Subject: Destruction

Demonstrators Rally Against the Destruction of Banksy's Iconic Brexit Mural

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 16th Jun 2017.

Mumbai: Vandalism threat looms over restored Mulji Jetha Fountain

(India)

Fiona Fernandez, Mid-day, 16th Jun 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Tamworth Herald, 15th Jun 2017.

Encroachments made since 2011 removed from Egypt's Dahshur Necropolis

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 15th Jun 2017.

R12m to fix vandalised museum

(South Africa)

Rochelle de Kock, Herald Live, 14th Jun 2017.

David Choe's Controversial Bowery Mural Tagged with Giant Letters

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 12th Jun 2017.

Institute of Archaeology says cultural heritage being destroyed in Corozal

(Belize)

Breaking Belize News, 9th Jun 2017.

Anger after ancient Highland burial site vandalised

(United Kingdom)

Jamie Mckenzie, Press and Journal, 8th Jun 2017.

The art born of destruction

(General)

Prospero, The Economist, 7th Jun 2017.

Mathiatis residents fear gold mining will destroy ancient site

(Cyprus)

Evie Andreou, Cyprus Mail, 7th Jun 2017.

Vandalism at ancient Clava Cairns burial site

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 7th Jun 2017.

Police launch investigation after a fire at the SeaCity museum in Southampton

(United Kingdom)

Maria Zaccaro, Daily Echo, 7th Jun 2017.

Selfies Add to Museum Hazards

(General)

Denise Johnson, Claims Journal, 2nd Jun 2017.

ISIS militants battered Syria's ancient Palmyra, but signs of splendor still stand

(Syria)

Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times, 2nd Jun 2017.

Illegal metal detectors damage 3,000-year-old wooden road

(Ireland)

Ryan Nugent, Irish Independent, 2nd Jun 2017.

Ideas about art sometimes cause real damage to people

(United States of America)

Paul Stolen, Star Tribune, 2nd Jun 2017.

Fences erected near historic Red House linked to Sun Yat-sen, as residents fear for future

(Hong Kong)

Kris Cheng, Hong Kong Free Press, 1st Jun 2017.

Sam Durant's controversial Scaffold to be dismantled and burned

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 31st May 2017.

Walkers' rock piles damaging ancient features of the North York Moors

(United Kingdom)

Ben Barnett, The Yorkshire Post, 31st May 2017.

Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored

(United States of America)

Mario Ramirez, Fox, 29th May 2017.

Bungling lorry driver gets truck stuck under Grade I-listed ancient Roman arch

(United Kingdom)

Mirror, 19th May 2017.

Wheal Martyn in St Austell offers cash reward for safe return of iconic clay worker statue

(United Kingdom)

Shannon Hards, Cornwall Live, 17th May 2017.

National Museum to help Syria restore ancient artefacts

(Syria; Czech Republic)

Prague Daily Monitor, 16th May 2017.

Stunning Ice Age rock art vandalised by modern graffiti

(Russia)

Olga Gertcyk, The Siberian Times, 11th May 2017.

Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy

(United States of America)

Kristen Treen, Apollo, 10th May 2017.

Banksy's Brexit mural vandalised just hours after £1million EU artwork appears in Dover

(United Kingdom)

Zoie O'Brien, Express, 9th May 2017.

High Country Crime: Aspen painting slasher remains elusive

(United States of America)

Jason Auslander, Summit Daily, 7th May 2017.

CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction

(General)

Famagusta Gazette, 4th May 2017.

Ancient gate has chunk of stone knocked out by housing developers

(United Kingdom)

Daily Gazette, 3rd May 2017.

Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site

(Pakistan)

Amjad Iqbal, Dawn, 2nd May 2017.

Hatra: IS damage to ancient Iraqi city less than feared

(Iraq)

BBC News, 1st May 2017.

Ancient mummies rot as Yemen war vexes even the dead

(Yemen)

Noah Browning, Reuters, 1st May 2017.

Vandal Scrawls Nazi Art on a Painting at the Mets Education Center

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 21st Apr 2017.

The Nazis didn't just burn Jewish books - they stole millions, too

(Germany)

Rafael Medoff, Haaretz, 20th Apr 2017.

One of Wheal Martyn's famous St Austell clay worker statues is vandalised and another stolen

(United Kingdom)

C G Steve, Cornwall Live, 18th Apr 2017.

Medieval fort 'ruined' by staircase built by council to preserve historic site

(United Kingdom)

Harry Yorke, The Telegraph, 14th Apr 2017.

Thieves destroy famed Mississippi Civil War-era home

(United States of America)

Sarah Fowler, The Clarion-Ledger, 13th Apr 2017.

How Do You Purge The Memory Of An Emperor?

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Bond, Forbes, 11th Apr 2017.

Ecuadoran tourist cited for writing names on Roman Colosseum

(Italy)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 11th Apr 2017.

Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan

(Afghanistan)

Ali M. Latifi, Dawn, 9th Apr 2017.

Cambridge Latin graffiti to cost £4,000 to clean

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 7th Apr 2017.

West Asheville public art destroyed by vandals

(United States of America)

Emily Patrick, Citizen-Times, 6th Apr 2017.

Miscreants 'deface' street art project of metro

(India)

Press Trust of India, India, 6th Apr 2017.

Professor uses satellites to study damage to Iraq, Syria ruins

(Syria; United States of America)

Gabrielle Russon, Phys.org, 4th Apr 2017.

Popular Mural by William Kentridge in Rome Defaced by Vandals

(Italy)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 3rd Apr 2017.

Culture on the frontline: Penn Museum shows artefacts curators are fighting to save in Syria and Iraq

(Syria; United States of America)

Julia Halperin, The Art Newspaper, 3rd Apr 2017.

Art 'blue helmets' rescue Italy's treasures from rubble

(Italy)

Kelly Velasquez, Yahoo News, 1st Apr 2017.

Official denies fire in Aswan Philae Temple

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent, 31st Mar 2017.

Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed, Al Monitor, 30th Mar 2017.

Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists

(Israel)

Nir Hasson, Haaretz, 29th Mar 2017.

Art attack: Why do people try to destroy museum masterpieces?

(General)

Noah Charney, Salon, 26th Mar 2017.

Lowest bidders threaten Nepal's quake-hit heritage

(Nepal)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 24th Mar 2017.

UN Says Attacks on Heritage Sites Could Be War Crimes

(General)

Voice of America, 24th Mar 2017.

11 arrested for desecrating Auschwitz

(Poland)

Ben Ariel, Arutz Sheva, 24th Mar 2017.

Vietnam War memorial in Venice vandalized by taggers again

(United States of America)

Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times, 23rd Mar 2017.

Photos of Guercino painting, rolled up like a rug by thieves, reveal extent of damage

(Morocco; Italy)

Emily Sharpe, The Art Newspaper, 22nd Mar 2017.

Replica of artefact destroyed by ISIS announced as London's next Fourth Plinth installation

(United Kingdom; Iraq)

Alice Morby, Dezeen, 21st Mar 2017.

$75.5M pledged to protect heritage sites in war zones

(General)

Thomas Adamson, CBC, 20th Mar 2017.

Chad's ancient Ennedi cave paintings defaced

(Chad)

BBC News, 20th Mar 2017.

Donors urged to guard heritage threatened by war, extremism

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 20th Mar 2017.

Orkney 'Viking' totem pole vandalised

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 19th Mar 2017.

Man charged over attack on Gainsborough painting at National Gallery

(United Kingdom)

Alice Ross, The Guardian, 19th Mar 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Dunfermline Press, 17th Mar 2017.

What Happens If You Break an Artwork?

(General)

Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 14th Mar 2017.

Los enemigos del patrimonio histórico

(Spain)

The enemies of historic heritage

Aludena Ruiz, El Diario, 13th Mar 2017.

Man (52) who damaged Monet painting admits supermarket theft

(Ireland)

Nicola Donnelly, Irish Independent, 11th Mar 2017.

Scars of looting, destruction all that remain at Mosul museum

(Iraq)

Kawa Omar, Reuters, 11th Mar 2017.

Officials deny any damage to newly-discovered king Ramses II statue during excavation

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent, 10th Mar 2017.

Centaurs, archers and modern vandals

(India)

Sibi Arasu, The Hindu, 10th Mar 2017.

Photos reveal ISIL's destruction to antiquities museum in Mosul

(Iraq)

Associated Press, The National, 8th Mar 2017.

House linked to China's 'founding father' damaged again

(Hong Kong; China)

Kris Cheng, Hong Kong Free Press, 8th Mar 2017.

Ancient monuments damaged by modern day life

(Ireland)

Noel Baker, Irish Examiner, 7th Mar 2017.

Illegal stone mining a major danger to five ASI monuments

(India)

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

Less damage to ancient Palmyra than feared, Syrian antiquities chief says

(Syria)

Reuters, 3rd Mar 2017.

Palmyra: Syrian forces 'completely retake' IS-held town

(Syria)

BBC News, 2nd Mar 2017.

Scientists Shoot Stones to Study War's Impact on Heritage Sites

(General)

Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, 28th Feb 2017.

Previously untouched 600BC palace discovered under shrine demolished by Isil in Mosul

(Iraq)

Josie Ensor, The Telegraph, 28th Feb 2017.

Selfie-Taker Smashes Yayoi Kusama Pumpkin, Just Days Into Hirshhorn Show

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 27th Feb 2017.

