Country: Pakistan

Audit report shows 227 artefacts missing from Bahawalpur museum

(Pakistan)

Majeed Gill, Dawn, 18th Jun 2017.

Cultural crime: Asma Ibrahim narrates the sad tale of antiquities being stolen

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune, 10th May 2017.

Santa Fe duo sentenced in immigration fraud, artifacts-smuggling case

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Phaedra Haywood, Santa Fe New Mexican, 5th May 2017.

Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site

(Pakistan)

Amjad Iqbal, Dawn, 2nd May 2017.

FIA initiates inquiry into 'disappearance and theft' of art from PNCA

(Pakistan)

Shakeel Qarar, Dawn, 24th Mar 2017.

Pakistani faces 20-year imprisonment in US

(Pakistan; United States of America)

Anwar Iqbal, Dawn, 13th Mar 2017.

Santa Fe couple convicted in artifact-smuggling case

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Uriel J. Garcia, Santa Fe New Mexican, 9th Feb 2017.

The dancing girl in distress

(Pakistan; India)

Pakistan Today, 29th Jan 2017.

Pakistan's Moenjodaro is crumbling away

(Pakistan)

Faras Ghani, Al Jazeera, 23rd Jan 2017.

SHC orders removal of Mohenjo Daro encroachers

(Pakistan)

Daily Times, 12th Jan 2017.

Preservation of archaeological sites promotes tourism

(Pakistan)

APP, The Nation, 5th Dec 2016.

Publication of ads about stolen artefacts in major dailies ordered

(Pakistan)

Dawn, 17th Nov 2016.

Notices issued on plea for retrieval of 'Dancing Girl' from India

(Pakistan; India)

The News, 11th Nov 2016.

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

(Pakistan)

Fazal Khaliq, Dawn, 7th Nov 2016.

High court moved for retrieving dancing girl statuette from India

(Pakistan; India)

Jamal Khurshid, The News, 6th Nov 2016.

Photographer Steve McCurry speaks out against arrest of Sharbat Gula, the 'Afghan girl with green eyes'

(Afghanistan; Pakistan)

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 27th Oct 2016.

'Afghan Girl' in 1985 National Geographic Photo Is Arrested in Pakistan

(Afghanistan; Pakistan)

Christine Hauser, The New York Times, 26th Oct 2016.

Find the artifact thief and win

(Pakistan)

Pakistan Today, 18th Oct 2016.

The Curious Case of Mohenjo Daro: Whose Civilisation Is It Anyway?

(Pakistan; India)

Hansa Malhortra, The Quint, 14th Oct 2016.

Pakistani Claim Over the Dancing Girl Has No Standing

(India; Pakistan)

Vasant Shinde, The Quint, 13th Oct 2016.

Art of the past

(Pakistan)

Zainab Fakhar, Pakistan Today, 24th Sep 2016.

KP lacks archaeological experts to preserve priceless heritage

(Pakistan)

Pakistan Observer, 9th Sep 2016.

Modification, demolition of ancient structures stayed

(Pakistan)

Dawn, 5th Jul 2016.

Pakistan's Vanishing History

(Pakistan)

Daud Khattak, The Diplomat, 2nd Jul 2016.

Priceless antiques missing from Peshawar museum: confrontation between ACE and Directorate of Archaeology

(Pakistan)

Daily Times, 25th May 2016.

Inquiry report points out irregularities in Peshawar Museum

(Pakistan)

The News, 20th May 2016.

US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

BBC News, 28th Apr 2016.

US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan

(Pakistan; United States of America)

APP, The Nation, 27th Apr 2016.

Probe confirms damage to 15th-century tomb at Makli

(Pakistan)

Ghulam Hussain Khwaja, Dawn, 17th Apr 2016.

KP government introduces bill to protect, preserve antiquities

(Pakistan)

Business Recorder, 28th Mar 2016.

Real artifacts stolen, replaced with fake ones at Peshawar museum

(Pakistan)

Dunya News, 26th Mar 2016.

Crooked antiques dealer dodges prison for smuggled $1M statue

(United States of America; Pakistan)

The Daily Chappaqua, 24th Mar 2016.

