango

(Mexico)

Gold crowns stolen from the Church of Santiago Apóstol in Ayapango

Luciano Tapia (2017). Roban coronas de oro de la Iglesia de Santiago Apóstol en Ayapango. El Sol de Toluca. 30 March.

Burglars Decamp With Antique Idol Worth One Crore From Temple

(India)

Odisha TV (2017). Burglars Decamp With Antique Idol Worth One Crore From Temple. Odisha TV. 29 March.

México, líder in América Latino por robo de arte sacro

(Mexico)

Mexico Latin America's leader for sacred art theft

Ana Salazar (2017). México, líder in América Latino por robo de arte sacro. Milenio. 29 March.

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.

Roban el 'santísimo' de una iglesia en Cuautitlán

(Mexico)

Custodia of Cuautitlán church stolen

Excelsior (2017). Roban el 'santísimo' de una iglesia en Cuautitlán. Excelsior. 28 March.

Ladrones se roban la placa de cobre de la Iglesia de Fátima

(Mexico)

Thieves steal copper plaque from the Church of Fatima

Gabriela Salido (2017). Ladrones se roban la placa de cobre de la Iglesia de Fátima. Meganoticias. 28 March.

Ritualistic conch stolen from Padmanabhaswamy temple

(India)

Kaumudi (2017). Ritualistic conch stolen from Padmanabhaswamy temple. Kaumudi. 25 March.

Ingresan en prisión los presuntos autores de un robo en una iglesia de O Carballiño

(Spain)

Suspects in robbery of O Carballiño church sent to prison

La Voz de Galicia (2017). Ingresan en prisión los presuntos autores de un robo en una iglesia de O Carballiño. La Voz de Galicia. 24 March.

Hundreds of Chinese temple paintings recovered, 23 theft suspects arrested so far

(China)

Kinling Lo (2017). Hundreds of Chinese temple paintings recovered, 23 theft suspects arrested so far. South China Morning Post. 23 March.

Relic hunters loot murals in Shanxi temples

(China)

Yang Sheng (2017). Relic hunters loot murals in Shanxi temples. Global Times. 22 March.

Idols worth lakhs found missing from temple

(India)

TNN (2017). Idols worth lakhs found missing from temple. The Times of India. 21 March.

Three burglars held, stolen items worth thousands recovered

(India)

TNN (2017). Three burglars held, stolen items worth thousands recovered. The Times of India. 21 March.

First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming. Yonhap News Agency. 20 March.

Roban arte sacro en Acatzingo; sospechan de los párrocos y los mayordomos

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Acatzingo; parish priests and caretakers suspected

Karen Meza (2017). Roban arte sacro en Acatzingo; sospechan de los párrocos y los mayordomos. Página Negra. 19 March.

Four ancient Panchaloha idols were reported stolen from a Ramalayam temple in Choutuppa

(India)

TNN (2017). Four ancient Panchaloha idols were reported stolen from a Ramalayam temple in Choutuppa. The Times of India. 19 March.

Detenido tras robar limosnas y varias joyas en siete iglesias

(Spain)

Arrest for theft of offerings and various jewels in seven churches

A. Rodriguez Ourense (2017). Detenido tras robar limosnas y varias joyas en siete iglesias. Atlántico. 17 March.

Stolen gold rings and cross devastating to St. Leo Abbey, community

(United States of America)

Peter Bernard (2017). Stolen gold rings and cross devastating to St. Leo Abbey, community. WFLA. 16 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.

Woman suspected of stealing painting, police say

(United States of America)

Channel 3000 (2017). Woman suspected of stealing painting, police say. Channel 3000. 13 March.

Los enemigos del patrimonio histórico

(Spain)

The enemies of historic heritage

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

Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years. Yonhap News Agency. 13 March.

Police ask for help finding stolen painting

(United States of America)

Channel 3000 (2017). Police ask for help finding stolen painting. Channel 3000. 11 March.

Delincuentes roban custodia con hostia consagrada de iglesia argentina

(Argentina)

Delinquents steal custodia with consecrated hosts from Argentina church

ACI Prensa (2017). Delincuentes roban custodia con hostia consagrada de iglesia argentina. ACI Prensa. 11 March.

Tunisian authorities foil smuggling of 15th-century Torah scroll

(Tunisia)

Roi Kais (2017). Tunisian authorities foil smuggling of 15th-century Torah scroll. Ynet News. 11 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.

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.

Idol smuggling suspect kills self

(India)

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

Detenidas cuatro personas por robo de reliquia del museo de la Virgen del Valle

(Venezuela)

Four people arrested for theft of reliquary from the museum of the Virgen del Valle

María Eugenia Ramírez (2017). Detenidas cuatro personas por robo de reliquia del museo de la Virgen del Valle. El Carabobeño. 7 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.

BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds. The Indian Express. 6 March.

6 brass idols stolen from Nasirnagar Iskcon temple

(Bangladesh)

Ujjal Chakraborty (2017). 6 brass idols stolen from Nasirnagar Iskcon temple. Dhaka Tribune. 5 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.

Detienen a un vecino de Calonge que robó el cáliz de la iglesia de Sant Martí

(Spain)

Resident of Calonge arrested for stealing a chalice from the church of San Martí

EFE (2017). Detienen a un vecino de Calonge que robó el cáliz de la iglesia de Sant Martí. La Vanguardia. 28 February.

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple near Ariyalur

(India)

TNN (2017). Panchaloha idol stolen from temple near Ariyalur. The Times of India. 27 February.

Five held with stolen panchaloha idol

(India)

TNN (2017). Five held with stolen panchaloha idol. Bosco Dominique. 23 February.

Priceless 18th century icon seized in car trunk in Turkey's Adana

(Turkey; Syria)

Fatih Karacali (2017). Priceless 18th century icon seized in car trunk in Turkey's Adana. Hurriyet Daily News. 22 February.

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.

Police clueless about stolen Dattatreaya Statuette

(Nepal)

eKantipur (2017). Police clueless about stolen Dattatreaya Statuette. eKantipur. 22 February.

Ludhiana: Crowns, jewels stolen from Kali temple

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Ludhiana: Crowns, jewels stolen from Kali temple. The Indian Express. 18 February.

Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca

(Morocco; Italy)

ANSA (2017). Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca. ANSA. 16 February.

4 held with ancient Buddha idol

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2017). 4 held with ancient Buddha idol. The Kathmandu Post. 16 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.

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.

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.

Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe (2017). Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral. The Guardian. 12 February.

DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports

(India; United States of America)

Pratik Salunke (2017). DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports. Hindustan Times. 10 February.

New Dead Sea Scrolls cave filled with ancient artefacts discovered for first time in 60 years

(Israel)

Bethan McKernan (2017). New Dead Sea Scrolls cave filled with ancient artefacts discovered for first time in 60 years. The Independent. 9 February.

Indian cops arrest US businessman over idol smuggling

(India)

AFP (2017). Indian cops arrest US businessman over idol smuggling. The Daily Mail. 8 February.

Recuperan un misal y un sacro antiguos robados en Pinos del Valle

(Spain)

Missal and ancient sacrum stolen in Pinos del Valle recovered

Granada Hoy (2017). Recuperan un misal y un sacro antiguos robados en Pinos del Valle. Granada Hoy. 7 February.

Debate over statue highlights complexities of ownership

(South Korea; Japan)

Korea JoongAng Daily (2017). Debate over statue highlights complexities of ownership. Korea JoongAng Daily. 6 February.

Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt. The Indian Express. 6 February.

Cathedral-goers get up-close look at snatched medieval crucifix

(United Kingdom)

Alex Williams (2017). Cathedral-goers get up-close look at snatched medieval crucifix. Premier. 6 February.

Roban reliquia de Mártires Mercedarios

(Guatemala)

Relic of the Mercedarios Martys stolen

Miguel Lopez (2017). Roban reliquia de Mártires Mercedarios. Prensa Libre. 6 February.

दिनदहाड़े राधाकृष्ण मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Radhakrishna Temple Ashtadhatu Statues Stolen In Broad Daylight

Amar Ujala (2017). दिनदहाड़े राधाकृष्ण मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्तियां चोरी. Amar Ujala. 6 February.

गोरखपुर में पांच करोड़ की मूर्ति बरामद तस्कर गिरफ्तार

(India; Nepal)

Smuggler arrested with lord buddha stolen in Gorakhpur

Patrika (2017). गोरखपुर में पांच करोड़ की मूर्ति बरामद तस्कर गिरफ्तार. Patrika. 5 February.

ठाकुरबाड़ी से अष्ट धातु की माँ सीता की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Ashta metal sculpture of Mother Sita stolen from Thakurbari

Live Hindustan (2017). ठाकुरबाड़ी से अष्ट धातु की माँ सीता की मूर्ति चोरी. Live Hindustan. 3 February.

Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute

(Netherlands; China)

Kinling Lo (2017). Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute. South China Morning Post. 3 February.

Maui temple bell stolen

(United States of America)

Gary Kubota (2017). Maui temple bell stolen. Star Advertiser. 2 February.

Court approves stay of execution on return order for stolen Buddhist statue

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency (2017). Court approves stay of execution on return order for stolen Buddhist statue. Yonhap News Agency. 1 February.

Antiques dealer jailed for stealing painting from Chester Cathedral

(United Kingdom)

Nazia Parveen (2017). Antiques dealer jailed for stealing painting from Chester Cathedral. The Guardian. 31 January.

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in Tamil Nadu

(India)

Devanathan Veerappani (2017). Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in Tamil Nadu. The Times of India. 30 January.

Find them! $70,000 Torah stolen from Jersey Shore Jewish school

(United States of America)

Dan Alexander (2017). Find them! $70,000 Torah stolen from Jersey Shore Jewish school. New Jersey 101.5. 30 January.

Burglary in Chhota Udepur palace, antiques stolen

(India)

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

Seven silver parasols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

Nikhil Bhardwaj (2017). Seven silver parasols stolen from Jain temple. The Tribune. 27 January.

Bronze idol worth lakhs stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Bronze idol worth lakhs stolen from temple. News Today. 27 January.

150 वर्ष पुरानी अष्टधातु मूर्ति चोरी का खुलासा

(India)

Theft of 150 year old ashtadhatu idol revealed in Varanasi

Khaskhabar (2017). 150 वर्ष पुरानी अष्टधातु मूर्ति चोरी का खुलासा. Khaskhabar. 27 January.

बस्तर: पहाड़ी से चोरी हुई हजार साल पुरानी गणेश प्रतिमा

(India)

Bastar: ancient Ganesh idol stolen from Dholkal

Khabar Non Stop (2017). बस्तर: पहाड़ी से चोरी हुई हजार साल पुरानी गणेश प्रतिमा. Khabar Non Stop. 27 January.

Roban cuatro imágenes de santos de la ermita de San Antonio de Frailes

(Spain)

Four sculptures of saints stolen from the hermitage of San Antonio in Frailes

Belén Ramírez (2017). Roban cuatro imágenes de santos de la ermita de San Antonio de Frailes. Alcalá la Real. 27 January.

Peru: Stolen paintings recovered in U.S. return to Cusco

(Peru; United States of America)

Andina (2017). Peru: Stolen paintings recovered in U.S. return to Cusco. Andina. 27 January.

Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla

(Ecuador)

Some of the jewels stolen in Parla returned

Vivir en Parla (2017). Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla. Vivir en Parla. 26 January.

South Korea Can Keep Buddha Statue Stolen From Japan, Court Says

(South Korea; Japan)

Choe Sang-Hun (2017). South Korea Can Keep Buddha Statue Stolen From Japan, Court Says. The New York Times. 26 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.

Roban campana de iglesia en Villa de la Paz

(Mexico)

Rosa María Morales (2017). Roban campana de iglesia en Villa de la Paz. Pulso SLP. 25 January.

बिहार में मंदिर से 11 कीमती मूर्तियों की चोरी

(India)

11 Precious Statues Stolen from Temple in Bihar

Samay Live (2017). बिहार में मंदिर से 11 कीमती मूर्तियों की चोरी. Samay Live. 25 January.

Temples, a new target for thieves

(India)

Santosh Sonawane (2017). Temples, a new target for thieves. The Times of India. 25 January.

Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered. Ahram Online. 24 January.

Roban y profanan imágenes de la Virgen y el Niño en ermita de Córdoba

(Spain)

Blanca Ruiz (2017). Roban y profanan imágenes de la Virgen y el Niño en ermita de Córdoba. ACI Prensa. 23 January.

Un ladrón llama al 112 tras caerse del tejado de la iglesia de San Pablo

(Spain)

A thief calls 112 after falling off the roof of the Church of San Pablo

El Periódico (2017). Un ladrón llama al 112 tras caerse del tejado de la iglesia de San Pablo. El Periódico. 22 January.

हनुमान मंदिर से चांदी के आभूषण चोरी, पुलिस ने प्रारंभ की जांच

(India)

Silver ornaments stolen from Hanuman Temple, police start investigation

Khaskhabar (2017). हनुमान मंदिर से चांदी के आभूषण चोरी, पुलिस ने प्रारंभ की जांच. Khaskhabar. 22 January.

Hindu Aikyavedi to protest theft of idol in Vaniyambalam temple

(India)

Express News Service (2017). Hindu Aikyavedi to protest theft of idol in Vaniyambalam temple. The New Indian Express. 21 January.

How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques

(Egypt)

Khalid Hassan (2017). How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques. Al Monitor. 20 January.

Thieves steal lead from church roof

(United Kingdom)

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

मंदिर से करोड़ों की मूर्ति चुरा ले गए चोर, नहीं ले जा पाए 'कृष्ण' की ये निशानी

(India)

Lord Krishna Statue Stolen from Temple in Varanasi

Dainik Bhaskar (2017). मंदिर से करोड़ों की मूर्ति चुरा ले गए चोर, नहीं ले जा पाए 'कृष्ण' की ये निशानी. Dainik Bhaskar. 19 January.

Aparece el 60%de las joyas robadas hace tres días a una hermandad de Parla

(Ecuador)

60%of stolen jewels reappear after three says at the hermitage of Parla

Tele Madrid (2017). Aparece el 60%de las joyas robadas hace tres días a una hermandad de Parla. Tele Madrid. 19 January.

Varias Iglesias instalan sistemas de seguridad por los robos

(Argentina)

Churches install security systems because of robberies

Nueva Ciudad (2017). Varias Iglesias instalan sistemas de seguridad por los robos. Nueva Ciudad. 19 January.

वाराणसी में 150 साल पुरानी भगवान कृष्ण की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Varanasi: 150-year-old Lord Krishna Idol Stolen

Amar Ujala (2017). वाराणसी में 150 साल पुरानी भगवान कृष्ण की मूर्ति चोरी. Amar Ujala. 19 January.

Silver ornaments worth Rs. 5 lakh stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2017). Silver ornaments worth Rs. 5 lakh stolen from temple. The Hindu. 19 January.

2 Arrested for Stealing Silver Throne, Temple Donations

(India)

Gargi Verma (2017). 2 Arrested for Stealing Silver Throne, Temple Donations. Mumbai Mirror. 18 January.

2 arrested over Karave temple theft case

(India)

TNN (2017). 2 arrested over Karave temple theft case. The Times of India. 18 January.

Young church bell thieves fined, given suspended sentences

(Malta)

Matthew Agius (2017). Young church bell thieves fined, given suspended sentences. Malta Today. 17 January.

Hyderabad: Stolen antiques make their way back home

(India; Australia)

C. R. Gowri Shankar (2017). Hyderabad: Stolen antiques make their way back home. Deccan Chronicle. 16 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.

मिंदर से लाख क मूत व दानपा चोरी

(India)

Asthadhatu idol and charity box stolen from temple

Patrika (2017). मिंदर से लाख क मूत व दानपा चोरी. Patrika. 15 January.

Official laments smuggling of invaluable Shia manuscripts

(Iran)

Mehr News Agency (2017). Official laments smuggling of invaluable Shia manuscripts. Mehr News Agency. 12 January.

Stolen Panchaloha idols seized from trio on bike

(India)

TNN (2017). Stolen Panchaloha idols seized from trio on bike. The Times of India. 12 January.

A prisión por robar un cáliz y dinero de la lotería de una iglesia de Onda

(Spain)

Prison for theft of a chalice and lottery money from an Onda church

El Mundo (2017). A prisión por robar un cáliz y dinero de la lotería de una iglesia de Onda. El Mundo. 11 January.

'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'

(Australia; India)

U Tejonmayam (2017). 'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'. The Times of India. 11 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.

Detenidos por robar en una iglesia de Onda

(Spain)

Arrests for theft in an Onda church

Paula Varella (2017). Detenidos por robar en una iglesia de Onda. Cadena Ser. 11 January.

Two antique brass pots stolen from temple

(Myanmar)

The Star (2017). Two antique brass pots stolen from temple. The Star. 9 January.

Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at alarge

(Nepal)

D B Buda (2017). Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at alarge. My Republica. 9 January.

Emerald lingam stolen from TN temple for second time

(India)

J Shanmughasundaram (2017). Emerald lingam stolen from TN temple for second time. The Times of India. 9 January.

Police looking for Jumla's stolen idols arrest other criminals

(Nepal)

D B Buda (2017). Police looking for Jumla's stolen idols arrest other criminals. My Republica. 7 January.

14 Chandannath idols recovered

(Nepal)

L.P. Devkota (2017). 14 Chandannath idols recovered. The Kathmandu Post. 4 January.

Meet the Indian art enthusiasts who are using Facebook to bring home stolen antiquities

(India)

AFP (2017). Meet the Indian art enthusiasts who are using Facebook to bring home stolen antiquities. The Economic Times. 3 January.

Bringing the gods home

(Nepal)

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

Thieves get bright idea to steal six priceless Islamic lanterns from Cairo's Al Refai mosque

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Thieves get bright idea to steal six priceless Islamic lanterns from Cairo's Al Refai mosque. Albawaba. 2 January.

Cash, silver stolen from Ludhiana temple

(India)

TNN (2016). Cash, silver stolen from Ludhiana temple. The Times of India. 31 December.

राधा कृष्ण मंदिर हनुमान की मूर्ति चुरायी

(India)

Hanuman Idol Stolen

Live Hindustan (2016). राधा कृष्ण मंदिर हनुमान की मूर्ति चुरायी. Live Hindustan. 31 December.

PGR investiga robo de Niño Dios en iglesia de Tlaxcala

(Mexico)

PGR investigating the theft of the Baby Jesus from the church of Tlaxcala

Antonio Morán (2016). PGR investiga robo de Niño Dios en iglesia de Tlaxcala. Televisa. 31 December.

Aurangzeb-era Quran stolen from Kashmir in 2003 may be with New Delhi museum, hints CBI

(India)

M. A. Parray (2016). Aurangzeb-era Quran stolen from Kashmir in 2003 may be with New Delhi museum, hints CBI. Kashmir Reader. 30 December.

Roban imagen de Niño Jesús en Iglesia de la zona uno

(Guatemala)

Sculpture of the Baby Jesus stolen from church in zone one

Grecia Ortíz (2016). Roban imagen de Niño Jesús en Iglesia de la zona uno. La Hora. 28 December.

Roban dos campanas de bronce de 500 kilos en una iglesia de Porto do Son, A Coruña

(Spain)

Two 500 kilo bronze bells stolen from the church of Porto do Son

Antena 3 (2016). Roban dos campanas de bronce de 500 kilos en una iglesia de Porto do Son, A Coruña. Antena 3. 28 December.

Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2016). Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist. ArtNet News. 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.

Indore: Theft at a temple at Subhash Chowk

(India)

TNN (2016). Indore: Theft at a temple at Subhash Chowk. The Times of India. 26 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.

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.

A Master Work, the Ghent Altarpiece, Reawakens Stroke by Stroke

(Netherlands)

Milan Schreuer (2016). A Master Work, the Ghent Altarpiece, Reawakens Stroke by Stroke. The New York Times. 19 December.

Roban arte sacro en iglesia del Barrio de "Jesús" de Acajete

(Mexico)

Sacred art stole from church in the Jesús neighbourhood of Acejete

Carmen Flores (2016). Roban arte sacro en iglesia del Barrio de "Jesús" de Acajete. El Sol de Puebla. 19 December.

Jain idol found broken in Rajgir temple

(India)

TNN (2016). Jain idol found broken in Rajgir temple. The Times of India. 18 December.

सुपौल: मंदिर से अष्टधातु की बहुमूल्य मूर्तियां चुरा ले गए चोर

(India)

Theft in Ramjanki temple in Supaul, three valuable sculptures stolen

Live Hindustan (2016). सुपौल: मंदिर से अष्टधातु की बहुमूल्य मूर्तियां चुरा ले गए चोर. Live Hindustan. 13 December.

Not allowed to pray, man steals Shivalinga

(India)

TNN (2016). Not allowed to pray, man steals Shivalinga. The Times of India. 13 December.

Piden a ladrones que devuelvan cuadro religioso

(El Salvador)

Thieves asked to return religious painting

Fátima Membreño (2016). Piden a ladrones que devuelvan cuadro religioso. La Prensa Grafica. 9 December.

Theft of manuscript of Holy Quran

(India)

D. A. Rashid (2016). Theft of manuscript of Holy Quran. Greater Kashmir. 7 December.

Shashi Tharoor's Delhi home burgled, copper Gandhi glasses gifted by PM Modi stolen

(India)

Mahender Singh Manral (2016). Shashi Tharoor's Delhi home burgled, copper Gandhi glasses gifted by PM Modi stolen. The Indian Express. 7 December.

Virgin Mary stolen from Helensville church

(New Zealand)

Danielle Clent (2016). Virgin Mary stolen from Helensville church. Stuff.co.nz. 6 December.

Abren un boquete en la puerta de la capilla de San Antón, en Cedeira, para robar el cepillo

(Spain)

Hole opened in the door of the chapel of San Anton in Cedeira to rob the chapel

Ana F. Cuba (2016). Abren un boquete en la puerta de la capilla de San Antón, en Cedeira, para robar el cepillo. La Voz de Galicia. 6 December.