Sentinels to guard Marayur dolmens

(India)

Giji K. Raman, The Hindu, 27th Feb 2017.

Idiots vandalising ancient Aboriginal rock art in Flinders Ranges

(Australia)

Erin Jones, The Advertiser, 26th Feb 2017.

Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?

(Indonesia)

Natali Pearson, The Conversation, 26th Feb 2017.

In Mosul, a long-term battle to repair Iraq's heritage

(Iraq)

AFP, The Jordan Times, 26th Feb 2017.

Swiss tycoon's ex 'destroyed $25million art collection after using a blowtorch to empty out the safe in their Paris pad during nasty divorce and leaving behind just her wedding ring'

(Switzerland)

Chris Spargo, The Daily Mail, 24th Feb 2017.

The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS

(Iraq; Syria)

Matteo Fagotto, The Atlantic, 23rd Feb 2017.

Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts

(General)

Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times, 22nd Feb 2017.

Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law

(Malaysia; Japan)

Avila Geraldine, The Straits Times, 20th Feb 2017.

Tourist Arrested For Vandalizing Colosseum With Ancient Coin

(Italy)

Glory Moralidad, Travelers Today, 18th Feb 2017.

The Ancient Syrian City ISIS Is Destroying, Preserved Online

(Syria)

Jason Farago, The New York Times, 15th 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.

Rescatan material arqueológico maya

(Mexico)

Maya material recovered

Wilmer Delgado Rojas, El Expreso, 12th Feb 2017.

Vandals target display of multifaith artworks at Gloucester Cathedral

(United Kingdom)

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 12th Feb 2017.

Medieval, modern looters destroy most mummies in Russia's Yamal — scientist

(Russia)

TASS, 10th Feb 2017.

Right-Wing Extremists Vandalize Politically Charged Art Exhibition in Kiev

(Ukraine)

Hili Perlson, ArtNet News, 10th Feb 2017.

Encroachments removed from Dahshour necropolis site: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 10th Feb 2017.

World War II Shipwrecks Are Vanishing at a Disturbing Rate

(Malaysia; Netherlands; Japan)

George Dvorsky, Gizmodo, 10th Feb 2017.

Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers

(Australia; Indonesia)

Jewel Topsfield, Western Advocate, 10th Feb 2017.

Why We Need to Fight to Save Mosul's Cultural Heritage

(Iraq)

Katharyn Hanson, Smithsonian, 9th Feb 2017.

Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap

(Malaysia; Japan)

Oliver Holmes, The Guardian, 9th Feb 2017.

Italy restoring damaged art from Palmyra Italy restoring damaged art from Palmyra

(Italy; Syria)

ANSA, 7th Feb 2017.

Gone, sometimes forgotten: State law protects even tiny cemeteries, but enforcement can be tough

(United States of America)

Hailey Konnath, Omaha World-Herald, 7th Feb 2017.

Cairo's Islamic Art Museum Reopens 3 Years After A Car Bomb Damaged It

(Egypt)

WCAI, 5th Feb 2017.

Breaking: Governor signs resolution asking to rescind Bears Ears monument designation

(United States of America)

Gephardt Daily, 3rd Feb 2017.

Asociación denuncia saqueo y destrucción de restos arqueológicos en Salamanca

(Spain)

Association denounces looting and destruction of archaeological remains in Salamanca

La Vanguardia, 3rd Feb 2017.

Roof nicked, gallery floods

(South Africa)

Ufrieda Ho, Times Live, 2nd Feb 2017.

Chhattisgarh: Ancient Ganesha idol damaged by suspected Maoists successfully restored

(India)

ANI, Business Standard, 2nd Feb 2017.

Angry Pompeii workers 'tear down part of ancient Roman house in clash with management'

(Italy)

Chris Kitching, Mirror, 1st Feb 2017.

Nigeria: Govt Vows to Deal With Collaborators of Destroyed 190-Year Monument

(Nigeria)

Times, All Africa, 29th 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.

बस्तर: पहाड़ी से चोरी हुई हजार साल पुरानी गणेश प्रतिमा

(India)

Bastar: ancient Ganesh idol stolen from Dholkal

Khabar Non Stop, 27th Jan 2017.

Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio

(Nepal)

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

Pakistan's Moenjodaro is crumbling away

(Pakistan)

Faras Ghani, Al Jazeera, 23rd Jan 2017.

A no-strike list may shield Yemen's ancient treasures from war

(Yemen)

Aisling Irwin, New Scientist, 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.

Artist Natalie White Found Guilty of Defacing Property for Painting In Front of Capitol Building

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 23rd Jan 2017.

Prehistoric rock art in peril

(India)

E.M. Manoj, The Hindu, 22nd Jan 2017.

ISIS Destroys Ancient Theater, Tetrapylon In Palmyra, Syria Says

(Syria)

Camila Domonoske, NPR, 20th Jan 2017.

Chinese Authorities Smash Fake Terracotta Warriors Attraction

(China)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 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.

Driver Crashed Into SoHo Museum, Fled N.J. Police: NYPD

(United States of America)

Cameron Luttrell, Patch, 17th Jan 2017.

Iraqi artist recreates ancient works destroyed by IS

(Iraq)

Dawn, 17th Jan 2017.

Rome mulls no-go zone around Colosseum after acts of vandalism

(Italy)

Chiara Palazzo, The Telegraph, 17th Jan 2017.

Vandals deface U'hage's newly returned cannon

(South Africa)

Tremaine van Aardt, Herald Live, 11th Jan 2017.

Philip Johnson Chapel Vandalized in Dallas

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, 10th Jan 2017.

Bust of Marathi playwright Ram Ganesh Gadkari vandalized, 4 held

(India)

Prasad Kulkarni, The Times of India, 4th Jan 2017.

Syria monuments damage 'akin to looting Welsh castles'

(Syria)

BBC News, 3rd Jan 2017.

Thousands of pounds worth of damage caused to ancient church

(United Kingdom)

Helen Machin, Tamworth Herald, 2nd Jan 2017.

Turning Iraq history to rubble, leaving mess to looters

(Iraq)

Lori Hinnant, The Detroit News, 31st Dec 2016.

Owner of Zoffany painting destroyed in fire could receive £4m from UK government

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 29th Dec 2016.

Can street art be preserved? Undoing of a Montreal mural raises questions

(Canada)

Elias Abboud, CBC, 28th Dec 2016.

Art Dealer Ordered to Pay $500 a Day to Artist

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 28th Dec 2016.

Do Not Touch: What happens when museum visitors ignore the signs

(General)

John Bailey, The Age, 19th Dec 2016.

El 'saqueo' de las momias guanches

(Spain)

The looting of the Guanche mummies

EFE, RTVC, 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.

UN seeks protection for ancient Nimrud site wrecked by IS

(Iraq)

Lori Hinnant, The Republic, 14th Dec 2016.

Palmyra: IS retakes ancient Syrian city

(Syria)

BBC News, 11th Dec 2016.

Iraqis Mourn Destruction of Ancient City of Nimrud: ISIS 'Tried to Destroy the Identity of Iraq'

(Iraq)

Lucy Kafanov, NBC, 11th Dec 2016.

Destrozan en Chiapas ruinas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Archaeological ruins destroyed in Chiapas

Omar Ruiz, El Sol de Mexico, 9th Dec 2016.

Artifact trafficking and the battle to stop it: 'It's open season'

(Syria)

Rami al-Khattib, Syria Direct, 8th Dec 2016.

Outrage at unprovoked vandalism of ancient tree

(New Zealand)

The Northland Age, 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.

Preservation of archaeological sites promotes tourism

(Pakistan)

APP, The Nation, 5th Dec 2016.

Fire at California artists' collective claims 33 lives

(United States of America)

Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 4th Dec 2016.

How ISIL destroyed Nimrud

(Iraq)

John Beck, Al Jazeera, 1st Dec 2016.

Huangpu River sculpture to go after 'copycat' row

(China)

Hu Min, Shanghai Daily, 30th Nov 2016.

Transported porcelain artefacts are not damaged as rumoured: Egyptian antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 29th Nov 2016.

FLC students vandalize Native American ruins in Utah

(United States of America)

Jonathan Romeo, The Journal, 29th Nov 2016.

Paolozzi sculpture at Euston is one of many works of art left to rot

(United Kingdom)

Roger Bowdler, The Guardian, 29th Nov 2016.

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

(Syria)

Carey Lodge, Christian Today, 29th Nov 2016.

'It's bizarre and appalling' - Vehicles get stuck in well-known historic gate everyday

(Ireland)

Catherine Devine, The Independent, 28th Nov 2016.

Is the destruction of cultural property a war crime?

(Mali)

Brian Daniels, Apollo, 28th Nov 2016.

Major Paolozzi sculpture facing decay 'because no one wants to own it'

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 28th Nov 2016.

Sweden's Christmas goat burned down on opening day

(Sweden)

The Local, 28th Nov 2016.

Sex Pistols Memorabilia Worth Millions Burned By McLaren And Westwood's Son

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst, 27th Nov 2016.

'Outrage' at damage to Cissbury Ring

(United Kingdom)

Worthing Herald, 25th Nov 2016.

Piecing back together an Iraqi archaeological gem blown sky-high by Isis

(Iraq)

Martin Chulov, The Guardian, 24th Nov 2016.

