Art type: Sacred Art

Religious figures returned

(Nepal)

Nepali Times, 18th Jun 2017.

Thief arrested, stolen items recovered

(India)

Daily Excelsior, 18th Jun 2017.

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

(India)

Pradeep Gupta, The Times of India, 17th Jun 2017.

Officials start fencing seized stone idols at Egmore govt museum

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 17th Jun 2017.

Qurans from Ottoman era seized at Cairo International Airport

(Egypt; Ethiopia)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 17th Jun 2017.

Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco

(Italy)

"Periodista Digital", Periodista Digital, 16th Jun 2017.

Vandals daub anti-christian messages on Tamworth's St Editha's Church

(United Kingdom)

Tamworth Herald, 15th Jun 2017.

El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco

(Bolivia)

Government returns seven work from the 18th century to Taraco

Página Siete, 13th Jun 2017.

2 arrested for trying to smuggle out antique idol

(India)

Millennium Post, 12th Jun 2017.

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

(Mexico)

In Las Choapas, statue of the Virgin of Maternity recovered

Hernán Villarreal, Presencia, 12th Jun 2017.

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

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee, The Nation, 12th Jun 2017.

Miscreants target temple, flee with five crowns, donation box

(India)

The Hitavada, 11th Jun 2017.

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

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee, The Nation, 11th Jun 2017.

Ancient carved tusks stolen from Karen village

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Assawin Pinitwong, Bangkok Post, 10th Jun 2017.

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

(Spain)

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

Burgos Conecta, 10th Jun 2017.

Roban las campanas de Villacibio

(Spain)

Bells of Villacibio stolen

El Norte de Castilla, 8th Jun 2017.

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, Presencia, 7th Jun 2017.

Catholic Saint's Brain Stolen From Italian Church

(Italy)

Ronel Puello, Latin Post, 7th Jun 2017.

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

(India)

Anurag Kamble, Mid-day, 7th Jun 2017.

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

(India)

Shiv Sunny, Hindustan Times, 7th Jun 2017.

About 100 stolen antique idols are untraceable in Telangana

(India)

Siddharth Tadepalli, The Times of India, 6th Jun 2017.

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

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 5th Jun 2017.

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

(India)

Nitisha Kashyap, News 18, 5th Jun 2017.

Roban reliquias de San Bosco en Turín

(Italy)

Relics of Saint Bosco stolen in Turin

El Debate, 3rd Jun 2017.

Solapur: Idol robbery in ancient Jain temple

(India)

Maharashtra Today, 3rd Jun 2017.

Police to seek documents from Australian authorities

(India; Australia)

The Hindu, 2nd Jun 2017.

Priceless regalia stolen in Pendleton

(United States of America)

East Oregonian, 2nd Jun 2017.

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

(China; Netherlands)

John Hooper, AFR, 2nd Jun 2017.

Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends

(United States of America; France)

John Christian Hopkins, Lake Powell Life, 1st Jun 2017.

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, 29th May 2017.

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

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman, The Hindu, 27th May 2017.

How idol thieves deceived devotees

(India; Australia)

R. Sivaraman, The Hindu, 27th May 2017.

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

(India; Australia)

TNN, The Times of India, 27th May 2017.

Roban santo antiguo en Caapucú

(Paraguay)

Antique saint stolen in Caapucú

ABC Paraguay, 25th May 2017.

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

(India)

Faisal Tandel, Mid-day, 25th May 2017.

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

(United States of America)

David Montero, Los Angeles Times, 24th May 2017.

Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia

(India)

IANS, Business Standard, 24th May 2017.

Thieves raid safe and loot artefacts during church break-in

(United Kingdom)

Christopher Gage, The Brecon & Radnor Express, 24th May 2017.

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

(United States of America)

David Montero, Los Angeles Times, 23rd May 2017.

Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes

(India)

P S Sajimon, The Times of India, 23rd May 2017.

El robo de arte sacro en Zacatecas

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Zacatecas

Raúl García, El Sol de Zacatecas, 23rd May 2017.

Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now

(India; Australia)

PTI News, 23rd May 2017.

LA art dealer sentenced in theft from high-profile clients

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Star Tribune, 22nd May 2017.

Roban en iglesia Pío Noveno

(Ecuador)

Theft in Pío Noveno church

El Diario, 17th May 2017.

Antique Shivalinga recovered, two held

(India)

Kashi Prasad, The Times of India, 15th May 2017.

El robo del retablo de Olivares

(Spain)

The theft of the altarpiece of Olivares

Agapito Ojosnegros Lázaro, El Norte de Castilla, 15th May 2017.

Million-euro crown stolen from Lyon museum

(France)

AFP, RFI, 14th May 2017.

Cops recover stolen idols worth Rs 180 crore

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 13th May 2017.

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, Página Siete, 13th May 2017.

The Treasures of Timbuktu

(Mali)

Charlie English, The New York Times, 12th May 2017.

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, La Vanguardia, 11th May 2017.

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

(India)

Amitava Banerjee, Millennium Post, 8th May 2017.

Church regains three icons stolen from the north

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail, 5th May 2017.

Idols stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu, 5th May 2017.

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, Noticias Press, 5th May 2017.

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

(Japan)

3Ders, 5th May 2017.

Three panchaloha idols stolen in Thanjavur

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 2nd May 2017.

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, 2nd May 2017.

8 get 3 years jail for idol theft

(India)

Press Trust of India, India, 2nd May 2017.

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

(India)

Anurag Kamble, Mid-day, 2nd May 2017.

Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site

(Pakistan)

Amjad Iqbal, Dawn, 2nd May 2017.

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, E-Tlaxcala, 1st May 2017.

Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people

(Canada)

Doug Cuthand, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, 29th Apr 2017.

Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell, Huffington Post, 28th Apr 2017.

SSB seizes antique idol being smuggled to Nepal

(India; Nepal)

IANS, India, 27th Apr 2017.

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, 27th Apr 2017.

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

(Mexico; United States of America)

Justin Horwath, Santa Fe New Mexican, 27th Apr 2017.

Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad

(Argentina)

Churchs of Jujuy strengthen their security systems

MDZ, 26th Apr 2017.

Smuggled Torah, artifacts seized in Turkey's northwest

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 25th Apr 2017.

Foreigner enters Puri Jagannath Temple, creates flutter

(India)

Debabrata Mohapatra, The Times of India, 24th Apr 2017.

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

(Spain)

Murcia Today, 24th Apr 2017.

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

(India)

Samhati Mohapatra, The Times of India, 23rd Apr 2017.

Smugglers with idol of Goddess Radha arrested

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 22nd Apr 2017.

Precious locket of Ambalappuzha temple goes missing; probe on

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 20th Apr 2017.

DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US

(India; United States of America)

Rajesh Ahuja, Hindustan Times, 20th Apr 2017.

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

(India; United States of America)

TNN, The Times of India, 20th Apr 2017.

जैन मंदिर से अष्टधातु की तीन मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Three Statues Of Ashtadhutra Stolen From Jain Temple

Amar Ujala, 20th Apr 2017.

Bronze idol recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 18th Apr 2017.

Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition

(India)

Express News Service, Indian Express, 18th Apr 2017.

Stolen Panchaloha idol seized, youth held

(India)

Web India 123, 18th Apr 2017.

Goldplated ancient Torah seized by Turkish security forces in antismuggling drive

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah, 17th Apr 2017.

Thief prostrates before Buddha image then steals

(Thailand)

Kornkamon Aksorndech, The Nation, 16th Apr 2017.

Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland

(China; Taiwan)

Xinhua, 16th Apr 2017.

Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima

(Mexico)

Bust of Father Jaime Salcido stolen, was at the church of Fátima

Pepe Ávila, Expreso, 16th Apr 2017.

Smuggler with six Gupta period idols arrested

(India)

Outlook, 15th Apr 2017.

200-yr-old bronze temple idol stolen

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 15th Apr 2017.

Uncertainty over status of ancient idols in DRI custody

(India)

Neha L.M. Tripathi, The Asian Age, 15th Apr 2017.

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

(United States of America; Germany)

Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, 14th Apr 2017.

2 arrested for smuggling 11th C idol

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 13th Apr 2017.

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

(Cambodia)

Noah Charney, Observer, 12th Apr 2017.

Jewish family renews fight for Passover manuscript

(Israel)

Daniel Estrin, The China Post, 12th Apr 2017.

Delayed charge sheet earns bail for antiques smuggler Nanda

(India)

Mumbai Mirror, 11th Apr 2017.

Online ad leads Vienna couple to buy ancient Jewish headstone for $300

(Austria)

JTA, 7th Apr 2017.

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

(India)

Saibal Guptal, The Times of India, 7th Apr 2017.

Chennai: Emerald Siva Lingam seized

(India)

Deccan Chronicle, 6th Apr 2017.

Medieval stones stolen from Edinburgh hospital

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 4th Apr 2017.

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

(Israel; United States of America)

Regin Olimberio, The Science Times, 4th Apr 2017.

28 New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Sold in US

(Israel; United States of America)

Owen Jarus, Live Science, 4th Apr 2017.

Hikind Says Lookout For Stolen, Antique Seforim

(United States of America)

The Yeshiva World News, 3rd Apr 2017.

How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell, Foreign Affairs, 31st Mar 2017.

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, El Sol de Toluca, 30th Mar 2017.

Burglars Decamp With Antique Idol Worth One Crore From Temple

(India)

Odisha TV, 29th Mar 2017.

México, líder in América Latino por robo de arte sacro

(Mexico)

Mexico Latin America's leader for sacred art theft

Ana Salazar, Milenio, 29th Mar 2017.

Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists

(Israel)

Nir Hasson, Haaretz, 29th Mar 2017.

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

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 29th Mar 2017.

Roban el 'santísimo' de una iglesia en Cuautitlán

(Mexico)

Custodia of Cuautitlán church stolen

Excelsior, 28th Mar 2017.

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

(Mexico)

Thieves steal copper plaque from the Church of Fatima

Gabriela Salido, Meganoticias, 28th Mar 2017.

Ritualistic conch stolen from Padmanabhaswamy temple

(India)

Kaumudi, 25th Mar 2017.

Lowest bidders threaten Nepal's quake-hit heritage

(Nepal)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 24th Mar 2017.

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, 24th Mar 2017.

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

(China)

Kinling Lo, South China Morning Post, 23rd Mar 2017.

Relic hunters loot murals in Shanxi temples

(China)

Yang Sheng, Global Times, 22nd Mar 2017.

Idols worth lakhs found missing from temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 21st Mar 2017.

Three burglars held, stolen items worth thousands recovered

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 21st Mar 2017.

First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 20th Mar 2017.

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, Página Negra, 19th Mar 2017.

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

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 19th Mar 2017.

Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic

(United States of America)

Brady McComba, The Daily Progress, 18th Mar 2017.

Teenager caused £5,000 of damage to ancient church in Dalgety Bay

(United Kingdom)

Dunfermline Press, 17th Mar 2017.

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, Atlántico, 17th Mar 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Peter Bernard, WFLA, 16th Mar 2017.

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

(Cambodia)

Tess Davis, The Diplomat, 14th Mar 2017.

Woman suspected of stealing painting, police say

(United States of America)

Channel 3000, 13th Mar 2017.

Los enemigos del patrimonio histórico

(Spain)

The enemies of historic heritage

Aludena Ruiz, El Diario, 13th Mar 2017.

Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 13th Mar 2017.

Police ask for help finding stolen painting

(United States of America)

Channel 3000, 11th Mar 2017.

Delincuentes roban custodia con hostia consagrada de iglesia argentina

(Argentina)

Delinquents steal custodia with consecrated hosts from Argentina church

ACI Prensa, 11th Mar 2017.

Tunisian authorities foil smuggling of 15th-century Torah scroll

(Tunisia)

Roi Kais, Ynet News, 11th Mar 2017.

Smuggler Vijay Nanda stole Parvati idol from MP: Police

(India)

Vijay Kumar Yadav, Mid-day, 10th Mar 2017.

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

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 9th Mar 2017.

Idol smuggling suspect kills self

(India)

The Hindu, 9th Mar 2017.

US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval

(India; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 9th Mar 2017.

Antiquities agency chief says Jordan Codices fake

(Jordan)

The Jordan Times, 9th Mar 2017.

Ancient book stolen in Syria seized in Turkey

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News, 8th Mar 2017.

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, El Carabobeño, 7th Mar 2017.

Illegal stone mining a major danger to five ASI monuments

(India)

Deshdeep Saxena, The Times of India, 7th Mar 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Chris Bishop, Eastern Daily Press, 6th Mar 2017.

BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 6th Mar 2017.

6 brass idols stolen from Nasirnagar Iskcon temple

(Bangladesh)

Ujjal Chakraborty, Dhaka Tribune, 5th Mar 2017.

Antique smuggling racket: Key idol smuggler held in police raid

(India)

Vijay Kumar Yadav, Mid-day, 4th Mar 2017.

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

(Australia)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 3rd Mar 2017.

Ancient temple left in lurch

(India)

Ahmad Pasha, The Hans India, 2nd Mar 2017.

La Xunta tendrá mayor control sobre bienes de la Iglesia en los que invierte

(Spain)

Regional government will have more control over the items in Churches that it funds

Juan Capeáns, La Voz de Galicia, 2nd Mar 2017.

Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts

(Canada)

Jason Warick, CBC, 1st Mar 2017.

Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem's Umayyad Palaces

(Jordan)

The Jordan Times, 1st Mar 2017.

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, La Vanguardia, 28th Feb 2017.

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple near Ariyalur

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 27th Feb 2017.

At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today

(Nepal)

Sabitri Dhakal, The Himalayan Times, 26th Feb 2017.

The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS

(Iraq; Syria)

Matteo Fagotto, The Atlantic, 23rd Feb 2017.

Five held with stolen panchaloha idol

(India)

TNN, Bosco Dominique, 23rd Feb 2017.

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

(Turkey; Syria)

Fatih Karacali, Hurriyet Daily News, 22nd Feb 2017.

Records Point to Dealer's Role in Artifact Theft

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Ben Paviour, The Cambodia Daily, 22nd Feb 2017.

Police clueless about stolen Dattatreaya Statuette

(Nepal)

eKantipur, 22nd Feb 2017.

Ludhiana: Crowns, jewels stolen from Kali temple

(India)

Express News Service, The Indian Express, 18th Feb 2017.

Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca

(Morocco; Italy)

ANSA, 16th Feb 2017.

4 held with ancient Buddha idol

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 16th Feb 2017.

Bihar govt to prepare list of idols, artefacts in temples

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 16th Feb 2017.

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

(Greece)

Tornos News, 15th Feb 2017.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Find May Help Detect Forgeries

(Israel)

Michelle Z. Donahue, National Geographic, 14th Feb 2017.

Ancient statue a riddle for experts

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 13th Feb 2017.

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

(India)

Manish Sirhindi, The Times of India, 13th Feb 2017.

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

(India)

Ejaz Kaiser, The New Indian Express, 12th Feb 2017.

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

(India)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat, India Today, 12th Feb 2017.

More antique wooden sculptures, carvings recovered from Nanda

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 12th Feb 2017.

Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 12th Feb 2017.

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

(India; United States of America)

Pratik Salunke, Hindustan Times, 10th Feb 2017.

Church secured against thieves - at cost of £311,000

(United Kingdom)

Mark Foster, Darlington & Stockton Times, 10th Feb 2017.

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

(Israel)

Bethan McKernan, The Independent, 9th Feb 2017.

Indian cops arrest US businessman over idol smuggling

(India)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 8th Feb 2017.

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, 7th Feb 2017.

Debate over statue highlights complexities of ownership

(South Korea; Japan)

Korea JoongAng Daily, 6th Feb 2017.

Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 6th Feb 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Alex Williams, Premier, 6th Feb 2017.

Roban reliquia de Mártires Mercedarios

(Guatemala)

Relic of the Mercedarios Martys stolen

Miguel Lopez, Prensa Libre, 6th Feb 2017.

दिनदहाड़े राधाकृष्ण मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Radhakrishna Temple Ashtadhatu Statues Stolen In Broad Daylight

Amar Ujala, 6th Feb 2017.

गोरखपुर में पांच करोड़ की मूर्ति बरामद तस्कर गिरफ्तार

(India; Nepal)

Smuggler arrested with lord buddha stolen in Gorakhpur

Patrika, 5th Feb 2017.

ठाकुरबाड़ी से अष्ट धातु की माँ सीता की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Ashta metal sculpture of Mother Sita stolen from Thakurbari

Live Hindustan, 3rd Feb 2017.

Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper, 3rd Feb 2017.

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

(Netherlands; China)

Kinling Lo, South China Morning Post, 3rd Feb 2017.

Maui temple bell stolen

(United States of America)

Gary Kubota, Star Advertiser, 2nd Feb 2017.

Chhattisgarh: Ancient Ganesha idol damaged by suspected Maoists successfully restored

(India)

ANI, Business Standard, 2nd Feb 2017.

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

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 1st Feb 2017.

Antiques dealer jailed for stealing painting from Chester Cathedral

(United Kingdom)

Nazia Parveen, The Guardian, 31st Jan 2017.

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in Tamil Nadu

(India)

Devanathan Veerappani, The Times of India, 30th Jan 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Dan Alexander, New Jersey 101.5, 30th Jan 2017.

Burglary in Chhota Udepur palace, antiques stolen

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 30th Jan 2017.

1100-year-old Ganesha idol falls from Bastar hilltop, cops suspect Maoists' role

(India)

Rashmi Drolia, The Times of India, 28th Jan 2017.

Seven silver parasols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

Nikhil Bhardwaj, The Tribune, 27th Jan 2017.

Bronze idol worth lakhs stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India, News Today, 27th Jan 2017.

150 वर्ष पुरानी अष्टधातु मूर्ति चोरी का खुलासा

(India)

Theft of 150 year old ashtadhatu idol revealed in Varanasi

Khaskhabar, 27th Jan 2017.

बस्तर: पहाड़ी से चोरी हुई हजार साल पुरानी गणेश प्रतिमा

(India)

Bastar: ancient Ganesh idol stolen from Dholkal

Khabar Non Stop, 27th Jan 2017.

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, Alcalá la Real, 27th Jan 2017.

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

(Peru; United States of America)

Andina, 27th Jan 2017.

Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla

(Ecuador)

Some of the jewels stolen in Parla returned

Vivir en Parla, 26th Jan 2017.

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

(South Korea; Japan)

Choe Sang-Hun, The New York Times, 26th Jan 2017.

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, Ojo Público, 26th Jan 2017.

Roban campana de iglesia en Villa de la Paz

(Mexico)

Rosa María Morales, Pulso SLP, 25th Jan 2017.

Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio

(Nepal)

Gyan P Neupane, My Republica, 25th Jan 2017.

बिहार में मंदिर से 11 कीमती मूर्तियों की चोरी

(India)

11 Precious Statues Stolen from Temple in Bihar

Samay Live, 25th Jan 2017.

Historic lanterns stolen from Refai Mosque restored

(Egypt)

Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 25th Jan 2017.

Temples, a new target for thieves

(India)

Santosh Sonawane, The Times of India, 25th Jan 2017.

Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 24th Jan 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Tom Mack, Leicester Mercury, 23rd Jan 2017.

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

(Spain)

Blanca Ruiz, ACI Prensa, 23rd Jan 2017.

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, 22nd Jan 2017.

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

(India)

Silver ornaments stolen from Hanuman Temple, police start investigation

Khaskhabar, 22nd Jan 2017.

Hindu Aikyavedi to protest theft of idol in Vaniyambalam temple

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 21st Jan 2017.

How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques

(Egypt)

Khalid Hassan, Al Monitor, 20th Jan 2017.

Thieves steal lead from church roof

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 19th Jan 2017.

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, 19th Jan 2017.

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, 19th Jan 2017.

Varias Iglesias instalan sistemas de seguridad por los robos

(Argentina)

Churches install security systems because of robberies

Nueva Ciudad, 19th Jan 2017.

वाराणसी में 150 साल पुरानी भगवान कृष्ण की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Varanasi: 150-year-old Lord Krishna Idol Stolen

Amar Ujala, 19th Jan 2017.

Silver ornaments worth Rs. 5 lakh stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu, 19th Jan 2017.

Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation

(Palestine)

Ori Lewis, Reuters, 18th Jan 2017.

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

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 18th Jan 2017.

El Obispado de Cádiz afronta una multa por abandonar una iglesia paleocristiana

(Spain)

The bishopric of Cádiz faces fine for abandoning early Christian church

Jesús A. Cañas, El País, 18th Jan 2017.

2 Arrested for Stealing Silver Throne, Temple Donations

(India)

Gargi Verma, Mumbai Mirror, 18th Jan 2017.

2 arrested over Karave temple theft case

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 18th Jan 2017.

Young church bell thieves fined, given suspended sentences

(Malta)

Matthew Agius, Malta Today, 17th Jan 2017.

Hyderabad: Stolen antiques make their way back home

(India; Australia)

C. R. Gowri Shankar, Deccan Chronicle, 16th Jan 2017.

Australia returns three antiquities to India

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India, The Times of India, 16th Jan 2017.

मिंदर से लाख क मूत व दानपा चोरी

(India)

Asthadhatu idol and charity box stolen from temple

Patrika, 15th Jan 2017.

Official laments smuggling of invaluable Shia manuscripts

(Iran)

Mehr News Agency, 12th Jan 2017.

Stolen Panchaloha idols seized from trio on bike

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 12th Jan 2017.

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, 11th Jan 2017.

'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'

(Australia; India)

U Tejonmayam, The Times of India, 11th Jan 2017.

Hyderabad: Thieves looting antiques without any fear of law

(India)

C R Gowri Shanker, Deccan Chronicle, 11th Jan 2017.

Detenidos por robar en una iglesia de Onda

(Spain)

Arrests for theft in an Onda church

Paula Varella, Cadena Ser, 11th Jan 2017.

Philip Johnson Chapel Vandalized in Dallas

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, 10th Jan 2017.

Two antique brass pots stolen from temple

(Myanmar)

The Star, 9th Jan 2017.

Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at alarge

(Nepal)

D B Buda, My Republica, 9th Jan 2017.

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

(Thailand)

Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jan 2017.

Emerald lingam stolen from TN temple for second time

(India)

J Shanmughasundaram, The Times of India, 9th Jan 2017.

Police looking for Jumla's stolen idols arrest other criminals

(Nepal)

D B Buda, My Republica, 7th Jan 2017.

14 Chandannath idols recovered

(Nepal)

L.P. Devkota, The Kathmandu Post, 4th Jan 2017.

Facebook sleuths bring home India's stolen idols

(India)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 3rd Jan 2017.

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

(India)

AFP, The Economic Times, 3rd Jan 2017.

Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'

(India; Canada)

Rabindra Nath Choudhury, Deccan Chronicle, 3rd Jan 2017.

2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities

(India)

Manoj Pokhriyal, Press Trust of India, 3rd Jan 2017.