'Stolen' Dattatreya idol found in wardrobe inside the temple

(Nepal)

My Republica (2016). 'Stolen' Dattatreya idol found in wardrobe inside the temple. My Republica. 5 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.

Four precious idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Four precious idols stolen from temple. Business Standard. 4 December.

Chandannath Temple Guthi committee, priest suspended

(Nepal)

DB Buda (2016). Chandannath Temple Guthi committee, priest suspended. My Republica. 3 December.

Man 'stole' Chester Cathedral's Greek Lazarus painting

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Man 'stole' Chester Cathedral's Greek Lazarus painting. BBC News. 30 November.

Man accused of stealing Chester Cathedral icon stands trial

(United Kingdom)

Frances Barrett (2016). Man accused of stealing Chester Cathedral icon stands trial. The Chester Chronicle. 30 November.

Khalanga shut for third day over temple robbery

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2016). Khalanga shut for third day over temple robbery. The Kathmandu Post. 30 November.

4 idols stolen from TN temple seized, man, son arrested

(India)

TNN (2016). 4 idols stolen from TN temple seized, man, son arrested. The Times of India. 30 November.

Dozens of rare Islamic books seized at Cairo Airport on way to Doha authentic

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref (2016). Dozens of rare Islamic books seized at Cairo Airport on way to Doha authentic. Ahram Online. 30 November.

Roban una reliquia del siglo XVI del Museo de Arte Sacro y la entregan a la Policía Local

(Spain)

Sixteenth century relic stolen from the Museum of Sacred Art and deliver to Local Police

David Gonzalez (2016). Roban una reliquia del siglo XVI del Museo de Arte Sacro y la entregan a la Policía Local. El Correo. 29 November.

कैला माता मंदिर से चुराया था सोने का त्रिशूल, पकड़े गए तीन चोर

(India)

Trident of gold stolen from the Kaila mata temple, three thieves caught

Khaskhabar (2016). कैला माता मंदिर से चुराया था सोने का त्रिशूल, पकड़े गए तीन चोर. Khaskhabar. 29 November.

రాచకొండ సీతారామ స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ

(India)

Idols theft at Racha Konda Seetaramaswamy Temple

Namasthetelangaana (2016). రాచకొండ సీతారామ స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ. Namasthetelangaana. 29 November.

Chandannath temple robbery: Jumla headquarters shut from past 3 days

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2016). Chandannath temple robbery: Jumla headquarters shut from past 3 days. The Kathmandu Post. 29 November.

28 idols stolen from Chandannath Temple overnight

(Nepal)

D B Buda (2016). 28 idols stolen from Chandannath Temple overnight. My Republica. 28 November.

28 ancient idols stolen from Chandannath

(Nepal)

LP Devkota (2016). 28 ancient idols stolen from Chandannath. The Kathmandu Post. 28 November.

16 idols stolen from Jumla's Chandannath temple

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2016). 16 idols stolen from Jumla's Chandannath temple. The Kathmandu Post. 27 November.

కోటప్పకొండపై నంది విగ్రహం అపహరణ... ఎందుకో తెలుసా...?

(India)

Nandi idol theft from Kotappa Konda Temple in Guntur District

Webdunia (2016). కోటప్పకొండపై నంది విగ్రహం అపహరణ... ఎందుకో తెలుసా...?. Webdunia. 26 November.

Huella de zapato delata a ladrones de corona de Virgen de Altagracia

(Venezuela)

Footprint of shoe betrays crown robbers of Virgen de Altagracia

Jesus Rivero (2016). Huella de zapato delata a ladrones de corona de Virgen de Altagracia. Panorama. 24 November.

Ten incidents of stolen relics strike Shanxi

(China)

Xu Shanshan (2016). Ten incidents of stolen relics strike Shanxi. ECNS. 23 November.

मंदिर से भगवान महावीर की 500 साल पुरानी मूर्ति चोरी, अष्टधातु की 11 अन्य चीजें भी गायब

(India)

500 Year Old Statues Stolen From The Temple

Patrika (2016). मंदिर से भगवान महावीर की 500 साल पुरानी मूर्ति चोरी, अष्टधातु की 11 अन्य चीजें भी गायब. Rajasthan Patrika. 23 November.

Retienen a hombre que intentó robar medalla a virgen en iglesia

(Mexico)

Man tried to steal a virgin's medal in church

Emilio Fernandez (2016). Retienen a hombre que intentó robar medalla a virgen en iglesia. El Universal. 23 November.

Idol thief hires 5 in jail to snatch chains

(India)

TNN (2016). Idol thief hires 5 in jail to snatch chains. The Times of India. 23 November.

Roban la corona de la Virgen de Altagracia en Los Puertos

(Venezuela)

Crown of the Virgin of Altagracia in Los Puertos stolen

Noticia al dia (2016). Roban la corona de la Virgen de Altagracia en Los Puertos. Noticia al dia. 21 November.

Roban arte sacro a 26 iglesias cada semana en México: Diputada

(Mexico)

Bajo Palabra (2016). Roban arte sacro a 26 iglesias cada semana en México: Diputada. Bajo Palabra. 21 November.

Veracruz entre los estado con mayor saquen de arte sacro

(Mexico)

Veracruz between the states with the greatest sac of sacred art

Veracruzanos (2016). Veracruz entre los estado con mayor saquen de arte sacro. Veracruzanos. 21 November.

HC grants time to CBI in Quran theft case

(India)

Daily Excelsior (2016). HC grants time to CBI in Quran theft case. Daily Excelsior. 13 November.

Silver artefact stolen from Karave temple

(India)

George Mendonca (2016). Silver artefact stolen from Karave temple. The Times of India. 12 November.

Recuperados el sagrario y el copón sustraídos de la iglesia de Polloe

(Spain)

Tabernacle and ciborium stolen from Polloe church recovered

El Diario Vasco (2016). Recuperados el sagrario y el copón sustraídos de la iglesia de Polloe. El Diario Vasco. 10 November.

Roban dos tallas de los siglos XVI y XVIII en la iglesia de Villaldavín

(Spain)

Carved sculptures from the 16th and 18th centuries stolen from the church of Villaldavín

El Norte de Castilla (2016). Roban dos tallas de los siglos XVI y XVIII en la iglesia de Villaldavín. El Norte de Castilla. 8 November.

Donation boxes, ornaments stolen from temple near Lonavla

(India)

The Times of India (2016). Donation boxes, ornaments stolen from temple near Lonavla. The Times of India. 8 November.

जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुईं 500 साल पुरानी मूर्तियां बरामद, दो बदमाश गिरफ्तार

(India)

500-year old sculptures stolen from Jain Temple recovered

Dainik Bhaskar (2016). जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुईं 500 साल पुरानी मूर्तियां बरामद, दो बदमाश गिरफ्तार. Dainik Bhaskar. 8 November.

बालाजी धाम मंदिर से चांदी के छत्र के साथ 7 मुकुट चोरी

(India)

Silver crown and parasol stolen from Balaji Dham temple

Hindustan Hindi News (2016). बालाजी धाम मंदिर से चांदी के छत्र के साथ 7 मुकुट चोरी. Hindustan Hindi News. 7 November.

Historic painting looted from church in Italy destroyed by earthquake

(Italy)

Allen Cone (2016). Historic painting looted from church in Italy destroyed by earthquake. UPI. 7 November.

Temple theft: Cops recover crown, arrest 3

(India)

TNN (2016). Temple theft: Cops recover crown, arrest 3. The Times of India. 7 November.

Police Search For Man Who Stole Scepter, Other Items From Brooklyn Church

(United States of America)

CBS (2016). Police Search For Man Who Stole Scepter, Other Items From Brooklyn Church. CBS. 6 November.

Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched

(Bangladesh)

IANS (2016). Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched. Business Standard. 5 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.

Se robaron tres coronas de la Virgen

(Venezuela)

Three crowns of the Virgin stolen

El Tiempo (2016). Se robaron tres coronas de la Virgen. El Tiempo. 4 November.

14th century Italian manuscript transferred to ICE following probe

(United States of America; Italy; Switzerland)

ICE (2016). 14th century Italian manuscript transferred to ICE following probe. ICE. 4 November.

Cleveland Museum of Art gives back manuscript page illegally cut from book in Italy

(United States of America)

Steven Litt (2016). Cleveland Museum of Art gives back manuscript page illegally cut from book in Italy. Cleveland.com. 4 November.

Gold ornaments of Kali idol stolen in Ctg

(Bangladesh)

FM Mizanur Rahaman (2016). Gold ornaments of Kali idol stolen in Ctg. Dhaka Tribune. 3 November.

Cops seize stolen Salt Lake idol on its way to Chandernagore

(India)

Tamaghna Banerjee (2016). Cops seize stolen Salt Lake idol on its way to Chandernagore. The Times of India. 1 November.

Idol wing police to seek French assistance in probe

(India)

R. Sivaraman (2016). Idol wing police to seek French assistance in probe. The Hindu. 1 November.

Crown worth 4 Lakh stolen in Bagulamukhi temple

(India)

TNN (2016). Crown worth 4 Lakh stolen in Bagulamukhi temple. The Times of India. 29 October.

Idol smuggler's grandson in DRI net, antiques seized

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Idol smuggler's grandson in DRI net, antiques seized. The New Indian Express. 28 October.

Pondy art galleries under scanner after idol theft

(India)

Bosco Dominique (2016). Pondy art galleries under scanner after idol theft. The Times of India. 28 October.

पाकुड़ में चौथी बार एक ही मंदिर में हुई चोरी, चुराए मां काली के गहने

(India)

Thieves steal ornames of idol in Pakur

Live Hindustan (2016). पाकुड़ में चौथी बार एक ही मंदिर में हुई चोरी, चुराए मां काली के गहने. Live Hindustan. 27 October.

Smuggling racket busted, 11 idols seized

(India)

S Prasad (2016). Smuggling racket busted, 11 idols seized. The Hindu. 27 October.

Idol smuggler held, eleven panchaloha idols recovered

(India)

TNN (2016). Idol smuggler held, eleven panchaloha idols recovered. The Times of India. 27 October.

Temple doors found open but all valuables intact

(India)

TNN (2016). Temple doors found open but all valuables intact. The Times of India. 27 October.

Thieves steal idols, jewels from 3 temples

(India)

TNN (2016). Thieves steal idols, jewels from 3 temples. The Times of India. 26 October.

Ancient idols worth Rs 50 crore seized, 1 held

(India)

Web India 123 (2016). Ancient idols worth Rs 50 crore seized, 1 held. Web India 123. 26 October.

Theft at Savina Jain Temple, Precious idols stolen

(India)

Udaipur Times (2016). Theft at Savina Jain Temple, Precious idols stolen. Udaipur Times. 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.

These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.

(Israel; Iraq; Poland; Portugal; Czech Republic; Russia)

The Jerusalem Post (2016). These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.. The Jerusalem Post. 24 October.

Four sent to judicial custody for stealing 4-century-old Buddha idols

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times (2016). Four sent to judicial custody for stealing 4-century-old Buddha idols. The Himalayan Times. 19 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.

Arrested men smuggled many idols out of TN: Police

(India)

TNN (2016). Arrested men smuggled many idols out of TN: Police. The Times of India. 19 October.

Police arrest five for theft at Kateel temple priest's house

(India)

Deccan Herald (2016). Police arrest five for theft at Kateel temple priest's house. Deccan Herald. 18 October.

Idol case: Four arrested in Ramanathapuram

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Idol case: Four arrested in Ramanathapuram. The Hindu. 18 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.

Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder

(India)

Creative India (2016). Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder. Swarajya. 18 October.

Roban ornamentos religiosos y joyas en la iglesia de Santa María en Ocaña

(Spain)

Religious ornaments and jewellery stolen from the church of Santa María in Ocaña

ABC España (2016). Roban ornamentos religiosos y joyas en la iglesia de Santa María en Ocaña. ABC España. 18 October.

Police crack 4-yr-old temple theft case, 2 held

(India)

TNN (2016). Police crack 4-yr-old temple theft case, 2 held. The Times of India. 17 October.

AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen

(Australia; India)

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

Maninag temple heist: Stolen jewellery found

(India)

Orissa Post (2016). Maninag temple heist: Stolen jewellery found. Orissa Post. 16 October.

Mystery shrouds emerald lingam robbery

(India)

Ajay Kanth (2016). Mystery shrouds emerald lingam robbery. The New Indian Express. 15 October.

Reclaiming our Gods: Why India must reverse the plunder of its artistic heritage

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Reclaiming our Gods: Why India must reverse the plunder of its artistic heritage. DNA. 15 October.

Why has idol theft been neglected?

(India)

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

Roban campana a templo católico en Santiago

(Dominican Republic)

Bell stolen from Catholic church in Santiago

Ricardo Rodríguez Rosa (2016). Roban campana a templo católico en Santiago. Diario Digital. 14 October.

Why thieves have and continue to walk away with India's antiques

(India)

Gargi Gupta (2016). Why thieves have and continue to walk away with India's antiques. DNA. 14 October.

Roban la campana de la iglesia de Quintana del Pino

(Spain)

Loreto Velázquez (2016). Roban la campana de la iglesia de Quintana del Pino. El Correo De Burgos. 14 October.

Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal

(Australia; India)

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

Trafficking is neglected because people associate antiquities with Egypt, Greece, Rome. Only recently India

(India)

Donna Yates (2016). Trafficking is neglected because people associate antiquities with Egypt, Greece, Rome. Only recently India. DNA. 14 October.

Suman ocho robos a iglesias de la región de Tecamachalco

(Mexico)

Eight robberies in churches in the region of Tecamachalco

Javier Rodríguez (2016). Suman ocho robos a iglesias de la región de Tecamachalco. Diario Cambio. 13 October.

Roban arte sacro en Tecamachalco

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Tecamachalco

José Sánchez (2016). Roban arte sacro en Tecamachalco. El Popular. 12 October.

Emerald lingam missing from TN temple locker

(India)

TNN (2016). Emerald lingam missing from TN temple locker. The Times of India. 12 October.

Are These New Dead Sea Scrolls the Real Thing?

(Israel)

Owen Jarus (2016). Are These New Dead Sea Scrolls the Real Thing?. Live Science. 10 October.

Buddha stolen from Me So Pagoda returned

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Buddha stolen from Me So Pagoda returned. Vietnam Net. 10 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.

Temple politics in Kullu

(India)

Dipender Manta (2016). Temple politics in Kullu. The Tribune. 9 October.

Thieves target Khermai temple, decamp with jewellery worth 1.5 lakh

(India)

The Hitavada (2016). Thieves target Khermai temple, decamp with jewellery worth 1.5 lakh. The Hitavada. 8 October.

"La corona ya no está en Tabasco"

(Mexico)

"The Crown is not in Tabasco"

José Vázquez (2016). "La corona ya no está en Tabasco". Tabasco Hoy. 7 October.

Nine suspects charged with smuggling rare Torah manuscripts into Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Al-Masry Al-Youm (2016). Nine suspects charged with smuggling rare Torah manuscripts into Israel. Egypt Independent. 7 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.

Statue stolen from ancient pagoda

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Statue stolen from ancient pagoda. Vietnam Net. 4 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.

Idols, donation box stolen from Jain temple in Mumbai

(India)

Anurag Kamble (2016). Idols, donation box stolen from Jain temple in Mumbai. Mid-day. 4 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.

Art detectives track down stolen 12th-century Indian sculpture

(India; United Kingdom)

Richard Morris (2016). Art detectives track down stolen 12th-century Indian sculpture. India GB News. 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.

Four Panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

Web India 123 (2016). Four Panchaloha idols stolen from temple. Web India 123. 1 October.

Es un sacrilegio: Diócesis

(Mexico)

Crystyan Vinagre (2016). Es un sacrilegio: Diócesis. Tabasco Hoy. 1 October.

Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return

(Australia; India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return. The Times of India. 1 October.

Spanish thieves find easy source of loot: unprotected churches

(Spain)

Jordi Pérez Colomé (2016). Spanish thieves find easy source of loot: unprotected churches. El País. 30 September.

Se roban una virgen en municipio de Ocotepeque

(Honduras)

Virgin stolen from the municipality of Ocotepeque

Ariel Trigueros (2016). Se roban una virgen en municipio de Ocotepeque. Tiempo. 30 September.

When Art Thieves Target Treasures In Churches

(Germany)

Tobias Heimbach (2016). When Art Thieves Target Treasures In Churches. World Crunch. 30 September.

Roban corona de Virgen de la Asunción

(Mexico)

Crown of the Virgen de la Asunción stolen

Leobardo Pérez Marín (2016). Roban corona de Virgen de la Asunción. El Universal. 30 September.

Russian collector repatriates 17th-century icon to Yaroslavl church

(Russia; Italy)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2016). Russian collector repatriates 17th-century icon to Yaroslavl church. The Art Newspaper. 30 September.

Temple looted

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Temple looted. The Hindu. 29 September.

Theft in Hebri temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Theft in Hebri temple. The Hindu. 29 September.

Una carta anónima desvela el robo de cuatro campanas en la Casa del Chavo

(Spain)

An anonymous letter reveals the theft of four bells from the Casa del Chavo C

Javier Martínez (2016). Una carta anónima desvela el robo de cuatro campanas en la Casa del Chavo. Las Provincias. 27 September.

Un tapiz robado multiplica por diez su precio tras 'perder' el nombre

(Spain)

A stolen tapestry that's price multiplied by ten after 'losing' its name.

Eduardo Bayona (2016). Un tapiz robado multiplica por diez su precio tras 'perder' el nombre. Publico. 25 September.

Roban campana en Huichapan

(Mexico)

Bell stolen in Huichapan

El Sol de Hidalgo (2016). Roban campana en Huichapan. El Sol de Hidalgo. 25 September.

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.

Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran: HC orders CBI prob

(India)

M. A. Parray (2016). Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran: HC orders CBI prob. Kashmir Reader. 22 September.

Youth arrested for thefts in 8 temples

(India)

TNN (2016). Youth arrested for thefts in 8 temples. The Times of India. 21 September.

Buddha statue theft from temple treated as hate crime

(United Kingdom)

Jenny Thomson (2016). Buddha statue theft from temple treated as hate crime. STV. 20 September.

City cops nab gang involved in 13 temple thefts in Karnataka

(India)

Nishikant Karlikar (2016). City cops nab gang involved in 13 temple thefts in Karnataka. The Times of India. 16 September.

Preventing the plunder of Asean's heritage

(Cambodia; Thailand; Myanmar)

Curtis S. Chin (2016). Preventing the plunder of Asean's heritage. The Straits Times. 16 September.

5 members of gang involved in temple thefts in Karnataka held

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 5 members of gang involved in temple thefts in Karnataka held. India Today. 15 September.

An 18th-Century Temple Buddha Painting Returns to Korea after an Epic Journey

(South Korea)

Alexxa Gotthardt (2016). An 18th-Century Temple Buddha Painting Returns to Korea after an Epic Journey. Artsy. 15 September.

Bring back vigango to their rightful locations

(Kenya)

Nancy Jumwa Ngowa (2016). Bring back vigango to their rightful locations. Daily Nation. 14 September.

Roban medallas de la Virgen en la iglesia de Zumpango

(Mexico)

Medals of the Virgin of the church of Zumpango robbed

El Siglo de Torreón (2016). Roban medallas de la Virgen en la iglesia de Zumpango. El Siglo de Torreón. 14 September.

Robo de figuras religiosas: PDI da consejos para facilitar la búsqueda de piezas valiosas

(Chile)

Theft of religious statues: PDI gives suggestions to help facilitate the locating of valuable pieces

Lilian Olivares (2016). Robo de figuras religiosas: PDI da consejos para facilitar la búsqueda de piezas valiosas. Economía y Negocios. 11 September.

25 kilo laddu stolen from Ganesh pandal

(India)

Mahesh Buddil (2016). 25 kilo laddu stolen from Ganesh pandal. The Times of India. 10 September.

Thieves break into temple, steal antiques worth crores

(India)

TNN (2016). Thieves break into temple, steal antiques worth crores. The Times of India. 10 September.

US Judge Approves Warrant for Acoma Shield Listed for Sale by Paris Auction House

(United States of America; France)

Allison Meier (2016). US Judge Approves Warrant for Acoma Shield Listed for Sale by Paris Auction House. Hyperallergic. 7 September.

Roban copones con hostias consagradas de iglesia en Bucaramanga

(Colombia)

Cups and consecrated hosts stolen from church in Bucaramanga

Vanguardia (2016). Roban copones con hostias consagradas de iglesia en Bucaramanga. Vanguardia. 6 September.

Roban figuras religiosas desde iglesia jesuita en Calera de Tango

(Chile)

Religious statues stolen from the Jesuit church in Calera de Tango

24 Horas (2016). Roban figuras religiosas desde iglesia jesuita en Calera de Tango. 24 Horas. 4 September.

Robo frustrado de noche en la iglesia de Santa María de Laredo

(Spain)

Theft thwarted in the night at the church of Santa María de Laredo

Abel Verano (2016). Robo frustrado de noche en la iglesia de Santa María de Laredo. El Diario Montañes. 3 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.

Mystery of the missing Mary: Police recover church's stolen statue in river

(United States of America)

Edward Damon (2016). Mystery of the missing Mary: Police recover church's stolen statue in river. Berkshire Eagle. 2 September.

Robaron la corona de la Virgen de Peña en Tartagal

(Argentina)

The crown of the Virgen de Peña stolen in Tartagal

El Tribuno (2016). Robaron la corona de la Virgen de Peña en Tartagal. El Tribuno. 1 September.

Roban las joyas de la Virgen en la ermita de Tiagua

(Spain)

Jewels of the Virgin of the hermitage of Tiagua stolen

La Voz de Lanzarote (2016). Roban las joyas de la Virgen en la ermita de Tiagua. La Voz de Lanzarote. 1 September.

11th century Bible recovered in central Turkey

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah (2016). 11th century Bible recovered in central Turkey. Daily Sabah. 30 August.