Joyas en peligro

(Spain)

Treasures in danger

David Navarro, Heraldo, 21st Nov 2016.

How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell, The Conversation, 21st Nov 2016.

'Ziggy' the graffiti vandal has been targeting ancient buildings and churches in Faversham

(United Kingdom)

Faversham Times, Kent Live, 21st Nov 2016.

Un antiguo poblado aborigen de Tamaraceite muere olvidado, víctima constante de actos vandálicos

(Spain)

An ancient indigenous village of Tamaraceite dies forgotten, a constant victim of vandalism

Jennifer Jimenez, El Diario, 21st Nov 2016.

'Harry Potter fans' deface ancient 4,000-year-old megalithic tomb with Deathly Hallows symbol graffiti

(Spain)

Stephen Jones, Mirror, 17th Nov 2016.

Rome in shock as Bernini elephant statue vandalised

(Italy)

Agence France-Presse Chiara Palazzo, The Telegraph, 15th Nov 2016.

Public sculptures vandalised in Hue

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net, 15th Nov 2016.

Nimrud: Photos show IS destruction of ancient Iraqi city

(Iraq)

BBC News, 15th Nov 2016.

Drones fly over ancient Nimrud to help secure Assyrian ruins

(Iraq)

Ahmed Rasheed, Reuters, 14th Nov 2016.

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

(Iraq)

SBS, 14th Nov 2016.

Taiwan museum removes defaced statues given by Jackie Chan

(Taiwan; China)

AFP, Emirates 24/7, 14th Nov 2016.

Pierden alrededor de 100 vestigios arqueológicos en Chetumal

(Mexico)

About 100 archaeological sites lost in Chetumal

Ángel Castilla, Sipse, 13th Nov 2016.

Arson in the Kidron Valley Damages Architectural Jewels

(Israel)

Ilana Messika, The Jewish Press, 13th Nov 2016.

Spaniard jailed for destroying Neolithic cave to make an animal shelter

(Spain)

James Badcock, The Telegraph, 13th Nov 2016.

Nimrud: Iraqi forces 'retake ancient city from IS'

(Iraq)

BBC News, 13th Nov 2016.

Selfie-Seeking Tourist Topples 18th-Century Sculpture

(Portugal)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 10th Nov 2016.

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

(Georgia)

Agenda News, 7th Nov 2016.

Historic painting looted from church in Italy destroyed by earthquake

(Italy)

Allen Cone, UPI, 7th Nov 2016.

Demand for high-end honey prompts beehive crime wave

(New Zealand)

Matt Hickman, Mother Nature Network, 7th Nov 2016.

Prince Charles warns of cultural destruction on UAE visit

(United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom)

Sean Coughlan, BBC News, 7th Nov 2016.

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

(Pakistan)

Fazal Khaliq, Dawn, 7th Nov 2016.

Terremoto, sparito un dipinto del '600, indagini per furto

(Italy)

Earthquake: Painting from 1600s disappears, investigated as theft

Rai News, 6th Nov 2016.

A temple in the heart of Capital remains in ruins

(Nepal)

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

Eternal unrest: How a Native American burial site was desecrated in Hamilton County

(United States of America)

Chris Sikich, Indy Star, 5th Nov 2016.

Nobody Knows If These Nazi Home Movies Were Lost, Stolen or Destroyed at the National Archives

(Germany; United States of America)

Matt Novak, Gizmodo, 3rd Nov 2016.

Students questioned over cenotaph graffiti

(Canada)

John Law, Well and Tribune, 1st Nov 2016.

Iraqi heritage sites again at risk in Mosul operation

(Iraq)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 31st Oct 2016.

How the Townley Venus's thumb was knocked off at the British Museum

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 26th Oct 2016.

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

(Italy)

Danny Lewis, Smithsonian, 25th Oct 2016.

'Destroying damaged ancient sculptures a crime'

(India)

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

Tourists in Dubrovnik Damaged an Invaluable Monument

(Croatia)

Daniel Rogulj, Total Croatia News, 23rd Oct 2016.

The ICC's Al-Mahdi Ruling Protects Cultural Heritage, But Didn't Go Far Enough

(Mali)

Lucas Lixinski, The Wire, 20th Oct 2016.

Qatar Museums opens 'Fragments' exhibition in Katara

(United Arab Emirates)

QNA, GDN Online, 18th Oct 2016.

The Marker Where Emmett Till's Body Was Found Has Been Riddled With Bullet Holes for Years

(United States of America)

Jeremy Stahl, Slate, 18th Oct 2016.

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

(Mali)

Ian Lilley, The Conversation, 14th Oct 2016.

Local government attempts to restore Great Wall end up damaging landmark

(China)

Li Yan, ECNS, 12th Oct 2016.

Cosgrove Hall fire: 18th Century country mansion gutted

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 7th Oct 2016.

Machu Picchu wall painted red

(Peru)

Alvaro Tassano, Peru This Week, 7th Oct 2016.

UNESCO-backed exhibit in Rome features 3 destroyed treasures

(Italy; Syria)

Associated Press, The Daily Mail, 6th Oct 2016.

Ancient Assyrian site graffitied with Kurdish flag to be restored

(Iraq)

Paul Antonopoulos, AMN, 6th Oct 2016.

Damaged Bagan Temples Under Detailed Assessment

(Myanmar)

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

Bull of Nimrud destroyed by Isis to be recreated in Rome

(Italy; Syria)

Stephanie Kirchgaessner, The Guardian, 6th Oct 2016.

Lebanese activists fight to save Beirut's architectural heritage

(Lebanon)

Changiz M. Varzi, Equal Times, 5th Oct 2016.

Gandhi's signature spectacle stolen, UG authorities fear theft of statue

(Ghana)

Austin Brakopowers, My Joy Online, 5th Oct 2016.

Gold Butte two years after the Bundy standoff

(United States of America)

Lyndsey Gilpin, The Journal, 4th Oct 2016.

ISIS destroys, loots archaeological sites near Kirkuk

(Iraq)

Amir Abdallah, Iraqi News, 3rd Oct 2016.

A guardian of Syria's imperiled cultural heritage

(Syria)

Giota Mirtsioti, eKathimerini, 29th Sep 2016.

Why the Terrorist Who Destroyed Palmyra Won't Face Justice

(Syria)

Russell Goldman, The New York Times, 29th Sep 2016.

Peeved Protester Throws Pee at Censored Photo Show in Moscow

(Russia)

Carey Dunne, Hyperallergic, 28th Sep 2016.

Vandalism of Dirty Corner sculpture at Versailles an 'inside job', claims Kapoor

(France)

Cristina Ruiz, The Art Newspaper, 28th Sep 2016.

The United Nations Doubles Down on Protecting Cultural Sites

(General)

Akshan de Alwis, Diplomatic Courier, 27th Sep 2016.

For First Time, Destruction Of Cultural Sites Leads To War Crime Conviction

(Mali)

Camila Domonoske, NPR, 27th Sep 2016.

Benin City: A Stunning Metropolis Annihilated By the British Empire

(Nigeria)

Daryl Worthington, New Historian, 25th Sep 2016.

Naked Trump statue in downtown Las Vegas vandalized

(United States of America)

Lawren Lineham, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 23rd Sep 2016.

Dismay over 'crude' repairs to ancient section of Great Wall of China

(China)

Associated Press, The Guardian, 22nd Sep 2016.

Saudi strikes raze ancient Yemen towers

(Yemen; Saudi Arabia)

Bel Trew, The Times, 21st Sep 2016.

Over 1,200 Archaeologists and Museum Staff Condemn Destruction Wrought by Dakota Pipeline

(United States of America)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 21st Sep 2016.

François Hollande announces $100m fund to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East

(France)

David D'Arcy, The Art Newspaper, 21st Sep 2016.

Slick Replica of Palmyra's Triumphal Arch Arrives in New York, Prompting Questions

(Syria; United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 20th Sep 2016.

Replica of Syrian arch destroyed by Isis unveiled in New York City

(United States of America)

Raya Jalabi, The Guardian, 20th 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.

Trust appealing for return of stolen tribute to Borders poet

(United Kingdom)

Darin Hutson, Harwick News, 16th Sep 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Adrian Imms, The Argus, 15th Sep 2016.

Missing Coltsville Plaque Found Chopped Into Nearly Two Dozen Pieces

(United States of America)

Kenneth R. Gosselin, Hartford Courant, 14th Sep 2016.

23 cultural assets damaged after quake in ancient capital

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 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.

When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

(United States of America)

Kara Weisenstein, The Creator's Project, 12th Sep 2016.

Robbed of our antiquities

(Canada)

Alan Wade, The Chronicle Journal, 11th Sep 2016.

Plea for holiday photos to help preserve world heritage

(Syria; Libya; Afghanistan)

Kirsteen Paterson, The National, 9th Sep 2016.

Bronze book stolen from Borders poet's memorial

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 8th Sep 2016.

15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage

(Myanmar)

Eleven, 6th Sep 2016.

MUNA construction damaging ancient remains

(Peru)

Alvaro Tassano, Peru This Week, 5th Sep 2016.

VIDEO: Vandals destroy ancient Oregon's landmark

(United States of America)

United Press International, Gephardt Daily, 5th 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.

Ancient capital of Israel site beset by vandalism

(Palestine; Israel)

Assaf Kamar, Ynet News, 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.

