Country: Cambodia

Villagers refuse to relinquish artefact

(Cambodia)

Mom Sophon (2017). Villagers refuse to relinquish artefact. Khmer Times. 11 July.

Temple sculptures moved to prevent theft

(Cambodia)

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

Ancient Angkorian Jewelry Set Recovered From UK Art Dealership

(Cambodia; United Kingdom)

Hul Reaksmey (2017). Ancient Angkorian Jewelry Set Recovered From UK Art Dealership. Voice of America. 26 April.

Ancient Artifacts in London Returned to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United Kingdom)

Ben Paviour (2017). Ancient Artifacts in London Returned to Cambodia. The Cambodia Daily. 24 April.

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

(Cambodia)

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

Expert Opinion or Elaborate Ruse? Scrutiny for Scholars' Role in Art Sales

(Cambodia; United States of America)

Ralph Blumenthal (2017). Expert Opinion or Elaborate Ruse? Scrutiny for Scholars' Role in Art Sales. The New York Times. 30 March.

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

(Cambodia)

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

Records Point to Dealer's Role in Artifact Theft

(Cambodia; Thailand)

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

Ancient statue a riddle for experts

(Cambodia)

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

Angkor revisited: how master craftsmen are forging Khmer antiquities

(Cambodia)

Cristina Maza (2017). Angkor revisited: how master craftsmen are forging Khmer antiquities. The Phnom Penh Post. 27 January.

Alleged grave robber arrested near temple

(Cambodia)

Kong Meta (2017). Alleged grave robber arrested near temple. The Phnom Penh Post. 16 January.

Angkor what? How Cambodian workshops get away with fake masterpieces

(Cambodia)

Martin Polkinghorne (2017). Angkor what? How Cambodian workshops get away with fake masterpieces. In Daily. 16 January.

Killing Fields Bones Not Brought In, Expert Says at KR Tribunal

(Cambodia)

George Wright (2017). Killing Fields Bones Not Brought In, Expert Says at KR Tribunal. The Cambodia Daily. 11 January.

Angkorian Artifact Dealer Arrested in New York

(United States of America; Cambodia)

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

Art dealer Nancy Wiener who sold stolen Buddha to NGA arrested

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

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

New York Art Dealer Charged With Trafficking Illegal Antiquities

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

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

Prominent Antiquities Dealer Accused of Selling Stolen Artifacts

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

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

Angkor replicated: How Cambodian workshops produce fake masterpieces, and get away with it

(Cambodia)

Martin Polkinghorne (2016). Angkor replicated: How Cambodian workshops produce fake masterpieces, and get away with it. Scroll.in. 29 November.

Stolen Artifacts Found in Siem Reap

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2016). Stolen Artifacts Found in Siem Reap. Khmer Times. 22 September.

Preventing the plunder of Asean's heritage

(Cambodia; Thailand; Myanmar)

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

Cambodia cracks down on scantily clad visitors to Angkor

(Cambodia)

AFP (2016). Cambodia cracks down on scantily clad visitors to Angkor. The Guardian. 7 July.

With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins

(Cambodia)

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

Buddha relics to head back to Oudong Mountain

(Cambodia)

Morn Vanntey (2016). Buddha relics to head back to Oudong Mountain. The Phnom Penh Post. 20 May.

More looted antiquities welcomed home

(Cambodia; France)

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

Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork

(Cambodia)

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

US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

Another Gallery Is Raided in Antiquities Case

(United States of America; India; Cambodia)

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

Law Enforcement Focuses on Asia Week in Inquiry of Antiquities Smuggling

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

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

US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

Last Koh Ker piece coming home

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

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

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

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

(Cambodia; France)

Mom Kunthear (2016). Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success. Khmer Times. 21 January.

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

(Cambodia; France)

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

At National Museum, Decapitated Harihara Statue to Headline

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2016). At National Museum, Decapitated Harihara Statue to Headline. Khmer Times. 18 January.

Authorities halt Angkor excavating

(Cambodia)

Sen David (2016). Authorities halt Angkor excavating. The Phnom Penh Post. 8 January.

Sting Operation Nets Fake Antiquities Peddlers

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2015). Sting Operation Nets Fake Antiquities Peddlers. Khmer Times. 29 December.

Apsara Acts on Koh Ker Logging

(Cambodia)

May Titthara (2015). Apsara Acts on Koh Ker Logging. Khmer Times. 7 December.

Kulen Mountain Security Beefs Up

(Cambodia)

Naomi-Collett Ritz (2015). Kulen Mountain Security Beefs Up. Khmer Times. 10 November.

Looking to the Future Through the Traumas of the Past

(Cambodia)

Bansie Vasvani (2015). Looking to the Future Through the Traumas of the Past. Hyperallergic. 3 November.

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 (2015). Cambodia returns sculptural fragment after 3-D scans show it fits Cleveland Museum of Art's Krishna (photos). Cleveland.com. 30 October.

Artefacts returned by collector

(Cambodia; Sweden)

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

Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector

(Cambodia)

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

5 Cambodians get 7 years in jail for antique theft

(Cambodia)

Xinhua (2015). 5 Cambodians get 7 years in jail for antique theft. Khmer Times. 27 August.

Suspects stick to stories in Oudong theft

(Cambodia)

May Titthara (2015). Suspects stick to stories in Oudong theft. The Phnom Penh Post. 12 August.

Ancient treasures in the backyard

(Cambodia)

Bennett Murray (2015). Ancient treasures in the backyard. The Phnom Penh Post. 8 August.

Statues built on ancient bricks

(Cambodia)

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

Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Prangthong Jitcharoenkul (2015). Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia. Bangkok Post. 12 July.

Cambodia Creates 'Border Pass' for Workers in Thailand

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Chea Vannak (2015). Cambodia Creates 'Border Pass' for Workers in Thailand. Khmer Times. 12 July.

Ecuador analiza convenio de cooperación con Reino de Camboya para protección de patrimonio cultural y natural

(Ecuador; Cambodia)

Ecuador considers a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kingdom of Cambodia for the protection of cultural and national heritage

Ecuador Inmediato (2015). Ecuador analiza convenio de cooperación con Reino de Camboya para protección de patrimonio cultural y natural. Ecuador Inmediato. 4 June.

Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations

(Cambodia)

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

Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest

(Cambodia)

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

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

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

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

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

Interview: Cambodia shares successful story on repatriation of stolen antiquities

(Cambodia)

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

'Indiana Jane' and the Looted Temples of Koh Ker

(Cambodia)

Luke Hunt (2014). 'Indiana Jane' and the Looted Temples of Koh Ker. The Diplomat. 6 June.

Looted ancient statues returned to Cambodia from US

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

Three Statues Repatriated in Phnom Penh Ceremony

(Cambodia)

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

Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia

(Cambodia)

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

Relic Hunt Continues

(Cambodia)

Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2014). Relic Hunt Continues. The Phnom Penh Post. 13 March.

Relic theft at temple in capital

(Cambodia)

Cheang Sokha (2014). Relic theft at temple in capital. The Phnom Penh Post. 12 March.

Cambodian relics 'found in New York'

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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

The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia

(Cambodia; United States of America)

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