Udupi: Valuables stolen from Mukhyaprana temple

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2016). Udupi: Valuables stolen from Mukhyaprana temple. Daijiworld. 30 August.

Burglars steal 13 brass bells from century-old temple

(India)

The Times of India (2016). Burglars steal 13 brass bells from century-old temple. The Times of India. 30 August.

Denuncian robos sacrílegos en el templo Santa Catalina de Juliaca

(Peru)

Sacrilegious theft in the Santa Catalina temple in Juliaca denounced

Correo Punto (2016). Denuncian robos sacrílegos en el templo Santa Catalina de Juliaca. Diario Correo. 30 August.

Juliaca: perpetran nuevo robo sacrílego en Templo Santa Catalina

(Peru)

Juliaca: New sacrilegious robbery perpetrated in Santa Catalina temple

Redacción (2016). Juliaca: perpetran nuevo robo sacrílego en Templo Santa Catalina. RPP. 29 August.

Bid to steal panchaloha idols from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Bid to steal panchaloha idols from temple. The Hindu. 29 August.

Roban valiosos objetos de la iglesia de Taurisma

(Peru)

RPP (2016). Roban valiosos objetos de la iglesia de Taurisma. RPP. 25 August.

Missing Torahs at Jersey City synagogue after back-to-back burglaries

(United States of America)

Terrence T. McDonald (2016). Missing Torahs at Jersey City synagogue after back-to-back burglaries. NJ.com. 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.

Sacred Maori paintings taken from King Country trust boardroom

(New Zealand)

The New Zealand Herald (2016). Sacred Maori paintings taken from King Country trust boardroom. The New Zealand Herald. 23 August.

Action urged for Yama lintel return

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Action urged for Yama lintel return. Bangkok Post. 23 August.

SF church's holy relic stolen

(United States of America)

Steve Rubenstein (2016). SF church's holy relic stolen. SFGate. 22 August.

Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo

(Paraguay)

Yugarón: Candelabras stolen from church returned

Ultima Hora (2016). Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo. Ultima Hora. 22 August.

Gold chains worth Rs 2.5 lakh stolen from deity of Bhadrachalam temple

(India)

B. Satyanarayana Reddy (2016). Gold chains worth Rs 2.5 lakh stolen from deity of Bhadrachalam temple. The New Indian Express. 22 August.

Police recover 400-yr old stolen idols, ornaments

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2016). Police recover 400-yr old stolen idols, ornaments. The Kathmandu Post. 21 August.

Burglars strike in temple; loot gold, silver and cash

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Burglars strike in temple; loot gold, silver and cash. The Hindu. 21 August.

6 panchaloha idols stolen from Tiruvotriyur temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). 6 panchaloha idols stolen from Tiruvotriyur temple. The Hindu. 21 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.

El hermano mayor de la Fe da por perdidas las 37 piezas de joyería robadas pese a la detención del ladrón

(Spain)

The head of La Hermandad de la Fe give up as lost 37 pieces of jewellery stolen, despite the arrest of the thief

Europa Press (2016). El hermano mayor de la Fe da por perdidas las 37 piezas de joyería robadas pese a la detención del ladrón. La Informacion. 20 August.

Burglars steal brass from altar of Shipley church

(United Kingdom)

Steve Wright (2016). Burglars steal brass from altar of Shipley church. Telegraph & Argus. 19 August.

Police appeal for information following silver theft from Gloucestershire church

(United Kingdom)

Alex Capon (2016). Police appeal for information following silver theft from Gloucestershire church. Antiques Trade Gazette. 19 August.

Brass ornaments stolen from Chelmondiston Church

(United Kingdom)

Ellis Barker (2016). Brass ornaments stolen from Chelmondiston Church. East Anglian Daily Times. 19 August.

Por qué es fácil robar obras de arte en Córdoba

(Argentina)

Why is it easy to steal artworks in Córdoba

Sergio Carreras (2016). Por qué es fácil robar obras de arte en Córdoba. La Voz. 16 August.

Tacna: Desconocidos vuelven a profanar huaca San Antonio y se llevan vestigios pre incas

(Peru)

Tacna: Unknown people desecrate huaca San Antonio again and takepre-Inca remains

Redacción Multimedia (2016). Tacna: Desconocidos vuelven a profanar huaca San Antonio y se llevan vestigios pre incas. Diario Correo. 15 August.

Opposing Corporate Theft of Mayan Textiles, Weavers Appeal to Guatemala's High Court

(Guatemala)

Jeff Abbott (2016). Opposing Corporate Theft of Mayan Textiles, Weavers Appeal to Guatemala's High Court. Truthout. 14 August.

Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime

(United States of America)

Madeline Fox (2016). Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime. The Wichita Eagle. 14 August.

St Peter Mancroft memorial desecrated after "disgraceful" theft

(United Kingdom)

David Hannant (2016). St Peter Mancroft memorial desecrated after "disgraceful" theft. Eastern Daily Press. 13 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.

Roban campana de iglesia en Hidalgo

(Mexico)

Church bell stolen in Hidalgo

El Arsenal (2016). Roban campana de iglesia en Hidalgo. El Arsenal. 11 August.

Robo, la cruz de la iglesia

(Mexico)

Stolen, the cross of the church

J. Jesús Lemus (2016). Robo, la cruz de la iglesia. Reporte Indigo. 10 August.

Robbery at Neemuch Mata Temple; Cash and Crown stolen

(India)

Udaipur Times (2016). Robbery at Neemuch Mata Temple; Cash and Crown stolen. Udaipur Times. 10 August.

Video: Cackling Williamsburg Hipsters Run Off With Church's Sacred Jesus Statue

(United States of America)

John V. Santore (2016). Video: Cackling Williamsburg Hipsters Run Off With Church's Sacred Jesus Statue. Williamsburg Patch. 10 August.

Priest murdered, 'ashtadhatu' idols stolen

(India)

Arvind Chauhan (2016). Priest murdered, 'ashtadhatu' idols stolen. The Times of India. 10 August.

All you need to know about the idol smuggling racket worth crores

(India)

Sandhya Ravishankar (2016). All you need to know about the idol smuggling racket worth crores. Hindustan Times. 8 August.

Charity saddened by theft of irreplaceable Tudor stained glass from Leicestershire chapel

(United Kingdom)

Dan J. Martin (2016). Charity saddened by theft of irreplaceable Tudor stained glass from Leicestershire chapel. Leicester Mercury. 8 August.

Ancient plaque welcoming visitors to Ayr's historic Auld Kirk vanishes

(United Kingdom)

Stephen Houston (2016). Ancient plaque welcoming visitors to Ayr's historic Auld Kirk vanishes. Daily Record. 7 August.

Tráfico de bienes culturales: Esto es un robo, señores

(Argentina)

Trafficking of cultural property: This is theft, folks

Sergio Carreras (2016). Tráfico de bienes culturales: Esto es un robo, señores. La Voz. 7 August.

Chile: robaron un hueso de Santa Teresa de Los Andes

(Chile)

Chile: Bone of Saint Teresa de los Andes stolen

Tiempo de San Juan (2016). Chile: robaron un hueso de Santa Teresa de Los Andes. Tiempo de San Juan. 6 August.

Theft of three retablos from Spanish Market shocks, saddens artists

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford (2016). Theft of three retablos from Spanish Market shocks, saddens artists. Santa Fe New Mexican. 5 August.

Robó en una ermita y fué detenido por querer venderles a los vecinos

(Argentina)

Man robs chapel, is arrested trying to sell to neighbours.

Iguazu Noticias (2016). Robó en una ermita y fué detenido por querer venderles a los vecinos. Iguazu Noticias. 4 August.

Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco. Bangkok Post. 4 August.

Robaron imágenes de las estaciones del viacrucis de la catedral San Francisco de Asís

(Colombia)

Stations of the cross from the Cathedral of San Francisco de Asisi stolen

Caracol Radio (2016). Robaron imágenes de las estaciones del viacrucis de la catedral San Francisco de Asís. Caracol Radio. 4 August.

Priceless stained glass window stolen from historic village church

(United Kingdom)

Harborough Mail (2016). Priceless stained glass window stolen from historic village church. Harborough Mail. 3 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.

मंदिर से अष्टधातु की 4 मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

4 ashtadhatu idols stolen from temple

Inextlive (2016). मंदिर से अष्टधातु की 4 मूर्तियां चोरी. Inextlive. 3 August.

Cops nab man for stealing copper idol from Hindu temple in Penang

(Malaysia)

Malay Mail (2016). Cops nab man for stealing copper idol from Hindu temple in Penang. Malay Mail. 2 August.

Este fue el hombre que robó en el museo religioso de San Pedro de los Milagro

(Colombia)

This is the man who robbed the religious museum of San Pedro de Milagro

Ana María Plata (2016). Este fue el hombre que robó en el museo religioso de San Pedro de los Milagro. Minuto 30. 2 August.

Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple

(India)

IANS (2016). Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple. The Hindu. 2 August.

Deities, not CM, to decide Raghunath temple's fate, says Maheshwar Singh

(India)

The Tribune (2016). Deities, not CM, to decide Raghunath temple's fate, says Maheshwar Singh. The Tribune. 1 August.

En Izúcar, intentan linchar a ladrón de arte sacro; cómplice huye

(Mexico)

In Izúcar, attempted lynching of sacred art thief, accomplice flees

Ángulo7 (2016). En Izúcar, intentan linchar a ladrón de arte sacro; cómplice huye. Ángulo7. 29 July.

Temple burglary gang busted

(Thailand)

Bangkok Post (2016). Temple burglary gang busted. Bangkok Post. 28 July.

Shutdown over takeover of Raghunath temple

(India)

TNN (2016). Shutdown over takeover of Raghunath temple. The Times of India. 28 July.

Church Members Still Seek Tiffany Window Reported As Stolen 28 Years Ago

(United States of America)

Antiques and the Arts Weekly (2016). Church Members Still Seek Tiffany Window Reported As Stolen 28 Years Ago. Antiques and the Arts Weekly. 28 July.

Gold ornaments worth Rs 15,000 stolen from temple

(India)

The Times of India (2016). Gold ornaments worth Rs 15,000 stolen from temple. The Times of India. 27 July.

Gold ornaments, silver articles taken away from two temples

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Gold ornaments, silver articles taken away from two temples. The Hindu. 27 July.

Panchaloha idol found in sand heap

(India)

TNN (2016). Panchaloha idol found in sand heap. The Times of India. 26 July.

Japan, S. Korea at odds over true ownership of stolen statue

(Japan; South Korea)

Toru Higashioka (2016). Japan, S. Korea at odds over true ownership of stolen statue. The Asahi Shimbun. 26 July.

14 rare idols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

TNN (2016). 14 rare idols stolen from Jain temple. The Times of India. 24 July.

Temple priest arrested on theft charge

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Temple priest arrested on theft charge. The Hindu. 24 July.

Iran's National Library receives 2 rare Quran manuscripts

(Iran; Germany)

Mehr News Agency (2016). Iran's National Library receives 2 rare Quran manuscripts. Mehr News Agency. 23 July.

U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield

(United States of America; France)

Anne Constable (2016). U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield. Santa Fe New Mexican. 23 July.

सुसनेर के जैन मंदिर से अष्टधातु की 14 मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

14 sculptures stolen from Jain temple in Susner

Naidunia (2016). सुसनेर के जैन मंदिर से अष्टधातु की 14 मूर्तियां चोरी. Naidunia. 23 July.

Sullia: Theft of temple ornaments - priest arrested in Bengaluru

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2016). Sullia: Theft of temple ornaments - priest arrested in Bengaluru. Daijiworld. 23 July.

Six temples burgled in one night in Maddur taluk

(India)

TNN (2016). Six temples burgled in one night in Maddur taluk. The Times of India. 21 July.

Ladrones se llevan de iglesia campana de bronce de 200 kilos

(Mexico)

Thieves take bronze church bell of 200 kilos

Manuel Jiménez (2016). Ladrones se llevan de iglesia campana de bronce de 200 kilos. El Imparcial. 20 July.

मंदिर से चोरी हुए चांदी के छत्र

(India)

Silver crown stolen from temple

Patrika (2016). मंदिर से चोरी हुए चांदी के छत्र. Patrika. 19 July.

Three cops booked for selling stolen goods

(India)

Shafaque Alam (2016). Three cops booked for selling stolen goods. The Times of India. 17 July.

मन्दिर से कीमती अष्टधातु की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Precious ashtadhatu idol theft from temple

EENadu (2016). मन्दिर से कीमती अष्टधातु की मूर्ति चोरी. EENadu. 17 July.

The rogue's gallery: Subhash Kapoor and India's stolen artefacts

(India)

Arun Janardhanan (2016). The rogue's gallery: Subhash Kapoor and India's stolen artefacts. The Indian Express. 17 July.

El Inai, el INAH y el robo de "arte sacro"

(Mexico)

The INAI, the INAH, and the theft of "sacred art"

Francisco Javier Acuña (2016). El Inai, el INAH y el robo de "arte sacro". Excelsior. 17 July.

Religious artifacts and equipment stolen from Chabad Jewish center of USC

(United States of America)

Alexia Fernandez (2016). Religious artifacts and equipment stolen from Chabad Jewish center of USC. Los Angeles Times. 15 July.

Looted antique idol recovered in Bargarh

(India)

Orissa Post (2016). Looted antique idol recovered in Bargarh. Orissa Post. 15 July.

Theft in temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Theft in temple. The Hindu. 15 July.

Idol robberies rising in Chhattisgarh, allege Congress

(India)

TNN (2016). Idol robberies rising in Chhattisgarh, allege Congress. The Times of India. 14 July.

Gold statues of deities stolen from Penang temple

(Malaysia)

ANN (2016). Gold statues of deities stolen from Penang temple. Asia One. 13 July.

Hombre robó imagen de la Virgen del Carmen desde Parroquia Buen Pastor de Los Ángeles

(Chile)

Man steals statue of the Virgen del Carmen from the Buen Pastor church in Los Ángeles

Alejandro Alarcón (2016). Hombre robó imagen de la Virgen del Carmen desde Parroquia Buen Pastor de Los Ángeles. Biobio Chile. 13 July.

Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis

(Mexico)

Theft from Catholic churches should worry society: Diocese

Ulises Villar (2016). Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis. Quadratin. 13 July.

Un año y tres meses por robar en una iglesia rumana de Roquetas

(Spain)

On year and three month for theft from a Romanian church in Roquetas

Diario de Almería (2016). Un año y tres meses por robar en una iglesia rumana de Roquetas. Diario de Almería. 13 July.

Gold goddess idol stolen from temple in Bargarh

(India)

Prameya News (2016). Gold goddess idol stolen from temple in Bargarh. Prameya News. 13 July.

TN gets back two 1,000-year-old idols smuggled to US

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). TN gets back two 1,000-year-old idols smuggled to US. The Times of India. 12 July.

Ariyalur to America and back: How 2 antique idols returned

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). Ariyalur to America and back: How 2 antique idols returned. The Times of India. 12 July.

INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte

(Mexico)

INAH must release documents about theft of pieces of art

Quadratin (2016). INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte. Quadratin. 12 July.

भगवान की खोज में एएसआई के नेतृत्व में राजिम पहुंची पुलिस

(India)

Dantewada police looking for stolen idol of god

Naidunia (2016). भगवान की खोज में एएसआई के नेतृत्व में राजिम पहुंची पुलिस. Naidunia. 12 July.

Why confiscating idols alone will not break up the smuggling ring thriving in TN

(India)

Divya Karthikeyan (2016). Why confiscating idols alone will not break up the smuggling ring thriving in TN. The News Minute. 11 July.

DRI crackdown nets huge haul of red sanders, idols

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). DRI crackdown nets huge haul of red sanders, idols. The Hindu. 11 July.

Items smuggled under guise of iron goods

(India)

TNN (2016). Items smuggled under guise of iron goods. The Times of India. 11 July.

Chattisgarh: Rare, centuries-old idols stolen from Bhoramdeo temple

(India)

DNA (2016). Chattisgarh: Rare, centuries-old idols stolen from Bhoramdeo temple. DNA. 9 July.

Bantwal: Thieves enter temple at Vittal- decamp with silver, cash

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2016). Bantwal: Thieves enter temple at Vittal- decamp with silver, cash. Daijiworld. 8 July.

Roban una de las campanas de Duález

(Spain)

One of the bell of Duález stolen

David Carrera (2016). Roban una de las campanas de Duález. El Diario Montañes. 7 July.

Acoma Pueblo sacred shield stolen; Pueblo fights to get it back

(United States of America)

Royale Da (2016). Acoma Pueblo sacred shield stolen; Pueblo fights to get it back. KOAT. 7 July.

कभी गायब होने के बाद खुद लौट आई थी मूर्ति, अब फिर से हुई चोरी

(India)

Historical Idol Of Natraja Stolen From Chhattisgarh Temple

Dainik Bhaskar (2016). कभी गायब होने के बाद खुद लौट आई थी मूर्ति, अब फिर से हुई चोरी. Dainik Bhaskar. 7 July.

Kashmiri Pandits protest over vandalization, theft in temples at Valley

(India)

Daily Excelsior (2016). Kashmiri Pandits protest over vandalization, theft in temples at Valley. Daily Excelsior. 7 July.

Vessels, puja items stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Vessels, puja items stolen from temple. The Hindu. 6 July.

Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años

(Mexico)

More than 6871 cultural items stolen in 18 years.

Olinka Valdez (2016). Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años. Milenio. 5 July.

Third Hindu temple in Penang vandalised

(Malaysia)

R. Sekaran (2016). Third Hindu temple in Penang vandalised. The Star. 4 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.

Detienen a sujeto acusado por robo a iglesia de Xalapa

(Mexico)

Suspect accused of robbing a Xalapa church arrested

Gary Montes (2016). Detienen a sujeto acusado por robo a iglesia de Xalapa. Imagen del Golfo. 3 July.

5-star hotel employee held for temple theft

(India)

TNN (2016). 5-star hotel employee held for temple theft. The Times of India. 29 June.

Robbers strike close to PMB family's heart

(South Africa)

Kailene Pillay (2016). Robbers strike close to PMB family's heart. News 24. 28 June.

Connoisseur of art who turned temple raider

(India)

Srikkanth Dhasarathy (2016). Connoisseur of art who turned temple raider. The New Indian Express. 26 June.

Theft at two temples

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Theft at two temples. The Hindu. 25 June.

Police arrest idol smuggler, seize 9 ancient statues

(India)

TNN (2016). Police arrest idol smuggler, seize 9 ancient statues. The Times of India. 25 June.

Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford

(United States of America)

Katie Harris (2016). Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford. Fox. 24 June.

बंद रहा दरवाजा और मंदिर से देवताओं की मूर्ति चुरा ले गए चोर

(India)

Thieves steal statues of the gods from temple in Madhubani

Pradesh 18 (2016). बंद रहा दरवाजा और मंदिर से देवताओं की मूर्ति चुरा ले गए चोर. Pradesh 18. 24 June.

Robbery attempt at Marakathambiga Sundarashwarar Temple caught on camera

(India)

DNA (2016). Robbery attempt at Marakathambiga Sundarashwarar Temple caught on camera. DNA. 24 June.

Police appeal for witnesses after thieves steal lead from Hillhouse Parish Church roof

(United Kingdom)

Kirsten Mcstay (2016). Police appeal for witnesses after thieves steal lead from Hillhouse Parish Church roof. Daily Record. 24 June.

Thieves cause £20,000 of damage to one of Stockton's most historic buildings

(United Kingdom)

Chris Webber (2016). Thieves cause £20,000 of damage to one of Stockton's most historic buildings. The Northern Echo. 23 June.

First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton (2016). First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement. Vancouver Sun. 23 June.

Roban joyas y causan daños por valor de 90.000 euros en la parroquia de la Trinidad

(Spain)

Jewels robbed and 90,000 euros of damage caused in the parish church of Trinidad

Juan Cano (2016). Roban joyas y causan daños por valor de 90.000 euros en la parroquia de la Trinidad. Diario Sur. 23 June.

Art dealer arrested in Chennai for suspected temple artefacts theft

(India)

AFP (2016). Art dealer arrested in Chennai for suspected temple artefacts theft. Hindustan Times. 22 June.

चोरों ने बनाया मठ को निशाना, एक साथ चुराईं अष्टधातु की आधा दर्जन मूर्तियां

(India)

Thieves stole statues of gods from temple in Muzaffarpur

Pradesh 18 (2016). चोरों ने बनाया मठ को निशाना, एक साथ चुराईं अष्टधातु की आधा दर्जन मूर्तियां. Pradesh 18. 22 June.

Panchaloha Idol, Materials Stolen from Mariamma Temple

(India)

Mangalorean News (2016). Panchaloha Idol, Materials Stolen from Mariamma Temple. Mangalorean News. 21 June.

Govt has no record of artefacts stolen during militancy years

(India)

Sumit Hakhoo (2016). Govt has no record of artefacts stolen during militancy years. The Tribune. 21 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.

Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church

(United States of America)

Emily Younger (2016). Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church. KSN. 20 June.

Ladrones roban imagen de una virgen bañada en oro en casa cural de Cartago

(Costa Rica)

Thieves steal statue of the virgin decorated with gold in the rectory of Carthage

Katherine Chaves (2016). Ladrones roban imagen de una virgen bañada en oro en casa cural de Cartago. La Nación. 20 June.

Connoisseur & Smuggler: The 84-year-old art dealer and his collection of 'stolen' idols in Chennai

(India)

Arun Janardhanan (2016). Connoisseur & Smuggler: The 84-year-old art dealer and his collection of 'stolen' idols in Chennai. The Indian Express. 20 June.

Thieves strip lead off East Meon church roof

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2016). Thieves strip lead off East Meon church roof. BBC News. 17 June.

Icon stolen from Wichita church

(United States of America)

Lara Korte (2016). Icon stolen from Wichita church. The Wichita Eagle. 17 June.

Cracking down on idol-looters

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Cracking down on idol-looters. The Hindu. 17 June.

TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones. Business Standard. 17 June.