How Yemen's past is being erased, one air strike at a time

(Yemen)

Peter Osborne, Middle East Eye, 2nd 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.

Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended

(Nepal)

My Republica, 30th Aug 2016.

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

(Myanmar)

Libby Hogan, DVB, 29th Aug 2016.

Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2016 ends with call to save heritage endangered by war

(United Kingdom; Syria)

Phyllis Stephen, The Edinburgh Reporter, 28th Aug 2016.

What is the Cost of Preserving the Past? (Audio)

(General)

BBC World Service, 26th 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.

From Timbuktu to Grimsby, heritage deserves to be restored and revered

(Mali; Bosnia; Iraq; Germany)

Simon Jenkins, The Guardian, 25th Aug 2016.

Do Ancient Shipwrecks Stand a Chance?

(General)

Evan Lubodsky, Hakai, 24th Aug 2016.

Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy

(Italy)

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

Myanmar earthquake kills three, damages scores of ancient temples

(Myanmar)

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

Rise of the Nazi-Grave Robbers

(Poland; Germany)

Thomas Rogers, Bloomberg, 23rd Aug 2016.

Will a $395,000 lawsuit make Craig Breedlove's damaged Spirit of America great again?

(United States of America)

Lisa Bertagnoli, Autoweek, 23rd Aug 2016.

Cheltenham MP calls for inquiry into removal of Banksy's Spy Booth

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown, The Guardian, 22nd Aug 2016.

Security Guard Files Lawsuit Against Metropolitan Museum of Art After Being Fired for Vandalism

(United States of America)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 22nd Aug 2016.

On trial: the destruction of history during conflict

(Mali)

James Reinl, Al Jazeera, 22nd Aug 2016.

Islamist rebel apologises for destroying Timbuktu shrines at ICC trial

(Mali)

BBC News, 22nd Aug 2016.

Timbuktu attacks in focus as jihadi's International Criminal Court trial opens

(Mali)

AFP, The Japan Times, 19th Aug 2016.

BFG Dream Jar that was set to raise thousands for Save the Children vandalised in Glasgow

(United Kingdom)

Catriona Stewart, Evening Times, 19th Aug 2016.

Report chronicles vandalism and reckless off-road damage to Nevada's Gold Butte region

(United States of America)

The Wilderness Society, Yuba Net, 19th Aug 2016.

Ica: Denuncian remoción de antiguo cementerio prehispánico

(Peru)

Ica: Removal of ancient Prehispanic cemetery condemned

Redacción Multimedia, Diario Correo, 19th Aug 2016.

Smithsonian, other agencies protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria

(Syria; Iraq; United States of America)

Joe Davidson, The Washington Post, 19th Aug 2016.

Former French culture minister calls for halt to restoration of Galerie Vivienne

(France)

Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 18th Aug 2016.

It's time rock art was better protected

(Australia)

Paul Tacon, Apollo, 17th Aug 2016.

Artist Natalie White Arrested for Vandalism After Equal Rights Protest

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 17th Aug 2016.

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

(Spain)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 15th Aug 2016.

Historic boat vandalized in Solomons, Md. in Calvert County

(United States of America)

Martin Weil, The Washington Post, 13th Aug 2016.

Pioneering war photographer Gerda Taro's images vandalised in Leipzig

(Germany)

Julia Michalska, The Art Newspaper, 12th Aug 2016.

Ancient breakwater in Istanbul broken

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News, 11th Aug 2016.

Supported by the UN cultural agency, Nepal's quake-damaged museums re-open

(Nepal)

UN News Centre, 10th Aug 2016.

Indian Camp Ranch – America's First Archeological Subdivision

(United States of America)

Alex Jacobson, San Juan Independent, 8th Aug 2016.

Top level bid to save ancient Wemyss caves

(United Kingdom)

Claire Warrender, The Courier, 8th Aug 2016.

Libya's Antiquities Department refutes UNESCO report on Lepits Magna

(Libya)

The Libya Observer, 7th Aug 2016.

'Vandals' damaging ancient ring fort

(Ireland)

John Manning, Irish Independent, 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.

90-Year-Old Vandalizes Crossword Artwork, Then Claims Copyright on the Result

(Germany)

Brian Boucher, ArtNet News, 5th Aug 2016.

Vandals attack ancient castle with fire

(United Kingdom)

Andrew Douglas, The Northern Echo, 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.

Police Name Five More Suspects in North Sumatra Buddhist Temple Attacks

(Indonesia)

Jakarta Globe, 1st Aug 2016.

German tourists scale Colosseum in night time stunt

(Italy; Germany)

Alexandra Sims, The Independent, 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.

Captain Cook statues defaced in NZ amid calls for Maori chiefs to take his place

(New Zealand)

Eleanor Ainge Roy, The Guardian, 31st Jul 2016.

A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 31st Jul 2016.

'National tragedy': 5,000yo Norwegian skier carving destroyed in act of youth vandalism

(Norwegian)

RT, 30th Jul 2016.

Online Archive Documents Destruction of Ancient Sites

(General)

Mike O'Sullivan, Voice of America, 29th Jul 2016.

Famous Salvador Dali sculpture vandalized in Quebec City

(Canada)

Raquel Fletcher, Global News, 28th Jul 2016.

Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again

(Nepal)

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

IS destruction too extensive to restore Temple of Bel in Syria's Palmyra

(Syria)

Reuters, 23rd Jul 2016.

Artist's Burka Sculpture Vandalized by Angry Brexiter in London

(United Kingdom)

Naomi Rea, ArtNet News, 22nd Jul 2016.

Yale Offers Job Back to Man Who Broke Window

(United States of America)

Inside Higher Ed, 20th Jul 2016.

Insuring valuables in a changing world: the art and antiques market takes cover

(General)

Ivan Macquisten, Antiques Trade Gazette, 20th Jul 2016.

Graffiti vandals target ancient Wemyss caves

(United Kingdom)

Lori Cormack, Fife Today, 20th Jul 2016.

La explotación minera y caza depredan fauna y sitios arqueológicos de Guerrero

(Mexico)

Mining, wildlife poaching, and looting of archaeological sites of Guerrero

Reyna Paz Avendaño, Crónica, 20th Jul 2016.

Iconic Punk Rocker Defaces the British Library's Punk Rock Exhibit

(United Kingdom)

Jessie Guy-Ryan, Atlas Obscura, 17th Jul 2016.

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

(Malaysia)

Opalyn Mok, The Malay Mail, 14th 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.

Hong Kong MTR trains graffitied by fugitive American artist pair; China may be their next target

(Hong Kong)

Adam Wright, South China Morning Post, 13th Jul 2016.

Heritage New Zealand charges dropped against Marlborough landowners Haysley and Phillip MacDonald

(New Zealand)

Selena Powell, Stuff.co.nz, 13th Jul 2016.

Yale employee battling for job after smashing stained glass depicting slaves

(United States of America)

Nicole Puglise, The Guardian, 12th Jul 2016.

Yale Drops Case Against Worker Who Smashed Window Depicting Slaves

(United States of America)

Zoe Greenberg, The New York Times, 12th Jul 2016.

Police set up task force following desecration of 4 Hindu temples

(Malaysia)

Aaron Ngui, The Sun Daily, 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.

Banksy stencils 'destroyed' in AC/DC Lane construction works

(Australia)

Melissa Singer, The Age, 10th Jul 2016.

Smash, bulldoze, erase: ISIS releases new video of Palmyra antiquities' destruction

(Syria)

RT, 7th Jul 2016.

Kashmiri Pandits protest over vandalization, theft in temples at Valley

(India)

Daily Excelsior, 7th 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.

Vandals steal items from World War II memorial in Fall River

(United States of America)

Neil Remiesiewicz, WPRI, 3rd Jul 2016.

Pakistan's Vanishing History

(Pakistan)

Daud Khattak, The Diplomat, 2nd Jul 2016.

Jehovah's Witnesses deny desecrating site

(Mexico)

Mexico News Daily, 1st Jul 2016.

Saugerties street art vandalized

(United States of America)

Robert Ford, Saugerties Times, 1st Jul 2016.

Vandalised Belfast war memorial to be rededicated during Somme service

(United Kingdom)

Angela Rainey, Belfast Telegraph, 30th Jun 2016.

Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed, Al Monitor, 30th Jun 2016.

The politics and poetry of restoring war ruins

(Syria)

Gulf News, 29th Jun 2016.

Fire That Destroyed Liverpool Biennial Site Was an Arson Attack

(United Kingdom)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 29th Jun 2016.

'Heartless' burglars smash up church with sledgehammers

(United Kingdom)

Kelsey Maxwell, Leigh Journal, 29th Jun 2016.

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

(Mexico)

Nathaniel Janowitz, Vice, 29th Jun 2016.

Vandals target ancient monuments and sites

(Isle of Man)

Isle of Man Today, 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.

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

(United Kingdom)

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

Mess marks spot when food splatters masterpieces

(Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 23rd Jun 2016.

Saudi heritage revival too late to save many cultural treasures

(Saudi Arabia)

Angus McDowall, Reuters, 22nd Jun 2016.

Graffiti artist banned from 20%of US after Reddit users' investigation

(United States of America)

Nicky Woolf, The Guardian, 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.

Talking Point: Neglect of ancient heritage

(Australia)

Heather Sculthorpe, The Mercury, 20th Jun 2016.

Theatre built as tribute to Anglo-French friendship vandalised

(France; United Kingdom)

Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 20th 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.