Bringing the gods home

(Nepal)

Saurav Karki, The Kathmandu Post, 3rd Jan 2017.

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to ancient church

(United Kingdom)

Helen Machin, Tamworth Herald, 2nd Jan 2017.

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

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Albawaba, 2nd Jan 2017.

Cash, silver stolen from Ludhiana temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 31st Dec 2016.

राधा कृष्ण मंदिर हनुमान की मूर्ति चुरायी

(India)

Hanuman Idol Stolen

Live Hindustan, 31st Dec 2016.

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, Televisa, 31st Dec 2016.

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

(India)

M. A. Parray, Kashmir Reader, 30th Dec 2016.

Early Christian book shrine caused much soul searching

(Ireland)

Fiona Gartland, The Irish Times, 29th Dec 2016.

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, La Hora, 28th Dec 2016.

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, 28th Dec 2016.

Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 28th Dec 2016.

Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 28th Dec 2016.

Modern fight over ancient library

(Germany)

David Rising, The Journal Gazette, 27th Dec 2016.

Police find new lead on stolen idols from Jumla

(Nepal)

Kamal Pariyar, My Republica, 27th Dec 2016.

Una Hermandad de Guillena restituye la corona y el Niño Jesús robado para la Misa del Gallo

(Spain)

Brotherhood of Guillena restores the stolen crown and the Baby Jesus for midnight mass

F. Cabanillas, Arahal Información, 27th Dec 2016.

Subhash Kapoor remanded in Pazhavoor idol theft case

(India)

Pon Vasanth Arunchalam, The Hindu, 27th Dec 2016.

Indore: Theft at a temple at Subhash Chowk

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 26th Dec 2016.

Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal

(Nepal)

Deepak Kharel, My Republica, 26th Dec 2016.

Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India

(India; Australia)

TNN, The Times of India, 26th Dec 2016.

Web of smugglers linked to New York art gallery

(United States of America; India)

T.K. Rohit, The Hindu, 24th Dec 2016.

Angkorian Artifact Dealer Arrested in New York

(United States of America; Cambodia)

Ben Paviour, The Cambodia Daily, 23rd Dec 2016.

Art dealer Nancy Wiener who sold stolen Buddha to NGA arrested

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

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 22nd Dec 2016.

London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving

(United Kingdom; Belgium)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 21st Dec 2016.

New York Art Dealer Charged With Trafficking Illegal Antiquities

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

Lisa Bannon, The Wall Street Journal, 21st Dec 2016.

Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts

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

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 21st Dec 2016.

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

(Netherlands)

Milan Schreuer, The New York Times, 19th Dec 2016.

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, El Sol de Puebla, 19th Dec 2016.

Two criminals held for damaging Jain Tirthankar's idol

(India)

The Times of India, 18th Dec 2016.

Jain idol found broken in Rajgir temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 18th Dec 2016.

Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery

(Iraq)

Owen Jarus, Live Science, 16th Dec 2016.

Mali declares archaeological emergency

(Mali)

FT, Financial Times, 14th Dec 2016.

Police crack temple theft case, two held

(India)

CT Bureau, City Today, 13th Dec 2016.

New Exhibition Shows Poland Using Jewish Gravestones to Build Walls, Sidewalks, Playgrounds

(Poland; United States of America)

JNi.Media, The Jewish Press, 13th Dec 2016.

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

(India)

Theft in Ramjanki temple in Supaul, three valuable sculptures stolen

Live Hindustan, 13th Dec 2016.

Not allowed to pray, man steals Shivalinga

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 13th Dec 2016.

Filipino photographer's pagoda shoot prompts Facebook fury

(Myanmar)

Ei Ei Thu, Mayanmar Times, 13th Dec 2016.

Piden a ladrones que devuelvan cuadro religioso

(El Salvador)

Thieves asked to return religious painting

Fátima Membreño, La Prensa Grafica, 9th Dec 2016.

Criminal network involved in idol smuggling unearthed

(India)

The Hindu, 9th Dec 2016.

Lax security makes protected temples easy targets for thieves

(India)

Arun Devl, The Times of India, 8th Dec 2016.

Theft of manuscript of Holy Quran

(India)

D. A. Rashid, Greater Kashmir, 7th Dec 2016.

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

(India)

Mahender Singh Manral, The Indian Express, 7th Dec 2016.

Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned to Korea

(South Korea)

Sang-Un Kim, The Dong-A Ilbo, 7th Dec 2016.

Virgin Mary stolen from Helensville church

(New Zealand)

Danielle Clent, Stuff.co.nz, 6th Dec 2016.

Idol thieves' gang busted, two arrested in Bhagalpur

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 6th Dec 2016.

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, La Voz de Galicia, 6th Dec 2016.

Pearce Leads Effort To Protect Tribal Artifacts

(United States of America)

Office of Rep. Steve Pearce, KRWG, 6th Dec 2016.

Sacred Sites And Treaty Rights – The Dakota Access Backstory

(United States of America)

Dan Kraker, Inside Energy, 6th Dec 2016.

'Stolen' Dattatreya idol found in wardrobe inside the temple

(Nepal)

My Republica, 5th Dec 2016.

Preservation of archaeological sites promotes tourism

(Pakistan)

APP, The Nation, 5th Dec 2016.

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, 5th Dec 2016.

Man guilty of stealing Chester Cathedral's Greek Lazarus painting

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 5th Dec 2016.

Aboriginal art depicting Wandjina figure that sparked aliens theory to be reclaimed by traditional owners

(Australia)

Erin Parke, ABC Australia, 4th Dec 2016.

Four precious idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 4th Dec 2016.

Chandannath Temple Guthi committee, priest suspended

(Nepal)

DB Buda, My Republica, 3rd Dec 2016.

Arrests confirm more thefts in NGA collection

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 2nd Dec 2016.

Man 'stole' Chester Cathedral's Greek Lazarus painting

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 30th Nov 2016.

Man accused of stealing Chester Cathedral icon stands trial

(United Kingdom)

Frances Barrett, The Chester Chronicle, 30th Nov 2016.

2 Nepalese henchmen of idol racket kingpin held

(India; Nepal)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 30th Nov 2016.

Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler

(India; United States of America)

Paige Fry, Alligator, 30th Nov 2016.

ICE HSI, Tamil Nadu Police arrest major India-based artifact smugglers

(India; Nepal; United States of America)

ICE, 30th Nov 2016.

Debate over whether Afghanistan's Buddhas should be reconstructed

(Afghanistan)

Sky News, 30th Nov 2016.

Khalanga shut for third day over temple robbery

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 30th Nov 2016.

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

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 30th Nov 2016.

Nalanda cops recover 3 stolen idols, arrest 1

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 30th Nov 2016.

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

(Egypt; United Arab Emirates)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 30th Nov 2016.

Onus on govt to trace idols of Thanjai temple

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 29th Nov 2016.

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, El Correo, 29th Nov 2016.

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, 29th Nov 2016.

Signs Of Hope: Ancient Relics Found In Monastery Destroyed By ISIS

(Syria)

Carey Lodge, Christian Today, 29th Nov 2016.

రాచకొండ సీతారామ స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ

(India)

Idols theft at Racha Konda Seetaramaswamy Temple

Namasthetelangaana, 29th Nov 2016.

HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue

(India)

The Hindu, 29th Nov 2016.

Chandannath temple robbery: Jumla headquarters shut from past 3 days

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 29th Nov 2016.

28 idols stolen from Chandannath Temple overnight

(Nepal)

D B Buda, My Republica, 28th Nov 2016.

28 ancient idols stolen from Chandannath

(Nepal)

LP Devkota, The Kathmandu Post, 28th Nov 2016.

Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 28th Nov 2016.

16 idols stolen from Jumla's Chandannath temple

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 27th Nov 2016.

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

(India)

Nandi idol theft from Kotappa Konda Temple in Guntur District

Webdunia, 26th Nov 2016.

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, Panorama, 24th Nov 2016.

Ten incidents of stolen relics strike Shanxi

(China)

Xu Shanshan, ECNS, 23rd Nov 2016.

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, Rajasthan Patrika, 23rd Nov 2016.

Retienen a hombre que intentó robar medalla a virgen en iglesia

(Mexico)

Man tried to steal a virgin's medal in church

Emilio Fernandez, El Universal, 23rd Nov 2016.

Idol thief hires 5 in jail to snatch chains

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 23rd Nov 2016.

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, 21st Nov 2016.

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

(Mexico)

Bajo Palabra, 21st Nov 2016.

Veracruz entre los estado con mayor saquen de arte sacro

(Mexico)

Veracruz between the states with the greatest sac of sacred art

Veracruzanos, 21st Nov 2016.

Trente ans aprés, le dénouement d'un vol rocambolesque d'albâtres précieux?

(France)

Thirty years later, the denouement of a fantastic flight of precious alabaster?

Le Point, 18th Nov 2016.

Stealing Hosts for anti-Catholic art? Not illegal, Spanish judge says

(Spain)

CNA, Catholic News Agency, 16th Nov 2016.

Why retrieved antiquities should be sent back to place of origin

(India)

Sanjeev Sanyal, Hindustan Times, 16th Nov 2016.

Stolen Indian idols to be brought to National Museum from Australia

(India; Australia)

The Times of India, 16th Nov 2016.

Iraqi forces take Nimrud from IS: why are its artefacts so significant?

(Iraq)

SBS, 14th Nov 2016.

HC grants time to CBI in Quran theft case

(India)

Daily Excelsior, 13th Nov 2016.

Tourists disappointed on not finding antique idols in Baijnath temples

(India)

Seema Sharmal, The Times of India, 13th Nov 2016.

Silver artefact stolen from Karave temple

(India)

George Mendonca, The Times of India, 12th Nov 2016.

'Gospel of Jesus' Wife' Researcher Says Frenzy Distracts from Larger Issues

(United States of America)

Bonnie K. Bennett, The Harvard Crimson, 10th Nov 2016.

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

(Spain)

Tabernacle and ciborium stolen from Polloe church recovered

El Diario Vasco, 10th Nov 2016.

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, 8th Nov 2016.

Dutch court reportedly issues notice to collector of mummified statue

(China; Netherlands)

Li Yan, ECNS, 8th Nov 2016.

Donation boxes, ornaments stolen from temple near Lonavla

(India)

The Times of India, 8th Nov 2016.

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, 8th Nov 2016.

Savina Jain Temple theft case solved, Culprits nabbed

(India)

Udaipur Times, 8th Nov 2016.

Minister vows tough control on cultural heritage after fire damages ancient Vardzia frescos

(Georgia)

Agenda News, 7th Nov 2016.

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, 7th Nov 2016.

Historic painting looted from church in Italy destroyed by earthquake

(Italy)

Allen Cone, UPI, 7th Nov 2016.

Temple theft: Cops recover crown, arrest 3

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 7th Nov 2016.

Iconic Buddha in Swat valley restored after nine years when Taliban defaced it

(Pakistan)

Fazal Khaliq, Dawn, 7th Nov 2016.

'Lead Sea Scrolls' row reopened

(Jordan)

Richard Brooks, The Sunday Times, 6th Nov 2016.

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

(United States of America)

CBS, 6th Nov 2016.

A temple in the heart of Capital remains in ruins

(Nepal)

Anup Ojha, The Kathmandu Post, 6th Nov 2016.

Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO

(Israel; Palestine)

Tovah Lazaroff, The Jerusalem Post, 6th Nov 2016.

Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched

(Bangladesh)

IANS, Business Standard, 5th Nov 2016.

Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'

(Spain)

Works of art in 'search and capture'

Carlos Fonesca, Voz Populi, 5th Nov 2016.

Se robaron tres coronas de la Virgen

(Venezuela)

Three crowns of the Virgin stolen

El Tiempo, 4th Nov 2016.

14th century Italian manuscript transferred to ICE following probe

(United States of America; Italy; Switzerland)

ICE, 4th Nov 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Steven Litt, Cleveland.com, 4th Nov 2016.

Gold ornaments of Kali idol stolen in Ctg

(Bangladesh)

FM Mizanur Rahaman, Dhaka Tribune, 3rd Nov 2016.

Cops seize stolen Salt Lake idol on its way to Chandernagore

(India)

Tamaghna Banerjee, The Times of India, 1st Nov 2016.

Idol wing police to seek French assistance in probe

(India)

R. Sivaraman, The Hindu, 1st Nov 2016.

Crown worth 4 Lakh stolen in Bagulamukhi temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 29th Oct 2016.

Idol smuggler's grandson in DRI net, antiques seized

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 28th Oct 2016.

Pondy art galleries under scanner after idol theft

(India)

Bosco Dominique, The Times of India, 28th Oct 2016.

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, 27th Oct 2016.

Smuggling racket busted, 11 idols seized

(India)

S Prasad, The Hindu, 27th Oct 2016.

Idol smuggler held, eleven panchaloha idols recovered

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 27th Oct 2016.

Temple doors found open but all valuables intact

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 27th Oct 2016.

A goodwill gesture: India loans ancient statue to Bhutan

(Bhutan; India)

Gargi Gupta, DNA, 27th Oct 2016.

Smuggler's aide held in idol theft case

(India)

The Hindu, 26th Oct 2016.

Thieves steal idols, jewels from 3 temples

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 26th Oct 2016.

Ancient idols worth Rs 50 crore seized, 1 held

(India)

Web India 123, 26th Oct 2016.

Theft at Savina Jain Temple, Precious idols stolen

(India)

Udaipur Times, 25th Oct 2016.

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

(Italy)

Danny Lewis, Smithsonian, 25th Oct 2016.

Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned

(United States of America)

Stephanie Woodard, Indian Country Today, 24th Oct 2016.

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, 24th Oct 2016.

'Destroying damaged ancient sculptures a crime'

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 24th Oct 2016.

Stolen Jesus head returned to Sudbury church

(Canada)

Inside Ottawa Valley, 23rd Oct 2016.

Baby Jesus statue in Canada turns heads with artists' 'shocking' restoration

(Canada)

Ashifa Kassam, The Guardian, 20th Oct 2016.

Israel's antiquities chief compares UNESCO to Islamic State

(Israel; Palestine)

Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 20th Oct 2016.

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

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times, 19th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Chris Clark, Los Alamos Daily Post, 19th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Mary Hudez, AllGov, 19th Oct 2016.

Arrested men smuggled many idols out of TN: Police

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 19th Oct 2016.

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

(India)

Deccan Herald, 18th Oct 2016.

Idol case: Four arrested in Ramanathapuram

(India)

The Hindu, 18th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Justin Matthews, KOAT, 18th Oct 2016.

Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder

(India)

Creative India, Swarajya, 18th Oct 2016.

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, 18th Oct 2016.

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

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 17th Oct 2016.

AGNSW's Indian sculptures feared stolen

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 17th Oct 2016.

Maninag temple heist: Stolen jewellery found

(India)

Orissa Post, 16th Oct 2016.

Mystery shrouds emerald lingam robbery

(India)

Ajay Kanth, The New Indian Express, 15th Oct 2016.

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

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, DNA, 15th Oct 2016.

Why has idol theft been neglected?

(India)

Donna Yates, DNA, 15th Oct 2016.

Roban campana a templo católico en Santiago

(Dominican Republic)

Bell stolen from Catholic church in Santiago

Ricardo Rodríguez Rosa, Diario Digital, 14th Oct 2016.

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

(Mali)

Ian Lilley, The Conversation, 14th Oct 2016.

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

(India)

Gargi Gupta, DNA, 14th Oct 2016.

Roban la campana de la iglesia de Quintana del Pino

(Spain)

Loreto Velázquez, El Correo De Burgos, 14th Oct 2016.

Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal

(Australia; India)

The Australian, 14th Oct 2016.

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

(India)

Donna Yates, DNA, 14th Oct 2016.

Suman ocho robos a iglesias de la región de Tecamachalco

(Mexico)

Eight robberies in churches in the region of Tecamachalco

Javier Rodríguez, Diario Cambio, 13th Oct 2016.

Roban arte sacro en Tecamachalco

(Mexico)

Sacred art stolen in Tecamachalco

José Sánchez, El Popular, 12th Oct 2016.

Emerald lingam missing from TN temple locker

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 12th Oct 2016.

Are These New Dead Sea Scrolls the Real Thing?

(Israel)

Owen Jarus, Live Science, 10th Oct 2016.

Buddha stolen from Me So Pagoda returned

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net, 10th Oct 2016.

Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back

(India)

Anuraag Saxena, Sunday Guardian Live, 9th Oct 2016.

Temple politics in Kullu

(India)

Dipender Manta, The Tribune, 9th Oct 2016.

Thieves target Khermai temple, decamp with jewellery worth 1.5 lakh

(India)

The Hitavada, 8th Oct 2016.

"La corona ya no está en Tabasco"

(Mexico)

"The Crown is not in Tabasco"

José Vázquez, Tabasco Hoy, 7th Oct 2016.

Nine suspects charged with smuggling rare Torah manuscripts into Israel

(Egypt; Israel)

Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 7th Oct 2016.

Debate simmers over name of Devils Tower monument in Wyoming

(United States of America)

Bob Moen, Casper Star Tribune, 7th Oct 2016.

Damaged Bagan Temples Under Detailed Assessment

(Myanmar)

Tin Htet Paing, The Irrawaddy, 6th Oct 2016.

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

(Afghanistan; Israel)

Michael Press, Hyperallergic, 5th Oct 2016.

Statue stolen from ancient pagoda

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net, 4th Oct 2016.

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

(India)

Anuraag Saxena, Sunday Guardian Live, 4th Oct 2016.

Idols, donation box stolen from Jain temple in Mumbai

(India)

Anurag Kamble, Mid-day, 4th Oct 2016.

Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad

(Australia)

Esther Anatolitis, Eureka Street, 3rd Oct 2016.

India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice

(India)

Anuraag Saxena, Sunday Guardian Live, 3rd Oct 2016.

Art detectives track down stolen 12th-century Indian sculpture

(India; United Kingdom)

Richard Morris, India GB News, 3rd Oct 2016.

Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects

(United States of America)

Laura Morales, Arizona Public Media, 3rd Oct 2016.

Four Panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

Web India 123, 1st Oct 2016.

Es un sacrilegio: Diócesis

(Mexico)

Crystyan Vinagre, Tabasco Hoy, 1st Oct 2016.

Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return

(Australia; India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 1st Oct 2016.

India takes possession of stolen 12th-century Brahma sculpture

(Australia; India)

Eastern Eye, 1st Oct 2016.

Spanish thieves find easy source of loot: unprotected churches

(Spain)

Jordi Pérez Colomé, El País, 30th Sep 2016.

Se roban una virgen en municipio de Ocotepeque

(Honduras)

Virgin stolen from the municipality of Ocotepeque

Ariel Trigueros, Tiempo, 30th Sep 2016.

When Art Thieves Target Treasures In Churches

(Germany)

Tobias Heimbach, World Crunch, 30th Sep 2016.

Roban corona de Virgen de la Asunción

(Mexico)

Crown of the Virgen de la Asunción stolen

Leobardo Pérez Marín, El Universal, 30th Sep 2016.

Russian collector repatriates 17th-century icon to Yaroslavl church

(Russia; Italy)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 30th Sep 2016.

Temple looted

(India)

The Hindu, 29th Sep 2016.

Theft in Hebri temple

(India)

The Hindu, 29th Sep 2016.

Feds 'Paying a Lot of Attention' to International Repatriations; Is It Enough?

(United States of America)

Kim Baca, Indian Country Today, 28th Sep 2016.

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, Las Provincias, 27th Sep 2016.

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, Publico, 25th Sep 2016.

Roban campana en Huichapan

(Mexico)

Bell stolen in Huichapan

El Sol de Hidalgo, 25th Sep 2016.

The ghost of Vaman Ghiya is rising

(India; United Kingdom)

Vijay Kumar, DNA, 24th Sep 2016.

Art of the past

(Pakistan)

Zainab Fakhar, Pakistan Today, 24th Sep 2016.

Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran: HC orders CBI prob

(India)

M. A. Parray, Kashmir Reader, 22nd Sep 2016.

Youth arrested for thefts in 8 temples

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 21st Sep 2016.

Buddha statue theft from temple treated as hate crime

(United Kingdom)

Jenny Thomson, STV, 20th Sep 2016.

City cops nab gang involved in 13 temple thefts in Karnataka

(India)

Nishikant Karlikar, The Times of India, 16th Sep 2016.

Preventing the plunder of Asean's heritage

(Cambodia; Thailand; Myanmar)

Curtis S. Chin, The Straits Times, 16th Sep 2016.

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

(Peru)

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

Andina, 16th Sep 2016.

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

(Peru)

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

Radio Nacional, 16th Sep 2016.

5 members of gang involved in temple thefts in Karnataka held

(India)

Press Trust of India, India Today, 15th Sep 2016.

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

(South Korea)

Alexxa Gotthardt, Artsy, 15th Sep 2016.

Yobs 'mindlessly' smash historic stained-glass window in 12th-century Rye church

(United Kingdom)

Adrian Imms, The Argus, 15th Sep 2016.

Bring back vigango to their rightful locations

(Kenya)

Nancy Jumwa Ngowa, Daily Nation, 14th Sep 2016.

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, 14th Sep 2016.

B.C. allocates $2 million for First Nations repatriation efforts

(Canada)

CBC, 13th Sep 2016.

Vandals daub bizarre message on cathedral's 900 year old walls

(United Kingdom)

The Plymouth Herald, 13th Sep 2016.

Rani Pokhari reconstruction to resume this week

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 12th Sep 2016.

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, Economía y Negocios, 11th Sep 2016.

25 kilo laddu stolen from Ganesh pandal

(India)

Mahesh Buddil, The Times of India, 10th Sep 2016.

Thieves break into temple, steal antiques worth crores

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 10th Sep 2016.

Raghunath Trust to strengthen security & management shrine: CM

(India)

M. L. Verma, Himvani, 9th Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America; France)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 7th Sep 2016.

15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage

(Myanmar)

Eleven, 6th Sep 2016.

Roban copones con hostias consagradas de iglesia en Bucaramanga

(Colombia)

Cups and consecrated hosts stolen from church in Bucaramanga

Vanguardia, 6th Sep 2016.

Roban figuras religiosas desde iglesia jesuita en Calera de Tango

(Chile)

Religious statues stolen from the Jesuit church in Calera de Tango

24 Horas, 4th Sep 2016.

UNESCO Director-General condemns the destruction of a 9th century old mosque of Bani Matar in Yemen

(Yemen)

UNESCO, Malaysia Sun, 4th Sep 2016.

Santa Fe art dealer, Harvard reach deal over book's photos

(United States of America)

Anne Constable, Santa Fe New Mexican, 4th Sep 2016.

200-year-old priceless bibles returned to church after break-in

(United Kingdom)

Ben Philip, Daily Record, 3rd Sep 2016.

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, El Diario Montañes, 3rd Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Maxine Bernstein, Oregon Live, 2nd Sep 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Edward Damon, Berkshire Eagle, 2nd Sep 2016.