'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'

(India)

The Hindu (2016). 'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'. The Hindu. 17 June.

Gravesite looted in Harrison County

(United States of America)

Katie Bauer (2016). Gravesite looted in Harrison County. Wave 3. 16 June.

Chennai offices had no role in probe of stolen idols: ASI

(India)

K. Maniandan (2016). Chennai offices had no role in probe of stolen idols: ASI. The Hindu. 16 June.

Villagers in court over stolen statue

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua (2016). Villagers in court over stolen statue. Shanghai Daily. 16 June.

HR and CE department launches idol survey in 4,000 temples

(India)

The Hindu (2016). HR and CE department launches idol survey in 4,000 temples. The Hindu. 16 June.

Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers

(India)

R. Srikanth (2016). Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers. The Hindu. 16 June.

Catching up with a master smuggler

(India)

R. Srikanth (2016). Catching up with a master smuggler. The Hindu. 15 June.

HR and CE Department ups security to protect temple assets, idols

(India)

Express News Service (2016). HR and CE Department ups security to protect temple assets, idols. The New Indian Express. 15 June.

Valuable 16th century silver stolen in church raid

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2016). Valuable 16th century silver stolen in church raid. ITV News. 14 June.

Copper worth thousands stolen from roof of St Mary's Church in Clothall, Baldock

(United Kingdom)

Hertfordshire Mercury (2016). Copper worth thousands stolen from roof of St Mary's Church in Clothall, Baldock. Hertfordshire Mercury. 14 June.

'Hundreds of Bihar antiquities are still in foreign museums'

(India)

Pranav Chaudhary (2016). 'Hundreds of Bihar antiquities are still in foreign museums'. The Times of India. 14 June.

Octogenarian's computer may hold key to big idol ring

(India)

A. Selvaraj (2016). Octogenarian's computer may hold key to big idol ring. The Times of India. 14 June.

Officials to carry out raids in idol smuggler's Karnataka properties

(India)

TNN (2016). Officials to carry out raids in idol smuggler's Karnataka properties. The Times of India. 13 June.

'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts

(Mali)

Simon Worrall (2016). 'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts. National Geographic. 12 June.

Tres detenidos por 35 robos en colegios e iglesias

(Spain)

Three arrested for 35 robberies in schools and churches

Europa Press (2016). Tres detenidos por 35 robos en colegios e iglesias. Europa Press. 9 June.

Police clueless on Thanjavur temple theft

(India)

Gokul Rajendranl (2016). Police clueless on Thanjavur temple theft. The Times of India. 9 June.

Mega heist at Thanjai temple

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Mega heist at Thanjai temple. The New Indian Express. 8 June.

ASI team inspects idols seized from smuggler

(India)

TNN (2016). ASI team inspects idols seized from smuggler. The Times of India. 7 June.

Buen Pastor: "Robaron las obras y se pintaron murales falsos"

(Argentina)

Buen Pastor: Artworks stolen and fake murals painted

CBA 24 (2016). Buen Pastor: "Robaron las obras y se pintaron murales falsos". CBA 24. 6 June.

Idol stolen in Tirupur turns out to be fake, three suspected smugglers released

(India)

TNN (2016). Idol stolen in Tirupur turns out to be fake, three suspected smugglers released. The Times of India. 6 June.

Relic of Pope John Paul II stolen from Cologne Cathedral

(Germany)

Reuters (2016). Relic of Pope John Paul II stolen from Cologne Cathedral. Business Insider. 5 June.

Thiruverumbur police recovers stone idols of Hindu deities from Cauvery river

(India)

TNN (2016). Thiruverumbur police recovers stone idols of Hindu deities from Cauvery river. The Times of India. 5 June.

Priest nabbed for robbing churches

(Greece)

eKathimerini (2016). Priest nabbed for robbing churches. eKathimerini. 2 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.

Cops tracking Kaluchari-era missing idols in US

(India)

TNN (2016). Cops tracking Kaluchari-era missing idols in US. The Times of India. 2 June.

Idol worth lakhs stolen from Jain Temple

(India)

The Hitavada (2016). Idol worth lakhs stolen from Jain Temple. The Hitavada. 1 June.

Two arrested after two-month crime spree at east Norfolk churches

(United Kingdom)

Geraldine Scott (2016). Two arrested after two-month crime spree at east Norfolk churches. Evening News 24. 1 June.

Idol smuggling gang busted

(India)

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

Roban valiosa imagen en parroquia de Itá

(Paraguay)

Valuable icon stolen from the church of Itá

ABC Paraguay (2016). Roban valiosa imagen en parroquia de Itá. ABC Paraguay. 31 May.

US hails 'small victory' as Paris auction withdraws Native American shield

(United States of America; France)

France 24 (2016). US hails 'small victory' as Paris auction withdraws Native American shield. France 24. 30 May.

Paris auction house cancels sale of Acoma shield

(United States of America; France)

Michael Coleman (2016). Paris auction house cancels sale of Acoma shield. Albuquerque Journal. 30 May.

Acoma shield being auctioned in Paris

(United States of America; France)

Michael Coleman (2016). Acoma shield being auctioned in Paris. Albuquerque Journal. 30 May.

Silver articles stolen from temple

(India)

The Hans India (2016). Silver articles stolen from temple. The Hans India. 29 May.

La Policía recupera un óleo de Berruguete del siglo XVI robado a una iglesia de Lantadilla (Palencia)

(Spain)

Police recover a 16th century Berruguete painting stolen from a Lantadilla church (Palencia)

EcoDiario (2016). La Policía recupera un óleo de Berruguete del siglo XVI robado a una iglesia de Lantadilla (Palencia). EcoDiario. 29 May.

Roban las coronas de la patrona y la Esperanza de Hinojos

(Spain)

The crowns of the patron saint and the Esperanza of Hinojos stolen

José Javier Comas Rodríguez (2016). Roban las coronas de la patrona y la Esperanza de Hinojos. Pasión en Sevilla. 27 May.

The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press (2016). The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago. Yahoo News. 27 May.

Silver crowns of deities stolen from Jatashankar Devalaya in Telangkhedi

(India)

Nagpur Today (2016). Silver crowns of deities stolen from Jatashankar Devalaya in Telangkhedi. Nagpur Today. 27 May.

Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts

(United States of America; France)

Martin Heinrich (2016). Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts. KRWG. 26 May.

Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'

(United States of America; France)

David Smith (2016). Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'. The Guardian. 25 May.

Lo condenan a un año de cárcel por robar campana de iglesia

(Mexico)

Sentenced to one year in prison for stealing bell

El Pueblo (2016). Lo condenan a un año de cárcel por robar campana de iglesia. El Pueblo. 24 May.

Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions

(United States of America; France)

AFP (2016). Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions. The Daily Mail. 24 May.

Indignación en El Santuario por robo en parroquia Nuestra Señora de Chiquinquirá

(Colombia)

Outrage in El Santuario because of robbery in the church of Nuestra Señora de Chiquinquirá

Carlos Mario Gómez (2016). Indignación en El Santuario por robo en parroquia Nuestra Señora de Chiquinquirá. Colombiano. 23 May.

Ocultar los elementos de valor de los templos a partir de ahora, una de las soluciones

(Spain)

Hide the valuable items of the churches from now on, one of the solutions

Ángel García (2016). Ocultar los elementos de valor de los templos a partir de ahora, una de las soluciones. Zamora 24 Horas. 23 May.

El Gobierno admite el robo en 58 iglesias de Zamora entre febrero y mayo

(Spain)

The Government admits to robberies of 58 churches in Zamora between February and May.

I. Gómez (2016). El Gobierno admite el robo en 58 iglesias de Zamora entre febrero y mayo. La Opinión de Zamora. 23 May.

No paran robos de campanas en Tasquillo

(Mexico)

Robbery of bells in Tasquillo not stopped

El Sol de Hidalgo (2016). No paran robos de campanas en Tasquillo. El Sol de Hidalgo. 22 May.

Temple theft case: two arrested

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Temple theft case: two arrested. The New Indian Express. 22 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.

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.

Stolen Chalice Remains Missing

(United Kingdom)

Rebecca Cain (2016). Stolen Chalice Remains Missing. Hereford Times. 19 May.

Hurtan pinturas en templo católico de Alegría, Usulután

(El Salvador)

Paintings stolen from catholic church of Alegría, Usulután

Carlos Segovia (2016). Hurtan pinturas en templo católico de Alegría, Usulután. El Salvador. 19 May.

Cops nab man accused of stealing church painting

(United States of America)

Gabrielle Fonrouge (2016). Cops nab man accused of stealing church painting. New York Post. 18 May.

Más de medio centenar de templos, asaltados desde el mes de marzo

(Spain)

More than 50 churches attacked since the month of March

Alejandro Bermudez (2016). Más de medio centenar de templos, asaltados desde el mes de marzo. La Opinión de Zamora. 18 May.

मंदिर से नकदी सहित लाखों के आभूषण चोरी

(India)

Ornaments Cash Stolen From Temple In Bilaspur

Amar Ujala (2016). मंदिर से नकदी सहित लाखों के आभूषण चोरी. Amar Ujala. 16 May.

Police launch appeal after church silver worth more than £3,000 stolen from Cambridgeshire village

(United Kingdom)

Florence Sneed (2016). Police launch appeal after church silver worth more than £3,000 stolen from Cambridgeshire village. Cambridge News. 16 May.

Ante robos, INAH y Arquidiócesis de Xalapa elaboran catálogo de bienes religiosos

(Mexico)

After robberies, INAH and Archdiocese of Xalapa prepare an inventory of religious art

Rogelio Hernández (2016). Ante robos, INAH y Arquidiócesis de Xalapa elaboran catálogo de bienes religiosos. El Democata. 16 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.

Los ladrones roban y provocan serios daños en el santuario de la Carballeda, en Rionegro

(Spain)

Thieves steal from and cause serious damage to the sanctuary of Carballeda in Rionegro

La Opinión de Zamora (2016). Los ladrones roban y provocan serios daños en el santuario de la Carballeda, en Rionegro. La Opinión de Zamora. 16 May.

Roban campanario de iglesia en Tasquillo

(Mexico)

Bells stolen from church in Tasquillo

El Sol de Hidalgo (2016). Roban campanario de iglesia en Tasquillo. El Sol de Hidalgo. 15 May.

Police search for man who stole religious icon from Manhattan church

(United States of America)

Dray Clark (2016). Police search for man who stole religious icon from Manhattan church. ABC United States. 15 May.

Zamora, en jaque por los continuos robos en su patrimonio religioso

(Spain)

Zamora held in check by continuous robberies of its religious heritage

Alberto Ferreras (2016). Zamora, en jaque por los continuos robos en su patrimonio religioso. ABC España. 13 May.

Chiclayo: Delincuentes roban iglesia por segunda vez

(Peru)

Chiclayo: Criminals rob church for second time

Perú21 (2016). Chiclayo: Delincuentes roban iglesia por segunda vez. Perú21. 12 May.

Thefts of idols on rise in Bhaktapur

(Nepal)

Himalayan News Service (2016). Thefts of idols on rise in Bhaktapur. The Himalayan Times. 12 May.

पुलिस ने मंदिर में चोरी का किया खुलासा, एक गिरफ्तार

(India)

Jhansi Police Solves a Temple Robbery Case

Patrika (2016). पुलिस ने मंदिर में चोरी का किया खुलासा, एक गिरफ्तार. Patrika. 11 May.

Ancient Brahmayani statues stolen from Bhaktapur temple

(Nepal)

Rastriya Samachar Samiti (2016). Ancient Brahmayani statues stolen from Bhaktapur temple. The Himalayan Times. 11 May.

ಈಶ್ವರಮಂಗಲ: ಪಂಚಲಿಂಗೇಶ್ವರ ದೇವಸ್ಥಾನಕ್ಕೆ ಕಳ್ಳರ ಕನ್ನ

(India)

Isvaramangala: thieves break into the temple

Vijay Karnataka (2016). ಈಶ್ವರಮಂಗಲ: ಪಂಚಲಿಂಗೇಶ್ವರ ದೇವಸ್ಥಾನಕ್ಕೆ ಕಳ್ಳರ ಕನ್ನ. Vijay Karnataka. 10 May.

Antique dealer who plundered churches for profit jailed

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris (2016). Antique dealer who plundered churches for profit jailed. The Guardian. 10 May.

The Heritage Warriors

(India)

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

Getting back the bronzes of Sivapuram Natarajar temple

(India)

Latha Iyer (2016). Getting back the bronzes of Sivapuram Natarajar temple. Performance Gurus. 8 May.

Six items stolen from chapels still missing

(Malta)

Sarah Carabott (2016). Six items stolen from chapels still missing. Times of Malta. 6 May.

Theft in temple in Siddapura

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Theft in temple in Siddapura. The Hindu. 6 May.

Roban objetos de incalculable valor histórico de la iglesia de Capiatá

(Paraguay)

Objects of incalculable historical value stolen from church of Capiatá

ABC Paraguay (2016). Roban objetos de incalculable valor histórico de la iglesia de Capiatá. ABC Paraguay. 6 May.

El robo en la necrópolis de Elorrio abre el debate sobre la protección del patrimonio

(Spain)

Theft in the necropolis of Elorrio starts debate about the protection of heritage

Alain Salterain (2016). El robo en la necrópolis de Elorrio abre el debate sobre la protección del patrimonio. Deia. 6 May.

Las iglesias de Torres, Almendra y Almaraz, últimas "víctimas" de la oleada de robos

(Spain)

The churches of Torres, Almendra, and Almaraz, latest "victims" of theft spree

La Opinión de Zamora (2016). Las iglesias de Torres, Almendra y Almaraz, últimas "víctimas" de la oleada de robos. La Opinión de Zamora. 5 May.

Roban el Sagrario de la Iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro

(Spain)

The tabernacle of the Church of Perpetual Sorrow stolen

Radio Huesca (2016). Roban el Sagrario de la Iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro. Radio Huesca. 4 May.

Fifty-year-old Hindu idols stolen from Netrokona temple

(Bangladesh)

BD News 24 (2016). Fifty-year-old Hindu idols stolen from Netrokona temple. BD News 24. 4 May.

Detenido por robar dos candelabros de plata de la iglesia de la Victoria

(Spain)

Arrest for stealing two silver candelabras from the church of la Victoria

César Pérez Pacheco (2016). Detenido por robar dos candelabros de plata de la iglesia de la Victoria. Jerez Sin Fronteras. 3 May.

Thieves desecrate temple

(South Africa)

Kailene Pillay (2016). Thieves desecrate temple. News 24. 3 May.

Los ladrones asaltan los templos de Requejo, Barrios, Santa Colomba, San Miguel y Riego

(Spain)

Thieves attack the temples of Requejo, Barrios, Santa Colomba, San Miguel, and Riego

La Opinión de Zamora (2016). Los ladrones asaltan los templos de Requejo, Barrios, Santa Colomba, San Miguel y Riego. La Opinión de Zamora. 1 May.

Forget the Kohinoor, could we have the Amaravati Stupa sculptures back please?

(India; United Kingdom)

Ruchika Sharma (2016). Forget the Kohinoor, could we have the Amaravati Stupa sculptures back please?. Scroll.in. 1 May.

भगवान राम पड़े अकेले, माता सीता को ले गए चोर, पुलिस ढूंढ़ रही पता

(India)

Idol Theft From Temple In Jhansi

Bhaskar (2016). भगवान राम पड़े अकेले, माता सीता को ले गए चोर, पुलिस ढूंढ़ रही पता. Bhaskar. 30 April.

Roban la corona de oro de la Virgen del Rosario en la iglesia de Gallegos del Río

(Spain)

Gold crown of the Virgin of the Rosary stolen from the church of Gallegos del Río

La Opinión de Zamora (2016). Roban la corona de oro de la Virgen del Rosario en la iglesia de Gallegos del Río. La Opinión de Zamora. 30 April.

Is India serious about retrieving its stolen Antiques?

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Is India serious about retrieving its stolen Antiques?. MyIndMakers. 29 April.

मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्तियां चोरी, ग्रामीण भड़के

(India)

Idols stolen from temple in Raebareli

Amar Ujala (2016). मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्तियां चोरी, ग्रामीण भड़के. Amar Ujala. 29 April.

Roban una de las tres campanas de la iglesia de Carracedo tras utilizar una grúa

(Spain)

One of the three bells of the church of Carracedo stolen with the use of a crane

La Opinión de Zamora (2016). Roban una de las tres campanas de la iglesia de Carracedo tras utilizar una grúa. La Opinión de Zamora. 29 April.

Miners plunder 'Ramayana' heritage in MP

(India)

P. Naveen (2016). Miners plunder 'Ramayana' heritage in MP. The Times of India. 29 April.

Police thwart sale of 600-year-old Torah in Istanbul

(Turkey; Syria)

Daily Sabah (2016). Police thwart sale of 600-year-old Torah in Istanbul. Daily Sabah. 29 April.

CCS cops recover 1-cr idol within 24 hours of theft

(India)

The Hans India (2016). CCS cops recover 1-cr idol within 24 hours of theft. The Hans India. 27 April.

Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par. Business Standard. 26 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.

चोरी से पहले हनुमानजी की पूजा, फिर चुराई तेल की बोतल और कुर्सियां

(India)

Temple theft caught on CCTV footage

Bhaskar (2016). चोरी से पहले हनुमानजी की पूजा, फिर चुराई तेल की बोतल और कुर्सियां. Bhaskar. 22 April.

Macherla police help TS cops crack temple theft case

(India)

The Hans India (2016). Macherla police help TS cops crack temple theft case. The Hans India. 20 April.

Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001

(Guatemala)

Theft of the Virgin of Carmen caused repudiation in 2001

Hemeroteca PL (2016). Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001. Prensa Libre. 19 April.

Le piden 3,5 años de cárcel por robar una pila bautismal del siglo XIII

(Spain)

3.5 years in prison sought for the theft of a 13th century baptismal font

Ricardo Sánchez Rico (2016). Le piden 3,5 años de cárcel por robar una pila bautismal del siglo XIII. El Norte de Castilla. 19 April.

Save cultural heritage of India

(India)

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

कोतवाली पुलिस सोती रही, पड़ोस के जैन मंदिर में हो गई चोरी

(India)

Theft in Jain Temple Near Police Station, Gwalior

Dainik Bhaskar (2016). कोतवाली पुलिस सोती रही, पड़ोस के जैन मंदिर में हो गई चोरी. Dainik Bhaskar. 16 April.

S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency (2016). S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster. Yonhap News Agency. 16 April.

SC asks Centre to look into disappearance of Guwahati temple treasure

(India)

Hindustan Times (2016). SC asks Centre to look into disappearance of Guwahati temple treasure. Hindustan Times. 14 April.

Silver items taken away from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Silver items taken away from temple. The Hindu. 12 April.

Karkala: Theft at Shirlalu Basadi - Sack containing idols found

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2016). Karkala: Theft at Shirlalu Basadi - Sack containing idols found. Daijiworld. 8 April.

HR & CE official arrested for theft of precious temple jewels

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2016). HR & CE official arrested for theft of precious temple jewels. The Hindu. 8 April.

Ashtadhatu idols stolen in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Ashtadhatu idols stolen in UP. Business Standard. 7 April.

Denuncian robo de 3 campanas de origen colonial en pueblo de Áncash

(Peru)

Theft of three colonial bells reported in Áncash village

Andina (2016). Denuncian robo de 3 campanas de origen colonial en pueblo de Áncash. Andina. 7 April.

Is the Israel Museum's Birds' Head Haggadah Nazi-era loot?

(Israel)

David D'Arcy (2016). Is the Israel Museum's Birds' Head Haggadah Nazi-era loot?. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

Roban iglesia de Suesca en Cundinamarca

(Colombia)

Church of Suesca in Cundinamarca robbed.

Caracol Radio (2016). Roban iglesia de Suesca en Cundinamarca. Caracol Radio. 5 April.

$90,000 Hindu Statue Stolen From UES Gallery During Open House

(United States of America)

Jen Chung (2016). $90,000 Hindu Statue Stolen From UES Gallery During Open House. Gothamist. 5 April.

प्राचीन भद्रेश्वर मंदिर से घंटे चोरी

(India)

Bell stolen from Ancient Bhadreswar temple

Amar Ujala (2016). प्राचीन भद्रेश्वर मंदिर से घंटे चोरी. Amar Ujala. 5 April.

Burglars decamp with Rs. 17,480, 8 silver Chhatrs from Sarwal Temple

(India)

State Times (2016). Burglars decamp with Rs. 17,480, 8 silver Chhatrs from Sarwal Temple. State Times. 4 April.

గురజాల రామాలయంలో చోరీ

(India)

Theft in Rama Temple of Gurajala

Sakshi Post (2016). గురజాల రామాలయంలో చోరీ. Sakshi Post. 4 April.

पहले पूजा की फिर उड़ा दी दस करोड़ की मूर्ति

(India)

Ashtadhatu idol stolen from temple

Patrika (2016). पहले पूजा की फिर उड़ा दी दस करोड़ की मूर्ति. Patrika. 3 April.

Roban el copón de las hostias de la iglesia Jesucristo el Buen Pastor en Cúcuta

(Colombia)

Custodia of hosts stolen from the church of Jesucristo el Buen Pastor in Cucuta

RCN (2016). Roban el copón de las hostias de la iglesia Jesucristo el Buen Pastor en Cúcuta. RCN. 3 April.

नसीराबाद के रामसर से चोरी हुई बलदाउ की मूर्ति

(India)

Idol stolen from Nashirabad

Pradesh 18 (2016). नसीराबाद के रामसर से चोरी हुई बलदाउ की मूर्ति. Pradesh 18. 3 April.

Panchaloha idols seized

(India)

The Hans India (2016). Panchaloha idols seized. The Hans India. 3 April.

चोर की करतूत, मंदिर से पार कर दिया कीमती भगवान की मूर्ति

(India)

Kanker: Sculpture theft at temple

Patrika (2016). चोर की करतूत, मंदिर से पार कर दिया कीमती भगवान की मूर्ति. Patrika. 3 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.