El Cabildo repone la protección de las estaciones de petroglifos en el Pico Bejenao tras "actos vandálicos"

(Spain)

El Cabildo renews protection of petroglyph sites in Pico Bejenao after "acts of vandalism"

El Diario, 17th Jun 2016.

Vandals damage up to 40 gravestones in Inverness cemetery

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 15th Jun 2016.

Woman who defaced Western national parks, including 2 in Colorado, pleads guilty

(United States of America)

Jesse Paul, The Denver Post, 14th Jun 2016.

Arsonists who destroyed new Atherton sculpture slammed as 'selfish and horrible'

(United Kingdom)

Kelsey Maxwell, Leigh Journal, 13th Jun 2016.

High school students restore vandalized Ashdod historic site after 'paint party'

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud, The Jerusalem Post, 13th Jun 2016.

Legal ivory sale drove dramatic increase in elephant poaching, study shows

(Zimbabwe)

Damian Carrington, The Guardian, 13th Jun 2016.

'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts

(Mali)

Simon Worrall, National Geographic, 12th Jun 2016.

Nevada Court Says Bus-Turned-Ship for Burning Man Is Not Art

(United States of America)

Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 9th Jun 2016.

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

(Greece)

Mary Harris, Greek Reporter, 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.

Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky released from custody with $15,000 fine

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 8th Jun 2016.

Egypt Dismisses 'ISIS Threat to Blow Up Pyramids'

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets, 8th Jun 2016.

French Museum Faces "Cultural Catastrophe" After Storage Vault Floods

(France)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 7th Jun 2016.

Daesh claims to destroy yet another ancient Iraqi temple

(Iraq)

Anadolu Agency, Daily Sabah, 7th Jun 2016.

Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say

(Russia)

The Moscow Times, 6th Jun 2016.

Musée Girodet: «L'eau a submergé des centaines d'œuvres d'art»

(France)

Girodet Museum: "Water has flooded hundreds of works of art"

Le Figaro, 6th Jun 2016.

Archaeologists frustrated as 'Night hawks' swoop on East Hampshire dig

(United Kingdom)

Petersfield Post, 6th Jun 2016.

Police estimate JACC damage at $10,000

(United States of America)

Charles L. Westmoreland, Juneau Empire, 3rd Jun 2016.

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

(Syria)

Alaa Nassar, Syria Direct, 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.

Hindu temple in Penang desecrated, statues destroyed

(Malaysia)

Free Malaysia Today, 2nd Jun 2016.

Art disasters: Boy reduces £10,000 Lego statue to rubble

(China)

Anisa Subedar, BBC News, 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.

Vandals damage headstones at Leslie Cemetery, Glenrothes

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 30th May 2016.

Shock after thieves behead angel statue in Cambridge graveyard

(United Kingdom)

Chris Elliott, Cambridge News, 30th May 2016.

Veterans sites in 3 states damaged ahead of Memorial Day

(United States of America)

CBS, 28th May 2016.

Rare Indian Burial Ground Quietly Destroyed for Million Dollar Houses

(United States of America)

Sarah Zhang, Gizmodo, 27th May 2016.

Woman arrested for damaging idols in temple

(India)

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

Lock picker indicted in Love Locket vandalism

(United States of America)

David Ferrara, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 25th May 2016.

Teenager, 15, charged over vandalism at historic Fife church

(United Kingdom)

Craig Smith, The Courier, 24th May 2016.

Kids Smash Art at Glass Museum While Adults Stand by Filming

(China)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 23rd 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.

KGB prison doors given questionable cultural heritage status

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 19th May 2016.

Dissident Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Found Guilty by Moscow Court

(Russia)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 19th May 2016.

'Mindless' pranksters deface mural of Robert Burns with a Hitler moustache

(United Kingdom)

Claire Gilbody-Dickerson, Express, 18th May 2016.

When Cultural Heritage Is Caught in the Cross Hairs

(General)

Andrew E. Kramer, The New York Times, 18th May 2016.

China Will Publicly Shame Vandals Who Tag Mount Everest Base Camp

(China; Tibet)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 16th May 2016.

Solapan en Kanasín saqueo arqueológico

(Mexico)

Archaeological looting in Kanasín

Ana Hernández, Sipse, 13th May 2016.

Egypt's Sohag archaeological gallery was not subjected to blaze: Ministry

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 11th May 2016.

The Little Pool Hidden In The Desert Has Apparently Been Destroyed

(United States of America)

Juliet Bennet Rylah, LAist, 10th May 2016.

126-Year-Old Statue Destroyed by Man Taking Selfie

(Portugal)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 10th May 2016.

ಈಶ್ವರಮಂಗಲ: ಪಂಚಲಿಂಗೇಶ್ವರ ದೇವಸ್ಥಾನಕ್ಕೆ ಕಳ್ಳರ ಕನ್ನ

(India)

Isvaramangala: thieves break into the temple

Vijay Karnataka, 10th May 2016.

BLM wants to pay people who help find looters, vandals

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6th May 2016.

If the Gardner Paintings Are Ever Found, How Damaged Will They Be?

(United States of America)

Ray Hardman, WNPR, 5th May 2016.

Vandalized Bronx WWI Statue To Be Renovated and Returned to Post by 2017

(United States of America)

Eddie Small, DNA Info, 5th May 2016.

Fire at Rosemarie Trockel's House Ruins $34 Million Worth of Art

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 4th May 2016.

Stolen Reed College artwork found with $1,500 to $2,000 in damage, official says

(United States of America)

Jim Ryan, Oregon Live, 4th May 2016.

IS Files Reveal Assad's Deals With Militants

(Syria)

Stuart Ramsey, Sky News, 3rd May 2016.

Grave destrucción de Zona Arqueológica

(Mexico)

Serious destruction of archaeological site

Adrián Mendoza Salazar, Diario de Poza Rica, 1st May 2016.

Miners plunder 'Ramayana' heritage in MP

(India)

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

Ruinous Graffiti Etched Into National Park's Ancient Rock Arches

(United States of America)

Peter Andrew Hart, Huffington Post, 28th Apr 2016.

Youths vandalize historic site

(Israel)

Matan Tzuri, Ynet News, 27th Apr 2016.

National natural history museum gutted

(India)

Vibha Sharma, The Tribune, 26th Apr 2016.

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

(Nepal)

Erich Theophile, Apollo, 26th Apr 2016.

Antiquities expert on Palmyra visit: 'Syria can't possibly restore the destroyed artifacts'

(Syria)

Bahira al-Zarier, Syria Direct, 26th Apr 2016.

Fire destroys Natural History Museum in Delhi

(India)

Press Trust of India, The Tribune, 26th Apr 2016.

Plagued by Castrating Vandals, a Public Sculpture Gets a Detachable Penis

(France)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 25th Apr 2016.

Ordinary Syrians are Risking Their Lives to Protect Their Cultural Heritage

(Syria)

Emma Cunliffe, The Wire, 23rd Apr 2016.

Noh Mul cost Grijalva $6,000

(Belize)

The Reporter, 22nd Apr 2016.

Guilty of destroying ancient Maya site, Noh Mul!

(Belize)

Rowland A. Parks, Amandala, 19th Apr 2016.

Palmyra's Arch of Triumph recreated in London

(Syria; United Kingdom)

Lauren Turner, BBC News, 19th Apr 2016.

Palmyra Arch in London: 'Unethical' reconstruction of 'Disneyland' archaeology criticised

(United Kingdom; Syria)

Umberto Bacchi, International Business Times, 19th Apr 2016.

Vandals target local dinosaur sculpture

(Canada)

Prince George Citizen, 19th Apr 2016.

Exclusive Photos Show Destruction of Nineveh Gates by ISIS

(Iraq)

Kristin Romey, National Geographic, 19th Apr 2016.

Brigadas patrimoniales evalúan desde hoy daños en los contenedores de la memoria

(Ecuador)

Heritage teams evaluate damage in the 'containers of memory'

El Telégrafo, 19th Apr 2016.

Probe confirms damage to 15th-century tomb at Makli

(Pakistan)

Ghulam Hussain Khwaja, Dawn, 17th Apr 2016.

Art Works at Nageswara Park Stolen

(India)

Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 16th Apr 2016.

Mysterious, ancient boulder vandalized; surveillance images released

(United States of America)

Carla Field, WYFF4, 12th Apr 2016.

Cultural heritage destruction takes ICC main stage

(Mali)

Sue Blaine, Business Day, 4th Apr 2016.

Hare and the Minotaur sculpture vandalised with white paint

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 4th Apr 2016.

Historic castle destroyed by sea and treasure hunters in Turkey's west

(Turkey)

Ömer Erbil, Hurriyet Daily News, 4th Apr 2016.

Historic Moorhead church tries to repair, prevent vandalism

(United States of America)

Tim Gallagher, Hastings Tribune, 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.

Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine, BD Live, 30th Mar 2016.

Why Palmyra is a pawn in Assad's game with the West

(Syria)

Sabine Oelze, DW, 30th Mar 2016.

First Pictures Of Palmyra As IS Driven Out

(Syria)

Sky News, 28th Mar 2016.

Palmyra liberated: First images of ancient heritage site freed from ISIS (PHOTOS)

(Syria)

RT, 28th Mar 2016.