Robaron la corona de la Virgen de Peña en Tartagal

(Argentina)

The crown of the Virgen de Peña stolen in Tartagal

El Tribuno, 1st Sep 2016.

Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 1st Sep 2016.

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, 1st Sep 2016.

Unesco concerned about inappropriate rebuilding of Ranipokhari

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 1st Sep 2016.

Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process

(Myanmar)

Eleven, 31st Aug 2016.

Judge OKs return of Native American shield sent to Paris

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz, Las Cruces Sun-News, 31st Aug 2016.

11th century Bible recovered in central Turkey

(Turkey)

Daily Sabah, 30th Aug 2016.

Udupi: Valuables stolen from Mukhyaprana temple

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 30th Aug 2016.

Burglars steal 13 brass bells from century-old temple

(India)

The Times of India, 30th Aug 2016.

Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended

(Nepal)

My Republica, 30th Aug 2016.

Denuncian robos sacrílegos en el templo Santa Catalina de Juliaca

(Peru)

Sacrilegious theft in the Santa Catalina temple in Juliaca denounced

Correo Punto, Diario Correo, 30th Aug 2016.

Juliaca: perpetran nuevo robo sacrílego en Templo Santa Catalina

(Peru)

Juliaca: New sacrilegious robbery perpetrated in Santa Catalina temple

Redacción, RPP, 29th Aug 2016.

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

(Myanmar)

Libby Hogan, DVB, 29th Aug 2016.

Bid to steal panchaloha idols from temple

(India)

The Hindu, 29th Aug 2016.

Jharkhand: Authorities ensure Rs 2,500-cr Krishna idol is guarded well

(India)

B. Vijay Murty, Hindustan Times, 26th Aug 2016.

Roban valiosos objetos de la iglesia de Taurisma

(Peru)

RPP, 25th Aug 2016.

Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris

(Myanmar)

Zarni Mann, The Irrawaddy, 25th Aug 2016.

Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas

(Myanmar)

Radio Free Asia, 25th Aug 2016.

Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern, The Art Newspaper, 24th Aug 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Terrence T. McDonald, NJ.com, 24th Aug 2016.

Myanmar earthquake kills three, damages scores of ancient temples

(Myanmar)

Shwe Yee Saw Myint, Reuters, 24th Aug 2016.

Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 24th Aug 2016.

Sacred Maori paintings taken from King Country trust boardroom

(New Zealand)

The New Zealand Herald, 23rd Aug 2016.

'Need to sensitise law enforcement agencies on heritage'

(India)

The Hindu, 23rd Aug 2016.

Action urged for Yama lintel return

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 23rd Aug 2016.

SF church's holy relic stolen

(United States of America)

Steve Rubenstein, SFGate, 22nd Aug 2016.

Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo

(Paraguay)

Yugarón: Candelabras stolen from church returned

Ultima Hora, 22nd Aug 2016.

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

(India)

B. Satyanarayana Reddy, The New Indian Express, 22nd Aug 2016.

Police recover 400-yr old stolen idols, ornaments

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 21st Aug 2016.

Burglars strike in temple; loot gold, silver and cash

(India)

The Hindu, 21st Aug 2016.

6 panchaloha idols stolen from Tiruvotriyur temple

(India)

The Hindu, 21st Aug 2016.

Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony

(United States of America)

Martin Heinrich, Santa Fe New Mexican, 20th Aug 2016.

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, La Informacion, 20th Aug 2016.

Burglars steal brass from altar of Shipley church

(United Kingdom)

Steve Wright, Telegraph & Argus, 19th Aug 2016.

Police appeal for information following silver theft from Gloucestershire church

(United Kingdom)

Alex Capon, Antiques Trade Gazette, 19th Aug 2016.

Brass ornaments stolen from Chelmondiston Church

(United Kingdom)

Ellis Barker, East Anglian Daily Times, 19th Aug 2016.

Por qué es fácil robar obras de arte en Córdoba

(Argentina)

Why is it easy to steal artworks in Córdoba

Sergio Carreras, La Voz, 16th Aug 2016.

Our Prayers Are Answered as Beast Jesus Stars in a Comic Opera

(Spain)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 15th Aug 2016.

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, Diario Correo, 15th Aug 2016.

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

(French Polynesia; United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 15th Aug 2016.

Temple managements told to tighten security

(India)

The Hindu, 15th Aug 2016.

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

(Guatemala)

Jeff Abbott, Truthout, 14th Aug 2016.

Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime

(United States of America)

Madeline Fox, The Wichita Eagle, 14th Aug 2016.

St Peter Mancroft memorial desecrated after "disgraceful" theft

(United Kingdom)

David Hannant, Eastern Daily Press, 13th Aug 2016.

Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers

(United States of America)

Anne Constable, Santa Fe New Mexican, 13th Aug 2016.

Lost and found: "What Was Ours"

(United States of America)

Casey Sanchez, Santa Fe New Mexican, 12th Aug 2016.

Roban campana de iglesia en Hidalgo

(Mexico)

Church bell stolen in Hidalgo

El Arsenal, 11th Aug 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Nicholas Fandos, The New York Times, 11th Aug 2016.

Robo, la cruz de la iglesia

(Mexico)

Stolen, the cross of the church

J. Jesús Lemus, Reporte Indigo, 10th Aug 2016.

Robbery at Neemuch Mata Temple; Cash and Crown stolen

(India)

Udaipur Times, 10th Aug 2016.

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

(United States of America)

John V. Santore, Williamsburg Patch, 10th Aug 2016.

Priest murdered, 'ashtadhatu' idols stolen

(India)

Arvind Chauhan, The Times of India, 10th Aug 2016.

MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb

(Iraq; Israel)

Roi Kais, Ynet News, 8th Aug 2016.

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

(India)

Sandhya Ravishankar, Hindustan Times, 8th Aug 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Dan J. Martin, Leicester Mercury, 8th Aug 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Stephen Houston, Daily Record, 7th Aug 2016.

Tráfico de bienes culturales: Esto es un robo, señores

(Argentina)

Trafficking of cultural property: This is theft, folks

Sergio Carreras, La Voz, 7th Aug 2016.

Chile: robaron un hueso de Santa Teresa de Los Andes

(Chile)

Chile: Bone of Saint Teresa de los Andes stolen

Tiempo de San Juan, 6th Aug 2016.

Tras 58 días detienen a 7 personas por ataque y destrucción a la Gratitud Nacional

(Chile)

After 58 days, 7 people arrested for destruction of the Gratitud Nacional

24 Horas, 6th Aug 2016.

Theft of three retablos from Spanish Market shocks, saddens artists

(United States of America)

Andrew Oxford, Santa Fe New Mexican, 5th Aug 2016.

Call for ancient lintel to be returned from US exhibition

(Thailand; United States of America)

The Nation, 5th Aug 2016.

80%of Aleppo Old City square destroyed, residents lack tools to rebuild

(Syria)

Syria Direct, 4th Aug 2016.

Police detain 5 Wakf members for illegally renovating Dome of Rock

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud, The Jerusalem Post, 4th Aug 2016.

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, 4th Aug 2016.

Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 4th Aug 2016.

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, 4th Aug 2016.

Priceless stained glass window stolen from historic village church

(United Kingdom)

Harborough Mail, 3rd Aug 2016.

US returned only eight antiquities during PM Narendra Modi's visit: Govt

(India; United States of America)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 3rd Aug 2016.

Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants

(United States of America)

Jason Mark, The American Prospect, 3rd Aug 2016.

मंदिर से अष्टधातु की 4 मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

4 ashtadhatu idols stolen from temple

Inextlive, 3rd Aug 2016.

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

(Malaysia)

Malay Mail, 2nd Aug 2016.

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, Minuto 30, 2nd Aug 2016.

Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple

(India)

IANS, The Hindu, 2nd Aug 2016.

Police Name Five More Suspects in North Sumatra Buddhist Temple Attacks

(Indonesia)

Jakarta Globe, 1st Aug 2016.

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

(India)

The Tribune, 1st Aug 2016.

Police Name Twelve Suspects in North Sumatra Temple Attacks

(Indonesia)

Jakarta Globe, 1st Aug 2016.

Salafists blow up 16-century mosque in Yemen

(Yemen)

AFP, Al Arabiya, 31st Jul 2016.

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

(Mexico)

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

Ángulo7, 29th Jul 2016.

Temple burglary gang busted

(Thailand)

Bangkok Post, 28th Jul 2016.

Shutdown over takeover of Raghunath temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 28th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Antiques and the Arts Weekly, 28th Jul 2016.

Gold ornaments worth Rs 15,000 stolen from temple

(India)

The Times of India, 27th Jul 2016.

Gold ornaments, silver articles taken away from two temples

(India)

The Hindu, 27th Jul 2016.

Cologne cathedral hires lawyer to stop Pokemon players

(Germany)

Associated Press, Catholic Herald, 27th Jul 2016.

Panchaloha idol found in sand heap

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 26th Jul 2016.

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

(Japan; South Korea)

Toru Higashioka, The Asahi Shimbun, 26th Jul 2016.

14 rare idols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 24th Jul 2016.

Temple priest arrested on theft charge

(India)

The Hindu, 24th Jul 2016.

Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again

(Nepal)

Kai Weise, The Himalayan Times, 23rd Jul 2016.

Iran's National Library receives 2 rare Quran manuscripts

(Iran; Germany)

Mehr News Agency, 23rd Jul 2016.

U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield

(United States of America; France)

Anne Constable, Santa Fe New Mexican, 23rd Jul 2016.

सुसनेर के जैन मंदिर से अष्टधातु की 14 मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

14 sculptures stolen from Jain temple in Susner

Naidunia, 23rd Jul 2016.

Sullia: Theft of temple ornaments - priest arrested in Bengaluru

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 23rd Jul 2016.

Australia to return stolen Buddha statue to India

(Australia; India)

The Tribune, 22nd Jul 2016.

NGA's stolen buddha slowly homing in on return to India

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 22nd Jul 2016.

Six temples burgled in one night in Maddur taluk

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 21st Jul 2016.

Ladrones se llevan de iglesia campana de bronce de 200 kilos

(Mexico)

Thieves take bronze church bell of 200 kilos

Manuel Jiménez, El Imparcial, 20th Jul 2016.

Meet Vijay Kumar, the guardian of plundered idols and colonial loot

(India)

Divya Karthikeyan, The News Minute, 20th Jul 2016.

मंदिर से चोरी हुए चांदी के छत्र

(India)

Silver crown stolen from temple

Patrika, 19th Jul 2016.

Digitisation of temple idols all set to stop smugglers in their tracks

(India)

B. Sivakumar, The Times of India, 19th Jul 2016.

First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site

(Canada)

Camille Bains, The Globe and Mail, 18th Jul 2016.

US Senator Introduces Bill to Stop Overseas Sales of Stolen Indigenous Objects

(United States of America)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 18th Jul 2016.

'Our contribution to the artefacts registry is poor'

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 18th Jul 2016.

National Gallery of Australia likely to forfeit more ancient Indian antiquities, says director

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 18th Jul 2016.

BJP government has no space for prized artefacts returned by US

(India)

Soudhriti Bhabani, India Today, 18th Jul 2016.

Three cops booked for selling stolen goods

(India)

Shafaque Alam, The Times of India, 17th Jul 2016.

मन्दिर से कीमती अष्टधातु की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Precious ashtadhatu idol theft from temple

EENadu, 17th Jul 2016.

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

(India)

Arun Janardhanan, The Indian Express, 17th Jul 2016.

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

(Mexico)

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

Francisco Javier Acuña, Excelsior, 17th Jul 2016.

Religious artifacts and equipment stolen from Chabad Jewish center of USC

(United States of America)

Alexia Fernandez, Los Angeles Times, 15th Jul 2016.

Looted antique idol recovered in Bargarh

(India)

Orissa Post, 15th Jul 2016.

Theft in temple

(India)

The Hindu, 15th Jul 2016.

Idol robberies rising in Chhattisgarh, allege Congress

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 14th Jul 2016.

End to Penang temple vandalism streak? Cops believe they caught the man (VIDEO)

(Malaysia)

Opalyn Mok, The Malay Mail, 14th Jul 2016.

Deenadhayalan produced in CJM court in Srivilliputtur

(India)

S. Sundar, The Hindu, 14th Jul 2016.

Gold statues of deities stolen from Penang temple

(Malaysia)

ANN, Asia One, 13th Jul 2016.

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, Biobio Chile, 13th Jul 2016.

Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis

(Mexico)

Theft from Catholic churches should worry society: Diocese

Ulises Villar, Quadratin, 13th Jul 2016.

Destrozan con pintadas la fachada de la ermita del Calvario y sus estaciones de penitencia

(Spain)

The facade of the hermitage of Calvario and it's stations of the cross destroyed by graffiti

Marbella Directo, 13th Jul 2016.

Editorial: Rest of delegation should join fight for tribal artifacts

(United States of America)

Albuquerque Journal, 13th Jul 2016.

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, 13th Jul 2016.

Gold goddess idol stolen from temple in Bargarh

(India)

Prameya News, 13th Jul 2016.

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

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 12th Jul 2016.

Ariyalur to America and back: How 2 antique idols returned

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The Times of India, 12th Jul 2016.

INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte

(Mexico)

INAH must release documents about theft of pieces of art

Quadratin, 12th Jul 2016.

भगवान की खोज में एएसआई के नेतृत्व में राजिम पहुंची पुलिस

(India)

Dantewada police looking for stolen idol of god

Naidunia, 12th Jul 2016.

Police set up task force following desecration of 4 Hindu temples

(Malaysia)

Aaron Ngui, The Sun Daily, 11th Jul 2016.

Senator continues battle to save Native American artifacts from theft and sale

(United States of America)

Griselda Nevarez, The Guardian, 11th Jul 2016.

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

(India)

Divya Karthikeyan, The News Minute, 11th Jul 2016.

Three statues smashed at 70-year-old place of worship in Jln Tengku Kudin

(Malaysia)

Crystal Chiam Shiying, The Star, 11th Jul 2016.

DRI crackdown nets huge haul of red sanders, idols

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, The Hindu, 11th Jul 2016.

Items smuggled under guise of iron goods

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 11th Jul 2016.

No ha habido robos en templos que son Patrimonio de la humanidad: INAH

(Mexico)

There haven't been robberies in church that are Heritage of humanity: INAH

Cecilia Conde, AM De Querétaro, 10th Jul 2016.

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

(India)

DNA, 9th Jul 2016.

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

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 8th Jul 2016.

Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items

(United States of America)

Emily Zenter, Cronkite News, 8th Jul 2016.

Cambodia cracks down on scantily clad visitors to Angkor

(Cambodia)

AFP, The Guardian, 7th Jul 2016.

Roban una de las campanas de Duález

(Spain)

One of the bell of Duález stolen

David Carrera, El Diario Montañes, 7th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Royale Da, KOAT, 7th Jul 2016.

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, 7th Jul 2016.

Kashmiri Pandits protest over vandalization, theft in temples at Valley

(India)

Daily Excelsior, 7th Jul 2016.

Vessels, puja items stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu, 6th Jul 2016.

Ottawa pledges support for B.C. plan to repatriate First Nations artifacts

(Canada)

Rob Shaw, Vancouver Sun, 6th Jul 2016.

Police wait for ASI to inspect antiques

(India)

R. Srikanth, The Hindu, 5th Jul 2016.

Tougher law sought on sale of artifacts

(United States of America)

Mohave Valley Daily News, 5th Jul 2016.

Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años

(Mexico)

More than 6871 cultural items stolen in 18 years.

Olinka Valdez, Milenio, 5th Jul 2016.

The Prophet's Mosque in Medina, Islam's second holiest site, attacked

(Saudi Arabia)

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 5th Jul 2016.

Modification, demolition of ancient structures stayed

(Pakistan)

Dawn, 5th Jul 2016.

Third Hindu temple in Penang vandalised

(Malaysia)

R. Sekaran, The Star, 4th Jul 2016.

Over 200 artefacts recovered from idol smuggler's bungalow

(India)

R. Srikanth, The Hindu, 4th Jul 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

ABC Australia, 4th Jul 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

Sally Pryor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4th Jul 2016.

Detienen a sujeto acusado por robo a iglesia de Xalapa

(Mexico)

Suspect accused of robbing a Xalapa church arrested

Gary Montes, Imagen del Golfo, 3rd Jul 2016.

Heinrich readies bill to help protect tribes' cultural artifacts

(United States of America)

Anne Constable, Santa Fe New Mexican, 2nd Jul 2016.

Jehovah's Witnesses deny desecrating site

(Mexico)

Mexico News Daily, 1st Jul 2016.

Ringling Museum Asian art donor sues to get millions back

(United States of America)

Lennie Bennett, Tampa Bay Times, 1st Jul 2016.

Detienen a presuntos autores del robo de las coronas de la Virgen de la Cabeza

(Spain)

Assumed robbers of the crown of the Virgen de la Cabeza arrested

CLM24, 30th Jun 2016.

'Heartless' burglars smash up church with sledgehammers

(United Kingdom)

Kelsey Maxwell, Leigh Journal, 29th Jun 2016.

5-star hotel employee held for temple theft

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 29th Jun 2016.

Jehovah's Witnesses accused of destroying ancient religious site in Mexico

(Mexico)

Nathaniel Janowitz, Vice, 29th Jun 2016.

Welcome home party for Devon church's priceless panels

(United Kingdom)

W.M.N.H. Finch, The Herald, 29th Jun 2016.

Robbers strike close to PMB family's heart

(South Africa)

Kailene Pillay, News 24, 28th Jun 2016.

Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration

(Myanmar)

Apollo, 27th Jun 2016.

Deenadayalan's aide held, 9 more idols seized

(India)

R. Srikanth, The Hindu, 27th Jun 2016.

Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts

(United States of America)

Santa Fe New Mexican, 26th Jun 2016.

Connoisseur of art who turned temple raider

(India)

Srikkanth Dhasarathy, The New Indian Express, 26th Jun 2016.

Theft at two temples

(India)

The Hindu, 25th Jun 2016.

Police arrest idol smuggler, seize 9 ancient statues

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 25th Jun 2016.

Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford

(United States of America)

Katie Harris, Fox, 24th Jun 2016.

Four students picked up for possessing 'bronze' idol, released

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 24th Jun 2016.

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, 24th Jun 2016.

Robbery attempt at Marakathambiga Sundarashwarar Temple caught on camera

(India)

DNA, 24th Jun 2016.

Stolen medieval panels restored and reinstalled in Devon church

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 24th Jun 2016.

Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill

(United States of America)

Lyn Smith, Daily Times, 24th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Kirsten Mcstay, Daily Record, 24th Jun 2016.

Over 14 lakh antiquities documented, data on NMMA website

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 23rd Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Chris Webber, The Northern Echo, 23rd Jun 2016.

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

(Canada; United States of America)

Brian Morton, Vancouver Sun, 23rd Jun 2016.

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, Diario Sur, 23rd Jun 2016.

Art dealer arrested in Chennai for suspected temple artefacts theft

(India)

AFP, Hindustan Times, 22nd Jun 2016.

Over ten thousand stolen items con scated from Bullas antique collector

(Spain)

Murcia Today, 22nd Jun 2016.

Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next

(United States of America; France)

Mary Hudetz, News Times, 22nd Jun 2016.

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, 22nd Jun 2016.

Panchaloha Idol, Materials Stolen from Mariamma Temple

(India)

Mangalorean News, 21st Jun 2016.

Govt has no record of artefacts stolen during militancy years

(India)

Sumit Hakhoo, The Tribune, 21st Jun 2016.

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

(Canada)

Rob Shaw, Vancouver Sun, 21st Jun 2016.

Trémel. Un joyau du XVIe siécle ravagé par un incendie

(France)

Trémel. A sixteenth century jewel destroyed by fire

Le Télégramme, 21st Jun 2016.

Man beheads 800-year-old church statue in Florida, threatens to shoot priest in face, police say

(United States of America)

Fox, 21st Jun 2016.

Miscreants damage ancient Rameshwar temple at Halasi

(India)

Ravindra Uppar, The Times of India, 21st Jun 2016.

Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church

(United States of America)

Emily Younger, KSN, 20th Jun 2016.

2 idols seized in Chennai could be from Tiruchi

(India)

The Hindu, 20th Jun 2016.

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, La Nación, 20th Jun 2016.

On the trail of stolen artefacts

(India)

R. Vimal Kumar, The Hindu, 20th Jun 2016.

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

(India)

Arun Janardhanan, The Indian Express, 20th Jun 2016.

CCTV surveillance at Golden Temple helps nail thieves

(India)

P. K. Jaiswar, The Tribune, 19th Jun 2016.

Locals fear alcohol fueled vandalism will destroy the last remaining relics of Old Palmerstown Church

(Ireland)

Claire Scott, Dublin Live, 18th Jun 2016.

Thieves strip lead off East Meon church roof

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 17th Jun 2016.

Icon stolen from Wichita church

(United States of America)

Lara Korte, The Wichita Eagle, 17th Jun 2016.

Cracking down on idol-looters

(India)

The Hindu, 17th Jun 2016.

Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home

(China; Netherlands)

Margaux Schreurs, The Beijinger, 17th Jun 2016.

TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 17th Jun 2016.

'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'

(India)

The Hindu, 17th Jun 2016.

Gravesite looted in Harrison County

(United States of America)

Katie Bauer, Wave 3, 16th Jun 2016.

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

(India)

K. Maniandan, The Hindu, 16th Jun 2016.

Villagers in court over stolen statue

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua, Shanghai Daily, 16th Jun 2016.

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

(India)

The Hindu, 16th Jun 2016.

Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers

(India)

R. Srikanth, The Hindu, 16th Jun 2016.

Vandals damage up to 40 gravestones in Inverness cemetery

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 15th Jun 2016.

Catching up with a master smuggler

(India)

R. Srikanth, The Hindu, 15th Jun 2016.

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

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 15th Jun 2016.

Valuable 16th century silver stolen in church raid

(United Kingdom)

ITV News, 14th Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Hertfordshire Mercury, 14th Jun 2016.

'Hundreds of Bihar antiquities are still in foreign museums'

(India)

Pranav Chaudhary, The Times of India, 14th Jun 2016.

Octogenarian's computer may hold key to big idol ring

(India)

A. Selvaraj, The Times of India, 14th Jun 2016.

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

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 13th Jun 2016.

'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts

(Mali)

Simon Worrall, National Geographic, 12th Jun 2016.

50 more idols, paintings recovered from smuggler

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 12th Jun 2016.

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

(India)

Debayan Tewaril, The Times of India, 12th Jun 2016.

British doubts over Joan of Arc's ring

(United Kingdom; France)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jun 2016.

Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi

(India; United States of America)

Virendrasingh Ghunawat, India Today, 9th Jun 2016.

Tres detenidos por 35 robos en colegios e iglesias

(Spain)

Three arrested for 35 robberies in schools and churches

Europa Press, 9th Jun 2016.