मंदिर से मूर्ति समेत अन्य सामान चोरी

(India)

Banke Bihari temple idol theft in Uttar Pradesh

Khaskhabar (2016). मंदिर से मूर्ति समेत अन्य सामान चोरी. Khaskhabar. 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.

89-year-old temple bell found in drainage canal

(India)

S. Prasad (2016). 89-year-old temple bell found in drainage canal. The Hindu. 31 March.

Idols stolen from streetside temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Idols stolen from streetside temple. The Hindu. 30 March.

Sirsi: Idol of Nandi stolen at Sirsi Temple.

(India)

Sahil Online (2016). Sirsi: Idol of Nandi stolen at Sirsi Temple.. Sahil Online. 30 March.

3 panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

TNN (2016). 3 panchaloha idols stolen from temple. The Times of India. 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.

Theft of historic painting shakes parish in old gold-mining town

(United States of America)

Zita Fletcher (2016). Theft of historic painting shakes parish in old gold-mining town. Catholic Philly. 28 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.

Man nabbed with stolen bronze idol in Tasmac shop

(India)

TNN (2016). Man nabbed with stolen bronze idol in Tasmac shop. The Times of India. 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.

Yemeni authorities jail Jewish man over airlifted Torah

(Yemen; Israel)

Sandy Rashty (2016). Yemeni authorities jail Jewish man over airlifted Torah. The Jewish Chronicle. 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.

La diócesis estima que el 70%de las piezas sustraídas en este siglo han sido recuperadas

(Spain)

The diocese estimated that 70%of the pieces stolen in this century have been recovered

Diario de Burgos (2016). La diócesis estima que el 70%de las piezas sustraídas en este siglo han sido recuperadas. Diario de Burgos. 22 March.

7 kalasams stolen from temple in Pallavaram

(India)

TNN (2016). 7 kalasams stolen from temple in Pallavaram. The Times of India. 22 March.

10 «valiosas» obras robadas en el último gran expolio de arte sacro no aparecen

(Spain)

10 valuable works stolen in the recent large plundering of sacred are have not been found

I. Elices (2016). 10 «valiosas» obras robadas en el último gran expolio de arte sacro no aparecen. Diario de Burgos. 22 March.

Protector left unprotected

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar (2016). Protector left unprotected. The Hindu. 21 March.

Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran: HC directs IO's personal appearance

(India)

Marouf Ahmad Parray (2016). Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran: HC directs IO's personal appearance. Kashmir Reader. 20 March.

Suspect in Buddhist statue theft arrested in Santa Ana

(United States of America)

Chris Jennewein (2016). Suspect in Buddhist statue theft arrested in Santa Ana. My News LA. 19 March.

Rama idol stolen from Kashi temple

(India)

TNN (2016). Rama idol stolen from Kashi temple. The Times of India. 17 March.

Woman wanted for stealing Buddhist statues from temple

(United States of America)

Hoa Quach (2016). Woman wanted for stealing Buddhist statues from temple. My News LA. 17 March.

400 year-old ancient statues stolen from a temple in Odisha

(India)

Odisha Sun Times Bureau (2016). 400 year-old ancient statues stolen from a temple in Odisha. Odisha Sun Times. 15 March.

Theft of ancient idol: Himachal trying to extradite suspect from Nepal

(India; Nepal)

IANS (2016). Theft of ancient idol: Himachal trying to extradite suspect from Nepal. Business Standard. 15 March.

La Iglesia de Jaén reza en desagravio tras el robo de la Custodia de Las Bernardas

(Spain)

The church of Jaén prays for help after the theft of the Custodia of Las Bernardas.

Javier López (2016). La Iglesia de Jaén reza en desagravio tras el robo de la Custodia de Las Bernardas. ABC España. 14 March.

Cementerios salitreros en alerta

(Chile)

Salitre cemeteries on alert

Alejandra Lobo (2016). Cementerios salitreros en alerta. La Tercera. 14 March.

800gm silver articles stolen from temple

(India)

TNN (2016). 800gm silver articles stolen from temple. The Times of India. 14 March.

जौनपुर में मंदिर से मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Sculptures Stolen from Temple in Jaunpur

Navbharat Times (2016). जौनपुर में मंदिर से मूर्तियां चोरी. Navbharat Times. 14 March.

Violence, dead bufallo, stolen idol raise tensions in Agra district

(India)

TNN (2016). Violence, dead bufallo, stolen idol raise tensions in Agra district. The Times of India. 13 March.

Cathedral reopens home of historic order after thefts

(United Kingdom)

Diane King (2016). Cathedral reopens home of historic order after thefts. Edinburgh Evening News. 12 March.

मूर्ति उठाने आए बदमाशों ने होमगार्ड पर झोंका फायर

(India)

Theft in temple, guard fired on

Amar Ujala (2016). मूर्ति उठाने आए बदमाशों ने होमगार्ड पर झोंका फायर. Amar Ujala. 12 March.

Temple theft case: two arrested

(India; Bangladesh)

The Hindu (2016). Temple theft case: two arrested. The Hindu. 12 March.

Roban una pieza del paso de misterio del Ecce - Homo

(Spain)

Piece of the paso de misterio of Ecce-Homo stolen.

A. Cañadas (2016). Roban una pieza del paso de misterio del Ecce - Homo. Cofrademania. 10 March.

Temple theft case: police custody of main accused extended

(India)

TNN (2016). Temple theft case: police custody of main accused extended. The Times of India. 10 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.

Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie

(Canada)

Kenneth Jackson (2016). Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie. APTN. 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.

Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes

(Venezuela)

Graves of priests desecrated and robbed

Dalila Itriago (2016). Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes. El Nacional. 8 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.

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.

Elderly pair held after 3,000 French church objects found

(France)

Expatica (2016). Elderly pair held after 3,000 French church objects found. Expatica. 7 March.

Temple Theft: Role of Migrant Workers in Crime Suspected

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Temple Theft: Role of Migrant Workers in Crime Suspected. The New Indian Express. 7 March.

'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items

(France)

AFP (2016). 'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items. The Journal. 6 March.

Temple burgled: idol and valuables stolen

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Temple burgled: idol and valuables stolen. The Hindu. 6 March.

Roba iglesia de Creel; lo detiene la FGE

(Mexico)

Nancy De León (2016). Roba iglesia de Creel; lo detiene la FGE. Entre Líneas. 5 March.

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in TN

(India)

Web India 123 (2016). Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in TN. Web India 123. 5 March.

Valuables worth 1.5 lakhstolen from Maradu temple

(India)

The Times of India (2016). Valuables worth 1.5 lakhstolen from Maradu temple. The Times of India. 5 March.

Rs 5 lakh worth gold, silver looted from Odisha temple

(India)

Odisha Sun Times (2016). Rs 5 lakh worth gold, silver looted from Odisha temple. Odisha Sun Times. 5 March.

Cops crack Pimpri temple theft case, 3 in net

(India)

TNN (2016). Cops crack Pimpri temple theft case, 3 in net. The Times of India. 4 March.

Treasure hunters ravage temples

(India)

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

A theft in Old Believers' community in western Ukraine

(Ukraine)

Ukraine Today (2016). A theft in Old Believers' community in western Ukraine. Ukraine Today. 2 March.

कुटी रोड के मंदिर से शिवलिंग चोरी

(India)

Amar Ujala (2016). कुटी रोड के मंदिर से शिवलिंग चोरी. Amar Ujala. 2 March.

Rs 1.58 L jewellery theft at Vaishno Devi temple

(India)

Pune Mirror (2016). Rs 1.58 L jewellery theft at Vaishno Devi temple. Pune Mirror. 1 March.

Bible valued £2,000 stolen as church thefts go on the rise in Powys

(United Kingdom)

Robert Doman (2016). Bible valued £2,000 stolen as church thefts go on the rise in Powys. News North Wales. 29 February.

Decenas de joyas y obras de arte están perdidas por los robos en iglesias

(Spain)

Dozens of jewels and works of art are lost to robberies in churches

Antonio Botías (2016). Decenas de joyas y obras de arte están perdidas por los robos en iglesias. La Verdad. 29 February.

Tel Aviv: Burglars indicted for heist of 17th Century manuscripts

(Israel)

Ben Hartman (2016). Tel Aviv: Burglars indicted for heist of 17th Century manuscripts. The Jerusalem Post. 28 February.

ASI seeks info on provenance of idols

(India)

S. Prasad (2016). ASI seeks info on provenance of idols. The Hindu. 28 February.

ఆలయంలో నంది విగ్రహం చోరీ

(India)

Nandi temple theft

Sakshi Post (2016). ఆలయంలో నంది విగ్రహం చోరీ. Sakshi Post. 27 February.

Australian gallery identifies looted Indian treasures

(Australia; India)

Geoff Hiscock (2016). Australian gallery identifies looted Indian treasures. Nikkei. 26 February.

$5,000 statue stolen from Ottawa restaurant

(Canada)

Justin Samanski-Langille (2016). $5,000 statue stolen from Ottawa restaurant. Ottawa Sun. 25 February.

Theft of Tiffany window unsolved

(United States of America)

Liz Graves (2016). Theft of Tiffany window unsolved. Mount Desert Islander. 24 February.

Calangute theft probe draws blank

(India)

TNN (2016). Calangute theft probe draws blank. The Times of India. 24 February.

Church congregation in shock after thieves steal priceless medieval stained glass window

(United Kingdom)

ITV News (2016). Church congregation in shock after thieves steal priceless medieval stained glass window. ITV News. 24 February.

Cambridge church community devastated by theft of 'priceless' stained glass window

(United Kingdom)

Freya Leng (2016). Cambridge church community devastated by theft of 'priceless' stained glass window. Cambridge News. 23 February.

Three Held for Temple Heist in Odisha

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Three Held for Temple Heist in Odisha. The New Indian Express. 23 February.

Idols, jewellery stolen from Jain Basadi

(India)

Raghava M. (2016). Idols, jewellery stolen from Jain Basadi. The Hindu. 22 February.

Karkala: Thieves break into Shirlalu Basadi, decamp with valuable idols, ornaments

(India)

R B Jagadish (2016). Karkala: Thieves break into Shirlalu Basadi, decamp with valuable idols, ornaments. Daijiworld. 21 February.

Panchaloha idol of Sri Ram stolen from Mudhol temple

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Panchaloha idol of Sri Ram stolen from Mudhol temple. The Hindu. 19 February.

3 precious idols, valuables stolen from temple in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 3 precious idols, valuables stolen from temple in UP. The Times of India. 18 February.

Thief impersonates monk to smuggle relics from ancient Burmese site

(Myanmar)

Asian Correspondent (2016). Thief impersonates monk to smuggle relics from ancient Burmese site. Asian Correspondent. 18 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.

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.

20 idols stolen from 2 temples in Udaipur

(India)

TNN (2016). 20 idols stolen from 2 temples in Udaipur. The Times of India. 16 February.

Idol installed by President in Vrindavan temple stolen

(India)

Anuja Jaiswal (2016). Idol installed by President in Vrindavan temple stolen. The Times of India. 16 February.

मुख्यमंत्री शहर में थी, इसलिए छिपाये रखा

(India)

Theft at Jain temple in Udaipur.

Rajasthan Patrika (2016). मुख्यमंत्री शहर में थी, इसलिए छिपाये रखा. Rajasthan Patrika. 14 February.

Thief arrested for stealing idols, other items from ISKCON temple

(India)

Daily Excelsior (2016). Thief arrested for stealing idols, other items from ISKCON temple. Daily Excelsior. 13 February.

Roban Virgen Peregrina de iglesia de Tlaltenango

(Mexico)

Diario de Morelos (2016). Roban Virgen Peregrina de iglesia de Tlaltenango. Diario de Morelos. 12 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.

Ganapati idol stolen from temple of Hoysala period

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar (2016). Ganapati idol stolen from temple of Hoysala period. The Hindu. 12 February.

Delincuentes roban joyas y objetos litúrgicos de iglesia

(Peru)

Delinquents steal jewelry and liturgical items from church

RPP (2016). Delincuentes roban joyas y objetos litúrgicos de iglesia. RPP. 11 February.

Roban imagen de Virgen Peregrina durante miércoles de ceniza en iglesia de Morelos

(Mexico)

Statue of the Virgen Perefrina stolen on Ash Wednesday from Morelos church

SDP Noticias (2016). Roban imagen de Virgen Peregrina durante miércoles de ceniza en iglesia de Morelos. SDP Noticias. 11 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.

Thieves caught robbing Jain temple on cam

(India)

TNN (2016). Thieves caught robbing Jain temple on cam. The Times of India. 10 February.

वेंकटेश मंदिर से बेशकीमती मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Three ashtadhatu idols stolen from temple

Amar Ujala (2016). वेंकटेश मंदिर से बेशकीमती मूर्तियां चोरी. Amar Ujala. 9 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.

राम जानकी मंदिर से मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Ram Janaki temple idol theft

Amar Ujala (2016). राम जानकी मंदिर से मूर्ति चोरी. Amar Ujala. 8 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.

Robos en iglesias, un patrimonio en peligro

(Spain)

Robberies in churches, heritage in danger

Fernando Pérez Ávila (2016). Robos en iglesias, un patrimonio en peligro. Diario de Sevilla. 7 February.

Esclarecen otros 3 robos de arte sacro en iglesias

(Spain)

Three other robberies of religious art from churches clarified

El Correo De Burgos (2016). Esclarecen otros 3 robos de arte sacro en iglesias. El Correo De Burgos. 6 February.

Youth found dead near temple, idols stolen

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Youth found dead near temple, idols stolen. The Siasat Daily. 5 February.

Thieves strike rural church, preacher shows them compassion

(United States of America)

Rolf Parker (2016). Thieves strike rural church, preacher shows them compassion. Deerfield Valley News. 4 February.

Se roban a 'La Conchita' de Tonanitla

(Mexico)

'La Conchita' of Tonanitla stolen

Juan Manuel Barrera (2016). Se roban a 'La Conchita' de Tonanitla. El Universal. 3 February.

Roban el sagrario barroco de la iglesia de Olveira y provocan un incendio en la sacristía

(Spain)

Baroque tabernacle from the church of Olveira solen and fire started in the sacristy

Javier Romero (2016). Roban el sagrario barroco de la iglesia de Olveira y provocan un incendio en la sacristía. La Voz de Galicia. 3 February.

Ornaments taken away from Gulvady temple

(India)

Ganesh Prabhu (2016). Ornaments taken away from Gulvady temple. The Hindu. 3 February.

Para el padre Joaquín, el robo de la corona de la Virgen es "un mensaje"

(Argentina)

For Father Joaquín, the theft of the crown of the Virgin is "a message"

El Liberal (2016). Para el padre Joaquín, el robo de la corona de la Virgen es "un mensaje". El Liberal. 2 February.

मंदिर से 400 साल पुरानी 30 किलो की गदा चोरी, पहले भी हो चुकी है वारदात

(India)

400-year old, 30g temple mace stolen.

Dainik Bhaskar (2016). मंदिर से 400 साल पुरानी 30 किलो की गदा चोरी, पहले भी हो चुकी है वारदात. Dainik Bhaskar. 31 January.

Five men paraded through the streets of Guizhou as punishment for stealing cultural relics

(China)

Lucy Liu (2016). Five men paraded through the streets of Guizhou as punishment for stealing cultural relics. Shanghaiist. 30 January.

French Book Helps Trace Stolen Idol and Art and Arrest of International Trafickers

(India)

Express News Service (2016). French Book Helps Trace Stolen Idol and Art and Arrest of International Trafickers. The New Indian Express. 28 January.

Cae "especialista" en robo de imágenes sacras: tendría conexión con coleccionistas

(Paraguay)

Specialists implicated in the theft of sacred statues: had a connection with collectors

Hoy (2016). Cae "especialista" en robo de imágenes sacras: tendría conexión con coleccionistas. Hoy. 27 January.

The Professor and the Pueblo, Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?

(United States of America)

Anson Stevens-Bollen (2016). The Professor and the Pueblo, Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?. Santa Fe Reporter. 27 January.

Atacan y profanan tres iglesias en Sevilla y Lugo

(Spain)

Three churches in Sevilla and Lugo attacked and profaned

La Gaceta (2016). Atacan y profanan tres iglesias en Sevilla y Lugo. La Gaceta. 26 January.

Roban tres copones de plata, cálices y la recaudación del cepillo en una iglesia de Sevilla

(Spain)

Actuall (2016). Roban tres copones de plata, cálices y la recaudación del cepillo en una iglesia de Sevilla. Actuall. 25 January.

Buscado por robo de una estatua del Niño Jesús

(United States of America)

La Tribuna Hispana (2016). Buscado por robo de una estatua del Niño Jesús. La Tribuna Hispana. 25 January.

'Ashtadhatu' idols stolen from temple in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). 'Ashtadhatu' idols stolen from temple in UP. PTI News. 23 January.

Shah Jehan mosque started losing tiles in the 70s, claims khatib

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune (2016). Shah Jehan mosque started losing tiles in the 70s, claims khatib. The Express Tribune. 22 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.

शहर चुने आपके शहर की ख़बरें मंदिर से लक्ष्मण की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Statue stolen from the temple

Amar Ujala (2016). शहर चुने आपके शहर की ख़बरें मंदिर से लक्ष्मण की मूर्ति चोरी. Amar Ujala. 20 January.

Ayyappa temple announces award for clues about stolen lamp

(India)

Neeraj Santoshi (2016). Ayyappa temple announces award for clues about stolen lamp. Hindustan Times. 19 January.

Plea on 'Missing' Jewels of Rameswaram Temple

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Plea on 'Missing' Jewels of Rameswaram Temple. The New Indian Express. 19 January.

'Stealing my painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley was like a plot from The Archers'

(United Kingdom)

Hull Daily Mail (2016). 'Stealing my painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley was like a plot from The Archers'. Hull Daily Mail. 17 January.

Siolim - Sodiem temple robbed by unknowns

(India)

Keshav Naik (2016). Siolim - Sodiem temple robbed by unknowns. The Times of India. 16 January.

घाटमपुर में राधाकृष्ण मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Idol theft from Radhakrishna Temple

Inextlive (2016). घाटमपुर में राधाकृष्ण मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्ति चोरी. Inextlive. 15 January.

Temple loot gang busted; 4 traders among 8 held

(India)

Orissa Post (2016). Temple loot gang busted; 4 traders among 8 held. Orissa Post. 13 January.

Roban ángel de mármol en iglesia de Soledad y se lo llevan en motocarro

(Colombia)

Marble angel from Soledad church stolen, taken in a car.

El Heraldo (2016). Roban ángel de mármol en iglesia de Soledad y se lo llevan en motocarro. El Heraldo. 12 January.

Brass lamp worth Rs 15 lakh stolen from temple

(India)

The Pioneer (2016). Brass lamp worth Rs 15 lakh stolen from temple. The Pioneer. 10 January.

Cop killed in Bihar, Opposition to launch protest

(India)

Nayyar Azad (2016). Cop killed in Bihar, Opposition to launch protest. The Asian Age. 9 January.

The Gods are still leaving

(Nepal)

Sewa Bhattarai (2016). The Gods are still leaving. The Kathmandu Post. 9 January.

Thieves target two temples in Junagadh

(India)

TNN (2016). Thieves target two temples in Junagadh. The Times of India. 8 January.

Thieves walk away with Prophet's 1,400-yr-old footprint from mosque

(India)

The Statesman (2016). Thieves walk away with Prophet's 1,400-yr-old footprint from mosque. The Daily Star. 8 January.

Eight precious idols stolen from two temples in Bihar

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Eight precious idols stolen from two temples in Bihar. Business Standard. 8 January.

Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?

(United States of America)

Joel Baden (2016). Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?. The Atlantic. 7 January.

NVCC hails police for cracking temple theft within 24 hours

(India)

Nagpur Today (2016). NVCC hails police for cracking temple theft within 24 hours. Nagpur Today. 5 January.

Chivilcoy: asaltan una parroquia y se llevan dinero y un cáliz de oro

(Argentina)

Chivilcoy: Parish church attacked and money and a gold chalice stolen

El Litoral (2016). Chivilcoy: asaltan una parroquia y se llevan dinero y un cáliz de oro. El Litoral. 5 January.

Bronze statue goes missing at Western Monastery

(Hong Kong)

Ejinsight (2016). Bronze statue goes missing at Western Monastery. Ejinsight. 4 January.

Karkala: Thieves steal valuables worth Rs 6 lac from temple

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2016). Karkala: Thieves steal valuables worth Rs 6 lac from temple. Daijiworld. 4 January.

Pillage of prehistory

(Pakistan)

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

Denuncian misioneros xaverianos robos litúrgicos en parroquias de SJR

(Mexico)

Xaverian missionaries denounce thefts of liturgical items in SJR parish churches

Rossy Martínez (2016). Denuncian misioneros xaverianos robos litúrgicos en parroquias de SJR. Plaza de Armas. 3 January.

Four precious idols stolen in Bihar

(India)

IANS (2016). Four precious idols stolen in Bihar. The Hindu. 2 January.

Three idols stolen from Bhilwara temples

(India)

TNN (2016). Three idols stolen from Bhilwara temples. The Times of India. 2 January.

Bihar: 14 idols stolen from Vaishali temple

(India)

Rajesh Kumar Thakur (2016). Bihar: 14 idols stolen from Vaishali temple. Hindustan Times. 2 January.

Roban el niño Jesús de la imagen de la Virgen del Rosario de Valencina

(Spain)

Baby Jesus and statue of the Virgin of the Rosary stolen in Valencia

EFE (2016). Roban el niño Jesús de la imagen de la Virgen del Rosario de Valencina. Diario d Sevilla. 1 January.

Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding

(United Kingdom)

Lucy Leeson (2016). Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding. Hull Daily Mail. 1 January.

Idol Stolen

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Idol Stolen. The New Indian Express. 31 December.

Idols and valuables stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Idols and valuables stolen from temple. Business Standard. 31 December.