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

(Egypt)

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

Restoring Syria's pearl of the desert: a reason for optimism amid the storm of terror

(Syria)

Maamoun Abdelkarim, The Guardian, 26th Mar 2016.

The Artist Who Moved a Detroit House to Europe Left a Mess Behind

(United States of America; Netherlands)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 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.

Bins set alight inside ancient Wemyss cave

(United Kingdom)

Lori Cormack, Fife Today, 23rd Mar 2016.

Convicted art thief who vandalised Monet painting apologises

(Ireland)

Patrick O'Connell, Sunday World, 19th Mar 2016.

Authorities debunk man's claim of grave-digging

(United States of America)

Carlos R. Munoz, Herald-Tribune, 17th Mar 2016.

Son of Punk To Burn Multi-Million Pound Collection Of Sex Pistols Memorabilia

(United Kingdom)

Artlyst, 16th Mar 2016.

Fire destroys roof of historic Wythenshawe Hall in Manchester

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 15th Mar 2016.

6 out of 6: ALL of Syria's UNESCO Heritage Sites damaged or destroyed during civil war

(Syria)

RT, 15th Mar 2016.

13 Maya Villagers Stand Trial in Belize

(Belize)

Danielle DeLuca, IC Magazine, 14th Mar 2016.

Cementerios salitreros en alerta

(Chile)

Salitre cemeteries on alert

Alejandra Lobo, La Tercera, 14th Mar 2016.

Graffiti artist destroys own work after his art was removed from original locations

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt, The Telegraph, 13th Mar 2016.

The man who blew up Nelson

(Ireland)

BBC News, 12th Mar 2016.

Quarry workers 'erasing history' in Antalya with soap, sponge

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 12th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: Looted Sumerian Seal

(Iraq)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 11th Mar 2016.

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

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 10th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Genie of Nimrud

(Iraq)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 9th Mar 2016.

This is what happened when Spain restored ancient castle

(Spain)

Jessica Jones, The Local, 9th Mar 2016.

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

(Canada)

Kenneth Jackson, APTN, 9th Mar 2016.

INAH tolera destrucción de zona arqueológica en proyecto inmobiliario (fotos y video)

(Mexico)

INAM allows the destruction of an archaeological site for a road projects

Sebastián Barragán, Sipse, 9th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: The unacceptable poet

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 8th Mar 2016.

More than $250,000 in public art at Baltimore schools missing, stolen or destroyed

(United States of America)

Mallory Sofastaii, ABC United States, 8th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: Mar Elian Monastery

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 7th Mar 2016.

The fall of Nelson's Column 50 years on

(Ireland)

Billy O'Riordan, Irish Examiner, 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.

Tracing the Legacies of Postwar UK's Lost and Damaged Public Artworks

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 7th Mar 2016.

'This is living antiquity': the director of the Hermitage wants to rebuild Palmyra

(Syria; Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky, The Art Newspaper, 7th Mar 2016.

Jaro archbishop suspends priest over treasure hunt in ancient cemetery

(Philippines)

Anne Fernandez, Inter Aksyon, 6th Mar 2016.

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

(Mali)

John Darlington, Newsweek, 5th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Lion of al-Lat

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 4th Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: Aleppo's minaret

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 3rd Mar 2016.

Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting

(Syria)

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

Museum of Lost Objects: Tell of Qarqur

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 2nd Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Temple of Bel

(Syria)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 1st Mar 2016.

Osuna restaurará el acueducto saqueado y pedirá a la Junta que lo declare BIC

(Spain)

Osuna to restore the aqueduct looted for stone and the Junta will declare it BIC

Andalucía Centro, 1st Mar 2016.

Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC

(Mali)

AFP, The Guardian, 1st Mar 2016.

The Heroic Effort to Digitally Reconstruct Lost Monuments

(General)

Katie Nodjimbadem, Smithsonian, 1st Mar 2016.

Museum of Lost Objects: The Winged Bull of Nineveh

(Iraq)

Kanishk Tharoor, BBC News, 29th Feb 2016.

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

(Mali)

Vice, 29th Feb 2016.

French cleaners scrub off street art

(France)

BBC News, 28th Feb 2016.

Some Take Massive Risks To Save Syria's Cultural Heritage

(Syria)

NPR, 28th Feb 2016.

Vandals destroy beloved Stirchley Park art mural by painting over Banksy-style images

(United Kingdom)

Alison Stacey, Birmingham Mail, 27th Feb 2016.

Graffiti tagger destroys historical Smith Street feminist mural

(Australia)

Neelima Choahan, The Age, 26th Feb 2016.

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

(Pakistan)

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

Treasure Hunters Destroy Ancient Roman Bridge near Bulgaria's Drangovo in Search of Legendary Gold Treasure

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov, Archaeology in Bulgaria, 23rd Feb 2016.

Get Ready for the Upcoming 'Beast Jesus' Documentary

(Spain)

Cait Munro, ArtNet News, 22nd Feb 2016.

Idols found damaged in temple

(India)

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

Roof Sculpture Missing in Forbidden City

(China)

Chu Yiming, CRIEnglish, 19th Feb 2016.

Bluestone is being chipped away on the Preseli Hills

(United Kingdom)

Sam Kurtz, Western Telegraph, 17th Feb 2016.

These ISIS-Destroyed Artifacts Are Now Available to Download and 3-D Print

(General)

Casey Quackenbush, Observer, 17th Feb 2016.

American Airlines and seven others sued over damage to Lucio Fontana sculpture

(United States of America)

Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 16th Feb 2016.

FBI Deploying Art Crime Team to Investigate If Militants Desecrated Paiute Graves

(United States of America)

Lizzy Acker, Willamette Week, 11th Feb 2016.

Vandals strike ancient archeological site near Tucson

(United States of America)

Barbara Grijalva, Tucson News Now, 9th Feb 2016.

Destructive dig: Illegal dig at historic Fort Ellis prompts archaeological concerns

(United States of America)

Brett French, Billings Gazette, 8th Feb 2016.

Antiquities official blames journalists for harming tourism through pyramids stone selling video

(Egypt)

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

Egyptian archaeologists call for tougher security measures after 'sale of pyramid pieces'

(Egypt)

Ahram Online, 7th Feb 2016.

Heritage table goes up in smoke

(India)

Amit Sharma, The Tribune, 7th Feb 2016.

Three Arrested for 'Selling Pieces' of the Giza Pyramids for $32

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets, 6th Feb 2016.

Oregon Militia Standoff Spotlights Federal-Tribal Quandary over Artifacts

(United States of America)

Isaac Park, The American Prospect, 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.

Jackie Chan's bronzes draw critics and vandals to new Taipei museum

(Taiwan; China)

Alexandra Seno, The Art Newspaper, 30th Jan 2016.

Historic castle cleansed of graffiti

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 28th Jan 2016.

The Economist uses virtual reality to reconstruct museum lost in IS attack

(Iraq)

Jessica Goodfellow, The Drum, 28th Jan 2016.

Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted

(Italy)

Reuters, The Guardian, 26th Jan 2016.

New Tool Maps Cultural Trail of Destruction Left by Islamic Extremist Groups

(General)

Lucy Westcott, Newsweek, 24th Jan 2016.

Lawmakers to decide: Will artifacts be studied or sold?

(United States of America)

James Call, Tallahassee Democrat, 22nd Jan 2016.

Oregon Occupiers May Have Violated Federal Law by Damaging a Native American Archeological Site

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 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.

Tomb Raiding Is a Growing Problem in the Middle East

(Egypt)

Mark Hey, Vice, 21st Jan 2016.

Militants bulldoze through Native American archeological site, share video rifling through artifacts

(United States of America)

Jen Hayden, Daily Kos, 21st Jan 2016.

Satellite proves ISIS destroyed 1,500-year-old monastery

(Iraq)

Arutz Sheva, 20th Jan 2016.

Destruction in Kabul: I watched as the Taliban destroyed my life's work

(Afghanistan)

Yahya Muhibzada, BBC News, 20th Jan 2016.

Allegations of botched restoration of Cairo's medieval walls are 'lies': Antiquities ministry

(Egypt)

Zeinab El-Gundy, Ahram Online, 19th Jan 2016.

Terrorists are destroying our cultural heritage. It's time to fight back

(Iraq; Syria)

Irina Bokova, World Economic Forum, 18th Jan 2016.

The best places in England for unearthing lost treasure

(United Kingdom)

Laurence Cawley, BBC News, 17th Jan 2016.

Saquean camino maya

(Mexico)

Maya Road Looted

José Candelario Pech Ku, Diario de Yucatán, 16th Jan 2016.

Ahir for rules to stop melting of ancient coins

(India)

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

Libya's threatened ancient history, and why it is significant

(Libya)

Susan Walker, Apollo, 15th Jan 2016.

Suspected arson at Fontainebleau church

(France)

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

Expolian un mosaico de 2.000 años de antigüedad en la Villa Romana de Río Verde en Marbella

(Spain)

Looted: a 2000-year-old mosaic in the Roman Villa of Río Verde in Marabella

J.J. Madueño, ABC España, 13th Jan 2016.

Historic mosque attacked in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

World Bulletin, 12th Jan 2016.

Hanksy's Viral 'Dump Trump' Mural Is Erased

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 9th Jan 2016.

Authorities halt Angkor excavating

(Cambodia)

Sen David, The Phnom Penh Post, 8th Jan 2016.