Antique dealer arrested for smuggling ancient sculpture

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Jamie Schram, New York Post, 22nd 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.

Thousands of rare artefacts at risk, says archaelogy director

(Pakistan)

APP, Daily Times, 17th Mar 2016.

Federal Agents Seize What They Called an Illicit Antiquity Headed for Asia Week

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 15th Mar 2016.

Probe into Summit Minar Museum theft begins

(Pakistan)

Ashraf Javed, The Nation, 6th Mar 2016.

Bid to smuggle antiquities foiled, two arrested

(Pakistan)

Sadia Qasim Shah, Dawn, 5th Mar 2016.

India's Lost Treasures

(India; United Kingdom; Pakistan)

Tripti Nath, The Free Press Journal, 5th Mar 2016.

Priceless artifacts stolen from cellar of Islamic summit tower in Lahore

(Pakistan)

Fayyaz Hussain, Daily Pakistan, 5th Mar 2016.

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

(Pakistan)

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

Britain must free the blood-soaked queen of diamonds Koh-i-Noor

(United Kingdom; Pakistan; India)

Ben MacIntyre, The Australian, 13th Feb 2016.

Pakistan lays claim to the Koh-i-Noor diamond centrepiece to the Crown Jewels, claiming the gem was 'forcibly' taken by Britain

(United Kingdom; Pakistan; India)

Gianluca Mezzofiore, The Daily Mail, 8th Feb 2016.

Probation for dealer who smuggled artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post, 29th Jan 2016.

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

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune, 22nd Jan 2016.

KP Antiquities Act 2015

(Pakistan)

The Nation, 5th Jan 2016.

Pillage of prehistory

(Pakistan)

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

Antiques' smuggling: Customs plans to take Interpol on board

(Pakistan)

Business Recorder, 23rd Dec 2015.

Customs recovers antiquities worth $10m

(Pakistan)

Daily Times, 23rd Dec 2015.

Man held with $10 million antique items at airport

(Pakistan; Thailand)

Muhammad Ali, Business Recorder, 19th Dec 2015.

'Ashutosh stole my Mohenjodaro story'

(India; Pakistan)

Avinash Lohana, Mumbai Mirror, 16th Dec 2015.

Pakistani lawyer files petition for return of Koh-i-noor crown jewels diamond

(United Kingdom; Pakistan; India)

Reuters, The Guardian, 3rd Dec 2015.

Moment in history: 'Ancient sites vanishing due to vandalism'

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune, 23rd Nov 2015.

Fla. dealer pleads guilty to smuggling artifacts from grave sites in Pakistan

(United States of America; Pakistan)

Matt Zapotosky, The Washington Post, 13th Nov 2015.

DHS demands TCC and authorities the recovery of Mohenjodaro articles theft

(Pakistan)

Pakistan Christian Post, 16th Aug 2015.

Protecting The Past

(Pakistan)

The Nation, 8th Aug 2015.

Large number of artifacts smuggled to US, EU: Pervaiz

(Pakistan)

Inamullah Khattak, The Nation, 7th Aug 2015.

Precious artefacts get damaged, others face risk of theft during shifting

(Pakistan)

Peerzada Salman, Dawn, 5th Jul 2015.

Indo-Scythian era: Silver rush eats away at 2,000-year-old city

(Pakistan)

Muhammad Sadaqat, The Express Tribune, 2nd Jun 2015.

Customs foil bid to smuggle Buddha statues

(Pakistan)

Obaid Abbasi, The Express Tribune, 20th May 2015.

Balochistan's assets: Govt disinterest keeps smuggled relics in Europe

(Pakistan)

Mohammad Zafar, The Express Tribune, 4th May 2015.

Removal of Shah Jahan mosque relics termed theft of history

(Pakistan)

Dawn, 21st Jan 2015.

In search of the lost antiquities

(Pakistan; Sri Lanka)

Sadia Qasim Shah, Dawn, 8th Jul 2014.

China-bound passenger held with over 2,000 rare ancient coins

(Pakistan; China)

Jamal Shahid, Dawn, 2nd Jun 2014.