Robar patrimonio cultural es delito federal, advierte el INAH

(Mexico)

Theft of cultural heritage is a federal crime warns INAH

Leonardo Vázquez (2015). Robar patrimonio cultural es delito federal, advierte el INAH. Pulso. 29 December.

En Zonda, ahora robaron una imagen de la Virgen

(Argentina)

In Zonda today a statue of the Virgin was stolen

Favio Cabrera (2015). En Zonda, ahora robaron una imagen de la Virgen. Diario de Cuyo. 29 December.

Bhimsengola shop burgled

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times (2015). Bhimsengola shop burgled. The Himalayan Times. 26 December.

Retablos de los siglos XIX y XX son robados de iglesias en SLP y subastados en NY

(Mexico)

Retablos from the 19th and 20th centuries are stolen from churches in SLP and auctioned in NY

Sin Embargo (2015). Retablos de los siglos XIX y XX son robados de iglesias en SLP y subastados en NY. Sin Embargo. 25 December.

Rs2 lakh booty burgled from temple

(India)

Alka Tiwari (2015). Rs2 lakh booty burgled from temple. The Times of India. 25 December.

Revientan la puerta de la iglesia para robar la corona a la patrona de Guillena

(Spain)

Church door broken down to steal crown of the patron saint of Guillena

Juan Carlos Romero (2015). Revientan la puerta de la iglesia para robar la corona a la patrona de Guillena. ABC España. 24 December.

मंदिर से दो मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Two statues stolen from temple

Amar Ujala (2015). मंदिर से दो मूर्तियां चोरी. Amar Ujala. 24 December.

My Great-grandfather, the Man Who Held the Key to the Aleppo Codex

(Israel; Syria)

Judy Maltz (2015). My Great-grandfather, the Man Who Held the Key to the Aleppo Codex. Haaretz. 22 December.

Roban campanas de iglesia en Chapantongo

(Mexico)

El Sol de Hidalgo (2015). Roban campanas de iglesia en Chapantongo. El Sol de Hidalgo. 22 December.

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.

Idols from Rani ki Vav near Modi village still missing

(India)

Sivakumar B (2015). Idols from Rani ki Vav near Modi village still missing. The Times of India. 21 December.

Police draw blank in idol theft case

(Nepal)

Anup Ojha (2015). Police draw blank in idol theft case. The Kathmandu Post. 21 December.

Two idols stolen

(India)

The Telegraph (2015). Two idols stolen. The Telegraph. 19 December.

Unravelling International Smuggling Network by Tracing Kapoor's Art of the Past

(India; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2015). Unravelling International Smuggling Network by Tracing Kapoor's Art of the Past. The New Indian Express. 17 December.

मंदिर से चांदी का मुकुट व दानपात्र चोरी

(India)

Silver crown and temple donation box stolen

Amar Ujala (2015). मंदिर से चांदी का मुकुट व दानपात्र चोरी. Amar Ujala. 17 December.

Bronze statues of Buddha, Ambedkar stolen from Buddhist temple in Kausa

(India)

Shrutika Sukhi (2015). Bronze statues of Buddha, Ambedkar stolen from Buddhist temple in Kausa. The Times of India. 16 December.

Hanukkah at the Arch of Titus

(Israel; Italy)

Steven Fine (2015). Hanukkah at the Arch of Titus. Yale University News. 15 December.

Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado

(Argentina)

Stolen Christ found in the river

El Tribuno (2015). Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado. El Tribuno. 15 December.

Theft in temple at Pangala, materials worth Rs 2 lac stolen

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Theft in temple at Pangala, materials worth Rs 2 lac stolen. Daijiworld. 15 December.

El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga

(Spain)

The theft of the Codex Calixtino: a premise worthy of a script by Berlanga

Pedro García Martín (2015). El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga. El Mundo. 14 December.

Chinese court accepts suit over stolen mummy

(China; Netherlands)

Yao Lan (2015). Chinese court accepts suit over stolen mummy. ECNS. 13 December.

El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección

(Spain)

The Codex Calixtinus has been placed on UNESCO's Memory of the World list to ensure its protection

Europa Press (2015). El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección. 20 Minutos. 13 December.

डहरे वाले मंदिर से पार्वती व गणेश की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Parvati and Ganesh idol stolen from a temple

Rajasthan Patrika (2015). डहरे वाले मंदिर से पार्वती व गणेश की मूर्ति चोरी. Rajasthan Patrika. 12 December.

Antique racket behind vandalism?

(India)

Falguni Banerjee (2015). Antique racket behind vandalism?. The Times of India. 11 December.

Increíble robo de campanas

(Mexico)

Incredible robbery of bells

Alma Leticia Sánchez (2015). Increíble robo de campanas. El Sol de Zamora. 11 December.

Salvadoreño implicado en robo de imagen en Guatemala

(Guatemala; El Salvador)

Salvadorian arrested for theft of saint sculpture in Guatemala

Equilibrium (2015). Salvadoreño implicado en robo de imagen en Guatemala. Equilibrium. 11 December.

Violento robo en la iglesia de las Carmelitas de Peñaranda con el encargado maniatado

(Spain)

Violent robbery in the Church of the Carmelitas in Peñaranda, manager bound

Raúl Martín (2015). Violento robo en la iglesia de las Carmelitas de Peñaranda con el encargado maniatado. Salamanca 24 Horas. 10 December.

Roban campanas de la Guadalupana

(Mexico)

Bells of the Virgin of Guadalupe stolen

Alma Leticia Sánchez (2015). Roban campanas de la Guadalupana. El Sol de Durango. 10 December.

Mahavira idol theft: Prime suspect arrested

(India)

IANS (2015). Mahavira idol theft: Prime suspect arrested. Two Circles. 10 December.

Man admits stealing Maori artefacts

(New Zealand)

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

Another church hit by lead thefts – St Mary's in Cratfield the latest to be targeted

(United Kingdom)

Edmund Crosthwaite (2015). Another church hit by lead thefts – St Mary's in Cratfield the latest to be targeted. East Anglian Daily Times. 8 December.

Dutch collector puts conditions on stolen Buddha statue's return to China

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan (2015). Dutch collector puts conditions on stolen Buddha statue's return to China. ECNS. 8 December.

Break-in at heritage temple: Maluti goddess loses gold eyeballs, jewellery

(India)

The Telegraph (2015). Break-in at heritage temple: Maluti goddess loses gold eyeballs, jewellery. The Telegraph. 7 December.

Theft raises security concerns in temple village

(India)

TNN (2015). Theft raises security concerns in temple village. The Times of India. 7 December.

BJP Demands CBI Probe Into Kapilash Idols Loot Incident

(India)

Express News Service (2015). BJP Demands CBI Probe Into Kapilash Idols Loot Incident. The New Indian Express. 7 December.

Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Amelia Caddy (2015). Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition. Australian Geographic. 7 December.

बिहारः भगवान महावीर की चोरी हुई 2600 साल पुरानी मूर्ति मिली और भी

(India)

Stolen idol of Bhagvan Mahavir recovered from Jamui Village

Aajtak (2015). बिहारः भगवान महावीर की चोरी हुई 2600 साल पुरानी मूर्ति मिली और भी. Aajtak. 6 December.

Two-millennia-old stolen Mahavira idol recovered in Bihar

(India)

IANS (2015). Two-millennia-old stolen Mahavira idol recovered in Bihar. Business Standard. 6 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.

Seminary eyes repatriation after clash over artifacts

(United States of America)

Malcolm Gay (2015). Seminary eyes repatriation after clash over artifacts. The Boston Globe. 5 December.

Jain Sangh plea for recovery of stolen idol

(India)

TNN (2015). Jain Sangh plea for recovery of stolen idol. The Times of India. 4 December.

Statement on Paris Auction of Native American Objects

(United States of America; France)

Evan Ryan (2015). Statement on Paris Auction of Native American Objects. United States Department of State. 4 December.

Arte, millones y bajas pasiones: la historia del robo del Códice Calixtino

(Spain)

Art, millions, and lusts: the story of the theft of The Codex Calixtinus

Eva Lamarca (2015). Arte, millones y bajas pasiones: la historia del robo del Códice Calixtino. Vanity Fair. 4 December.

Jains to meet on Sunday over stolen Lord Mahavir idol

(India)

Bharat Yagnik (2015). Jains to meet on Sunday over stolen Lord Mahavir idol. The Times of India. 4 December.

The Real-Life Indiana Jones

(United States of America; India)

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

Jain delegation meets minister about safety of temples in Maha

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Jain delegation meets minister about safety of temples in Maha. Business Standard. 2 December.

En Tabasco, el crimen no respeta ni a la Iglesia

(Mexico)

In Tabasco, crime doesn't respect the church

Leobardo P. Marín (2015). En Tabasco, el crimen no respeta ni a la Iglesia. El Universal. 2 December.

जैन मंदिर में चौकीदार-होमगार्ड तैनात थे, पीछे से घुसे चोर, चार मूर्तियां चुराई

(India)

Watchmen were posted at Jain temple where four sculptures were stolen

Dainik Bhaskar (2015). जैन मंदिर में चौकीदार-होमगार्ड तैनात थे, पीछे से घुसे चोर, चार मूर्तियां चुराई. Dainik Bhaskar. 2 December.

Bihar govt. recommends CBI probe into idol theft

(India)

Amarnath Tewary (2015). Bihar govt. recommends CBI probe into idol theft. The Hindu. 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.

Preocupa robo de imágenes

(Guatemala)

Concern about the theft of sacred statues

José Diego Puac (2015). Preocupa robo de imágenes. El Quetzalteco. 1 December.

Cops draw blank in idol recovery

(India)

The Telegraph (2015). Cops draw blank in idol recovery. The Telegraph. 1 December.

Thefts of precious idols on the rise in Bihar

(India)

IANS (2015). Thefts of precious idols on the rise in Bihar. Business Standard. 1 December.

No clues in idol theft case

(India)

Farrukh Nadim (2015). No clues in idol theft case. The Times of India. 29 November.

अष्टधातु की दुर्गा प्रतिमा चोरी

(India)

Ashtdhatu Durga idol theft

Amar Ujala (2015). अष्टधातु की दुर्गा प्रतिमा चोरी. Amar Ujala. 29 November.

Double loss: two idols worth several crores stolen in two days

(India)

Speed News (2015). Double loss: two idols worth several crores stolen in two days. Catch News. 29 November.

Bihar Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Theft of 600 BC Idol

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Bihar Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Theft of 600 BC Idol. NDTV. 29 November.

Ashtadhatu idol worth several crores stolen in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Ashtadhatu idol worth several crores stolen in UP. Business Standard. 29 November.

Bihar: 2,600-yr-old Mahavir idol stolen from Jamui temple

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Bihar: 2,600-yr-old Mahavir idol stolen from Jamui temple. The Indian Express. 29 November.

Ancient Gravestone Used As Battering Ram In Lightning Jewelry Store Heist

(United Kingdom)

Lee Moran (2015). Ancient Gravestone Used As Battering Ram In Lightning Jewelry Store Heist. Huffington Post. 27 November.

Three antique stone idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Three antique stone idols stolen from temple. The Statesman. 27 November.

Decapitan a una virgen al robar su corona

(Spain)

Virgin decapitated to steal her crown

Alfonso Alba (2015). Decapitan a una virgen al robar su corona. Cordopolis. 26 November.

Recuperan un farol de plata del siglo XVIII robado en la Catedral en 1977

(Spain)

Silver 18th century lantern stolen from the Cathedral in 1977 recovered

EFE (2015). Recuperan un farol de plata del siglo XVIII robado en la Catedral en 1977. La Verdad. 26 November.

Investigan el robo a una virgen que han mutilado en una iglesia de Córdoba

(Spain)

Robbery of a virgin that was mutilated in a Cordoba church is being investigated

Europa Press (2015). Investigan el robo a una virgen que han mutilado en una iglesia de Córdoba. Europa Press. 26 November.

Three 700 year old idols stolen from Chandrasekhar Temple in Kapilash, Odisha

(India)

Odisha Sun Times Bureau (2015). Three 700 year old idols stolen from Chandrasekhar Temple in Kapilash, Odisha. Odisha Sun Times. 26 November.

Kolkata a hub of antique smuggling

(India)

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

Theft in temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Theft in temple. The Hindu. 24 November.

Thieves return stolen idol

(India)

Imran Gowhar (2015). Thieves return stolen idol. The Hindu. 22 November.

Yangchun Villagers Hire Lawyers to Sue Dutch Collector Over Stolen Mummified Buddha Statue

(China; Netherlands)

Francis Eduard Ang (2015). Yangchun Villagers Hire Lawyers to Sue Dutch Collector Over Stolen Mummified Buddha Statue. Yibada. 20 November.

China Exclusive: Fujian villagers sue after Dutch collector refuses to return stolen god

(China; Netherlands)

Huaxia (2015). China Exclusive: Fujian villagers sue after Dutch collector refuses to return stolen god. Xinhua. 18 November.

Field investigation complete on village's case to reclaim 1,000-year old statue

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan (2015). Field investigation complete on village's case to reclaim 1,000-year old statue. ECNS. 17 November.

नारकंडा के ऐतिहासिक हाटू मंदिर में चोरी

(India)

Theft in the historic Narkanda Hatu temple

Kesari (2015). नारकंडा के ऐतिहासिक हाटू मंदिर में चोरी. Kesari. 17 November.

Idol, gold chains stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Idol, gold chains stolen from temple. The Hindu. 16 November.

Fujian villagers turn to legal act to claim Buddha statue with a mummified monk

(China; Netherlands)

China Daily (2015). Fujian villagers turn to legal act to claim Buddha statue with a mummified monk. What's On Xiamen. 16 November.

500-year-old conch stolen

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post (2015). 500-year-old conch stolen. The Kathmandu Post. 15 November.

Former head of ancient Italian abbey accused of embezzling charitable funds

(Italy)

Nick Squires (2015). Former head of ancient Italian abbey accused of embezzling charitable funds. The Telegraph. 12 November.

Brinca convento, entra a robar a Iglesia y queda atrapado

(Mexico)

Thief enters through convent to rob church and becomes trapped

Tiempo (2015). Brinca convento, entra a robar a Iglesia y queda atrapado. Tiempo. 11 November.

Over 200-year-old Kali idol stolen

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Over 200-year-old Kali idol stolen. The Hindu. 9 November.

Idol Theft : Three more arrested in Bengaluru in connection with theft of 9 idols worth 77 crores

(India)

Picsture (2015). Idol Theft : Three more arrested in Bengaluru in connection with theft of 9 idols worth 77 crores. Picsture. 8 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.

Museum reopens, tensions flare at meeting

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin (2015). Museum reopens, tensions flare at meeting. The Bristol Bay Times. 6 November.

1,000-year-old Idols Stolen From Kooghaiyur Village Temple

(India)

Express News Service (2015). 1,000-year-old Idols Stolen From Kooghaiyur Village Temple. The New Indian Express. 31 October.

Sorprende a las autoridades robo de campana

(Mexico)

Authorities surprised by bell theft

Ararak Salomón (2015). Sorprende a las autoridades robo de campana. Línea Directa. 30 October.

Gang breaks into temple, decamps with cash, ornaments

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Gang breaks into temple, decamps with cash, ornaments. The Hindu. 27 October.

SIT formed to investigate theft at Virbhadra's ancestral palace

(India)

Hindustan Times (2015). SIT formed to investigate theft at Virbhadra's ancestral palace. Hindustan Times. 26 October.

CG Road jeweller stole 300-year-old silver idol

(India)

Ahmedabad Mirror (2015). CG Road jeweller stole 300-year-old silver idol. Ahmedabad Mirror. 26 October.

Theft at Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh's ancestral palace

(India)

Hindustan Times (2015). Theft at Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh's ancestral palace. Hindustan Times. 25 October.

Sosale mutt seer among three held for theft of silver chariot

(India)

DHNS (2015). Sosale mutt seer among three held for theft of silver chariot. Deccan Herald. 25 October.

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.

Insólito: roban la campana de una iglesia

(Argentina)

Unusual: Church bell stolen

La Razón (2015). Insólito: roban la campana de una iglesia. La Razón. 21 October.

Saquean la iglesia de Balerma

(Spain)

The church of Balerma is looted

Fran Gavilán (2015). Saquean la iglesia de Balerma. Ideal. 20 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.

Dos meses del robo en una iglesia y no hay rastro de los autores

(Ecuador)

Two months since church theft and no arrest by athorities

Javier Ortega (2015). Dos meses del robo en una iglesia y no hay rastro de los autores. El Comercio. 20 October.

La historia del ladrón que necesitaba !urgente! un reloj despertador: Robó en una iglesia y se quedó dormido junto al botín

(Colombia)

The story of the thief that urgently needed an alarm clock: robbed a church and fell with the loot

Noticia al Dia (2015). La historia del ladrón que necesitaba !urgente! un reloj despertador: Robó en una iglesia y se quedó dormido junto al botín. Noticia al Dia. 20 October.

Se robaron la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango

(Argentina)

Bronze bell of the church of Cabalango stolen

El Diario Carlos Paz (2015). Se robaron la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango. El Diario Carlos Paz. 20 October.

Un preso fugado es detenido tras intentar vender dos valiosas reliquias de una iglesia de Morón

(Spain)

Escaped prisoner arrested trying to steal two precious relics from the church of Morón

ABC España (2015). Un preso fugado es detenido tras intentar vender dos valiosas reliquias de una iglesia de Morón. ABC España. 17 October.

Crisis rocks Museum of the Aleutians

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin (2015). Crisis rocks Museum of the Aleutians. The Bristol Bay Times. 16 October.

98 Valuable Islamic Lamps Looted From Historic Mosque in Cairo

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets (2015). 98 Valuable Islamic Lamps Looted From Historic Mosque in Cairo. Egyptian Streets. 14 October.

Thieves strike Jain temple, flee with four idols

(India)

Nyoooz (2015). Thieves strike Jain temple, flee with four idols. Nyoooz. 11 October.

Suffolk churches count 'devastating' cost of lead roof thefts

(United Kingdom)

Harriet Sherwood (2015). Suffolk churches count 'devastating' cost of lead roof thefts. The Guardian. 10 October.

He brings the gods back home to India

(India)

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel (2015). He brings the gods back home to India. Rediff News. 9 October.

Sophisticated gangs using drones to target church roofs for their lead

(United Kingdom)

David Connett (2015). Sophisticated gangs using drones to target church roofs for their lead. The Independent. 9 October.

Sikh temple ransacked with cash and gold artefacts stolen

(United Kingdom)

Dave Comeau (2015). Sikh temple ransacked with cash and gold artefacts stolen. Crawley News. 8 October.

चोरों का फिर जैन मंदिर पर धावा

(India)

Jain temple raided by thieves again

Rajasthan Patrika (2015). चोरों का फिर जैन मंदिर पर धावा. Rajasthan Patrika. 8 October.

Kerala Forest Department Seizes Sandal Idols Worth Rs 1.5 Crore

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Kerala Forest Department Seizes Sandal Idols Worth Rs 1.5 Crore. The New Indian Express. 6 October.

Egypt to prevent sale of stolen antiquities in London

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egypt to prevent sale of stolen antiquities in London. Ahram Online. 5 October.

El acusado de robar una medalla a una Virgen afrima que era de su abuela

(Spain)

Person accused of stealing the medallion of a Virgin claims it was their grandmother's

P. García-Baquero (2015). El acusado de robar una medalla a una Virgen afrima que era de su abuela. ABC España. 1 October.

Atacan una iglesia y profanan el sagrario en Bigastro

(Spain)

Lola González Giraldós (2015). Atacan una iglesia y profanan el sagrario en Bigastro. Infovaticana. 30 September.

Deity's headgear stolen from Miao Li Temple

(Malaysia)

The Borneo Post (2015). Deity's headgear stolen from Miao Li Temple. The Borneo Post. 29 September.

திருவண்ணாமலை அருகே கோயிலில் ஐம்பொன் சிலைகள் திருட்டு

(India)

Statue theft at temple near Thiruvannamalai

Tamil Murasu (2015). திருவண்ணாமலை அருகே கோயிலில் ஐம்பொன் சிலைகள் திருட்டு. Tamil Murasu. 29 September.

Court Remands Scrap Dealer For Stealing Ancient Church Bell

(Ghana)

Adu Gyamfi Ameyaw (2015). Court Remands Scrap Dealer For Stealing Ancient Church Bell. Peace FM. 29 September.

Cop dilemma over antique or fake

(India)

Bangalore Mirror (2015). Cop dilemma over antique or fake. Bangalore Mirror. 29 September.

Las iglesias se blindan tras sufrir casi 60 robos este año

(Peru)

Churches protect themselves after suffering more almost 60 thefts this year

M. Oliva (2015). Las iglesias se blindan tras sufrir casi 60 robos este año. Atlántico. 28 September.

Statue stolen from Little Flower basilica

(United States of America)

Greta Kaul (2015). Statue stolen from Little Flower basilica. My San Antonio. 24 September.

150.000-Euro in Offerings Stolen from Greek Orthodox Church in Paros

(Greece)

Ioanna Zikakou (2015). 150.000-Euro in Offerings Stolen from Greek Orthodox Church in Paros. Greek Reporter. 24 September.

'Beef up security at Daulatabad Fort'

(India)

Ranjana Diggikar (2015). 'Beef up security at Daulatabad Fort'. The Times of India. 23 September.

Alarm prevents idol theft

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Alarm prevents idol theft. The Hindu. 22 September.

A Market Transcendent: Demand for Himalayan Bronze Is on the Rise

(Nepal; Tibet; China)

Lucian Harris (2015). A Market Transcendent: Demand for Himalayan Bronze Is on the Rise. Blouin ArtInfo. 20 September.

राधा-कृष्ण मंदिर से करोड़ों की मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Radha-Krishna temple statues stolen

Inextlive (2015). राधा-कृष्ण मंदिर से करोड़ों की मूर्तियां चोरी. Inextlive. 18 September.

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.