Police clueless on Thanjavur temple theft

(India)

Gokul Rajendranl, The Times of India, 9th Jun 2016.

Revealed: how altarpiece broke in disastrous fall at London's National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jun 2016.

The American Who Rescued The Saint

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 8th Jun 2016.

Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home

(India)

Nistula Hebbar, The Hindu, 8th Jun 2016.

How low-profile expats helped India bring back 200 ancient artifacts

(India)

Gargi Gupta, DNA, 8th Jun 2016.

Mega heist at Thanjai temple

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 8th Jun 2016.

ASI team inspects idols seized from smuggler

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 7th Jun 2016.

With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins

(Cambodia)

Michelle Vachon, Cambodia Daily, 7th Jun 2016.

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

(Argentina)

Buen Pastor: Artworks stolen and fake murals painted

CBA 24, 6th Jun 2016.

US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation

(India; United States of America)

Geneva Sands, ABC United States, 6th Jun 2016.

Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say

(Russia)

The Moscow Times, 6th Jun 2016.

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

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 6th Jun 2016.

Relic of Pope John Paul II stolen from Cologne Cathedral

(Germany)

Reuters, Business Insider, 5th Jun 2016.

Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home

(United States of America; France)

Albuquerque Journal, 5th Jun 2016.

Thiruverumbur police recovers stone idols of Hindu deities from Cauvery river

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 5th Jun 2016.

Idol smuggling kingpin surrenders

(India)

News Today, 4th Jun 2016.

Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro

(Spain)

Robber of the Church of Perpetual Help arrested

Diario de Alto Aragón, 4th Jun 2016.

More idols found in Alwarpet house

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 3rd Jun 2016.

Priest nabbed for robbing churches

(Greece)

eKathimerini, 2nd Jun 2016.

Syria's third-oldest mosque damaged by airstrike: 'A violation of historical sites'

(Syria)

Alaa Nassar, Syria Direct, 2nd Jun 2016.

Riesgoso para templos mantener sus puertas abiertas, se roban hasta ostias

(Mexico)

Risks for temples to keep their doors open: theft of sacred items

Plano Informativo, 2nd Jun 2016.

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, La Vanguardia, 2nd Jun 2016.

Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping

(India)

Vivek Narayanan, The Hindu, 2nd Jun 2016.

Cops tracking Kaluchari-era missing idols in US

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 2nd Jun 2016.

Hindu temple in Penang desecrated, statues destroyed

(Malaysia)

Free Malaysia Today, 2nd Jun 2016.

Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea

(Israel)

Mike Smith, Yahoo News, 2nd Jun 2016.

Idol worth lakhs stolen from Jain Temple

(India)

The Hitavada, 1st Jun 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Geraldine Scott, Evening News 24, 1st Jun 2016.

Student who scrawled 'don't bomb Syria' in giant black letters on historic World Heritage-listed church opposite Parliament is spared jail

(United Kingdom)

Mark Duell, The Daily Mail, 1st Jun 2016.

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

(India; United States of America)

Sobhana K. Nair, Mumbai Mirror, 1st Jun 2016.

Idol smuggling gang busted

(India)

Vivek Narayanan, The Hindu, 1st Jun 2016.

Roban valiosa imagen en parroquia de Itá

(Paraguay)

Valuable icon stolen from the church of Itá

ABC Paraguay, 31st May 2016.

Major haul of idols in Chennai city, 3 arrested

(India)

Web India 123, 31st May 2016.

Vandals damage headstones at Leslie Cemetery, Glenrothes

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 30th May 2016.

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

(United States of America; France)

France 24, 30th May 2016.

Paris auction house cancels sale of Acoma shield

(United States of America; France)

Michael Coleman, Albuquerque Journal, 30th May 2016.

Acoma shield being auctioned in Paris

(United States of America; France)

Michael Coleman, Albuquerque Journal, 30th May 2016.

Shock after thieves behead angel statue in Cambridge graveyard

(United Kingdom)

Chris Elliott, Cambridge News, 30th May 2016.

Silver articles stolen from temple

(India)

The Hans India, 29th May 2016.

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, 29th May 2016.

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, Pasión en Sevilla, 27th May 2016.

The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago

(United States of America; France)

Associated Press, Yahoo News, 27th May 2016.

Silver crowns of deities stolen from Jatashankar Devalaya in Telangkhedi

(India)

Nagpur Today, 27th May 2016.

Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts

(United States of America; France)

Martin Heinrich, KRWG, 26th May 2016.

Woman arrested for damaging idols in temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 26th May 2016.

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

(United States of America; France)

David Smith, The Guardian, 25th May 2016.

National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves

(Israel)

Yoni Kempinski, Arutz Sheva, 25th May 2016.

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

(Mexico)

Sentenced to one year in prison for stealing bell

El Pueblo, 24th May 2016.

Teenager, 15, charged over vandalism at historic Fife church

(United Kingdom)

Craig Smith, The Courier, 24th May 2016.

Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions

(United States of America; France)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 24th May 2016.

China hopes to reunite "stolen" Buddhist relics in the virtual world

(China)

Atul Aneja, The Hindu, 24th May 2016.

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, Colombiano, 23rd May 2016.

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, Zamora 24 Horas, 23rd May 2016.

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, La Opinión de Zamora, 23rd May 2016.

No paran robos de campanas en Tasquillo

(Mexico)

Robbery of bells in Tasquillo not stopped

El Sol de Hidalgo, 22nd May 2016.

Temple theft case: two arrested

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 22nd May 2016.

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, El Confidencial, 22nd May 2016.

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

(India)

D. A. Rashid, Greater Kashmir, 21st May 2016.

Buddha relics to head back to Oudong Mountain

(Cambodia)

Morn Vanntey, The Phnom Penh Post, 20th May 2016.

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

(Syria)

Ross Burns, Apollo, 20th May 2016.

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

(Syria)

Lizzie Porter, Middle East Eye, 20th May 2016.

Stolen Chalice Remains Missing

(United Kingdom)

Rebecca Cain, Hereford Times, 19th May 2016.

Hurtan pinturas en templo católico de Alegría, Usulután

(El Salvador)

Paintings stolen from catholic church of Alegría, Usulután

Carlos Segovia, El Salvador, 19th May 2016.

Cops nab man accused of stealing church painting

(United States of America)

Gabrielle Fonrouge, New York Post, 18th May 2016.

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

(India)

Rashmi Menon, The Economic Times, 18th May 2016.

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, La Opinión de Zamora, 18th May 2016.

मंदिर से नकदी सहित लाखों के आभूषण चोरी

(India)

Ornaments Cash Stolen From Temple In Bilaspur

Amar Ujala, 16th May 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Florence Sneed, Cambridge News, 16th May 2016.

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, El Democata, 16th May 2016.

Ukraine's first printed book stolen from library

(Ukraine)

Ukraine Today, 16th May 2016.

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, 16th May 2016.

Roban campanario de iglesia en Tasquillo

(Mexico)

Bells stolen from church in Tasquillo

El Sol de Hidalgo, 15th May 2016.

Police search for man who stole religious icon from Manhattan church

(United States of America)

Dray Clark, ABC United States, 15th May 2016.

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, ABC España, 13th May 2016.

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

(United States of America; Germany)

Nicholas O'Donnell, JD Supra, 13th May 2016.

Chiclayo: Delincuentes roban iglesia por segunda vez

(Peru)

Chiclayo: Criminals rob church for second time

Perú21, 12th May 2016.

Thefts of idols on rise in Bhaktapur

(Nepal)

Himalayan News Service, The Himalayan Times, 12th May 2016.

पुलिस ने मंदिर में चोरी का किया खुलासा, एक गिरफ्तार

(India)

Jhansi Police Solves a Temple Robbery Case

Patrika, 11th May 2016.

Ancient Brahmayani statues stolen from Bhaktapur temple

(Nepal)

Rastriya Samachar Samiti, The Himalayan Times, 11th May 2016.

ಈಶ್ವರಮಂಗಲ: ಪಂಚಲಿಂಗೇಶ್ವರ ದೇವಸ್ಥಾನಕ್ಕೆ ಕಳ್ಳರ ಕನ್ನ

(India)

Isvaramangala: thieves break into the temple

Vijay Karnataka, 10th May 2016.

Antique dealer who plundered churches for profit jailed

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 10th May 2016.

The Heritage Warriors

(India)

Gargi Gupta, DNA, 8th May 2016.

Getting back the bronzes of Sivapuram Natarajar temple

(India)

Latha Iyer, Performance Gurus, 8th May 2016.

Six items stolen from chapels still missing

(Malta)

Sarah Carabott, Times of Malta, 6th May 2016.

Theft in temple in Siddapura

(India)

The Hindu, 6th May 2016.

Dallas Holocaust Museum gets menorah taken from Europe in WWII

(United States of America)

JTA, The Times of Israel, 6th May 2016.

Church raider jailed after stealing priceless relics, including ancient coffin

(United Kingdom)

Jeanette Oldham, Birmingham Mail, 6th May 2016.

Roban objetos de incalculable valor histórico de la iglesia de Capiatá

(Paraguay)

Objects of incalculable historical value stolen from church of Capiatá

ABC Paraguay, 6th May 2016.

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, Deia, 6th May 2016.

Desarticulada una banda por robo con fuerza en iglesias

(Spain)

Gang busted for aggravated theft in churches

EFE, La Cronica de Badajoz, 5th May 2016.

Headstones of Native Americans missing for decades returned to relatives

(United States of America)

Kate Thayer, The Chicago Tribune, 5th May 2016.

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, 5th May 2016.

Roban el Sagrario de la Iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro

(Spain)

The tabernacle of the Church of Perpetual Sorrow stolen

Radio Huesca, 4th May 2016.

Fifty-year-old Hindu idols stolen from Netrokona temple

(Bangladesh)

BD News 24, 4th May 2016.

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, Jerez Sin Fronteras, 3rd May 2016.

Thieves desecrate temple

(South Africa)

Kailene Pillay, News 24, 3rd May 2016.

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, 1st May 2016.

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

(India; United Kingdom)

Ruchika Sharma, Scroll.in, 1st May 2016.

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

(India)

Idol Theft From Temple In Jhansi

Bhaskar, 30th Apr 2016.

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, 30th Apr 2016.

Is India serious about retrieving its stolen Antiques?

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, MyIndMakers, 29th Apr 2016.

मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्तियां चोरी, ग्रामीण भड़के

(India)

Idols stolen from temple in Raebareli

Amar Ujala, 29th Apr 2016.

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, 29th Apr 2016.

Two arrested for trying to sell idols stolen from temple near Ponneri

(India)

The Hindu, 29th Apr 2016.

Miners plunder 'Ramayana' heritage in MP

(India)

P. Naveen, The Times of India, 29th Apr 2016.

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

(Turkey; Syria)

Daily Sabah, 29th Apr 2016.

US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

BBC News, 28th Apr 2016.

Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf

(China)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 28th Apr 2016.

US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

APP, The Nation, 27th Apr 2016.

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

(India)

The Hans India, 27th Apr 2016.

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

(Nepal)

Erich Theophile, Apollo, 26th Apr 2016.

Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 26th Apr 2016.

18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government

(India)

Press Trust of India, The New Indian Express, 25th Apr 2016.

Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash

(India)

Ranjani Govind, The Hindu, 25th Apr 2016.

Monuments Men go after state's treasure

(India)

Vandana Kamath, Bangalore Mirror, 24th Apr 2016.

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

(India)

Temple theft caught on CCTV footage

Bhaskar, 22nd Apr 2016.

Jewish family makes claims to prized Passover manuscript

(Israel)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 21st Apr 2016.

Macherla police help TS cops crack temple theft case

(India)

The Hans India, 20th Apr 2016.

Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001

(Guatemala)

Theft of the Virgin of Carmen caused repudiation in 2001

Hemeroteca PL, Prensa Libre, 19th Apr 2016.

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, El Norte de Castilla, 19th Apr 2016.

Save cultural heritage of India

(India)

Anil Paba, Daily Excelsior, 18th Apr 2016.

कोतवाली पुलिस सोती रही, पड़ोस के जैन मंदिर में हो गई चोरी

(India)

Theft in Jain Temple Near Police Station, Gwalior

Dainik Bhaskar, 16th Apr 2016.

S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster

(South Korea; Japan)

Yonhap News Agency, 16th Apr 2016.

SC asks Centre to look into disappearance of Guwahati temple treasure

(India)

Hindustan Times, 14th Apr 2016.

Crown of the Andes sold on the cheap?

(Colombia; United States of America)

Richard Emblin, The City Paper, 14th Apr 2016.

'Valuable' artworks found three years after Kiltullagh church theft

(Ireland)

BBC News, 12th Apr 2016.

Silver items taken away from temple

(India)

The Hindu, 12th Apr 2016.

Online group tracks stolen art and negotiates for its return

(India)

Sravanth Verma, Digital Journal, 9th Apr 2016.

Karkala: Theft at Shirlalu Basadi - Sack containing idols found

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 8th Apr 2016.

HR & CE official arrested for theft of precious temple jewels

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, The Hindu, 8th Apr 2016.

Ashtadhatu idols stolen in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 7th Apr 2016.

Denuncian robo de 3 campanas de origen colonial en pueblo de Áncash

(Peru)

Theft of three colonial bells reported in Áncash village

Andina, 7th Apr 2016.

Is the Israel Museum's Birds' Head Haggadah Nazi-era loot?

(Israel)

David D'Arcy, The Art Newspaper, 6th Apr 2016.

Roban iglesia de Suesca en Cundinamarca

(Colombia)

Church of Suesca in Cundinamarca robbed.

Caracol Radio, 5th Apr 2016.

$90,000 Hindu Statue Stolen From UES Gallery During Open House

(United States of America)

Jen Chung, Gothamist, 5th Apr 2016.

प्राचीन भद्रेश्वर मंदिर से घंटे चोरी

(India)

Bell stolen from Ancient Bhadreswar temple

Amar Ujala, 5th Apr 2016.

Burglars decamp with Rs. 17,480, 8 silver Chhatrs from Sarwal Temple

(India)

State Times, 4th Apr 2016.

గురజాల రామాలయంలో చోరీ

(India)

Theft in Rama Temple of Gurajala

Sakshi Post, 4th Apr 2016.

Astadhatu idol of Lord Ganesh worth 25 crore recovered in Kaushambi, 6 held

(India)

Kapil Dixit, The Times of India, 4th Apr 2016.

पहले पूजा की फिर उड़ा दी दस करोड़ की मूर्ति

(India)

Ashtadhatu idol stolen from temple

Patrika, 3rd Apr 2016.

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, 3rd Apr 2016.

नसीराबाद के रामसर से चोरी हुई बलदाउ की मूर्ति

(India)

Idol stolen from Nashirabad

Pradesh 18, 3rd Apr 2016.

Panchaloha idols seized

(India)

The Hans India, 3rd Apr 2016.

चोर की करतूत, मंदिर से पार कर दिया कीमती भगवान की मूर्ति

(India)

Kanker: Sculpture theft at temple

Patrika, 3rd Apr 2016.

Historic Moorhead church tries to repair, prevent vandalism

(United States of America)

Tim Gallagher, Hastings Tribune, 2nd Apr 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

The Chakra, 2nd Apr 2016.

मंदिर से मूर्ति समेत अन्य सामान चोरी

(India)

Banke Bihari temple idol theft in Uttar Pradesh

Khaskhabar, 2nd Apr 2016.

Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Washington Times, 2nd Apr 2016.

Nationally important 12th century monument spray-painted by vandals

(United Kingdom)

Brian Donnelly, The Herald, 2nd Apr 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 2nd Apr 2016.

The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA

(United States of America)

Frances Madeson, Indian Country Today, 31st Mar 2016.

89-year-old temple bell found in drainage canal

(India)

S. Prasad, The Hindu, 31st Mar 2016.

More looted antiquities welcomed home

(Cambodia; France)

Vong Sokheng, The Phnom Penh Post, 31st Mar 2016.

Idols stolen from streetside temple

(India)

The Hindu, 30th Mar 2016.

Sirsi: Idol of Nandi stolen at Sirsi Temple.

(India)

Sahil Online, 30th Mar 2016.

Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork

(Cambodia)

WBUR, 30th Mar 2016.

Four held; stolen idols recovered

(India)

The Hindu, 30th Mar 2016.

3 panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 30th Mar 2016.

Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail, 30th Mar 2016.

Stolen Durga idol returns to Valley after 25 years

(India)

M Aamir Khan, The Tribune, 30th Mar 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 29th Mar 2016.

Theft of historic painting shakes parish in old gold-mining town

(United States of America)

Zita Fletcher, Catholic Philly, 28th Mar 2016.

US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

BBC News, 28th Mar 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 27th Mar 2016.

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

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 27th Mar 2016.

Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon

(United States of America)

Jim Mimiaga, The Cortez Journal, 27th Mar 2016.

Man nabbed with stolen bronze idol in Tasmac shop

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 27th Mar 2016.

Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum

(Pakistan)

Dunya News, 26th Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Matt Reason, East Anglian Daily Times, 25th Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Stuart Wilson, Daily Record, 25th Mar 2016.

Mali rebel 'to admit' Timbuktu mausoleum destruction at ICC

(Mali)

BBC News, 24th Mar 2016.

Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish

(India)

Jawhar Sircar, The Art Newspaper, 24th Mar 2016.

Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue

(United States of America; Pakistan)

The Daily Chappaqua, 24th Mar 2016.

Yemeni authorities jail Jewish man over airlifted Torah

(Yemen; Israel)

Sandy Rashty, The Jewish Chronicle, 24th Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Charlotte Bowe, The Northern Echo, 23rd Mar 2016.

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, 22nd Mar 2016.

7 kalasams stolen from temple in Pallavaram

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 22nd Mar 2016.

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, Diario de Burgos, 22nd Mar 2016.

Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Jamie Schram, New York Post, 22nd Mar 2016.

Protector left unprotected

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar, The Hindu, 21st Mar 2016.

Theft of Aurangzeb-era Quran: HC directs IO's personal appearance

(India)

Marouf Ahmad Parray, Kashmir Reader, 20th Mar 2016.

Three arrested for 'stealing' panchaloha idols

(India)

The Hindu, 19th Mar 2016.

Suspect in Buddhist statue theft arrested in Santa Ana

(United States of America)

Chris Jennewein, My News LA, 19th Mar 2016.

Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case

(United States of America; India; Cambodia)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 18th Mar 2016.

Rama idol stolen from Kashi temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 17th Mar 2016.

Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling

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

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 17th Mar 2016.

Woman wanted for stealing Buddhist statues from temple

(United States of America)

Hoa Quach, My News LA, 17th Mar 2016.

400 year-old ancient statues stolen from a temple in Odisha

(India)

Odisha Sun Times Bureau, Odisha Sun Times, 15th Mar 2016.

Theft of ancient idol: Himachal trying to extradite suspect from Nepal

(India; Nepal)

IANS, Business Standard, 15th Mar 2016.

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, ABC España, 14th Mar 2016.

Cementerios salitreros en alerta

(Chile)

Salitre cemeteries on alert

Alejandra Lobo, La Tercera, 14th Mar 2016.

800gm silver articles stolen from temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 14th Mar 2016.

जौनपुर में मंदिर से मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Sculptures Stolen from Temple in Jaunpur

Navbharat Times, 14th Mar 2016.

Violence, dead bufallo, stolen idol raise tensions in Agra district

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 13th Mar 2016.

Córdoba rejects Catholic church's claim to own mosque-cathedral

(Spain)

Stephen Burgen, The Guardian, 13th Mar 2016.

Cathedral reopens home of historic order after thefts

(United Kingdom)

Diane King, Edinburgh Evening News, 12th Mar 2016.

मूर्ति उठाने आए बदमाशों ने होमगार्ड पर झोंका फायर

(India)

Theft in temple, guard fired on

Amar Ujala, 12th Mar 2016.

Temple theft case: two arrested

(India; Bangladesh)

The Hindu, 12th Mar 2016.

Buddha's return belies tensions between Beijing and Taipei

(China; Taiwan)

Lucy Hornby, Financial Times, 11th Mar 2016.

Federal Agents Raid Christie's, Seizing 2 Ancient Sculptures

(United States of America; India)

Colin Moynihan, The New York Times, 11th Mar 2016.

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

(United States of America; India)

ICE, 11th Mar 2016.

Roban una pieza del paso de misterio del Ecce - Homo

(Spain)

Piece of the paso de misterio of Ecce-Homo stolen.

A. Cañadas, Cofrademania, 10th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Armenian church in Deir al-Zour

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 10th Mar 2016.

Temple theft case: police custody of main accused extended

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 10th Mar 2016.

Precious Art Stolen from India Is Being Brought Back. Thanks to One Man and His Extraordinary Team

(India)

Tanaya Singh, The Better India, 9th Mar 2016.

Stolen artworks and archaeological artifacts seized as Bullas resident is arrested

(Spain)

Murcia Today, 9th Mar 2016.

Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie

(Canada)

Kenneth Jackson, APTN, 9th Mar 2016.

Museum has a history of theft, missing manuscripts

(India)

Satyasundar Barik, The Hindu, 9th Mar 2016.

Over 100 antiquities stolen from monuments since 2000

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 9th Mar 2016.

Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home

(United States of America)

Kayla Desroches, KNBA, 8th Mar 2016.

Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes

(Venezuela)

Graves of priests desecrated and robbed

Dalila Itriago, El Nacional, 8th Mar 2016.

Priceless palm leaf manuscripts go missing at Odisha State Museum

(India)

Satyasundar Barik, The Hindu, 8th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: Mar Elian Monastery

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 7th Mar 2016.

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

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov, Archaeology in Bulgaria, 7th Mar 2016.

Georgia Bill Would Exempt Construction Projects From Reporting Sacred Remains

(United States of America)

Amy Morris, Indian Country Today, 7th Mar 2016.

Elderly pair held after 3,000 French church objects found

(France)

Expatica, 7th Mar 2016.

Temple Theft: Role of Migrant Workers in Crime Suspected

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 7th Mar 2016.

'The toilets were absolutely full of crucifixes': Two elderly people arrested over theft of religious items

(France)

AFP, The Journal, 6th Mar 2016.

Temple burgled: idol and valuables stolen

(India)

The Hindu, 6th Mar 2016.

Jaro archbishop suspends priest over treasure hunt in ancient cemetery

(Philippines)

Anne Fernandez, Inter Aksyon, 6th Mar 2016.

Roba iglesia de Creel; lo detiene la FGE

(Mexico)

Nancy De León, Entre Líneas, 5th Mar 2016.

Panchaloha idol stolen from temple in TN

(India)

Web India 123, 5th Mar 2016.

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

(Mali)

John Darlington, Newsweek, 5th Mar 2016.

Valuables worth 1.5 lakhstolen from Maradu temple

(India)

The Times of India, 5th Mar 2016.

Rs 5 lakh worth gold, silver looted from Odisha temple

(India)

Odisha Sun Times, 5th Mar 2016.