Kilvalai rock paintings face threat of fading away

(India)

S. Prasad, The Hindu, 8th Jan 2016.

Channel 5 accused of supporting 'grave-robbing' over TV show Battlefield Recovery

(United Kingdom)

David Barnett, The Guardian, 8th Jan 2016.

Two charged after museum protest

(Taiwan)

Stacy Hsu, Taipei Times, 1st Jan 2016.

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on tourists at ancient fortress in Russia's Dagestan

(Russia)

RT, 31st Dec 2015.

Vandals knock over Lyall Bay's Easter Island statue

(New Zealand; Chile)

Megan Gattey, The Dominion Post, 31st Dec 2015.

Taiwan statues donated by Jackie Chan defaced with anti-China graffiti

(Taiwan)

AFP, The Guardian, 31st Dec 2015.

Reliefs in Mersin fall victims to treasure hunters

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 31st Dec 2015.

'Love' graffiti on historic castle walls creates outrage

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 31st Dec 2015.

Pope denounces destruction of cultural heritage

(General)

AFP, Manila Bulletin, 26th 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.

Syrian regime 'bombs UNESCO world heritage site'

(Syria)

Josie Ensor, Telegraph, 24th Dec 2015.

Brazil: Fire engulfs Portuguese language museum in Sao Paulo, one killed

(Brazil)

International Business Times, 22nd Dec 2015.

Aishwarya-starrer film's crew drilled holes in fort

(India)

Ram Parmar, Pune Mirror, 22nd 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.

Bricks and mortar fire: Yemen's cultural heritage is in the crosshairs

(Yemen)

Bastien Varoutsikos, The Conversation, 17th Dec 2015.

Heracles relief suffers damage

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 14th Dec 2015.

Over 150 Year-Old Cemetery Vandalized in South Arkansas

(United States of America)

Caitlin O'Neal, NBC, 1st Dec 2015.

Antiquities Chief: Syria Needs Global Help to Save Heritage

(Syria)

Kristin Romey, National Geographic, 1st Dec 2015.

Police ID former Ohio State employee who committed suicide in Wexner Center

(United States of America)

Rick Rouan, The Columbus Dispatch, 30th Nov 2015.

Decapitan a una virgen al robar su corona

(Spain)

Virgin decapitated to steal her crown

Alfonso Alba, Cordopolis, 26th Nov 2015.

War, More Than ISIS, Is Destroying Syria's Ancient Sites

(Syria)

Andrew Lawler, National Geographic, 25th Nov 2015.

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

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune, 23rd Nov 2015.

Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?

(Saudi Arabia)

Edek Osser, The Art Newspaper, 19th Nov 2015.

Up Close At Uxbenka

(Belize)

7 News Belize, 17th Nov 2015.

Security tightened amid threat to temples

(Indonesia)

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

Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community

(Syria)

Sylvia Poggioli, NPR, 7th Nov 2015.

Ohio man ordered to write paper after drunken ride on ancient burial mound

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Guardian, 7th Nov 2015.

What's Happening With Ux Benka?

(Belize)

7 News Belize, 30th Oct 2015.

Literary vandal defaces the summit of Scafell Pike with poetry in permanent black ink

(United Kingdom)

Victoria Ward, The Telegraph, 30th Oct 2015.

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

(United States of America)

12 WSFA, 28th Oct 2015.

Isil destroys Roman-era columns in Palmyra during execution

(Syria)

Louisa Loveluck, The Telegraph, 26th Oct 2015.

Modern art installation removed by cleaners who thought it was party aftermath

(Italy)

Jen Mills, Metro, 25th Oct 2015.

Fire destroys historic trams and buses at Sydney Tramway Museum

(Australia)

Lucy Cormack, The Sydney Morning Herald, 24th Oct 2015.

Drunk California man accused of spraying graffiti on prehistoric carvings

(United States of America)

Associated Press, The Guardian, 23rd Oct 2015.

From Caravaggio to Graham Ovenden: do artists' crimes taint their art?

(United Kingdom)

Emine Saner, The Guardian, 17th Oct 2015.

Penn's Hanson Works to Protect Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq

(Iraq; Syria)

Michele Berger, Penn News, 15th Oct 2015.

Ancient Watchtower on the Great Wall Harmed during Film Shooting

(China)

Ma Ruohan, CRIEnglish, 14th Oct 2015.

Why war crimes charges now extend to the destruction of ancient monuments

(General)

Belkis Wille, Reuters, 9th Oct 2015.

Palmyra: Islamic State's demolition in the desert

(Syria)

Dominic Bailey, BBC News, 5th Oct 2015.

British archaeologist's 19th century engraving found on Turkey's Mount Ida

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 1st Oct 2015.

'Islamic militant' becomes first person ever charged with destruction of heritage sites

(Mali)

Matilda Battersby, The Independent, 1st Oct 2015.

Man charged with breaking $120,000 Chihuly at Tacoma Art Museum

(United States of America)

Adam Lynn, The News Tribune, 29th Sep 2015.

Egypt FM warns of suicide groups threats to antiquities

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent, 25th Sep 2015.

Building owner deals with fame of alleged Fairey art

(United States of America)

Louis Aguilar, The Detroit News, 22nd Sep 2015.

Treasure hunters ravage temples in Chittoor district

(India)

K. Umashankar, The Hindu, 21st Sep 2015.

Putin and Berlusconi in Crimea wine row

(Ukraine)

BBC News, 19th Sep 2015.

Vandals Smear Anti-Semitic Graffiti on Munich's Haus der Kunst

(Germany)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 18th Sep 2015.

Works of art — handle with care

(General)

Dalya Alberge, Financial Times, 18th Sep 2015.

Two Maine men accused of museum thefts after drunken wheelchair spree

(United States of America)

Dawn Gagnon, Bangor Daily News, 18th Sep 2015.

Tradition of vandalizing China's treasures endures at Palace Museum

(China)

Want China Times, 15th Sep 2015.

Wrexham sheep sculptures look for new home after two are stolen

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 14th Sep 2015.

Mecca crane collapse: Saudi inquiry into Grand Mosque disaster

(Saudi Arabia)

BBC News, 12th Sep 2015.

Artwork stolen, vandalised at upmarket Auckland office building

(New Zealand)

Maria Slade, Stuff.co.nz, 11th Sep 2015.

A Petition to Stop "Irresponsible" Restoration of Chartres Cathedral

(France)

Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 11th Sep 2015.

The religious and cultural heritage being ruined by Yemen's war

(Yemen)

N.P., The Economist, 9th Sep 2015.

Antiquities robbers destroy 1,400-year-old church mosaic

(Israel)

Yori Yalon, Israel Hayom, 8th Sep 2015.

Urwali rękę Chrystusowi, okradli kościół

(Poland)

The hand of the statue of Christ was stolen

Tomasz Jó\'zwiak, Miedziowe, 7th Sep 2015.

Anish Kapoor's Versailles Sculpture Vandalized With Anti-Semitic Slurs

(France)

Hrag Vartanian, Hyperallergic, 7th Sep 2015.

Destrucción de acervo en Huapalcalco

(Mexico)

Destruction of heritage at Huapalcalco

María Antonieta Islas Tulancingo, Criterio, 7th Sep 2015.

Vandals trash ancient leper hospital ruins

(United Kingdom)

Clacton Gazette, 6th Sep 2015.

Utah park wants to educate, not prosecute, after defacing

(United States of America)

Mary Mogan Edwards, The Columbus Dispatch, 5th Sep 2015.

Artifact rescuer says world must protect antiquities

(Iraq; Syria)

Daniel Estrin, The Times of Israel, 3rd Sep 2015.

Rare Sarcophagus Discovered at Ashkelon Building Site

(Israel)

Artuz Sheva, Arutz Sheva, 3rd Sep 2015.

Rock art allegedly vandalized by college geology students

(United States of America)

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL, 3rd Sep 2015.

Frenar invasiones en las zonas arqueológicas, pide Lilia Mendoza

(Mexico)

Curb incursions at archaeological sites says Lilia Mendoza

NSS Oaxaca, 31st Aug 2015.

Donations made after drug addicts smash ancient Bodmin church window

(United Kingdom)

CG Oscar, Cornish Guardian, 27th Aug 2015.

Ancient Tomb In Spain Destroyed And Replaced With A Picnic Table

(Spain)

Laura Wagner, NPR, 27th Aug 2015.

Target practice at Utah Lake is erasing ancient art

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Local News 8, 26th Aug 2015.

Aristotle statue vandalized at ancient site

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News, 26th Aug 2015.

Taiwanese boy takes a tumble in museum and punches a hole in a painting worth $1.5 million

(Taiwan)

Michael Segalov, The Independent, 25th Aug 2015.

Why it's all right to be more horrified by the razing of Palmyra than mass murder

(Syria)

Julian Baggini, The Guardian, 24th Aug 2015.

Syria's antiquities: Why we must protect the region's ancient artifacts

(Syria)

Halil Sanismaz, Daily Sabah, 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.

Mystery surrounds Iraqi statue's missing glass of wine

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed, Al Monitor, 21st Aug 2015.

Thieves smash ancient Bodmin church window to steal collection box

(United Kingdom)

CG Oscar, Cornish Guardian, 19th Aug 2015.

Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities

(Syria)

Kareem Shaheen, The Guardian, 19th Aug 2015.

Reward offered after break-in, vandalism at Ransom County church

(United States of America)

Jordan Schroeer, Grand Forks Herald, 16th Aug 2015.