4 theft cases reported in Capital

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times (2015). 4 theft cases reported in Capital. The Himalayan Times. 16 September.

Temple antiques up for grabs

(India)

Manish Kumar (2015). Temple antiques up for grabs. Orissa Post. 16 September.

Chalices, Bass Guitar and Cross with Saint's Bone Stolen from St. Anthony of Padua Church in San Francisco

(United States of America)

Bay City News (2015). Chalices, Bass Guitar and Cross with Saint's Bone Stolen from St. Anthony of Padua Church in San Francisco. NBC. 16 September.

Smuggling India's Antiquities

(India)

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

Lead Stolen from Church Roof

(United Kingdom)

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

Denuncian robo de siete piezas de plata de la Iglesia de Villa Aspiazu

(Bolivia)

Robbery of seven pieces of silver from the Church of Villa Aspiazu

Giannina Machicado (2015). Denuncian robo de siete piezas de plata de la Iglesia de Villa Aspiazu. La Prensa. 15 September.

43 artefacts smuggled out of T in 2014: NCRB

(India)

TNN (2015). 43 artefacts smuggled out of T in 2014: NCRB. The Times of India. 14 September.

Roba Virgen de Iglesia

(Mexico)

Theft of Church's Virgin

Gerardo González (2015). Roba Virgen de Iglesia. Plaza de Armas. 14 September.

Urwali rękę Chrystusowi, okradli kościół

(Poland)

The hand of the statue of Christ was stolen

Tomasz Jó\'zwiak (2015). Urwali rękę Chrystusowi, okradli kościół. Miedziowe. 7 September.

Painting stolen from church

(United Kingdom)

The Beverly Guardian (2015). Painting stolen from church. The Beverly Guardian. 7 September.

Iglesias en Venezuela modifican horarios de sus prácticas religiosas ante el auge de la criminalidad

(Venezuela)

Churches in Venezuela modify the hours of their religious practices in response to rise in crime

NTN24 (2015). Iglesias en Venezuela modifican horarios de sus prácticas religiosas ante el auge de la criminalidad. NTN24. 7 September.

'Documentation can combat illicit trafficking of cultural heritage'

(India)

Odisha Sun Times (2015). 'Documentation can combat illicit trafficking of cultural heritage'. Odisha Sun Times. 7 September.

Roban piezas de orfebrería de la Virgen del Carmen en la Iglesia del Santo Ángel

(Spain)

Jewelry pieces stolen from the Virgen del Carmen in the church of Santo Ángel

ABC España (2015). Roban piezas de orfebrería de la Virgen del Carmen en la Iglesia del Santo Ángel. ABC España. 4 September.

Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo

(Mexico)

Church security reinforced after robbery

El Siglo de Torreón (2015). Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo. El Siglo de Torreón. 3 September.

Queenstown man won't serve time in theft of $3.5 million stained-glass windows

(United States of America)

Mary Carole McCauley (2015). Queenstown man won't serve time in theft of $3.5 million stained-glass windows. The Baltimore Sun. 31 August.

Visitors to Orkney's Italian Chapel to be charged entrance fees

(United Kingdom)

Victoria Weldon (2015). Visitors to Orkney's Italian Chapel to be charged entrance fees. The Herald. 31 August.

Detenido un vecino de El Carpio por el robo en la iglesia de Malpica

(Spain)

El Carpio man arrested for theft from Malpica church

La Tribuna de Toledo (2015). Detenido un vecino de El Carpio por el robo en la iglesia de Malpica. La Tribuna de Toledo. 29 August.

Desaparecen dos reliquias religiosas de la parroquia de Berja de «gran valor afectivo»

(Spain)

Two religious relics "of great emotional value" disappear from the parish of Berja

María Torres (2015). Desaparecen dos reliquias religiosas de la parroquia de Berja de «gran valor afectivo». Ideal. 27 August.

Mulegé: Robo de copón con hostias en la iglesia!

(Mexico)

Mulegé: Theft of a ciborium with hosts from the church

Colectivo Pericú (2015). Mulegé: Robo de copón con hostias en la iglesia!. Colectivo Pericú. 26 August.

After film director, woman arrested in idol theft case

(India)

TNN (2015). After film director, woman arrested in idol theft case. The Times of India. 26 August.

Woman Journo in Net for Idol Racket

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Woman Journo in Net for Idol Racket. The New Indian Express. 26 August.

Tercer robo en iglesias de Guadalajara, esta vez en Alcolea del Pinar

(Spain)

Third robbery of a church in Guadalajara, this time in Alcolea del Pinar

ABC España (2015). Tercer robo en iglesias de Guadalajara, esta vez en Alcolea del Pinar. ABC España. 25 August.

Persisten robos en iglesias católicas

(Mexico)

Robberies of Catholic Churches continue

Guadalupe Amador G. (2015). Persisten robos en iglesias católicas. El Mundo de Tehuacán. 25 August.

105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). 105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found. The Hindu. 24 August.

En $250 millones avalúan robo en Iglesia de Yarumal, Antioquia

(Colombia)

Robbery of the church of Yarumal, Antioquia valued at $250 thousand

RCN (2015). En $250 millones avalúan robo en Iglesia de Yarumal, Antioquia. RCN. 23 August.

सीताराम जी के मंदिर से अष्ट धातू की चार मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Four Ashta statues stolen from Sitaram temple

Rajasthan Patrika (2015). सीताराम जी के मंदिर से अष्ट धातू की चार मूर्ति चोरी. Rajasthan Patrika. 22 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.

Roban mediante el alunizaje las iglesias de Utande y Muduex

(Spain)

Robberies by breaking and entering at the churches of Utande and Mudux

Redacción/EFE (2015). Roban mediante el alunizaje las iglesias de Utande y Muduex. GuadaQue. 21 August.

A Jain family from Mysuru comes to a temple near Uthukuli to conduct puja

(India)

R. Vimal Kumar (2015). A Jain family from Mysuru comes to a temple near Uthukuli to conduct puja. The Hindu. 20 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.

La triple desaparición de la Santa Paterna de Arnois

(Spain)

The triple disappearance of the Santa Paterna de Arnois

Rocío García (2015). La triple desaparición de la Santa Paterna de Arnois. La Voz de Galicia. 19 August.

National Gallery of Australia finally mothballs Kapoor artworks

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland (2015). National Gallery of Australia finally mothballs Kapoor artworks. The Australian. 19 August.

Investigan el robo nocturno de varias piezas del museo San Pío V

(Spain)

Investigation into the nighttime robbery of various pieces from the San Pío V museum

Levante (2015). Investigan el robo nocturno de varias piezas del museo San Pío V. Levante. 18 August.

Karkala: Idol thief caught after car overturns in bid to escape, another thrashed

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Karkala: Idol thief caught after car overturns in bid to escape, another thrashed. Daijiworld. 18 August.

Cop involved in idol theft also ran rice puller gang

(India)

TNN (2015). Cop involved in idol theft also ran rice puller gang. The Times of India. 17 August.

Reward offered after break-in, vandalism at Ransom County church

(United States of America)

Jordan Schroeer (2015). Reward offered after break-in, vandalism at Ransom County church. Grand Forks Herald. 16 August.

To catch an idol thief

(India)

Amulya Gopalakrishnan (2015). To catch an idol thief. The Times of India. 16 August.

Kundapur: Items worth Rs 70 lac stolen from temple, lack of security exposed

(India)

Silvester D'Souza (2015). Kundapur: Items worth Rs 70 lac stolen from temple, lack of security exposed. Daijiworld. 15 August.

Kapoor's Clues Help TN Cops Locate Antiques

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). Kapoor's Clues Help TN Cops Locate Antiques. The New Indian Express. 15 August.

Idol smuggling: Woman journo turns approver

(India)

A Selvaraj (2015). Idol smuggling: Woman journo turns approver. The Times of India. 15 August.

Singapore Museum Has Eight Idols Stolen From TN

(Singapore; India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). Singapore Museum Has Eight Idols Stolen From TN. The New Indian Express. 15 August.

45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). 45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft. The New Indian Express. 15 August.

Filmmaker in idol theft net

(India)

G.C. Shekhar (2015). Filmmaker in idol theft net. The Telegraph. 14 August.

2600 Zim artefacts looted

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

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

Monk jailed for Buddha statue theft

(Japan; South Korea)

AFP (2015). Monk jailed for Buddha statue theft. IOL. 13 August.

Se retractan pobladores de Tehuipango tras acusar de robo al sacerdote Lidio Limón

(Mexico)

Residents of Tehuipango retract their accusation of theft against the priest Lido Limón

Miryam Rodríguez Hernández (2015). Se retractan pobladores de Tehuipango tras acusar de robo al sacerdote Lidio Limón. Alcalor Politico. 13 August.

Stolen panchaloha idol recovered from capital suburb

(India)

Ignatius Pereira (2015). Stolen panchaloha idol recovered from capital suburb. The Hindu. 13 August.

Eight 'stolen' ornaments found in hundi

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar (2015). Eight 'stolen' ornaments found in hundi. The Hindu. 13 August.

Veteran filmmaker held for idol smuggling

(India)

A Selvaraj (2015). Veteran filmmaker held for idol smuggling. The Times of India. 13 August.

Accused in idol theft case held in capital city

(India)

Kaumudi Online (2015). Accused in idol theft case held in capital city. Kaumudi Online. 12 August.

Suspects stick to stories in Oudong theft

(Cambodia)

May Titthara (2015). Suspects stick to stories in Oudong theft. The Phnom Penh Post. 12 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.

Un botín eclesiástico

(Spain)

An ecclesiastical booty

Ignacio Cabanes (2015). Un botín eclesiástico. Levante. 9 August.

Outrage at desecration of St Columba's grave on Iona

(United Kingdom)

David Scott (2015). Outrage at desecration of St Columba's grave on Iona. Express. 7 August.

Cura robó imagen de oro, acusan

(Mexico)

Priest accused of stealing golden sacred image

Miryam Rodríguez Hernández (2015). Cura robó imagen de oro, acusan. El Sol de Orizaba. 6 August.

Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial

(Bolivia)

Bolivia needs an aggressive campaign to protect heritage

Claudia Gonzales Yaksic (2015). Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial. Los Tiempos. 4 August.

Temple pond emptied in bid to trace antique idol

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Temple pond emptied in bid to trace antique idol. The Hindu. 4 August.

Cierran el caso de robo a Virgen de Copacabana

(Bolivia)

Virgin of Copacabana Robbery Case Closed

Roberto Charca H. (2015). Cierran el caso de robo a Virgen de Copacabana. La Prensa. 4 August.

Extradition hitch keeps Kullu temple theft accused in Nepal

(Nepal; India)

Bhanu P Lohumi (2015). Extradition hitch keeps Kullu temple theft accused in Nepal. The Tribune. 4 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.

Antique idol stolen from Anandawalleshwaram temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Antique idol stolen from Anandawalleshwaram temple. The Hindu. 3 August.

Roban artículos religiosos del Templo de San Agustín en Yuriria

(Mexico)

Religious items stolen from the Templo de San Agustín in Yuriria

AM (2015). Roban artículos religiosos del Templo de San Agustín en Yuriria. AM. 2 August.

Theft in Shri Tirumala Laxmi Venkatraman Temple Vandse

(India)

See And Say (2015). Theft in Shri Tirumala Laxmi Venkatraman Temple Vandse. See And Say. 2 August.

Crucifixes and plaque of Christ discovered in Fulham estate

(United Kingdom)

Goolistan Cooper (2015). Crucifixes and plaque of Christ discovered in Fulham estate. Get West London. 31 July.

Thieves strike Vijayapura temple, make away with jewellery worth 12.7lakh

(India)

TNN (2015). Thieves strike Vijayapura temple, make away with jewellery worth 12.7lakh. The Times of India. 31 July.

Roban un cáliz de la parroquia San Juan Bautista de Estella

(Spain)

Chalice stolen from the parish church of San Juan Bautista Estella

María Puy Portillo (2015). Roban un cáliz de la parroquia San Juan Bautista de Estella. Diario de Navarra. 30 July.

Roban dos medallas de la Virgen de los Dolores de Villanueva del Trabuco

(Spain)

Two medals stole from Our Lady of Sorrows in Villanueva del Trabuco

Rocío Luque (2015). Roban dos medallas de la Virgen de los Dolores de Villanueva del Trabuco. La Opinión de Málaga. 30 July.

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.

Theft in Lingala temple

(India)

Sakshi Post (2015). Theft in Lingala temple. Sakshi Post. 27 July.

Thieves strike at three places, including temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Thieves strike at three places, including temple. The Hindu. 26 July.

Honour etched in stone

(India)

Prakesh Bhandari (2015). Honour etched in stone. The Statesman. 26 July.

Idol stolen from Jain temple in Madhya Pradesh

(India)

Niti Central (2015). Idol stolen from Jain temple in Madhya Pradesh. Niti Central. 26 July.

Iglesia de Huari reporta un robo de magnitud

(Bolivia)

Church of Huari reports major theft

Giannina Machicado (2015). Iglesia de Huari reporta un robo de magnitud. Los Tiempos. 25 July.

500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered

(India)

TNN (2015). 500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered. The Times of India. 25 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.

Protecting the ruins

(Nepal)

Sarthak Mani (2015). Protecting the ruins. Nepali Times. 24 July.

How to Smuggle a Saint Out of India

(India)

The New York Times (2015). How to Smuggle a Saint Out of India. The New York Times. 23 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.

Roban la imagen de San Judas Tadeo de templo poblano

(Mexico)

Statue of Saint Judas Tadeo stolen from community temple

Cambio de Puebla (2015). Roban la imagen de San Judas Tadeo de templo poblano. Cambio de Puebla. 20 July.

వెంకటేశ్వర స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ

(India)

Theft in Venkateshwara Swamy Temple

Namasthe Telangaana (2015). వెంకటేశ్వర స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ. Namasthe Telangaana. 18 July.

भदौरा के महामाया मंदिर में चोरों का धावा

(India)

Mahamaya temple theft

Naidunia (2015). भदौरा के महामाया मंदिर में चोरों का धावा. Naidunia. 18 July.

प्राचीन जैन मंदिर से दानपेटी व छत्र चोरी

(India)

Ancient Jain temple donation box, parasol theft

Naidunia (2015). प्राचीन जैन मंदिर से दानपेटी व छत्र चोरी. Naidunia. 17 July.

'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'

(Nepal)

Himalayan News Service (2015). 'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'. The Himalayan Times. 16 July.

Cheshire places of worship have almost 300 items stolen from them in three years

(United Kingdom)

Frances Barrett (2015). Cheshire places of worship have almost 300 items stolen from them in three years. The Chester Chronicle. 16 July.

Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners

(Canada)

Howard Plotkin (2015). Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners. Edmonton Journal. 15 July.

Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking

(India)

Nithin Sridhar (2015). Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking. NewsGram. 14 July.

Ancient Idol of Lord Nataraja Stolen From Temple in Tamil Nadu

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Ancient Idol of Lord Nataraja Stolen From Temple in Tamil Nadu. NDTV. 14 July.

Sacred Indian art is seen more as "Art" than as "Sacred" in the art market: Dr. Donna Yates

(India)

Nithin Sridhar (2015). Sacred Indian art is seen more as "Art" than as "Sacred" in the art market: Dr. Donna Yates. NewsGram. 14 July.

Sin miedo asegura obispo de Cuernavaca por el robo de arte sacro

(Mexico)

Bishop of Cuernavaca doesn't fear the investigation for robbery of sacred art

Dulce Gaviña (2015). Sin miedo asegura obispo de Cuernavaca por el robo de arte sacro. El Sol de Puebla. 13 July.

Nuevamente roban en una capilla

(Argentina)

Chapel robbed again

Diario El Comercial (2015). Nuevamente roban en una capilla. Diario El Comercial. 13 July.

Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found. Business Standard. 13 July.

मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार

(India)

Gong stolen from temple, suspect arrested

Navbharat Times (2015). मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार. Navbharat Times. 13 July.

Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues

(Australia; India)

Kristian Silva (2015). Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues. Brisbane Times. 10 July.

Detenidos dos vecinos de Arnedo por robos en iglesias y viviendas

(Spain)

Two men from Arnedo arrested for robberies of churches and homes

La Rioja (2015). Detenidos dos vecinos de Arnedo por robos en iglesias y viviendas. La Rioja. 10 July.

Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Cooper (2015). Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches. Apollo. 9 July.

Father turns in son for Pune temple theft

(India)

Chaitraly Deshmukh (2015). Father turns in son for Pune temple theft. Mid-day. 9 July.

Pune: Gold ornaments worth 50 lakh stolen from Mandai Ganesh temple

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Pune: Gold ornaments worth 50 lakh stolen from Mandai Ganesh temple. The Indian Express. 9 July.

Thieves take away antiquated idol from Dhar Rd Jain temple

(India)

FPJ Bureau (2015). Thieves take away antiquated idol from Dhar Rd Jain temple. The Free Press Journal. 9 July.

Help to bring home likely stolen statue from US museum

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Help to bring home likely stolen statue from US museum. The Times of India. 8 July.

Asegura obispo de Cuernavaca que no robó arte sacro

(Mexico)

Bishop of Cuernavaca asserts that he did not steal sacred art

Agencia Universal (2015). Asegura obispo de Cuernavaca que no robó arte sacro. El Manana. 7 July.

Denuncian ante PGR al Obispo de Cuernavaca por robo

(Mexico)

Bishop of Cuernavaca reported to the Attorney General's Office for theft

David Monroy (2015). Denuncian ante PGR al Obispo de Cuernavaca por robo. Milenio. 6 July.

தேவகோட்டை அருகே கோவிலில் சிலை திருடிய மாணவர் உள்பட 2 பேர் கைது

(India)

Two, including a student, arrested for stealing a statue in a temple near Devakottai

Maalaimalar (2015). தேவகோட்டை அருகே கோவிலில் சிலை திருடிய மாணவர் உள்பட 2 பேர் கைது. Maalaimalar. 6 July.

Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled

(India)

TNN (2015). Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled. The Times of India. 5 July.

Acto de desagravio ante el robo sacrílego en Valencia

(Spain)

Act of atonement against a sacrilegious robbery in Valencia

Religión Digital (2015). Acto de desagravio ante el robo sacrílego en Valencia. Religión Digital. 4 July.

जैन मंदिर पर चोरों का धावा, वर्षों पुरानी प्रतिमाएं चोरी

(India)

Jain temple invaded by thieves, age-old statues stolen

Rajasthan Patrika (2015). जैन मंदिर पर चोरों का धावा, वर्षों पुरानी प्रतिमाएं चोरी. Rajasthan Patrika. 3 July.

मंदिर का ताला तोड़कर चार चांदी के छत्र चोरी

(India)

Four silver umbrella temple theft

Patrika (2015). मंदिर का ताला तोड़कर चार चांदी के छत्र चोरी. Patrika. 1 July.

शिव मंदिर मे चोरी

(India)

Theft at Shiva Temple

Amar Ujala (2015). शिव मंदिर मे चोरी. Amar Ujala. 29 June.

மதுரை கோயிலில் 120 வருட பழமையான நடராஜர்- சிவகாமியம்மன் ஐம்பொன் சிலைகள் திருட்டு

(India)

120-year-old idol stolen

Vijayalashmi (2015). மதுரை கோயிலில் 120 வருட பழமையான நடராஜர்- சிவகாமியம்மன் ஐம்பொன் சிலைகள் திருட்டு. One India. 29 June.

Security alert after historic stone artefact stolen from church

(United Kingdom)

Stuart Minting (2015). Security alert after historic stone artefact stolen from church. Darlington & Stockton Times. 29 June.

Udupi: Thieves break into Barkur temple, caught on CCTV cameras

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Udupi: Thieves break into Barkur temple, caught on CCTV cameras. Daijiworld. 26 June.

Panchaloha idols stolen from cave temple

(India)

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

117-kg silver items, cash stolen from Ramdeora Temple found

(India)

Vimal Bhatia (2015). 117-kg silver items, cash stolen from Ramdeora Temple found. The Times of India. 24 June.

मंदिर में चोरी के 50 दिन बाद चोरों को हुआ पश्चाताप! लोग रह गए हैरान

(India)

Items stolen from temple recovered after 50 days. People were left shocked.

ETV Rajasthan (2015). मंदिर में चोरी के 50 दिन बाद चोरों को हुआ पश्चाताप! लोग रह गए हैरान. News 18. 24 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.

Chhatisa Nijog alleges theft of daru pieces; demands action on Daitas

(India)

Odisha Sun Times (2015). Chhatisa Nijog alleges theft of daru pieces; demands action on Daitas. Odisha Sun Times. 22 June.

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.

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.

A trident and gold stolen from 5 devalaya's in a temple in Dehiwala

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News (2015). A trident and gold stolen from 5 devalaya's in a temple in Dehiwala. Hiru News. 14 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.

La vente d'art kanak suspendue

(New Caledonia; Switzerland)

Sale of Kanak Art Suspended

Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes (2015). La vente d'art kanak suspendue. Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes. 13 June.

Illegal antiquities trade grows as NGA door guardians remain on display

(India; Australia)

Michaela Boland (2015). Illegal antiquities trade grows as NGA door guardians remain on display. The Australian. 13 June.

Cops crack sensational temple idol theft case

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Cops crack sensational temple idol theft case. The Hindu. 13 June.

Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world

(India)

Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world. India Today. 12 June.

Des objets d'art kanak « volés » présentés lors d'une grande vente aux enchères en Suisse ?

(New Caledonia; Switzerland)

Stolen Kanak art objects offered at a large auction in Switzerland?

Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes (2015). Des objets d'art kanak « volés » présentés lors d'une grande vente aux enchères en Suisse ?. Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes. 10 June.

Tres detenidos por el robo de una campana de la iglesia de Santiago donada días antes por un feligrés

(Spain)

Three arrested for stealing a bell from the church of Santiago that had been donated by a parishioner only days before

Diario Sur (2015). Tres detenidos por el robo de una campana de la iglesia de Santiago donada días antes por un feligrés. Diario Sur. 10 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.