Cops crack Pimpri temple theft case, 3 in net

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 4th Mar 2016.

Vaishno devi temple: Security guard, aides held for theft

(India)

Express News Service, The Indian Express, 4th Mar 2016.

5 held, ornaments stolen from temple recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 4th Mar 2016.

Treasure hunters ravage temples

(India)

Ravi P. Benjamin, The Hans India, 4th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: Aleppo's minaret

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 3rd Mar 2016.

Stolen Buddha Head Displayed at Museum of China in Beijing

(China; Taiwan)

Francis Eduard Ang, Yibada, 3rd Mar 2016.

'Stringent action in temple thefts must'

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 3rd Mar 2016.

Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting

(Syria)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 3rd Mar 2016.

A theft in Old Believers' community in western Ukraine

(Ukraine)

Ukraine Today, 2nd Mar 2016.

कुटी रोड के मंदिर से शिवलिंग चोरी

(India)

Amar Ujala, 2nd Mar 2016.

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

(India)

Deccan Chronicle, 2nd Mar 2016.

Rs 1.58 L jewellery theft at Vaishno Devi temple

(India)

Pune Mirror, 1st Mar 2016.

Stolen idol produced in court

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 1st Mar 2016.

Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC

(Mali)

AFP, The Guardian, 1st Mar 2016.

Bible valued £2,000 stolen as church thefts go on the rise in Powys

(United Kingdom)

Robert Doman, News North Wales, 29th Feb 2016.

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

(Mali)

Vice, 29th Feb 2016.

US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Peter Ford, Cambodia Daily, 29th Feb 2016.

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, La Verdad, 29th Feb 2016.

Tel Aviv: Burglars indicted for heist of 17th Century manuscripts

(Israel)

Ben Hartman, The Jerusalem Post, 28th Feb 2016.

ASI seeks info on provenance of idols

(India)

S. Prasad, The Hindu, 28th Feb 2016.

ఆలయంలో నంది విగ్రహం చోరీ

(India)

Nandi temple theft

Sakshi Post, 27th Feb 2016.

Taiwan Buddhist helps lost statue head home after 20 years

(China; Taiwan)

Shanghai Daily, 26th Feb 2016.

Australian gallery identifies looted Indian treasures

(Australia; India)

Geoff Hiscock, Nikkei, 26th Feb 2016.

Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Dan Duray, The Art Newspaper, 26th Feb 2016.

Old graveyard dug up and no one knows who's doing it

(Pakistan)

Sameer Mandhro, The Express Tribune, 26th Feb 2016.

Illicit antiquities chic? Faux decapitated Buddha heads as decor

(General)

Donna Yates, Anonymous Swiss Collector, 26th Feb 2016.

$5,000 statue stolen from Ottawa restaurant

(Canada)

Justin Samanski-Langille, Ottawa Sun, 25th Feb 2016.

Theft of Tiffany window unsolved

(United States of America)

Liz Graves, Mount Desert Islander, 24th Feb 2016.

Calangute theft probe draws blank

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 24th Feb 2016.

Church congregation in shock after thieves steal priceless medieval stained glass window

(United Kingdom)

ITV News, 24th Feb 2016.

Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Sravanth Verma, Digital Journal, 24th Feb 2016.

Cambridge church community devastated by theft of 'priceless' stained glass window

(United Kingdom)

Freya Leng, Cambridge News, 23rd Feb 2016.

Three Held for Temple Heist in Odisha

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 23rd Feb 2016.

Idols, jewellery stolen from Jain Basadi

(India)

Raghava M., The Hindu, 22nd Feb 2016.

Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years

(China; Taiwan)

Wang Fan, ECNS, 22nd Feb 2016.

Karkala: Thieves break into Shirlalu Basadi, decamp with valuable idols, ornaments

(India)

R B Jagadish, Daijiworld, 21st Feb 2016.

Idols found damaged in temple

(India)

Press Trust of India, India.com, 20th Feb 2016.

Panchaloha idol of Sri Ram stolen from Mudhol temple

(India)

The Hindu, 19th Feb 2016.

Navdurga temple priests oppose idol replacement

(India)

Herald Goa, 19th Feb 2016.

छपरा के सोनारप ी से चोरी करोड़ की अ धातु की ाचीन मू्ित यां बरामद

(India)

Stolen ancient idol from Chhapra recovered from pond

Jagran, 18th Feb 2016.

Govt faces challenges in protecting Bihar heritage sites

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 18th Feb 2016.

4 including temple security supervisor held in Vrindavan idol theft case

(India)

Anuja Jaiswal, The Times of India, 18th Feb 2016.

3 precious idols, valuables stolen from temple in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Times of India, 18th Feb 2016.

Thief impersonates monk to smuggle relics from ancient Burmese site

(Myanmar)

Asian Correspondent, 18th Feb 2016.

Provenance of Ros Packer buy shaping up as bull

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Feb 2016.

National Gallery  judged victim of fraud over Asian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 18th Feb 2016.

To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest

(United States of America)

Stephen Trimble, High Country News, 17th Feb 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

Simon Thomen, Business Insider, 17th Feb 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

Shalailah Medhora, The Guardian, 17th Feb 2016.

20 idols stolen from 2 temples in Udaipur

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 16th Feb 2016.

Idol installed by President in Vrindavan temple stolen

(India)

Anuja Jaiswal, The Times of India, 16th Feb 2016.

मुख्यमंत्री शहर में थी, इसलिए छिपाये रखा

(India)

Theft at Jain temple in Udaipur.

Rajasthan Patrika, 14th Feb 2016.

Thief arrested for stealing idols, other items from ISKCON temple

(India)

Daily Excelsior, 13th Feb 2016.

Cops bust gang that targetted 21 temples, stole jewellery, cash

(India)

Pune Mirror, 13th Feb 2016.

Roban Virgen Peregrina de iglesia de Tlaltenango

(Mexico)

Diario de Morelos, 12th Feb 2016.

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

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 12th Feb 2016.

Ganapati idol stolen from temple of Hoysala period

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar, The Hindu, 12th Feb 2016.

Idol lifters nabbed

(India)

The Hindu, 11th Feb 2016.

Delincuentes roban joyas y objetos litúrgicos de iglesia

(Peru)

Delinquents steal jewelry and liturgical items from church

RPP, 11th Feb 2016.

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, 11th Feb 2016.

Two Klamath Falls residents sentenced in stolen Native American artifacts case

(United States of America)

Elizabeth Reickn, News 10, 11th Feb 2016.

Roban dos piezas del Museo Larreta

(Argentina)

Two pieces stolen from the Larreta Museum

Ana Martínez Quijano, Ámbito Financiero, 10th Feb 2016.

Nine idol smugglers arrested in Bihar

(India)

IANS, Mid-day, 10th Feb 2016.

Thieves caught robbing Jain temple on cam

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 10th Feb 2016.

Idol smugglers' gang busted, nine held in Bhagalpur

(India)

Kumar Rajesh, The Times of India, 10th Feb 2016.

वेंकटेश मंदिर से बेशकीमती मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Three ashtadhatu idols stolen from temple

Amar Ujala, 9th Feb 2016.

Australia's Dancing Shiva legally exported, says Subhash Kapoor

(India; Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 9th Feb 2016.

Tres detenidos por robar piezas de oro y plata de la parroquia de Aes (Cantabria)

(Spain)

Three arrested for theft of gold and silver pieces from the church of Aes (Cantabria)

Europa Press, El Diario, 9th Feb 2016.

राम जानकी मंदिर से मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Ram Janaki temple idol theft

Amar Ujala, 8th Feb 2016.

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

(India)

Ashwin Aghor, Catch News, 8th Feb 2016.

Robos en iglesias, un patrimonio en peligro

(Spain)

Robberies in churches, heritage in danger

Fernando Pérez Ávila, Diario de Sevilla, 7th Feb 2016.

India Pride Project – How Smuggled Indian Art Is Brought Back Home

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 7th Feb 2016.

Esclarecen otros 3 robos de arte sacro en iglesias

(Spain)

Three other robberies of religious art from churches clarified

El Correo De Burgos, 6th Feb 2016.

Youth found dead near temple, idols stolen

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Siasat Daily, 5th Feb 2016.

Detenidas en Ourense dos personas implicadas en 20 robos en iglesias

(Spain)

Two people implicated in 20 church robberies detained in Ourense.

Europa Press, 20 Minutos, 5th Feb 2016.

Antique dealer Kapoor produced in Kumbakonam court

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 5th Feb 2016.

Saving Yemen's heritage, 'heart and soul of classical Islamic tradition'

(Yemen)

Amel Ahmed, Al Jazeera, 5th Feb 2016.

Thieves strike rural church, preacher shows them compassion

(United States of America)

Rolf Parker, Deerfield Valley News, 4th Feb 2016.

Fuerzan dos iglesias de Bande pero no se llevan ningún botín

(Spain)

Doors forced on two Bande churches but nothing was taken

Laura Fernández, La Region, 4th Feb 2016.

Icon centres coming up in Dindigul, Theni to protect idols

(India)

The Hindu, 4th Feb 2016.

Se roban a 'La Conchita' de Tonanitla

(Mexico)

'La Conchita' of Tonanitla stolen

Juan Manuel Barrera, El Universal, 3rd Feb 2016.

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, La Voz de Galicia, 3rd Feb 2016.

Ornaments taken away from Gulvady temple

(India)

Ganesh Prabhu, The Hindu, 3rd Feb 2016.

Icon centres coming up

(India)

The Hindu, 3rd Feb 2016.

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, 2nd Feb 2016.

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, 31st Jan 2016.

Five men paraded through the streets of Guizhou as punishment for stealing cultural relics

(China)

Lucy Liu, Shanghaiist, 30th Jan 2016.

Last Koh Ker piece coming home

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Audrey Wilson, The Phnom Penh Post, 30th Jan 2016.

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

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Pin Sisovann, Voice of America, 29th Jan 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Deirdra Funcheon, Broward Palm Beack New Times, 29th Jan 2016.

French Book Helps Trace Stolen Idol and Art and Arrest of International Trafickers

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 28th Jan 2016.

La Policía detiene al presunto autor del robo de piezas litúrgicas del Corpus Christi

(Spain)

Police arrest suspect in the robbery of liturgical pieces from Corpus Christi.

Sevilla Directo, 27th Jan 2016.

Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March

(United States of America)

Katrina Valcourt, Honolulu Magazine, 27th Jan 2016.

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, 27th Jan 2016.

La Policía recupera un cáliz de plata robado en una iglesia de Zamora

(Spain)

Police recover silver chalice stolen from a Zamora church

La Opinión de Zamora, 27th Jan 2016.

The Professor and the Pueblo, Was the disclosure of Acoma traditions exploitation or scholarship?

(United States of America)

Anson Stevens-Bollen, Santa Fe Reporter, 27th Jan 2016.

Atacan y profanan tres iglesias en Sevilla y Lugo

(Spain)

Three churches in Sevilla and Lugo attacked and profaned

La Gaceta, 26th Jan 2016.

Getty displays Medieval illuminated pages after legal battle finally ends

(United States of America)

Jori Finkel, The Art Newspaper, 26th Jan 2016.

Roban tres copones de plata, cálices y la recaudación del cepillo en una iglesia de Sevilla

(Spain)

Actuall, 25th Jan 2016.

Buscado por robo de una estatua del Niño Jesús

(United States of America)

La Tribuna Hispana, 25th Jan 2016.

Piden hasta 2 años de cárcel para tres implicados en la compraventa de piezas robadas en iglesias

(Spain)

Up to 2 years in prison sought for three involved in the sale of art stolen from churches

El Norte de Castilla, 24th Jan 2016.

'Ashtadhatu' idols stolen from temple in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India, PTI News, 23rd Jan 2016.

Shah Jehan mosque started losing tiles in the 70s, claims khatib

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune, 22nd Jan 2016.

The race to save ancient Islamic manuscripts from terrorists who want them destroyed

(Mali)

Sarah Kershaw, The Washington Post, 21st Jan 2016.

Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success

(Cambodia; France)

Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 21st Jan 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 21st Jan 2016.

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

(Cambodia; France)

AFP, Art Daily, 20th Jan 2016.

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, Ideal, 20th Jan 2016.

शहर चुने आपके शहर की ख़बरें मंदिर से लक्ष्मण की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Statue stolen from the temple

Amar Ujala, 20th Jan 2016.

Three held for stealing idols from Jain temples

(India)

Leena Dhankhar, Hindustan Times, 20th Jan 2016.

Ayyappa temple announces award for clues about stolen lamp

(India)

Neeraj Santoshi, Hindustan Times, 19th Jan 2016.

Plea on 'Missing' Jewels of Rameswaram Temple

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 19th Jan 2016.

'Stealing my painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley was like a plot from The Archers'

(United Kingdom)

Hull Daily Mail, 17th Jan 2016.

Siolim - Sodiem temple robbed by unknowns

(India)

Keshav Naik, The Times of India, 16th Jan 2016.

मूर्ति चोर गिरोह गिरफ्तार, अष्टधातु की 70 मूर्तियां बरामद

(India)

Thieves arrested in stolen idol case

News 18, 16th Jan 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Mary Louise Schumacher, Journal Sentinel, 15th Jan 2016.

घाटमपुर में राधाकृष्ण मंदिर से अष्टधातु की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Idol theft from Radhakrishna Temple

Inextlive, 15th Jan 2016.

En una trocha apareció el ángel robado de la iglesia de Soledad

(Colombia)

Angel stolen from the church of Soledad found in pathway

El Heraldo, 14th Jan 2016.

Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures

(New Zealand)

Lois Williams, Radio New Zealand, 14th Jan 2016.

Minister writes to CM on Rajrappa shrine security

(India)

PNS, The Daily Pioneer, 14th Jan 2016.

Temple burglary gang busted in Odisha

(India)

Susant Kumar Das, IAmIn, 14th Jan 2016.

Suspected arson at Fontainebleau church

(France)

Margot Boutges, The Art Newspaper, 13th Jan 2016.

Temple loot gang busted; 4 traders among 8 held

(India)

Orissa Post, 13th Jan 2016.

Historic mosque attacked in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

World Bulletin, 12th Jan 2016.

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, 12th Jan 2016.

Tres detenidos por el robo de más de 200 piezas en iglesias de la provincia de Burgos

(Spain)

Three arrested for the theft of more than 200 pieces from churches in Burgos province.

Pablo Morquecho Martínez, Tribuna Salamanca, 12th Jan 2016.

Four acquitted of theft at temple in Sec 37

(India)

The Tribune, 12th Jan 2016.

From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah

(Israel; Austria)

Shlomo Rizel, Chabad.org, 11th Jan 2016.

Brass lamp worth Rs 15 lakh stolen from temple

(India)

The Pioneer, 10th Jan 2016.

Cop killed in Bihar, Opposition to launch protest

(India)

Nayyar Azad, The Asian Age, 9th Jan 2016.

The Gods are still leaving

(Nepal)

Sewa Bhattarai, The Kathmandu Post, 9th Jan 2016.

Thieves target two temples in Junagadh

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 8th Jan 2016.

Thieves walk away with Prophet's 1,400-yr-old footprint from mosque

(India)

The Statesman, The Daily Star, 8th Jan 2016.

Rare Sioux artifact stolen from state museum recovered after 13 years

(United States of America)

Angela Brandt, Independent Record, 8th Jan 2016.

Eight precious idols stolen from two temples in Bihar

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 8th Jan 2016.

Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?

(United States of America)

Joel Baden, The Atlantic, 7th Jan 2016.

ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia

(Australia; India)

Amrita Madhukalya, DNA, 6th Jan 2016.

NVCC hails police for cracking temple theft within 24 hours

(India)

Nagpur Today, 5th Jan 2016.

Theft of idols from Hiriyangady Basadi - two convicted

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 5th Jan 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Barret Baumgart, Vice, 5th Jan 2016.

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, 5th Jan 2016.

Bronze statue goes missing at Western Monastery

(Hong Kong)

Ejinsight, 4th Jan 2016.

Karkala: Thieves steal valuables worth Rs 6 lac from temple

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 4th Jan 2016.

Pillage of prehistory

(Pakistan)

Hidayat Khan, The Express Tribune, 3rd Jan 2016.

Denuncian misioneros xaverianos robos litúrgicos en parroquias de SJR

(Mexico)

Xaverian missionaries denounce thefts of liturgical items in SJR parish churches

Rossy Martínez, Plaza de Armas, 3rd Jan 2016.

Four precious idols stolen in Bihar

(India)

IANS, The Hindu, 2nd Jan 2016.

Three idols stolen from Bhilwara temples

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 2nd Jan 2016.

Bihar: 14 idols stolen from Vaishali temple

(India)

Rajesh Kumar Thakur, Hindustan Times, 2nd Jan 2016.

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, Diario d Sevilla, 1st Jan 2016.

Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding

(United Kingdom)

Lucy Leeson, Hull Daily Mail, 1st Jan 2016.

Idol Stolen

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 31st Dec 2015.

Idols and valuables stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 31st Dec 2015.

Robar patrimonio cultural es delito federal, advierte el INAH

(Mexico)

Theft of cultural heritage is a federal crime warns INAH

Leonardo Vázquez, Pulso, 29th Dec 2015.

En Zonda, ahora robaron una imagen de la Virgen

(Argentina)

In Zonda today a statue of the Virgin was stolen

Favio Cabrera, Diario de Cuyo, 29th Dec 2015.

Top policeman calls for CCTV at Glasgow Necropolis

(United Kingdom)

Graham Fraser, BBC News, 26th Dec 2015.

Bhimsengola shop burgled

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times, 26th Dec 2015.

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, 25th Dec 2015.

Rs2 lakh booty burgled from temple

(India)

Alka Tiwari, The Times of India, 25th Dec 2015.

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, ABC España, 24th Dec 2015.

मंदिर से दो मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Two statues stolen from temple

Amar Ujala, 24th Dec 2015.

My Great-grandfather, the Man Who Held the Key to the Aleppo Codex

(Israel; Syria)

Judy Maltz, Haaretz, 22nd Dec 2015.

Roban campanas de iglesia en Chapantongo

(Mexico)

El Sol de Hidalgo, 22nd Dec 2015.

Idols from Rani ki Vav near Modi village still missing

(India)

Sivakumar B, The Times of India, 21st Dec 2015.

Police draw blank in idol theft case

(Nepal)

Anup Ojha, The Kathmandu Post, 21st Dec 2015.

Royal Ontario Museum caught up in looted antiquities investigation

(Canada; India)

Nazim Baksh, CBC, 21st Dec 2015.

Would You Buy the Buddha's Tooth?

(General)

Candida Moss, The Daily Beast, 20th Dec 2015.

Two idols stolen

(India)

The Telegraph, 19th Dec 2015.

El fuego arrasa dos piezas religiosas del siglo XVI

(Spain)

Fire destroys two pieces of religious art from the 16th century

Diario de Mallorca, 19th Dec 2015.

Bihar to conduct speedy trial of idol sumugglers

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 18th Dec 2015.

El regreso de la imagen del Cristo de Tilcara

(Argentina)

Dubin Ricardo, El Tribuno, 18th Dec 2015.

Uma Parameshwari Idol Back From Singapore, Set to Return Home Soon

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The New Indian Express, 17th Dec 2015.

Unravelling International Smuggling Network by Tracing Kapoor's Art of the Past

(India; United States of America)

Yogesh Kabirdoss, The New Indian Express, 17th Dec 2015.

मंदिर से चांदी का मुकुट व दानपात्र चोरी

(India)

Silver crown and temple donation box stolen

Amar Ujala, 17th Dec 2015.

Bronze statues of Buddha, Ambedkar stolen from Buddhist temple in Kausa

(India)

Shrutika Sukhi, The Times of India, 16th Dec 2015.

Hanukkah at the Arch of Titus

(Israel; Italy)

Steven Fine, Yale University News, 15th Dec 2015.

Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado

(Argentina)

Stolen Christ found in the river

El Tribuno, 15th Dec 2015.

Theft in temple at Pangala, materials worth Rs 2 lac stolen

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 15th Dec 2015.

Jain community urges CM to give facelift to Lachhuar temple

(India)

Pranav Chaudhary, The Times of India, 15th Dec 2015.

Unsettled art show accompanies Encounters at the National Museum of Australia

(Australia)

Clare Colley, The Sydney Morning Herald, 14th Dec 2015.

Idols, sculptures of damaged sites safe: DoA

(Nepal)

Gaurav Thapa, The Kathmandu Post, 14th Dec 2015.

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, El Mundo, 14th Dec 2015.

No cultural artefact has been stolen from damaged monuments, DoA claims

(Nepal)

Gaurav Thapa, The Kathmandu Post, 13th Dec 2015.

Chinese court accepts suit over stolen mummy

(China; Netherlands)

Yao Lan, ECNS, 13th Dec 2015.

सीकर में जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुई मूर्तियां बरामद, तीन चोर भी गिरफ्तार

(India)

Sculptures stolen from Jain temple in Sikar recovered, three thieves arrested

Ashok Shekhawat, News 18, 13th Dec 2015.

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, 20 Minutos, 13th Dec 2015.

डहरे वाले मंदिर से पार्वती व गणेश की मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Parvati and Ganesh idol stolen from a temple

Rajasthan Patrika, 12th Dec 2015.

Antique racket behind vandalism?

(India)

Falguni Banerjee, The Times of India, 11th Dec 2015.

Increíble robo de campanas

(Mexico)

Incredible robbery of bells

Alma Leticia Sánchez, El Sol de Zamora, 11th Dec 2015.

Salvadoreño implicado en robo de imagen en Guatemala

(Guatemala; El Salvador)

Salvadorian arrested for theft of saint sculpture in Guatemala

Equilibrium, 11th Dec 2015.

Roban campanas de la Guadalupana

(Mexico)

Bells of the Virgin of Guadalupe stolen

Alma Leticia Sánchez, El Sol de Durango, 10th Dec 2015.

Mahavira idol theft: Prime suspect arrested

(India)

IANS, Two Circles, 10th Dec 2015.

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, Salamanca 24 Horas, 10th Dec 2015.

Man admits stealing Maori artefacts

(New Zealand)

Hawke's Bay Today, 9th Dec 2015.

Dutch collector puts conditions on stolen Buddha statue's return to China

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan, ECNS, 8th Dec 2015.

Another church hit by lead thefts – St Mary's in Cratfield the latest to be targeted

(United Kingdom)

Edmund Crosthwaite, East Anglian Daily Times, 8th Dec 2015.

Break-in at heritage temple: Maluti goddess loses gold eyeballs, jewellery

(India)

The Telegraph, 7th Dec 2015.

Kapoor moves HC seeking to quash transfer of trial against him

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 7th Dec 2015.

Theft raises security concerns in temple village

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 7th Dec 2015.

BJP Demands CBI Probe Into Kapilash Idols Loot Incident

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 7th Dec 2015.

Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Amelia Caddy, Australian Geographic, 7th Dec 2015.