Roban iglesia en Maripí, Boyacá

(Colombia)

Church in Maripí, Boyacá robbed.

El Espectador (2015). Roban iglesia en Maripí, Boyacá. El Espectador. 9 June.

Detenido el autor de un robo de piezas de plata en una parroquia de La Ribera

(Spain)

Perpetrator of a robbery of silver object from a parsonage in La Ribera arrested

Burgos Conecta (2015). Detenido el autor de un robo de piezas de plata en una parroquia de La Ribera. Burgos Conecta. 9 June.

Concierto en Fusagasugá terminó en riñas y robo a la iglesia del municipio

(Colombia)

Fusagasugá concert ends in fights and the robbery of the local church

LA FM (2015). Concierto en Fusagasugá terminó en riñas y robo a la iglesia del municipio. LA FM. 8 June.

Police looking to identify owner of suspected stolen brass artifacts

(United States of America)

KEPRTV (2015). Police looking to identify owner of suspected stolen brass artifacts. KEPRTV. 5 June.

Isis-looted treasures seized en route to Russia

(Syria; Finland; Russia)

YLE (2015). Isis-looted treasures seized en route to Russia. YLE. 5 June.

Jewish Heritage Group to Publish Photos of Nazi-Plundered Hungarian Torahs Stashed in Russia

(Hungary; Russia)

The Algemeiner (2015). Jewish Heritage Group to Publish Photos of Nazi-Plundered Hungarian Torahs Stashed in Russia. The Algemeiner. 4 June.

Cross and artefacts stolen from Limpopo church

(South Africa)

Dan Mdluli (2015). Cross and artefacts stolen from Limpopo church. The Citizen. 3 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.

Swepstone church roof stripped of £50k of lead

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Swepstone church roof stripped of £50k of lead. BBC News. 1 June.

Someone's Stealing Stained Glass Out of Ohio Churches

(United States of America)

Katie Zavadski (2015). Someone's Stealing Stained Glass Out of Ohio Churches. The Daily Beast. 1 June.

Idol thieves held from Varanasi

(India)

Sandhya Nair (2015). Idol thieves held from Varanasi. The Times of India. 1 June.

Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest

(France; United States of America)

Jamey Keaten (2015). Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest. ABC United States. 1 June.

Se roban piezas de arte en Antigua Guatemala

(Guatemala)

Art stolen in Antigua, Guatemala

Alicia Álvarez (2015). Se roban piezas de arte en Antigua Guatemala. Contra Poder. 31 May.

Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel

(Chile)

Valuable statue stolen from the church of San Francisco appeared in the Yumbel museum

Pura Noticia (2015). Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel. Pura Noticia. 31 May.

Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco

(Chile)

Valuable 18th century sculpture stolen from the Church of San Francisco Recovered

La Nación (2015). Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco. La Nación. 31 May.

Interpol on cops' radar to find idols

(India)

Bibhuti Barik (2015). Interpol on cops' radar to find idols. The Telegraph. 30 May.

Junín: asaltan iglesia colonial del centro poblado de San Pedro

(Peru)

Junín: robbery of the colonial church in the village of San Pedro

RPP (2015). Junín: asaltan iglesia colonial del centro poblado de San Pedro. RPP. 30 May.

Kasargod: Two idols worth several lacs stolen in Chittarikal

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Kasargod: Two idols worth several lacs stolen in Chittarikal. Daijiworld. 28 May.

Stained-glass thieves target two local churches

(United States of America)

JoAnne Viviano (2015). Stained-glass thieves target two local churches. The Columbus Dispatch. 27 May.

Millennium-old temple idol stolen in Kasaragod

(India)

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

Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest

(Cambodia)

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

Six antique idols stolen from Barahanath temple in Odisha

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Six antique idols stolen from Barahanath temple in Odisha. The Indian Express. 21 May.

Jajpur's rare 13th century statue stolen

(India)

Bibhuti Barik (2015). Jajpur's rare 13th century statue stolen. The Telegraph. 21 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.

Thieves break antique idols hoping to find gold inside

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Thieves break antique idols hoping to find gold inside. The Hindu. 19 May.

700-yr-old idol recovered

(India)

Deccan Herald (2015). 700-yr-old idol recovered. Deccan Herald. 18 May.

Jewels stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Jewels stolen from temple. The Hindu. 17 May.

Gold, silver ornaments stolen from Gondal temple

(India)

TNN (2015). Gold, silver ornaments stolen from Gondal temple. The Times of India. 17 May.

Statues worth RM50,000 stolen from temple

(Malaysia)

Loshana K. Shagar, R. Aravinthan (2015). Statues worth RM50,000 stolen from temple. The Star. 16 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.

महेश्वर जैन मंदिर में चोरी के चार आरोपी धराए, दो फरार

(India)

Maheshwar Jain temple theft: four arrested, two absconded

Naidunia (2015). महेश्वर जैन मंदिर में चोरी के चार आरोपी धराए, दो फरार. Naidunia. 14 May.

Four panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Four panchaloha idols stolen from temple. Business Standard. 14 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.

After theft, Argentines donate prized possessions, wedding rings for new monstrance

(Argentina)

Catholic News Agency (2015). After theft, Argentines donate prized possessions, wedding rings for new monstrance. Catholic News Agency. 13 May.

Precious idols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Precious idols stolen from Jain temple. Business Standard. 13 May.

Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement

(United States of America; Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Tom Mashberg (2015). Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement. The New York Times. 12 May.

Un español ocultaba en Tenerife arte sacro robado en iglesias suecas

(Spain; Sweden)

Spaniard hides sacred art stolen from Swedish churches in Tenerife

El País (2015). Un español ocultaba en Tenerife arte sacro robado en iglesias suecas. El País. 11 May.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS (2015). Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake. One India. 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.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS (2015). Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake. One India. 9 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.

'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.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias

(Mexico)

Faced with insecurity, church prepares a catalogue of relics

Yasmin Mariche (2015). Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias. Imagen del Golfo. 6 May.

Cometen en Yucatán un robo para Ripley

(Mexico)

Robbery commited in Yucatán for 'Ripley's'

Sergio Grosjean (2015). Cometen en Yucatán un robo para Ripley. Sipse. 4 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.

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.

Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon

(China; Hungary; Netherlands)

Amy Qin (2015). Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon. The New York Times. 3 May.

Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon

(China; Hungary)

Amy Quin (2015). Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon. The New York Times. 3 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.

Centuries old Panchaloha idol stolen from ancient temple in Nellore

(India)

Deccan Chronicle (2015). Centuries old Panchaloha idol stolen from ancient temple in Nellore. Deccan Chronicle. 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.

Robaron hostias consagradas en un convento de religiosas visitadoras de enfermos

(Argentina)

Consecrated hosts stolen from a convent which ministers to the sick

AICA (2015). Robaron hostias consagradas en un convento de religiosas visitadoras de enfermos. Agencia Informativa Católica Argentina. 7 April.

One held for Bangalore temple theft

(India)

TNN (2015). One held for Bangalore temple theft. The Times of India. 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.

Vigilan templos por robos sacros

(Mexico)

Churches surveilled after sacred art thefts

Christian Jiménez (2015). Vigilan templos por robos sacros. Noticias Net. 2 April.

La Iglesia valora la posibilidad de hacer una réplica de la imagen de la Virgen de Cristal

(Spain)

Church considers the possibility of making a replica of the image of the Virgin of Cristal

P. Enríque Méndez (2015). La Iglesia valora la posibilidad de hacer una réplica de la imagen de la Virgen de Cristal. Info Católica. 1 April.

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.

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.

Raiders of the lost bell

(Canada)

Simon Arseneau (2015). Raiders of the lost bell. Meridian Booster. 26 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.

आमेर के प्राचीन मंदिर से बारह रुद्राक्ष शिव मूर्तियां हुईं चोरी

(India)

Ancient Temple Sculpture Stolen

Damon Arwa (2015). आमेर के प्राचीन मंदिर से बारह रुद्राक्ष शिव मूर्तियां हुईं चोरी. News 18. 26 March.

Arrested on theft charge

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Arrested on theft charge. The Hindu. 25 March.

Authority launches campaign to retrieve lost Buddha

(China)

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

Roban 5 anillos de la Virgen de las Servitas

(Spain)

Five rings stolen from the Virgin of Servitas

Diario Córdoba (2015). Roban 5 anillos de la Virgen de las Servitas. Diario Córdoba. 21 March.

Los ladrones se robaron los Vasos Sagrados de la iglesia de Firavitoba en Boyacá

(Colombia)

Thieve steal sacred vessels from the Firavitoba church in Boyacá

RCN (2015). Los ladrones se robaron los Vasos Sagrados de la iglesia de Firavitoba en Boyacá. RCN. 20 March.

Encuentran en una papelera una talla del XVII robada en Medina

(Spain)

17th century statue stolen in Medina found in rubbish bin

Patricia González (2015). Encuentran en una papelera una talla del XVII robada en Medina. El Norte de Castilla. 17 March.

Cae sujeto por robo en iglesia de Cabo San Lucas

(Mexico)

Subject caught for theft in Cabo San Lucas church

UnoTV (2015). Cae sujeto por robo en iglesia de Cabo San Lucas. UnoTV. 17 March.

Se roban la campana de la iglesia de Tierrabomba

(Colombia)

Bell from the church of Tierrabomba stolen

El Universal (2015). Se roban la campana de la iglesia de Tierrabomba. El Universal. 17 March.

El robo de la pequeña Virgen del Cristal, posible móvil del crimen de Celanova

(Spain)

Theft of the small Virgin of Cristal, possible motive for the crime in Celanova

ABC España (2015). El robo de la pequeña Virgen del Cristal, posible móvil del crimen de Celanova. ABC España. 16 March.

El histórico saqueo de la colegiata

(Spain)

The historic plunder of the temple

Diario de León (2015). El histórico saqueo de la colegiata. Diario de León. 4 March.

Interpol sigue la pista de 75 obras de arte robadas en Aragón

(Spain)

Interpol tracking 75 works of art stolen from Aragon

E. Pérez Beriain (2015). Interpol sigue la pista de 75 obras de arte robadas en Aragón. Heraldo. 4 March.

Two more held for stealing idols in Odisha

(India)

Ranjan Rath (2015). Two more held for stealing idols in Odisha. Odisha Sun Times. 6 February.

7 held with ancient Buddha statue

(Nepal)

Rajendra Nath (2015). 7 held with ancient Buddha statue. eKantipur. 6 February.

Entregan pinturas interpretativas de obras robadas en Antigua

(Guatemala)

Interpretive paintings of stolen paintings arrive in Antigua

Miguel Lopez (2015). Entregan pinturas interpretativas de obras robadas en Antigua. Prensa Libre. 6 February.

4 temple thefts in 2 months see locals angry, cops helpless

(India)

Keshav Naik (2015). 4 temple thefts in 2 months see locals angry, cops helpless. The Times of India. 5 February.

मां वैष्णो देवी मंदिर में लाखों की चोरी

(India)

Theft of millions from Vaishno Devi Temple

Swapnil (2015). मां वैष्णो देवी मंदिर में लाखों की चोरी. News 18. 4 February.

El extraño robo del tesoro de la catedral vieja de Vitoria

(Spain)

The strange robbery of the treasure of the old cathedral of Vitoria.

Francisco Góngora (2015). El extraño robo del tesoro de la catedral vieja de Vitoria. El Correo. 3 February.

Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert

(Mongolia)

Kate Baklitskaya (2015). Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert. The Siberian Times. 2 February.

గజ్జెల పాపమ్మ గుడిలో అమ్మవారి కిరీటం చోరీ

(India)

Goddess' crown stolen at Gajjela Papamma Temple

Sakshi (2015). గజ్జెల పాపమ్మ గుడిలో అమ్మవారి కిరీటం చోరీ. Sakshi. 2 February.

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.

Three held with stolen ashtadhatu idols

(India)

TNN (2015). Three held with stolen ashtadhatu idols. The Times of India. 7 January.

State rejects most restitution claims

(Czech Republic)

Czech News Agency (2015). State rejects most restitution claims. Prague Post. 7 January.

Theft of chalice, valued at $8,300, from Chicopee's St. Rose De Lima Church was 'tremendous violation of our sacred space,' pastor says

(United States of America)

George Graham (2015). Theft of chalice, valued at $8,300, from Chicopee's St. Rose De Lima Church was 'tremendous violation of our sacred space,' pastor says. MassLive. 6 January.

Saquean Iglesia; se llevan al Santísimo

(Mexico)

Church robbery: Blessed Sacrament stolen

José Luis Camarillo (2015). Saquean Iglesia; se llevan al Santísimo. Uniradio Informa. 6 January.

Se llevan la corona de la Virgen de la Piedad de Villanueva de Alcardete

(Spain)

The crown of the Virgen de la Piedad of Villanueva de Alcardete stolen

E. Quintanar Villanueva (2015). Se llevan la corona de la Virgen de la Piedad de Villanueva de Alcardete. ABC España. 5 January.

Detenidos dos hombres cuando intentaban robar en una iglesia de Palencia

(Spain)

Two men arrested who intended to rob a Palencia church

EFE (2014). Detenidos dos hombres cuando intentaban robar en una iglesia de Palencia. ABC España. 1 December.

Fingen estar por casarse para robar una iglesia

(Argentina)

Pretending to want to get married to rob a church

Crítica (2014). Fingen estar por casarse para robar una iglesia. Crítica. 1 December.

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.

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.

Inventor's children seek to regain missing stained-glass windows valued at $3.5 million

(United States of America)

Mary Carole McCauley (2014). Inventor's children seek to regain missing stained-glass windows valued at $3.5 million. The Baltimore Sun. 29 November.

Burglars decamp with lakhs worth of loot at Jain temple

(India)

Press Trust of India (2014). Burglars decamp with lakhs worth of loot at Jain temple. Business Standard. 29 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.

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.

Honduras condena a salvadoreño por robo de patrimonio religioso

(Honduras; El Salvador)

Honduras sentences a Salvadorian for theft of religious heritage

EFE (2014). Honduras condena a salvadoreño por robo de patrimonio religioso. ElSalvador.com. 27 November.

Grottarossa, scoperta "casa-museo" con reperti rubati: nei guai avvocato

(Italy)

Paola Ambrosino (2014). Grottarossa, scoperta "casa-museo" con reperti rubati: nei guai avvocato. Roma Capitale News. 25 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.

La parroquia realiza una copia artística de las cuatro tablas robadas en 1987

(Spain)

Parish commissions a copy of paintings stolen in 1987, Spain

Álvaro Pinela (2014). La parroquia realiza una copia artística de las cuatro tablas robadas en 1987. El Adelantado. 24 November.

Policía captura a hombre por robo de imágenes religiosas

(Guatemala)

Police arrest a man for robbing religious items

Héctor Contreras (2014). Policía captura a hombre por robo de imágenes religiosas. Prensa Libre. 24 November.

ASI to keep rare, recovered Shiva idol in museum

(India)

Vineet Upadhyay (2014). ASI to keep rare, recovered Shiva idol in museum. The Times of India. 9 October.

Treasure hunt at ancient temples in Guntur district

(India)

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

Sacred Items Swiped From Romanian Orthodox Church

(United States of America)

Bill Wadell (2014). Sacred Items Swiped From Romanian Orthodox Church. WNEP. 6 October.

Poland: Headstones Removed from Lodz Jewish Cemetery to be Returned

(Poland)

Arutz Sheva (2014). Poland: Headstones Removed from Lodz Jewish Cemetery to be Returned. Arutz Sheva. 6 October.

The man who stole India's past

(India)

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel (2014). The man who stole India's past. Rediff News. 7 September.

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.

Manhattan U.S. Attorney and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Announce the Repatriation of Nine Stolen Miguel Cabrera Paintings to the Republic of Peru

(United States of America)

U.S. Attorney's Office (2014). Manhattan U.S. Attorney and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Announce the Repatriation of Nine Stolen Miguel Cabrera Paintings to the Republic of Peru. FBI. 5 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.

A brittle plan to protect broken idols?

(India)

B. Sivakumar (2014). A brittle plan to protect broken idols?. The Times of India. 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.

Police Raid Pub In 'Holy Grail' Relic Hunt

(United Kingdom)

Sky News (2014). Police Raid Pub In 'Holy Grail' Relic Hunt. Sky News. 7 August.

INAH renovará catálogo del Arte Sacro, podría tardar hasta 8 años

(Mexico)

INAH to update register of Sacred Art, might take up to 8 years, Spanish

Pilar Bravo (2014). INAH renovará catálogo del Arte Sacro, podría tardar hasta 8 años. Periodico Digital. 5 August.

Antique church icons dumped at roadside

(Philippines)

The Bohol Standard (2014). Antique church icons dumped at roadside. The Bohol Standard. 13 July.

Middle Age art stolen from Swedish church

(Sweden)

The Local (2014). Middle Age art stolen from Swedish church. The Local. 9 July.

In search of the lost antiquities

(Pakistan; Sri Lanka)

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

Daylesford police recover $135K worth of stolen church items

(Australia)

William Vallely (2014). Daylesford police recover $135K worth of stolen church items. The Courier. 7 July.

Stolen Ethiopian Saint John Turns Up at Paris Auction

(Ethiopia; France)

ArtNet news (2014). Stolen Ethiopian Saint John Turns Up at Paris Auction. ArtNet News. 7 July.

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.

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.

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.

Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: former diplomat from Natasha Chaku

(Australia; India)

DNA (2014). Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: former diplomat from Natasha Chaku. DNA. 11 April.

State-level idol records bureau mooted

(India)

A. Srivathsan (2014). State-level idol records bureau mooted. The Hindu. 10 April.

Villagers questioned about stolen idol

(India)

A. Selvaraj (2014). Villagers questioned about stolen idol. The Times of India. 10 April.

International treasures missing

(Italy)

Judith Harris (2014). International treasures missing. Catholic Herald. 9 April.

'Panchaloha' idols of Sitarama, Lakshmana, Anjaneya seized

(India)

The Hindu (2014). 'Panchaloha' idols of Sitarama, Lakshmana, Anjaneya seized. The Hindu. 8 April.

National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen. The Sydney Morning Herald. 7 April.

Profiling of Idols to Ward Off Smuggling Yet to Begin in State

(India)

Express News Service (2014). Profiling of Idols to Ward Off Smuggling Yet to Begin in State. The New Indian Express. 7 April.

FIR in idol theft case mandatory

(India)

A Sirvathsan (2014). FIR in idol theft case mandatory. The Hindu. 3 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.

'Panchaloha idols belong to 13 AD': Archaeologists

(India)

Pragit P (2014). 'Panchaloha idols belong to 13 AD': Archaeologists. The Times of India. 3 April.

Unique 600-year-old brass plaque stolen from Herefordshire church

(United Kingdom)

Hereford Times (2014). Unique 600-year-old brass plaque stolen from Herefordshire church. Hereford Times. 2 April.

National Gallery Shiva statue return'should include gift of goodwill'

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor (2014). National Gallery Shiva statue return'should include gift of goodwill'. The Canberra Times. 2 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.

Police confiscate ancient coffins from tomb raiders in Jerusalem

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2014). Police confiscate ancient coffins from tomb raiders in Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Post. 31 March.

Two Panchaloha Idols found in well

(India)

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

Relic Hunt Continues

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2014). Relic Hunt Continues. The Phnom Penh Post. 13 March.

Relic theft at temple in capital

(Cambodia)

Cheang Sokha (2014). Relic theft at temple in capital. The Phnom Penh Post. 12 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.

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.

Theft! The tragedy at El Calvario and the painting of Tomás de Merlo

(Guatemala)

Benjamin Patrick Reeves (2014). Theft! The tragedy at El Calvario and the painting of Tomás de Merlo. Revue Guatemala. 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.

Himachal Pradesh Idol theft casts cloud over Basant Panchami festivities

(India)

Dipender Manta (2014). Himachal Pradesh Idol theft casts cloud over Basant Panchami festivities. Hindustan Times. 9 January.

Sacred art stolen from Andean churches

(Americas)

Associated Press (2013). Sacred art stolen from Andean churches. The Telegraph. 26 August.

Bolivia: detienen a sacerdote por robo de joyas a la Virgen de Copacabana

(Bolivia)

BBC Mundo (2013). Bolivia: detienen a sacerdote por robo de joyas a la Virgen de Copacabana. BBC Mundo. 26 July.

La Virgen de Copacabana luce nueva corona y joyas

(Bolivia)

The Virgin of Copacabana dons her new crown and jewels

La Razón (2013). La Virgen de Copacabana luce nueva corona y joyas. La Razón. 6 July.

Los tesoros de la Virgen carecen de seguro antirrobo

(Bolivia)

The treasures of the Virgin lack antitheft security

Iblin Linarez (2013). Los tesoros de la Virgen carecen de seguro antirrobo. La Razón. 28 April.

Christie's removes stolen Nepal artworks

(Nepal; United States of America)

Kunda Dixit (2013). Christie's removes stolen Nepal artworks. Nepali Times. 22 March.

Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted

(Mexico)

Karla Zabludovsky (2013). Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted. The New York Times. 15 January.

Mafias de traficantes operan en Bolivia

(Bolivia)

Trafficking mafias operate in Bolivia

La Razón (2012). Mafias de traficantes operan en Bolivia. La Razón. 5 November.

Priceless Tibetan Buddha statue looted by Nazis was carved from meteorite

(Tibet; Germany)

Mark Taylor (2012). Priceless Tibetan Buddha statue looted by Nazis was carved from meteorite. The Guardian. 28 September.

La Paz: Robo en iglesia de Tiwanaku

(Bolivia)

La Paz: Theft at the church of Tiwanaku

Iglesia Viva (2011). La Paz: Robo en iglesia de Tiwanaku. Iglesia Viva. 12 October.

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.

Bhutanese temple thieves get life

(Bhutan)

Subir Bhaumik (2008). Bhutanese temple thieves get life. BBC News. 9 July.

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.

Gods in exile

(Nepal; Germany; United States of America)

Kanak Mani Dixit (1999). Gods in exile. Himal. 1 October.

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.