Cops find Jain idol in ditch

(India)

Shrikrishna Prasad, The Telegraph, 6th Dec 2015.

बिहारः भगवान महावीर की चोरी हुई 2600 साल पुरानी मूर्ति मिली और भी

(India)

Stolen idol of Bhagvan Mahavir recovered from Jamui Village

Aajtak, 6th Dec 2015.

Two-millennia-old stolen Mahavira idol recovered in Bihar

(India)

IANS, Business Standard, 6th Dec 2015.

AP Vows to Bring Back Amaravati Artefacts from Brit Museum

(India; United Kingdom)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 6th Dec 2015.

Seminary eyes repatriation after clash over artifacts

(United States of America)

Malcolm Gay, The Boston Globe, 5th Dec 2015.

Jain Sangh plea for recovery of stolen idol

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 4th Dec 2015.

Statement on Paris Auction of Native American Objects

(United States of America; France)

Evan Ryan, United States Department of State, 4th Dec 2015.

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, Vanity Fair, 4th Dec 2015.

Jains to meet on Sunday over stolen Lord Mahavir idol

(India)

Bharat Yagnik, The Times of India, 4th Dec 2015.

Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities

(United States of America; France)

United States Department of the Interior, 2nd Dec 2015.

The Real-Life Indiana Jones

(United States of America; India)

FiveThirtyEight, 2nd Dec 2015.

Jain delegation meets minister about safety of temples in Maha

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 2nd Dec 2015.

En Tabasco, el crimen no respeta ni a la Iglesia

(Mexico)

In Tabasco, crime doesn't respect the church

Leobardo P. Marín, El Universal, 2nd Dec 2015.

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, 2nd Dec 2015.

Bihar govt. recommends CBI probe into idol theft

(India)

Amarnath Tewary, The Hindu, 2nd Dec 2015.

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

(Canada; United Kingdom)

Sima Sahar Zerehi, CBC, 2nd Dec 2015.

Preocupa robo de imágenes

(Guatemala)

Concern about the theft of sacred statues

José Diego Puac, El Quetzalteco, 1st Dec 2015.

Cops draw blank in idol recovery

(India)

The Telegraph, 1st Dec 2015.

Community helps rebuild church after thieves vandalize it, steal tabernacle

(United States of America)

Mayde Gomez, ABC United States, 1st Dec 2015.

Thefts of precious idols on the rise in Bihar

(India)

IANS, Business Standard, 1st Dec 2015.

La Funba recupera su patrimonio

(Guatemala)

FUNBA (Fundación para las Bellas Artes y la Cultura) recovers its heritage

Jaime Moreno, El Periódico, 30th Nov 2015.

Two held for stealing idol

(India)

The Hindu, 30th Nov 2015.

No clues in idol theft case

(India)

Farrukh Nadim, The Times of India, 29th Nov 2015.

अष्टधातु की दुर्गा प्रतिमा चोरी

(India)

Ashtdhatu Durga idol theft

Amar Ujala, 29th Nov 2015.

Double loss: two idols worth several crores stolen in two days

(India)

Speed News, Catch News, 29th Nov 2015.

Sacred Chilkat Robe Returning Home

(United States of America)

Sit News, 29th Nov 2015.

«La Puerta Santa abrirá, pero esto no es un año santo compostelano»

(Spain)

The Puerta Santa is open, but this isn't a Holy Year

Xurxo Melchor, La Voz de Galicia, 29th Nov 2015.

Bihar Chief Minister Orders Probe Into Theft of 600 BC Idol

(India)

Press Trust of India, NDTV, 29th Nov 2015.

Ashtadhatu idol worth several crores stolen in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 29th Nov 2015.

The case of 'The Gospel of Jesus's Wife' still isn't closed

(United States of America)

Lisa Wangsness, The Boston Globe, 29th Nov 2015.

Bihar: 2,600-yr-old Mahavir idol stolen from Jamui temple

(India)

Express News Service, The Indian Express, 29th Nov 2015.

Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned

(Cyprus; Canada)

In Cyprus, Parikiaki, 28th Nov 2015.

Ancient Gravestone Used As Battering Ram In Lightning Jewelry Store Heist

(United Kingdom)

Lee Moran, Huffington Post, 27th Nov 2015.

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

(Canada; India)

Douglas Quan, National Post, 27th Nov 2015.

Three antique stone idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Statesman, 27th Nov 2015.

Decapitan a una virgen al robar su corona

(Spain)

Virgin decapitated to steal her crown

Alfonso Alba, Cordopolis, 26th Nov 2015.

Mali manuscripts: Nations treasure trove of ancient books saved from jihadists are once again at risk

(Mali)

Kim Sengupta, The Independent, 26th Nov 2015.

Encounters exhibition: a stunning but troubling collection of colonial plunder

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 26th Nov 2015.

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, La Verdad, 26th Nov 2015.

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, 26th Nov 2015.

Three 700 year old idols stolen from Chandrasekhar Temple in Kapilash, Odisha

(India)

Odisha Sun Times Bureau, Odisha Sun Times, 26th Nov 2015.

Kolkata a hub of antique smuggling

(India)

Rohit Khanna, The Times of India, 25th Nov 2015.

Theft in temple

(India)

The Hindu, 24th Nov 2015.

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

(Singapore; India)

Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid, Channel News Asia, 24th Nov 2015.

Thieves return stolen idol

(India)

Imran Gowhar, The Hindu, 22nd Nov 2015.

Idol theft: Police teams rushed to K'taka, Delhi

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 21st Nov 2015.

Yangchun Villagers Hire Lawyers to Sue Dutch Collector Over Stolen Mummified Buddha Statue

(China; Netherlands)

Francis Eduard Ang, Yibada, 20th Nov 2015.

Idol smugglers' gang busted in Alwar, 10 held

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 20th Nov 2015.

Museum reportedly paid $100K for idol

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh, The Star Press, 19th Nov 2015.

Nazi Art Case Tests Start Date Of Shoah

(Germany; United States of America)

Stewart Ain, The Jewish Week, 19th Nov 2015.

China Exclusive: Fujian villagers sue after Dutch collector refuses to return stolen god

(China; Netherlands)

Huaxia, Xinhua, 18th Nov 2015.

Field investigation complete on village's case to reclaim 1,000-year old statue

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan, ECNS, 17th Nov 2015.

नारकंडा के ऐतिहासिक हाटू मंदिर में चोरी

(India)

Theft in the historic Narkanda Hatu temple

Kesari, 17th Nov 2015.

ICE HSI partners with Ball State University and the David Owsley Museum of Art to recover a hidden idol stolen from India

(India; United States of America)

ICE, 17th Nov 2015.

Idol, gold chains stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu, 16th Nov 2015.

El patrimonio histórico es de todos

(Spain)

Historic heritage is everyone's

El Día de Córdoba, 16th Nov 2015.

Fujian villagers turn to legal act to claim Buddha statue with a mummified monk

(China; Netherlands)

China Daily, What's On Xiamen, 16th Nov 2015.

500-year-old conch stolen

(Nepal)

The Kathmandu Post, 15th Nov 2015.

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

(Spain)

Culture to increase security over religious good to prevent their deterioration

Daniel Domínguez, Faro de Vigo, 14th Nov 2015.

18th century stolen idol recovered

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Statesman, 13th Nov 2015.

Nepalese teen held for theft at Virbhadra's palace in Sarahan

(India)

Hindustan Times, 12th Nov 2015.

Former head of ancient Italian abbey accused of embezzling charitable funds

(Italy)

Nick Squires, The Telegraph, 12th Nov 2015.

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

(United Kingdom)

Hannah Chapman, The Northern Echo, 12th Nov 2015.

Brinca convento, entra a robar a Iglesia y queda atrapado

(Mexico)

Thief enters through convent to rob church and becomes trapped

Tiempo, 11th Nov 2015.

32-year-old given 6 months' jail for stealing temple bell

(India)

Mumbai Mirror, 11th Nov 2015.

Artefacts stolen from CM's palace recovered

(India)

The Tribune, 11th Nov 2015.

Over 200-year-old Kali idol stolen

(India)

The Hindu, 9th Nov 2015.

Security tightened amid threat to temples

(Indonesia)

Slamet Susanto, The Jakarta Post, 9th Nov 2015.

Singapore gallery returns 11th century statue to India

(India; Singapore)

B Sivakumar, The Times of India, 8th Nov 2015.

Idol Theft : Three more arrested in Bengaluru in connection with theft of 9 idols worth 77 crores

(India)

Picsture, 8th Nov 2015.

Asian Civilisations Museum hands back sculpture identified as stolen to India

(Singapore; India)

The Straits Times, 6th Nov 2015.

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, 6th Nov 2015.

Museum reopens, tensions flare at meeting

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin, The Bristol Bay Times, 6th Nov 2015.

Retired looters help police find stolen artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 5th Nov 2015.

Looted Chokwe masks and a rare statue to be returned to Dundo Museum in Angola

(Angola)

Art Daily, 4th Nov 2015.

1,000-year-old Idols Stolen From Kooghaiyur Village Temple

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 31st Oct 2015.

Sorprende a las autoridades robo de campana

(Mexico)

Authorities surprised by bell theft

Ararak Salomón, Línea Directa, 30th Oct 2015.

Cambodia returns sculptural fragment after 3-D scans show it fits Cleveland Museum of Art's Krishna (photos)

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt, Cleveland.com, 30th Oct 2015.

2 arrested, third sought after historic Lowndes Co. churches damaged

(United States of America)

12 WSFA, 28th Oct 2015.

Gilded Bible seized in Tokat

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 27th Oct 2015.

Encontraron en Colinas la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango

(Argentina)

Bronze bell from the church of Cabalango found in Colinas

El Diario Carlos Paz, 27th Oct 2015.

Gang breaks into temple, decamps with cash, ornaments

(India)

The Hindu, 27th Oct 2015.

Saving an Ancestral Cemetery

(Poland)

Lara Ehrlich, BU Today, 26th Oct 2015.

SIT formed to investigate theft at Virbhadra's ancestral palace

(India)

Hindustan Times, 26th Oct 2015.

CG Road jeweller stole 300-year-old silver idol

(India)

Ahmedabad Mirror, 26th Oct 2015.

Theft at Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh's ancestral palace

(India)

Hindustan Times, 25th Oct 2015.

Sosale mutt seer among three held for theft of silver chariot

(India)

DHNS, Deccan Herald, 25th Oct 2015.

Un año de cárcel por robar en la iglesia de Feáns

(Spain)

One year in jail for robbing the church of Feáns

Tania Suárez, La Opinión a Coruña, 23rd Oct 2015.

Museum returns totem pole stolen by actor John Barrymore in 1931

(United States of America)

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press, 22nd Oct 2015.

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

(India; Singapore)

Deepika Shetty, The Straits Times, 22nd Oct 2015.

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

(General)

Gabriella Angeleti, The Art Newspaper, 21st Oct 2015.

Insólito: roban la campana de una iglesia

(Argentina)

Unusual: Church bell stolen

La Razón, 21st Oct 2015.

Artefacts returned by collector

(Cambodia; Sweden)

Vong Sokheng, The Phnom Penh Post, 21st Oct 2015.

Saquean la iglesia de Balerma

(Spain)

The church of Balerma is looted

Fran Gavilán, Ideal, 20th Oct 2015.

1600-year-old artifacts in Bodrum bay area looted

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 20th Oct 2015.

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, El Comercio, 20th Oct 2015.

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, 20th Oct 2015.

Se robaron la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango

(Argentina)

Bronze bell of the church of Cabalango stolen

El Diario Carlos Paz, 20th Oct 2015.

Asian Civilisations Museum to return controversial Indian bronze sculpture

(Singapore; India)

Mayo Martin, Today, 19th Oct 2015.

Un inventaire pour protéger le patrimoine religieux

(France)

An inventory for protecting religious heritage

Ouest France, 17th Oct 2015.

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, 17th Oct 2015.

NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq

(United States of America)

Steve Russell, Indian Country Today, 16th Oct 2015.

Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector

(Cambodia)

Neou Vannarin, Voice of America, 16th Oct 2015.

Crisis rocks Museum of the Aleutians

(United States of America)

Jim Paulin, The Bristol Bay Times, 16th Oct 2015.

Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 16th Oct 2015.

Return of mummified statue urged before 'birthday'

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan, ECNS, 15th Oct 2015.

Fem års fängelse för kyrkstölder

(Sweden)

Five years in prison for church theft

Sveriges Radio, 14th Oct 2015.

98 Valuable Islamic Lamps Looted From Historic Mosque in Cairo

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets, 14th Oct 2015.

Thieves strike Jain temple, flee with four idols

(India)

Nyoooz, 11th Oct 2015.

Australian art gallery to return 2000 year old Buddha idol to India

(India; Australia)

The Indian Express, 11th Oct 2015.

Suffolk churches count 'devastating' cost of lead roof thefts

(United Kingdom)

Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian, 10th Oct 2015.

He brings the gods back home to India

(India)

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel, Rediff News, 9th Oct 2015.

Sophisticated gangs using drones to target church roofs for their lead

(United Kingdom)

David Connett, The Independent, 9th Oct 2015.

Mystery of monks missing gravestone is finally solved

(United Kingdom)

Andy Done-Johnson, Chad, 9th Oct 2015.

Sikh temple ransacked with cash and gold artefacts stolen

(United Kingdom)

Dave Comeau, Crawley News, 8th Oct 2015.

चोरों का फिर जैन मंदिर पर धावा

(India)

Jain temple raided by thieves again

Rajasthan Patrika, 8th Oct 2015.

You Can't Sell What's Not Yours

(United States of America)

Josh Logue, Inside Higher Ed, 7th Oct 2015.

Archaeologists to excavate Pachaumi village in November

(India)

Priyangi Agarwal, The Times of India, 7th Oct 2015.

Kerala Forest Department Seizes Sandal Idols Worth Rs 1.5 Crore

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 6th Oct 2015.

Germany returns idol stolen from Kashmir

(India; Germany)

Press Trust of India, The Hindu, 6th Oct 2015.

Egypt to prevent sale of stolen antiquities in London

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 5th Oct 2015.

How did a former Italian art thief end up dead in a London canal?

(United Kingdom)

Andrew Anthony, The Guardian, 4th Oct 2015.

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

(India)

Baishali Adak, India Today, 3rd Oct 2015.

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, ABC España, 1st Oct 2015.

Atacan una iglesia y profanan el sagrario en Bigastro

(Spain)

Lola González Giraldós, Infovaticana, 30th Sep 2015.

Deity's headgear stolen from Miao Li Temple

(Malaysia)

The Borneo Post, 29th Sep 2015.

திருவண்ணாமலை அருகே கோயிலில் ஐம்பொன் சிலைகள் திருட்டு

(India)

Statue theft at temple near Thiruvannamalai

Tamil Murasu, 29th Sep 2015.

Court Remands Scrap Dealer For Stealing Ancient Church Bell

(Ghana)

Adu Gyamfi Ameyaw, Peace FM, 29th Sep 2015.

Cop dilemma over antique or fake

(India)

Bangalore Mirror, 29th Sep 2015.

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, Atlántico, 28th Sep 2015.

Icon centres to protect prized ancient idols

(India)

R. Rajaram, The Hindu, 27th Sep 2015.

Lot-et-Garonne: 700 objets découverts chez les pilleurs d'églises

(France)

Lot-et-Garonne : 700 objects found in the home of church robbers

Sud Ouest, 26th Sep 2015.

Se enfrenta a prisón por robar el cepillo la iglesia y la corona de la Virgen

(Spain)

Prison sentence for theft of the crown of the Virgin

P. García-Baquero, ABC España, 25th Sep 2015.

Statue stolen from Little Flower basilica

(United States of America)

Greta Kaul, My San Antonio, 24th Sep 2015.

150.000-Euro in Offerings Stolen from Greek Orthodox Church in Paros

(Greece)

Ioanna Zikakou, Greek Reporter, 24th Sep 2015.

'Beef up security at Daulatabad Fort'

(India)

Ranjana Diggikar, The Times of India, 23rd Sep 2015.

Museum to return tainted art objects

(United States of America; India)

Natalie Trusso Cafarello, The Toledo Blade, 23rd Sep 2015.

Germany returns Hindu statue to India

(India; Germany)

Dana Scherle, DW, 23rd Sep 2015.

Alarm prevents idol theft

(India)

The Hindu, 22nd Sep 2015.

Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages

(Armenia; United States of America)

Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times, 21st Sep 2015.

Treasure hunters ravage temples in Chittoor district

(India)

K. Umashankar, The Hindu, 21st Sep 2015.

Arbitration claim over Korean pagoda ends in failure

(North Korea; Japan)

The Japan Times, 20th Sep 2015.

A Market Transcendent: Demand for Himalayan Bronze Is on the Rise

(Nepal; Tibet; China)

Lucian Harris, Blouin ArtInfo, 20th Sep 2015.

Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas

(Mexico)

Insecurity plagues Catholic temples, and they are installing alarms

Carlos Marí, Terra, 20th Sep 2015.

German museum all set to return 9th century stolen Durga idol

(India; Germany)

Sobhana K Nair, Mumbai Mirror, 19th Sep 2015.

Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders

(United States of America)

Frank Hopper, Indian Country Today, 19th Sep 2015.

राधा-कृष्ण मंदिर से करोड़ों की मूर्तियां चोरी

(India)

Radha-Krishna temple statues stolen

Inextlive, 18th Sep 2015.

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

(United Kingdom)

Ellis Barker, Ipswich Star, 17th Sep 2015.

Church bell found after missing for months

(United States of America)

Kaitlyn Loyacano, KNOE, 17th Sep 2015.

4 theft cases reported in Capital

(Nepal)

The Himalayan Times, 16th Sep 2015.

Temple antiques up for grabs

(India)

Manish Kumar, Orissa Post, 16th Sep 2015.

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, NBC, 16th Sep 2015.

Smuggling India's Antiquities

(India)

Neeta Lal, The Diplomat, 16th Sep 2015.

Lead Stolen from Church Roof

(United Kingdom)

Suffolk Constabulary, 15th Sep 2015.

Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail, 15th Sep 2015.

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, La Prensa, 15th Sep 2015.

43 artefacts smuggled out of T in 2014: NCRB

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 14th Sep 2015.

Roba Virgen de Iglesia

(Mexico)

Theft of Church's Virgin

Gerardo González, Plaza de Armas, 14th Sep 2015.

U.S. judge fines Russia $43.7 million in diplomatic feud over Jewish collection

(Russia; United States of America)

Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post, 13th Sep 2015.

Se protegen con cámaras de vigilancia las iglesias de Villahermosa

(Mexico)

Security cameras to protect the churches of Villahermosa

Presente, 13th Sep 2015.

Priest, Five Others Held for Idol Theft

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 13th Sep 2015.

Art collector files to take Honolulu Museum of Art's $880K lawsuit to federal court

(United States of America)

Lorin Eleni Gill, Pacific Business News, 11th Sep 2015.

Stolen church windows to be returned to Queenstown estate

(United States of America)

Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun, 11th Sep 2015.

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

(Australia)

Clare Colley, The Canberra Times, 10th Sep 2015.

Urwali rękę Chrystusowi, okradli kościół

(Poland)

The hand of the statue of Christ was stolen

Tomasz Jó\'zwiak, Miedziowe, 7th Sep 2015.

Painting stolen from church

(United Kingdom)

The Beverly Guardian, 7th Sep 2015.

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, 7th Sep 2015.

'Documentation can combat illicit trafficking of cultural heritage'

(India)

Odisha Sun Times, 7th Sep 2015.

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, 4th Sep 2015.

Bail Plea of Idol smuggler Subhash Kapoor rejected

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 4th Sep 2015.

Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo

(Mexico)

Church security reinforced after robbery

El Siglo de Torreón, 3rd Sep 2015.

Mysuru's Srikanteshwara Temple to get hi-tech security

(India)

B.K. Lakshmikantha, The Times of India, 1st Sep 2015.

Queenstown man won't serve time in theft of $3.5 million stained-glass windows

(United States of America)

Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun, 31st Aug 2015.

Visitors to Orkney's Italian Chapel to be charged entrance fees

(United Kingdom)

Victoria Weldon, The Herald, 31st Aug 2015.

Detienen a una segunda persona por el robo en las 22 iglesias y ermitas

(Spain)

Second person arrested for robberies of 22 churches and chapels

Alberto Abascal, Diario Palentino, 31st Aug 2015.

Mystérieux vols dans le trésor de Lézat sur Lèze: la gendarmerie de Castelginest (31) démantèle un réseau de pilleurs d'église

(France)

Castelginest police dismantle a church robbers network

Laurence Cabrol, Ariege News, 31st Aug 2015.

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, 29th Aug 2015.

Stolen artefacts repatriated

(Cyprus; Germany)

Cyprus Mail, 28th Aug 2015.

Gang of temple thieves held; booty worth Rs 56L recovered

(India)

Deccan Herald, 28th Aug 2015.

5 Cambodians get 7 years in jail for antique theft

(Cambodia)

Xinhua, Khmer Times, 27th Aug 2015.

Donations made after drug addicts smash ancient Bodmin church window

(United Kingdom)

CG Oscar, Cornish Guardian, 27th Aug 2015.

Seven panchaloha idol thieves arrested

(India)

Vishwa Kundapura, The Hindu, 27th Aug 2015.

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, Ideal, 27th Aug 2015.

Mulegé: Robo de copón con hostias en la iglesia!

(Mexico)

Mulegé: Theft of a ciborium with hosts from the church

Colectivo Pericú, 26th Aug 2015.

After film director, woman arrested in idol theft case

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 26th Aug 2015.

Woman Journo in Net for Idol Racket

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 26th Aug 2015.

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, 25th Aug 2015.

Detenido el presunto autor del robo en 22 iglesias de León, Zamora, Palencia y Valladolid

(Spain)

Man alleged to have committed the robberies of 22 churches in León, Zamora, Palencia and Valladolid arrested

iLeon, 25th Aug 2015.

Persisten robos en iglesias católicas

(Mexico)

Robberies of Catholic Churches continue

Guadalupe Amador G., El Mundo de Tehuacán, 25th Aug 2015.

105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Hindu, 24th Aug 2015.

En $250 millones avalúan robo en Iglesia de Yarumal, Antioquia

(Colombia)

Robbery of the church of Yarumal, Antioquia valued at $250 thousand

RCN, 23rd Aug 2015.

सीताराम जी के मंदिर से अष्ट धातू की चार मूर्ति चोरी

(India)

Four Ashta statues stolen from Sitaram temple

Rajasthan Patrika, 22nd Aug 2015.

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, eju!, 22nd Aug 2015.

'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight

(United States of America)

Phil Taylor, EENews, 21st Aug 2015.

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, GuadaQue, 21st Aug 2015.

A Jain family from Mysuru comes to a temple near Uthukuli to conduct puja

(India)

R. Vimal Kumar, The Hindu, 20th Aug 2015.

Dancing Shiva may not be stolen, says National Gallery chairman

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 20th Aug 2015.

Thieves smash ancient Bodmin church window to steal collection box

(United Kingdom)

CG Oscar, Cornish Guardian, 19th Aug 2015.

La triple desaparición de la Santa Paterna de Arnois

(Spain)

The triple disappearance of the Santa Paterna de Arnois

Rocío García, La Voz de Galicia, 19th Aug 2015.

National Gallery of Australia finally mothballs Kapoor artworks

(Australia; India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 19th Aug 2015.

Family to be compensated for Burrell Collection Nazi loot

(United Kingdom)

Nicola Sullivan, Museums Journal, 18th Aug 2015.

Lithuanian Jews Dump Chief Rabbi for 'Lies' as Lengthy War over Fate of Ancient Cemetery Rages On

(Lithuania)

JNi.Media, The Jewish Press, 18th Aug 2015.

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, 18th Aug 2015.

Karkala: Idol thief caught after car overturns in bid to escape, another thrashed

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 18th Aug 2015.

Cop involved in idol theft also ran rice puller gang

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 17th Aug 2015.

Reward offered after break-in, vandalism at Ransom County church

(United States of America)

Jordan Schroeer, Grand Forks Herald, 16th Aug 2015.

To catch an idol thief

(India)

Amulya Gopalakrishnan, The Times of India, 16th Aug 2015.

Kundapur: Items worth Rs 70 lac stolen from temple, lack of security exposed

(India)

Silvester D'Souza, Daijiworld, 15th Aug 2015.

Kapoor's Clues Help TN Cops Locate Antiques

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar, The New Indian Express, 15th Aug 2015.

Idol smuggling: Woman journo turns approver

(India)

A Selvaraj, The Times of India, 15th Aug 2015.

Singapore Museum Has Eight Idols Stolen From TN

(Singapore; India)

R Prince Jebakumar, The New Indian Express, 15th Aug 2015.

45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar, The New Indian Express, 15th Aug 2015.

Filmmaker in idol theft net

(India)

G.C. Shekhar, The Telegraph, 14th Aug 2015.

Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end

(New Zealand)

Imran Ali, The Northern Advocate, 14th Aug 2015.

2600 Zim artefacts looted

(Zimbabwe; United Kingdom)

Lovemore Mataire, The Herald, 14th Aug 2015.

Monk jailed for Buddha statue theft

(Japan; South Korea)

AFP, IOL, 13th Aug 2015.

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, Alcalor Politico, 13th Aug 2015.

Stolen panchaloha idol recovered from capital suburb

(India)

Ignatius Pereira, The Hindu, 13th Aug 2015.

Eight 'stolen' ornaments found in hundi

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar, The Hindu, 13th Aug 2015.

South Korean monk gets six years in prison for stealing Japanese religious items

(Japan; South Korea)

The Japan Times, 13th Aug 2015.

Gang trying to sell 500-yr-old Quran busted in Karnataka

(India)

The Indian Express, 13th Aug 2015.

Veteran filmmaker held for idol smuggling

(India)

A Selvaraj, The Times of India, 13th Aug 2015.

Accused in idol theft case held in capital city

(India)

Kaumudi Online, 12th Aug 2015.

Suspects stick to stories in Oudong theft

(Cambodia)

May Titthara, The Phnom Penh Post, 12th Aug 2015.

Queda lista primera etapa de medidas de seguridad en Catedral

(Mexico)

First stage of security measures in Cathedra is ready

Uniradio Noticias, Uniradio Informa, 11th Aug 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Lorin Eleni Gill, Pacific Business News, 10th Aug 2015.

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

(India)

The Indian Express, 10th Aug 2015.

A step toward bringing Korean treasures home

(South Korea)

Kim Hyung-Eun, Korea JoongAng Daily, 10th Aug 2015.

Un botín eclesiástico

(Spain)

An ecclesiastical booty

Ignacio Cabanes, Levante, 9th Aug 2015.

Community forced to pay tax to reclaim its stolen treasures

(Kenya)

Patrick Beja, The Counties, 9th Aug 2015.

Racy temple dancers surrender

(Thailand)

Sunthon Pongpao, Bangkok Post, 8th Aug 2015.

How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home

(United States of America)

Micah Schweizer, NPR, 8th Aug 2015.

Man arrested with 2 'ashtadhatu' idols worth Rs 1.5 crore

(India)

Mid-day, 8th Aug 2015.

Court: National Gallery must return Madonna painting

(Czech Republic)

Prague Post, 7th Aug 2015.

Outrage at desecration of St Columba's grave on Iona

(United Kingdom)

David Scott, Express, 7th Aug 2015.

Llena de irregularidades restauración de templo en Pánuco

(Mexico)

Restoration of the temple in Pánuco full of irregularities

Claudia Montes de Oca, NTR Zacatecas, 6th Aug 2015.

Cura robó imagen de oro, acusan

(Mexico)

Priest accused of stealing golden sacred image

Miryam Rodríguez Hernández, El Sol de Orizaba, 6th Aug 2015.

Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches

(Israel)

Jack Moore, Newsweek, 6th Aug 2015.

Portland Art Museum returning sacred Crow medicine bundles to tribe

(United States of America)

Joseph Rose, The Oregonian, 5th Aug 2015.

Man Held for Multiple Theft

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 5th Aug 2015.

Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial

(Bolivia)

Bolivia needs an aggressive campaign to protect heritage

Claudia Gonzales Yaksic, Los Tiempos, 4th Aug 2015.

Temple pond emptied in bid to trace antique idol

(India)

The Hindu, 4th Aug 2015.

Cierran el caso de robo a Virgen de Copacabana

(Bolivia)

Virgin of Copacabana Robbery Case Closed

Roberto Charca H., La Prensa, 4th Aug 2015.

Extradition hitch keeps Kullu temple theft accused in Nepal

(Nepal; India)

Bhanu P Lohumi, The Tribune, 4th Aug 2015.

A Museum Survives in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

Masha Lipman, The New Yorker, 3rd Aug 2015.

Templos en ruinas y saqueados

(Mexico)

Plundered and ruined temples

Miguel Salazar, Diario Xalapa, 3rd Aug 2015.

8 theft cases of antiquities reported: Government

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Economic Times, 3rd Aug 2015.

India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks

(India)

Jason Burke, The Guardian, 3rd Aug 2015.

Antique idol stolen from Anandawalleshwaram temple

(India)

The Hindu, 3rd Aug 2015.

Roban artículos religiosos del Templo de San Agustín en Yuriria

(Mexico)

Religious items stolen from the Templo de San Agustín in Yuriria

AM, 2nd Aug 2015.

Theft in Shri Tirumala Laxmi Venkatraman Temple Vandse

(India)

See And Say, 2nd Aug 2015.

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

(Israel; United Kingdom)

Ofer Aderet, Haaretz, 2nd Aug 2015.

Crucifixes and plaque of Christ discovered in Fulham estate

(United Kingdom)

Goolistan Cooper, Get West London, 31st Jul 2015.

Thieves strike Vijayapura temple, make away with jewellery worth 12.7lakh

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 31st Jul 2015.

India demands return of objects stolen from its temples

(India)

AMA, 30th Jul 2015.

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, Diario de Navarra, 30th Jul 2015.

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, La Opinión de Málaga, 30th Jul 2015.

Statues built on ancient bricks

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post, 30th Jul 2015.

Feds probe MU artifact collection

(United States of America)

Curtis Johnson, The Herald-Dispatch, 29th Jul 2015.

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, E-consulta, 29th Jul 2015.

Theft in Lingala temple

(India)

Sakshi Post, 27th Jul 2015.

Thieves strike at three places, including temple

(India)

The Hindu, 26th Jul 2015.

Honour etched in stone

(India)

Prakesh Bhandari, The Statesman, 26th Jul 2015.

Idol stolen from Jain temple in Madhya Pradesh

(India)

Niti Central, 26th Jul 2015.

Iglesia de Huari reporta un robo de magnitud

(Bolivia)

Church of Huari reports major theft

Giannina Machicado, Los Tiempos, 25th Jul 2015.

500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 25th Jul 2015.

The National Museum: Gilded threads of gifting and looting

(India; Russia)

Nayanjot Lahiri, Hindustan Times, 24th Jul 2015.

Protecting the ruins

(Nepal)

Sarthak Mani, Nepali Times, 24th Jul 2015.

How to Smuggle a Saint Out of India

(India)

The New York Times, 23rd Jul 2015.

Recobran arte sacro del siglo XVIII robado en Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala

(Mexico)

18th century sacred art stolen from Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala recovered

Miriam Bueno, Noticieros Televisa, 23rd Jul 2015.

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

(India)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 23rd Jul 2015.

Police recovers statues worth Rs 5 cr in UP

(India)

Press Trust of India, 23rd Jul 2015.

Heartwarming honesty of car boot punter sees stolen medieval brass returned to Lincolnshire church

(United Kingdom)

East Lindsey Target, 22nd Jul 2015.

Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art "caretaking" project

(Bhutan)

Heather Wardle, Lion's Roar, 21st Jul 2015.

Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.

(South Korea)

So Jung Park, The Korea Observer, 21st Jul 2015.

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

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Paul Daley, The Guardian, 21st Jul 2015.

Chapel Island First Nation celebrates return of historic altar

(Canada)

Peggy MacDonald, CBC, 20th Jul 2015.

Roban la imagen de San Judas Tadeo de templo poblano

(Mexico)

Statue of Saint Judas Tadeo stolen from community temple

Cambio de Puebla, 20th Jul 2015.

వెంకటేశ్వర స్వామి ఆలయంలో చోరీ

(India)

Theft in Venkateshwara Swamy Temple

Namasthe Telangaana, 18th Jul 2015.

भदौरा के महामाया मंदिर में चोरों का धावा

(India)

Mahamaya temple theft

Naidunia, 18th Jul 2015.

प्राचीन जैन मंदिर से दानपेटी व छत्र चोरी

(India)

Ancient Jain temple donation box, parasol theft

Naidunia, 17th Jul 2015.

Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts

(South Korea)

The Korea Herald, Korea Herald, 17th Jul 2015.

'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'

(Nepal)

Himalayan News Service, The Himalayan Times, 16th Jul 2015.

Cheshire places of worship have almost 300 items stolen from them in three years

(United Kingdom)

Frances Barrett, The Chester Chronicle, 16th Jul 2015.

S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan

(South Korea; Japan)

Akihiko Kaise, The Asahi Shimbun, 15th Jul 2015.

Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners

(Canada)

Howard Plotkin, Edmonton Journal, 15th Jul 2015.

Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking

(India)

Nithin Sridhar, NewsGram, 14th Jul 2015.

Ancient Idol of Lord Nataraja Stolen From Temple in Tamil Nadu

(India)

Press Trust of India, NDTV, 14th Jul 2015.

Sacred Indian art is seen more as "Art" than as "Sacred" in the art market: Dr. Donna Yates

(India)

Nithin Sridhar, NewsGram, 14th Jul 2015.

Is BSU museum piece stolen art?

(United States of America; India)

Seth Slabaugh, The Star Press, 14th Jul 2015.

Germany to gift stolen durga idol back to PM Modi

(India; Germany)

Mail Today, India Today, 14th Jul 2015.

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, El Sol de Puebla, 13th Jul 2015.

Nuevamente roban en una capilla

(Argentina)

Chapel robbed again

Diario El Comercial, 13th Jul 2015.

Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 13th Jul 2015.

मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार

(India)

Gong stolen from temple, suspect arrested

Navbharat Times, 13th Jul 2015.

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

(Israel)

The Times of Israel, 12th Jul 2015.

I followed my heart. We may be poor, but we are not criminal

(India)

Anurag Bende, Pune Mirror, 11th Jul 2015.

Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues

(Australia; India)

Kristian Silva, Brisbane Times, 10th Jul 2015.

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, 10th Jul 2015.

Mandai Ganpati temple gold haul: Suspect nabbed while unscrewing tap from court in Shivajinagar

(India)

Express News Service, The Indian Express, 10th Jul 2015.

4-member Gang Held, Gold Seized

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 10th Jul 2015.

Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Cooper, Apollo, 9th Jul 2015.

Father turns in son for Pune temple theft

(India)

Chaitraly Deshmukh, Mid-day, 9th Jul 2015.

Pune: Gold ornaments worth 50 lakh stolen from Mandai Ganesh temple

(India)

Express News Service, The Indian Express, 9th Jul 2015.

Thieves take away antiquated idol from Dhar Rd Jain temple

(India)

FPJ Bureau, The Free Press Journal, 9th Jul 2015.

Help to bring home likely stolen statue from US museum

(India; United States of America)

S. Vijay Kumar, The Times of India, 8th Jul 2015.

Asegura obispo de Cuernavaca que no robó arte sacro

(Mexico)

Bishop of Cuernavaca asserts that he did not steal sacred art

Agencia Universal, El Manana, 7th Jul 2015.

Direct CCTV darshan to prevent theft in temples

(India)

Niranjan Kaggere, Bangalore Mirror, 7th Jul 2015.

Father-son caught red-handed trying to sell several ivory artifacts online

(India; Sri Lanka)

Bangalore Mirror, Chetan R, 7th Jul 2015.

Denuncian ante PGR al Obispo de Cuernavaca por robo

(Mexico)

Bishop of Cuernavaca reported to the Attorney General's Office for theft

David Monroy, Milenio, 6th Jul 2015.

Jewish Woman Works to Return 100 Torahs Ransacked by Nazis

(United States of America; Russia)

Sol Rieger, JP Updates, 6th Jul 2015.

Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities

(Australia; India)

Gina Fairley, Visual Arts Hub, 6th Jul 2015.

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, 6th Jul 2015.

Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 5th Jul 2015.

Acto de desagravio ante el robo sacrílego en Valencia

(Spain)

Act of atonement against a sacrilegious robbery in Valencia

Religión Digital, 4th Jul 2015.

Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues

(Australia)

Merinews, 4th Jul 2015.

जैन मंदिर पर चोरों का धावा, वर्षों पुरानी प्रतिमाएं चोरी

(India)

Jain temple invaded by thieves, age-old statues stolen

Rajasthan Patrika, 3rd Jul 2015.

No hay robo de arte sacro en San Luis: INAH

(Mexico)

No theft of sacred art in San Luis: INAH

Eduardo L. Marceleño, Plano Informativo, 2nd Jul 2015.

Pongpat gets 2 more years

(Thailand)

Bangkok Post, 1st Jul 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 1st Jul 2015.

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

(United States of America; India)

ICE, 1st Jul 2015.

मंदिर का ताला तोड़कर चार चांदी के छत्र चोरी

(India)

Four silver umbrella temple theft

Patrika, 1st Jul 2015.

Windows to the past

(India)

Rishabh Shroff, The Indian Express, 30th Jun 2015.

Chinese visitor face charges in ancient art scam

(Canada)

Chuck Chiang, Vancouver Sun, 29th Jun 2015.

शिव मंदिर मे चोरी

(India)

Theft at Shiva Temple

Amar Ujala, 29th Jun 2015.

மதுரை கோயிலில் 120 வருட பழமையான நடராஜர்- சிவகாமியம்மன் ஐம்பொன் சிலைகள் திருட்டு

(India)

120-year-old idol stolen

Vijayalashmi, One India, 29th Jun 2015.

Security alert after historic stone artefact stolen from church

(United Kingdom)

Stuart Minting, Darlington & Stockton Times, 29th Jun 2015.

Sin funcionar el sistema de videovigilancia en templos de Cholula

(Mexico)

Security camera systems not functioning in the temples of Cholula

Arturo Manzano, Municipios, 28th Jun 2015.

Tiruvannamalai Temple Gets Centuries-old Panchaloha Idols Back

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar, The Indian Express, 27th Jun 2015.

Udupi: Thieves break into Barkur temple, caught on CCTV cameras

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 26th Jun 2015.

Detenida una banda que robaba antigüedades en capillas del suroccidente

(Spain)

A gang that robbed antiquities in chapels of the southwest arrested

Asturias 24, 26th Jun 2015.

Holy Grail found (thanks to Crimewatch appeal)

(United Kingdom)

John Bingham, The Telegraph, 26th Jun 2015.

Panchaloha idols stolen from cave temple

(India)

The Hindu, 25th Jun 2015.

Gods safe as govt ups security at temples

(India)

Niranjan Kaggere, Bangalore Mirror, 24th Jun 2015.

117-kg silver items, cash stolen from Ramdeora Temple found

(India)

Vimal Bhatia, The Times of India, 24th Jun 2015.

Capturan a ladrón de iglesias en la ciudad de Durango

(Mexico)

Church thief arrested in the city of Durango

UnoTV, 24th Jun 2015.

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, News 18, 24th Jun 2015.

Saqueadores afectan zonas de importancia histórica en Zapotitlán

(Mexico)

Looters hit areas of historical significance in Zapotitlán

Elizabeth Rodríguez Lezama, La Journada de Oriente, 23rd Jun 2015.

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

(India)

Faiz Rahman Siddiqui, The Times of India, 23rd Jun 2015.

Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches

(Spain; Sweden)

AFP, Yahoo News, 22nd Jun 2015.

Chhatisa Nijog alleges theft of daru pieces; demands action on Daitas

(India)

Odisha Sun Times, 22nd Jun 2015.

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, Huffington Post, 21st Jun 2015.

The Chinese Want Their Art Back

(China)

Karl E. Meyer, The New York Times, 20th Jun 2015.

Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities

(Australia; India; Nepal)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 19th Jun 2015.

Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected

(Israel)

Bathsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times, 18th Jun 2015.

Idol thieves are adopting innovative ways: Philip

(India)

Gayatri Jayaraman, India Today, 18th Jun 2015.

Silver valuables stolen from Uppinangady temple found beneath channel

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 17th Jun 2015.

Stolen 'ashtadhatu' idols of Mahavira recovered in Bihar

(India)

Press Trust of India, Z News, 17th Jun 2015.

A trident and gold stolen from 5 devalaya's in a temple in Dehiwala

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News, 14th Jun 2015.

Statue of Virgin Mary Restored to Syria's Maaloula

(Syria)

Almanar News, 14th Jun 2015.

Archaeological Survey of India discovers smuggled Indian antiques in Singapore museum

(India; Singapore)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 14th Jun 2015.

La vente d'art kanak suspendue

(New Caledonia; Switzerland)

Sale of Kanak Art Suspended

Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes, 13th Jun 2015.

Illegal antiquities trade grows as NGA door guardians remain on display

(India; Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 13th Jun 2015.

Cops crack sensational temple idol theft case

(India)

The Hindu, 13th Jun 2015.

Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world

(India)

Gayatri Jayaraman, India Today, 12th Jun 2015.

Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage

(Lebanon)

Elise Knutson, The Daily Star, 12th Jun 2015.

Antiquities: An Open Market Won't Stop Smuggling

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 11th Jun 2015.

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, 10th Jun 2015.

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, 10th Jun 2015.

Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq)

Suzanne Vega, JP Updates, 10th Jun 2015.

Intercepted ceramic artefact not from Syria

(Finland)

YLE, 9th Jun 2015.

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, 9th Jun 2015.

Roban iglesia en Maripí, Boyacá

(Colombia)

Church in Maripí, Boyacá robbed.

El Espectador, 9th Jun 2015.

Hopi Tribe Makes Another Attempt At Halting French Auction

(France; United States of America)

Aaron Granillo, KNAU, 9th Jun 2015.

Church's stolen statue head found on ebay after two years and returned to Forest of Dean

(United Kingdom)

Gloucester Citizen, 9th Jun 2015.

Russia-bound 'looted ceramic' was not pillaged from Syrian museum, says antiquities chief

(Finland)

Umberto Bacchi, International Business Times, 9th Jun 2015.

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, 9th Jun 2015.

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, 8th Jun 2015.

Vijayawada Police Nab Notorious Temple Burglar

(India)

Express News Service, The Indian Express, 8th Jun 2015.

Police looking to identify owner of suspected stolen brass artifacts

(United States of America)

KEPRTV, 5th Jun 2015.

Isis-looted treasures seized en route to Russia

(Syria; Finland; Russia)

YLE, 5th Jun 2015.

Kullu temples remain vulnerable to thefts

(India)

Dipender Manta, Hindustan Times, 4th Jun 2015.

Jewish Heritage Group to Publish Photos of Nazi-Plundered Hungarian Torahs Stashed in Russia

(Hungary; Russia)

The Algemeiner, 4th Jun 2015.

For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha

(Japan)

Simon, EDers, 4th Jun 2015.

Cross and artefacts stolen from Limpopo church

(South Africa)

Dan Mdluli, The Citizen, 3rd Jun 2015.

Stolen art? Why no one can say for sure

(General)

Charlotte Burns, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Jun 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Jason Felch, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Jun 2015.

Swepstone church roof stripped of £50k of lead

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 1st Jun 2015.

Someone's Stealing Stained Glass Out of Ohio Churches

(United States of America)

Katie Zavadski, The Daily Beast, 1st Jun 2015.

Idol thieves held from Varanasi

(India)

Sandhya Nair, The Times of India, 1st Jun 2015.

Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest

(France; United States of America)

Jamey Keaten, ABC United States, 1st Jun 2015.

Kasargod: Police arrest two persons for precious idol theft

(India)

Steephan Kayyar, Daijiworld, 1st Jun 2015.

Se roban piezas de arte en Antigua Guatemala

(Guatemala)

Art stolen in Antigua, Guatemala

Alicia Álvarez, Contra Poder, 31st May 2015.

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, 31st May 2015.

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, 31st May 2015.

Interpol on cops' radar to find idols

(India)

Bibhuti Barik, The Telegraph, 30th May 2015.

Junín: asaltan iglesia colonial del centro poblado de San Pedro

(Peru)

Junín: robbery of the colonial church in the village of San Pedro

RPP, 30th May 2015.

Police recover 300 years old idol

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 29th May 2015.

Kasargod: Two idols worth several lacs stolen in Chittarikal

(India)

Daijiworld Media Network, Daijiworld, 28th May 2015.

Stained-glass thieves target two local churches

(United States of America)

JoAnne Viviano, The Columbus Dispatch, 27th May 2015.

Millennium-old temple idol stolen in Kasaragod

(India)

Manorama, 27th May 2015.

Hopis seek federal help to stop katsina auctions

(United States of America; France)

Dennis Wagner, AZ Central, 27th May 2015.

Ancient items retrieved by Syrian authorities

(Syria)

Xinhua, 26th May 2015.

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

(India)

Kathleen Caulderwood, International Business Times, 26th May 2015.

Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling

(India)

Press Trust of India, Deccan Herald, 25th May 2015.

Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, The Times of India, 25th May 2015.

Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations

(Cambodia)

Bennett Murray, The Phnom Penh Post, 23rd May 2015.

Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years

(Taiwan; China)

CCTV, 23rd May 2015.

Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post, 22nd May 2015.

Veinte detenidos de una banda que intentó robar las imágenes de la iglesia de Santiago

(Spain)

Twenty arrested from a gang that planned to rob the statues of the church of Santiago

Diario de Almería, 22nd May 2015.

Turkey: Armenian Church Sues for Lost Property

(Turkey)

Dorian Jones, Eurasia Net, 21st May 2015.

Six antique idols stolen from Barahanath temple in Odisha

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 21st May 2015.

Jajpur's rare 13th century statue stolen

(India)

Bibhuti Barik, The Telegraph, 21st May 2015.

Detectives unearth scores of church thefts dating back 10 years

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 20th May 2015.

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

(China; Netherlands)

Shanghaiist, 20th May 2015.

Customs foil bid to smuggle Buddha statues

(Pakistan)

Obaid Abbasi, The Express Tribune, 20th May 2015.

Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes

(Nepal)

Alexandre Capron, France 24, 19th May 2015.

Stolen 15th-century Torbryan church icons recovered by police

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 19th May 2015.

Thieves break antique idols hoping to find gold inside

(India)

The Hindu, 19th May 2015.

700-yr-old idol recovered

(India)

Deccan Herald, 18th May 2015.

Jewels stolen from temple

(India)

The Hindu, 17th May 2015.

Gold, silver ornaments stolen from Gondal temple

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 17th May 2015.

Statues worth RM50,000 stolen from temple

(Malaysia)

Loshana K. Shagar, The Star, 16th May 2015.

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

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt, Cleveland.com, 15th May 2015.

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

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 15th May 2015.

महेश्वर जैन मंदिर में चोरी के चार आरोपी धराए, दो फरार

(India)

Maheshwar Jain temple theft: four arrested, two absconded

Naidunia, 14th May 2015.

Four panchaloha idols stolen from temple

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 14th May 2015.

Fight Over Hindu God Statue Hits Fed Court

(United States of America; India)

Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Service, 14th May 2015.

Two antique idols seized in Tuticorin

(India; United Arab Emirates)

The Hindu, 14th May 2015.

After theft, Argentines donate prized possessions, wedding rings for new monstrance

(Argentina)

Catholic News Agency, 13th May 2015.

40 cámaras, oficiales y vidrio especial protegen a La Negrita

(Costa Rica)

40 cameras, guards, and special measures taken to protect La Negrita

Entorno Inteligente, 13th May 2015.

Precious idols stolen from Jain temple

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 13th May 2015.

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

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Steven Litt, Cleveland.com, 12th May 2015.

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

(United States of America)

Kristen Hwang, Hava Sun News, 12th May 2015.

Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement

(United States of America; Switzerland; United Kingdom)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 12th May 2015.

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, 11th May 2015.

US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Mech Dara, The Cambodia Daily, 11th May 2015.

Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 9th May 2015.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS, One India, 9th May 2015.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake

(Nepal)

IANS, One India, 9th May 2015.

Two B'luru Men Among 4 Caught with 2 Idols

(India)

Express News Service, New Indian Express, 9th May 2015.

'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, The Times of India, 8th May 2015.

Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake

(Nepal)

Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 8th May 2015.

'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, The Times of India, 8th May 2015.

Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha

(China; Netherlands)

Ma, CRIEnglish, 8th May 2015.

Master Xingyun of Taiwan donates relics to place of origin

(China)

CNTV, 7th May 2015.

Looters prowl as Nepal's treasures SPILL INTO VIEW

(Nepal)

Deutsche Presse Agentur, The Nation, 7th May 2015.

Stolen art returned to Herefordshire churches

(United Kingdom)

Bill Tanner, Hereford Times, 7th May 2015.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias

(Mexico)

Faced with insecurity, church prepares a catalogue of relics

Yasmin Mariche, Imagen del Golfo, 6th May 2015.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias

(Mexico)

Faced with insecurity, church relics are being catalogued

Yasmin Mariche, Imagen del Golfo, 6th May 2015.

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

(China)

Xinhua, 5th May 2015.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP, Deccan Chronicle, 4th May 2015.

Cometen en Yucatán un robo para Ripley

(Mexico)

Robbery commited in Yucatán for 'Ripley's'

Sergio Grosjean, Sipse, 4th May 2015.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP, Deccan Chronicle, 4th May 2015.

Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 4th May 2015.

Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon

(China; Hungary)

Amy Quin, The New York Times, 3rd May 2015.

Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon

(China; Hungary; Netherlands)

Amy Qin, The New York Times, 3rd May 2015.

Buscan recuperar más de 50.000 piezas de arte

(Bolivia)

Seeking to recover more than 50,000 artworks

Opinión, 11th Apr 2015.

Centuries old Panchaloha idol stolen from ancient temple in Nellore

(India)

Deccan Chronicle, 11th Apr 2015.

India's deafening silence on stolen art

(India)

Vishakha N. Desai, The Hindu, 10th Apr 2015.

New York couple returns stolen Andean paintings to Bolivia

(Bolivia; United States of America)

Associated Press, U-T San Diego, 9th Apr 2015.

Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on

(United States of America; India)

Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times, 9th Apr 2015.

Spate of vandalization hits Kyoto, Nara World Heritage sites

(Japan)

Japan Times, The Japan Times, 9th Apr 2015.

Putin Returns Nazi-Looted Icon to Greek Prime Minister

(Russia; Greece)

The Moscow Times, 9th Apr 2015.

Empty temples, stolen gods

(Nepal)

eKantipur, 8th Apr 2015.

Museums Begin Returning Artifacts to India in Response to Investigation

(United States of America; India)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 7th Apr 2015.

Robaron hostias consagradas en un convento de religiosas visitadoras de enfermos

(Argentina)

Consecrated hosts stolen from a convent which ministers to the sick

AICA, Agencia Informativa Católica Argentina, 7th Apr 2015.

One held for Bangalore temple theft

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 7th Apr 2015.

Stolen artefacts: Relics of plunder

(China)

The Economist, 4th Apr 2015.

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

(United States of America; India; Nepal)

Graham Bowley, The New York Times, 2nd Apr 2015.

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

(United States of America; India; Nepal)

James Fanelli, DNA Info, 2nd Apr 2015.

Vigilan templos por robos sacros

(Mexico)

Churches surveilled after sacred art thefts

Christian Jiménez, Noticias Net, 2nd Apr 2015.

Antiquities Looted From India End up at Honolulu Museum

(United States of America; India)

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, ABC United States, 1st Apr 2015.

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, Info Católica, 1st Apr 2015.

In an antique trade

(India)

Business Standard, 30th Mar 2015.

Bangalore earning notoriety as market for antique idols

(India)

Imran Gowhar, The Hindu, 30th Mar 2015.

Chinese villagers write to Dutch PM for return of mummified buddha

(China)

Shanghai Daily, 29th Mar 2015.

Interview: Cambodia shares successful story on repatriation of stolen antiquities

(Cambodia)

Xuequean Mu, Xinhua, 28th Mar 2015.

China's Stolen Monk Mummy Controversy Spurs Claims of Another

(China)

Oliver Geng, The Wall Street Journal, 27th Mar 2015.

Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha"

(China; Netherlands)

Wei Wang, CRIEnglish, 27th Mar 2015.

Raiders of the lost bell

(Canada)

Simon Arseneau, Meridian Booster, 26th Mar 2015.

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

(China)

Jane Perlez, Sinosphere, 26th Mar 2015.

Stolen 16th century tapestry returned to Huesca

(Spain)

Spanish News Today, 26th Mar 2015.

आमेर के प्राचीन मंदिर से बारह रुद्राक्ष शिव मूर्तियां हुईं चोरी

(India)

Ancient Temple Sculpture Stolen

Damon Arwa, News 18, 26th Mar 2015.

Arrested on theft charge

(India)

The Hindu, 25th Mar 2015.

ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada

(India; Canada)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 24th Mar 2015.

Authority launches campaign to retrieve lost Buddha

(China)

Huan Si, Ecns, 24th Mar 2015.

Roban 5 anillos de la Virgen de las Servitas

(Spain)

Five rings stolen from the Virgin of Servitas

Diario Córdoba, 21st Mar 2015.

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, 20th Mar 2015.

Encuentran en una papelera una talla del XVII robada en Medina

(Spain)

17th century statue stolen in Medina found in rubbish bin

Patricia González, El Norte de Castilla, 17th Mar 2015.

Cae sujeto por robo en iglesia de Cabo San Lucas

(Mexico)

Subject caught for theft in Cabo San Lucas church

UnoTV, 17th Mar 2015.

Se roban la campana de la iglesia de Tierrabomba

(Colombia)

Bell from the church of Tierrabomba stolen

El Universal, 17th Mar 2015.

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, 16th Mar 2015.

Trade in Native American antiques can be tricky

(United States of America)

David Murray, Great Falls Tribune, 15th Mar 2015.

National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 6th Mar 2015.

El histórico saqueo de la colegiata

(Spain)

The historic plunder of the temple

Diario de León, 4th Mar 2015.

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, Heraldo, 4th Mar 2015.

Mysterious Apopka sculptures may be 1,000 years old

(United States of America)

Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel, 27th Feb 2015.

Two more held for stealing idols in Odisha

(India)

Ranjan Rath, Odisha Sun Times, 6th Feb 2015.

7 held with ancient Buddha statue

(Nepal)

Rajendra Nath, eKantipur, 6th Feb 2015.

Entregan pinturas interpretativas de obras robadas en Antigua

(Guatemala)

Interpretive paintings of stolen paintings arrive in Antigua

Miguel Lopez, Prensa Libre, 6th Feb 2015.

4 temple thefts in 2 months see locals angry, cops helpless

(India)

Keshav Naik, The Times of India, 5th Feb 2015.

मां वैष्णो देवी मंदिर में लाखों की चोरी

(India)

Theft of millions from Vaishno Devi Temple

Swapnil, News 18, 4th Feb 2015.

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, El Correo, 3rd Feb 2015.

Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC

(India)

Press Trust of India, Z News, 3rd Feb 2015.

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

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Feb 2015.

Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert

(Mongolia)

Kate Baklitskaya, The Siberian Times, 2nd Feb 2015.

గజ్జెల పాపమ్మ గుడిలో అమ్మవారి కిరీటం చోరీ

(India)

Goddess' crown stolen at Gajjela Papamma Temple

Sakshi, 2nd Feb 2015.

Removal of Shah Jahan mosque relics termed theft of history

(Pakistan)

Dawn, 21st Jan 2015.

Three held with stolen ashtadhatu idols

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 7th Jan 2015.

State rejects most restitution claims

(Czech Republic)

Czech News Agency, Prague Post, 7th Jan 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

(United States of America)

George Graham, MassLive, 6th Jan 2015.

Saquean Iglesia; se llevan al Santísimo

(Mexico)

Church robbery: Blessed Sacrament stolen

José Luis Camarillo, Uniradio Informa, 6th Jan 2015.

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, ABC España, 5th Jan 2015.

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

(Syria; Iraq)

Lyn Julius, Arutz Sheva, 7th Dec 2014.

Detenidos dos hombres cuando intentaban robar en una iglesia de Palencia

(Spain)

Two men arrested who intended to rob a Palencia church

EFE, ABC España, 1st Dec 2014.

Fingen estar por casarse para robar una iglesia

(Argentina)

Pretending to want to get married to rob a church

Crítica, 1st Dec 2014.

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

(Australia)

Lyndel Prott, The Conversation, 30th Nov 2014.

Family of Thai Princess Is Stripped of Royal Name

(Thailand)

Thomas Fuller, The New York Times, 30th Nov 2014.

Inventor's children seek to regain missing stained-glass windows valued at $3.5 million

(United States of America)

Mary Carole McCauley, The Baltimore Sun, 29th Nov 2014.

Burglars decamp with lakhs worth of loot at Jain temple

(India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 29th Nov 2014.

Trove of ancient artefacts may include rare imports

(Thailand)

The Nation, Bangkok Post, 29th Nov 2014.

Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt, The Telegraph, 28th Nov 2014.

Devenish Island: Vandals damage ancient gravestone

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 27th Nov 2014.

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, 27th Nov 2014.

Honduras condena a salvadoreño por robo de patrimonio religioso

(Honduras; El Salvador)

Honduras sentences a Salvadorian for theft of religious heritage

EFE, ElSalvador.com, 27th Nov 2014.

Grottarossa, scoperta "casa-museo" con reperti rubati: nei guai avvocato

(Italy)

Paola Ambrosino, Roma Capitale News, 25th Nov 2014.

Four South Koreans held over theft of Tsushima Buddhist statue

(Japan; South Korea)

The Japan Times, 25th Nov 2014.

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, El Adelantado, 24th Nov 2014.

Policía captura a hombre por robo de imágenes religiosas

(Guatemala)

Police arrest a man for robbing religious items

Héctor Contreras, Prensa Libre, 24th Nov 2014.

Stolen Almora idol back home after 50 years

(India; United States of America)

Raju Gusain, India Today, 12th Oct 2014.

ASI to keep rare, recovered Shiva idol in museum

(India)

Vineet Upadhyay, The Times of India, 9th Oct 2014.

Treasure hunt at ancient temples in Guntur district

(India)

M. Srinivas, The Hindu, 8th Oct 2014.

Sacred Items Swiped From Romanian Orthodox Church

(United States of America)

Bill Wadell, WNEP, 6th Oct 2014.

Poland: Headstones Removed from Lodz Jewish Cemetery to be Returned

(Poland)

Arutz Sheva, 6th Oct 2014.

22 Rare Artefacts Stolen Since 2009

(India)

Pratul Sharma, The New Indian Express, 7th Sep 2014.

ASI Protection Not Theft-Proof

(India)

Express News Service, The Sunday Standard, 7th Sep 2014.

The man who stole India's past

(India)

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel, Rediff News, 7th Sep 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

(United States of America)

U.S. Attorney's Office, FBI, 5th Sep 2014.

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

(United States of America)

Sean Doogan, Alaska Dispatch News, 3rd Sep 2014.

A brittle plan to protect broken idols?

(India)

B. Sivakumar, The Times of India, 3rd Sep 2014.

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

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 9th Aug 2014.

Police Raid Pub In 'Holy Grail' Relic Hunt

(United Kingdom)

Sky News, 7th Aug 2014.

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, Periodico Digital, 5th Aug 2014.

Antique church icons dumped at roadside

(Philippines)

The Bohol Standard, 13th Jul 2014.

Middle Age art stolen from Swedish church

(Sweden)

The Local, 9th Jul 2014.

In search of the lost antiquities

(Pakistan; Sri Lanka)

Sadia Qasim Shah, Dawn, 8th Jul 2014.

Daylesford police recover $135K worth of stolen church items

(Australia)

William Vallely, The Courier, 7th Jul 2014.

Stolen Ethiopian Saint John Turns Up at Paris Auction

(Ethiopia; France)

ArtNet news, ArtNet News, 7th Jul 2014.

Hasta 10 años de cárcel a quien dañe monumentos históricos

(Mexico)

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

Sipse, 14th Jun 2014.

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

(Australia)

Tanya Nolan, ABC Australia, 6th Jun 2014.

Theft of historical and cultural heritages under investigation

(Mongolia)

D. Sergelen, UB Post, 5th Jun 2014.

Looted ancient statues returned to Cambodia from US

(Cambodia; United States of America)

AFP, ABC Australia, 4th Jun 2014.

India expects Australia to return ancient statues soon

(Australia; India)

Press Trust of India, The Hindu, 4th Jun 2014.

Angels and paintings vandalised at Tintagel Parish Church

(United Kingdom)

Cornish Guardian, 4th Jun 2014.

Museum reveals list of 30 items from disgraced New York gallery

(Singapore; India)

Huang Lijie, The Straits Times, 3rd Jun 2014.

Three Statues Repatriated in Phnom Penh Ceremony

(Cambodia)

Khoun Theara, Voice of America, 3rd Jun 2014.

Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia)

David Ng, Los Angeles Times, 7th May 2014.

Syrian government says Maaloula's sites sacked by rebels

(Syria)

Al Monitor, 5th May 2014.

Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: former diplomat from Natasha Chaku

(Australia; India)

DNA, 11th Apr 2014.

State-level idol records bureau mooted

(India)

A. Srivathsan, The Hindu, 10th Apr 2014.

Villagers questioned about stolen idol

(India)

A. Selvaraj, The Times of India, 10th Apr 2014.

International treasures missing

(Italy)

Judith Harris, Catholic Herald, 9th Apr 2014.

Piden hasta 15 años de prisión por atentar contra patrimonio cultural

(Peru)

RPP, 9th Apr 2014.

'Panchaloha' idols of Sitarama, Lakshmana, Anjaneya seized

(India)

The Hindu, 8th Apr 2014.

National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Sydney Morning Herald, 7th Apr 2014.

Profiling of Idols to Ward Off Smuggling Yet to Begin in State

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 7th Apr 2014.

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

(Nepal)

eKantipur, 4th Apr 2014.

FIR in idol theft case mandatory

(India)

A Sirvathsan, The Hindu, 3rd Apr 2014.

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

(India)

A Selvaraj, The Times of India, 3rd Apr 2014.

Blogger gives crucial leads in idol hunt

(India)

TNN, The Times of India, 3rd Apr 2014.

'Panchaloha idols belong to 13 AD': Archaeologists

(India)

Pragit P, The Times of India, 3rd Apr 2014.

Unique 600-year-old brass plaque stolen from Herefordshire church

(United Kingdom)

Hereford Times, 2nd Apr 2014.

National Gallery Shiva statue return'should include gift of goodwill'

(Australia; India)

Andrew Taylor, The Canberra Times, 2nd Apr 2014.

Tirthankara antique idol goes missing from Vellore

(India)

A Selvaraj, The Times of India, 2nd Apr 2014.

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

(Croatia; Serbia)

Dalje, 31st Mar 2014.

Village keeps its faith as it awaits Nataraja's return

(India)

A. Selvaraj, The Times of India, 31st Mar 2014.

Three Kapoor statues from Tamil Nadu still with NGA

(India)

M. Kalyanaraman, The Times of India, 31st Mar 2014.

Police confiscate ancient coffins from tomb raiders in Jerusalem

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud, The Jerusalem Post, 31st Mar 2014.

Stolen Czech Ark Cover Returned to Prague Musuem

(Czech Republic)

JTA, The Jewish Daily Forward, 28th Mar 2014.

Two Panchaloha Idols found in well

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 17th Mar 2014.

Idol talk? Kapoor loot was huge, sold across world

(India)

A. Selvaraj, The Times of India, 17th Mar 2014.

Relic Hunt Continues

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post, 13th Mar 2014.

Relic theft at temple in capital

(Cambodia)

Cheang Sokha, The Phnom Penh Post, 12th Mar 2014.

Claim flawed, Australian gallery is keeping stolen idol

(India)

A. Srivathsan, The Hindu, 9th Mar 2014.

Art experts struggle to distinguish real from a very good fake

(India)

Namita Devidayal, The Times of India, 9th Mar 2014.

Town prays for its stolen god Shiva to return

(India)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 8th Mar 2014.

US probing whether Ganesha museum idol was stolen

(United States of America; India)

Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 7th Mar 2014.

Cambodian relics 'found in New York'

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Stuart White, The Phnom Penh Post, 7th Mar 2014.

Athorities raid storage locker filled with antiquities

(United States of America)

AFA News, 6th Mar 2014.

Theft! The tragedy at El Calvario and the painting of Tomás de Merlo

(Guatemala)

Benjamin Patrick Reeves, Revue Guatemala, 6th Mar 2014.

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

(Australia; India)

Anna Maria Nicholson, ABC Australia, 5th Mar 2014.

US Returns Three 'Most Wanted' Stolen Antiquities to India

(India; United States of America)

IANS, The New Indian Express, 15th Jan 2014.

Himachal Pradesh Idol theft casts cloud over Basant Panchami festivities

(India)

Dipender Manta, Hindustan Times, 9th Jan 2014.

Back where they belong

(Nepal; Germany)

Bhrikuti Rai, Nepali Times, 20th Dec 2013.

Sacred art stolen from Andean churches

(General)

Associated Press, The Telegraph, 26th Aug 2013.

Bolivia: detienen a sacerdote por robo de joyas a la Virgen de Copacabana

(Bolivia)

BBC Mundo, 26th Jul 2013.

La Virgen de Copacabana luce nueva corona y joyas

(Bolivia)

The Virgin of Copacabana dons her new crown and jewels

La Razón, 6th Jul 2013.

The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 3rd May 2013.

Los tesoros de la Virgen carecen de seguro antirrobo

(Bolivia)

The treasures of the Virgin lack antitheft security

Iblin Linarez, La Razón, 28th Apr 2013.

Christie's removes stolen Nepal artworks

(Nepal; United States of America)

Kunda Dixit, Nepali Times, 22nd Mar 2013.

Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted

(Mexico)

Karla Zabludovsky, The New York Times, 15th Jan 2013.

Mafias de traficantes operan en Bolivia

(Bolivia)

Trafficking mafias operate in Bolivia

La Razón, 5th Nov 2012.

Priceless Tibetan Buddha statue looted by Nazis was carved from meteorite

(Tibet; Germany)

Mark Taylor, The Guardian, 28th Sep 2012.

La Paz: Robo en iglesia de Tiwanaku

(Bolivia)

La Paz: Theft at the church of Tiwanaku

Iglesia Viva, 12th Oct 2011.

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

(Nepal)

Kunda Dixit, Nepali Times, 27th Aug 2010.

Bhutanese temple thieves get life

(Bhutan)

Subir Bhaumik, BBC News, 9th Jul 2008.

Statue vandalized in Chaskar

(Bhutan)

Sonam Rinchen, Bhutan Observer, 23rd May 2008.

Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues

(Nepal; Tibet)

Reuters, Hindustan Times, 18th Jun 2007.

The Plunder of Tibets Treasures

(Tibet)

Radio Free Asia, 1st Aug 2005.

Stolen Jaina image recovered

(India)

The Hindu, 13th Oct 2004.

Indian police recover statue stolen from Bhutan

(Bhutan; India; Nepal)

Kuensel, 10th Jun 2002.

In the land of gods, thieves have a field day

(Nepal)

Ramayata Limbu, Nepali Times, 28th Sep 2001.

The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished

(Nepal)

Martin Spice, South China Morning Post, 3rd Sep 2000.

Return of the gods

(Nepal)

Sujata Tuladhar, Nepali Times, 16th Aug 2000.

Gods in exile

(Nepal; Germany; United States of America)

Kanak Mani Dixit, Himal, 1st Oct 1999.

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

(Nepal; India)

Associated Press, 20th Dec 1994.

Thieves rob 'living museum'

(Nepal)

Shyam Bahadur, The Advertiser, 11th Jul 1991.

Thieves Plundering Art for Foreigners in Nepal

(Nepal)

Binaya Guruacharya, Associated Press, 28th Aug 1986.

Artifact theft is big business in Nepal

(Nepal)

Bhola Rana, United International Press, 2nd Apr 1985.

Nepal: Thieves destroy a cultural heritage

(Nepal)

Kunda Dixit, Inter Press Service, 8th May 1984.