PGR va tras grafiteros de pinturas rupestres

(Mexico)

PGR going after rock art vandals

Associated Press, Sipse, 12th Aug 2015.

Imprimir Enviar Fiebre del oro destruye aldea de 2.300 años en Puerto Jiménez

(Costa Rica)

Gold fever destroys 2300 years old site in Puerto Jiménez

Andrea Solano B., La Nación, 9th Aug 2015.

Vandal carves initials into ancient Ring of Brodgar standing stones

(United Kingdom)

STV, 7th Aug 2015.

Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches

(Israel)

Jack Moore, Newsweek, 6th Aug 2015.

Vandalised ancient boundary stone in Inverness is restored

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 4th Aug 2015.

Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia vandalized

(United States of America)

JTA, Haaretz, 1st Aug 2015.

Artist victim of late-night antics

(New Zealand)

Rebecca Ryan, Otago Daily Times, 31st Jul 2015.

Ancient pictographs near Helena irreparably vandalized

(United States of America)

Tom Kuglin, Independent Record, 30th Jul 2015.

Criminal case opened on 'damaging world's oldest wooden statue'

(Russia; Germany)

The Siberian Times, 29th Jul 2015.

El fructuoso negocio de la industria "cazatesoros" en Florida

(United States of America)

The fruitful "treasure hunting" business in Florida

La Vanguardia, 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.

Disgusted residents hope ancient DEATH CURSE will 'scare the s**t' out of neds who sprayed a penis and a swastika on a church

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Norton, Daily Record, 24th Jul 2015.

Dr. Morris Confirms That Myles Damaged Uxbenka

(Belize)

Daniel Ortiz, 7 News Belize, 24th Jul 2015.

Emprenderán proceso legal contra daño patrimonial en Tlaltizapán

(Mexico)

Legal proceedings begun for loss of heritage in Tlaltizapán

Angelina Albarrán, El Sol de Cuautla, 23rd Jul 2015.

Artwork, arson and insurance fraud have Sotheby's in a bind

(Netherlands)

Janene Van Jaarsveldt, NL Times, 20th Jul 2015.

Syria civil war: Bomb damages Aleppo's ancient citadel

(Syria)

BBC News, 12th Jul 2015.

Windows of Egyptian Museum broken from consulate explosion

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 11th Jul 2015.

$70K statue torn from downtown Portland pedestal

(United States of America)

KATU, 9th Jul 2015.

Serpent Mound damaged by vandalism over Fourth of July weekend

(United States of America)

Rory Ryan, The Highland County Press, 5th Jul 2015.

Palmyra: looting under the rebels, the Assad regime and the Islamic State?

(Syria)

Sam Hardy, Conflict Antiquities, 3rd Jul 2015.

Isis militants destroy 2,000-year-old statue of lion at Palmyra

(Syria)

AFP, The Guardian, 2nd Jul 2015.

Yemeni Heritage, Saudi Vandalism

(Yemen)

Lamya Khalidi, The New York Times, 26th Jun 2015.

Another Treasure Lost in Iraq: The Story of Mar Behnam Monastery

(Iraq)

Christopher Jones, Hyperallergic, 23rd Jun 2015.

Victimized by Vandals

(Canada)

Gabriela Panza-Beltrandi, Cold Lake Sun, 22nd Jun 2015.

Ma'arra Mosaic Museum suffers massive destruction in barrel bomb attack by 'Syrian army helicopters'

(Syria)

Fiona Keating, International Business Times, 20th Jun 2015.

Maintenance Worker Accidentally Trashes Sculpture at Outdoor Art Show

(United States of America)

Cait Munro, ArtNet News, 19th Jun 2015.

Fire damages landmark Christian site in Israel; arson suspected

(Israel)

Bathsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times, 18th Jun 2015.

Yemen: the Unesco heritage slowly being destroyed

(Yemen)

Lizzie Porter, The Telegraph, 16th Jun 2015.

Arsonists torch storerooms with 4,000-year-old artifacts

(Israel)

Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 16th Jun 2015.

Living in the Past: Landowners often loot or destroy archaeological sites. Is this new subdivision a solution?

(United States of America)

Nick Romeo, Slate, 12th Jun 2015.

Explosion Destroys Ancient Cultural Heritage Site in Yemen Capital

(Yemen)

Rick Gladstone, The New York Times, 12th Jun 2015.

The world may be ignoring the destruction of cultural treasures in Yemen

(Yemen)

Adam Taylor, The Washington Post, 5th Jun 2015.

Ancient Roman City Ratiaria in Bulgaria's Archar Assaulted by Brutal Treasure Hunters Yet Again

(Bulgaria)

Ivan Dikov, Archaeology in Bulgaria, 31st May 2015.

Yemeni War Leads to Massive Destruction of Cultural Heritage

(Yemen)

Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 27th May 2015.

Egypt antiquities ministry responds to accusations of Alexandria excavation site 'destruction'

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 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.

Activists accuse antiquities minister of destroying vital heritage site

(Egypt)

Ahram Online, 18th May 2015.

We must save Palmyra or the maniacs will raze civilisation

(Syria; United Kingdom)

Boris Johnson, The Telegraph, 17th May 2015.

Tourists Severely Vandalize Ancient Paintings at Summer Palace

(China)

Xie Cheng, CRIEnglish, 15th May 2015.

Iraq says ISIS demolishes ruins to cover up looting operations

(Iraq)

Associated Press, Asharq Al-Aswat, 12th 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.

Desconocidos profanan tumbas prehispánicas y roban momias de "Huaca"

(Peru)

Unknown people descrate graves and steal prehispanic mummies from a 'huaca'

Redacción Multimedia, Diario Correo, 4th May 2015.

Islamic State video shows destruction of ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud

(Iraq)

ABC Australia, 12th Apr 2015.

Spate of vandalization hits Kyoto, Nara World Heritage sites

(Japan)

Japan Times, The Japan Times, 9th Apr 2015.

Primitive rock shelter vandalized in Nine Mile Canyon

(United States of America)

Geoff Liesik, Deseret News, 8th Apr 2015.

A War Zone's Ancient Past at Stake

(Iraq; Syria)

The New York Times, 5th Apr 2015.

Islamic State Destruction Renews Debate Over Repatriation of Antiquities

(Iraq; Syria)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 30th Mar 2015.

Tunis museum attack: 20 people killed after hostage drama at tourist site

(Tunisia)

Chris Stephen, The Guardian, 18th Mar 2015.

The moment vandal was caught punching Monet

(Ireland)

Maeve Sheehan, Irish Independent, 7th Dec 2014.

UN Attempt to Save Jewish Sites from ISIS -Too Little Too Late?

(Syria; Iraq)

Lyn Julius, Arutz Sheva, 7th Dec 2014.

Conflict surrounds Khufu Cartouche sentence

(Egypt)

Simon Egarter, Daily News Egypt, 2nd Dec 2014.

Toilet-pit digging leads to gold-rush

(India)

Sridhar Vivan, Bangalore Mirror, 2nd Dec 2014.

Devenish Island: Vandals damage ancient gravestone

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 27th Nov 2014.

Libya's Italian-era gazelle statue disappears in Tripoli

(Lybia)

BBC News, 4th Nov 2014.

Arrest over bid to steal Eric Morecambe statue

(United Kingdom)

Breitbart, 12th Oct 2014.

Mystery holes on Malvern Hills are blamed on rogue metal detector enthusiasts

(United Kingdom)

Robert Hale, Worcester News, 6th Sep 2014.

A brittle plan to protect broken idols?

(India)

B. Sivakumar, The Times of India, 3rd Sep 2014.

Archaeologists Train "Monuments Men" to Save Syria's Past

(Syria)

Andrew Curry, National Geographic, 3rd Sep 2014.

Islamic State makes millions from stolen antiquities

(Syria)

Cem Erciyes, Al Monitor, 2nd Sep 2014.

Is ISIS Bankrolling Terrorist Activities with Stolen Antiquities?

(Syria; Iraq)

ArtNet News, 2nd Sep 2014.

ISIS' Antiquities Sideline

(Syria; Iraq)

Amr Al-Azm, The New York Times, 2nd Sep 2014.

Egypt makes slow gains against antiquities thefts

(Egypt)

Sarah Lynch, USA Today, 9th Aug 2014.

UP's swadeshi Taliban target Victoria statues

(India)

Ishita Mishra, The Times of India, 9th Aug 2014.

Syria warns rebels' bid to target Aleppo's ancient citadel

(Syria)

Shanghai Daily, 8th Aug 2014.

The Quest to Save Syria's History

(Syria)

Kartin Elger, Spiegel Online, 4th Aug 2014.

Ancient Native American site desecrated

(United States of America)

Associated Press, CBS, 4th Aug 2014.

Bounty and bullets: ISIS targets Iraq's artifacts

(Iraq)

Judit Neurink, DW, 11th Jul 2014.

Fears grow for safety of Iraq's cultural heritage under ISIS

(Iraq)

Eleanor Robson, The Conversation, 10th Jul 2014.

The Plight Of Mosul's Museum: Iraqi Antiquities At Risk Of Ruin

(Iraq)

NPR, 9th Jul 2014.

Nigeria: Unesco Warns Nigeria Against Cultural Extinction

(Nigeria)

All Africa, 8th Jul 2014.

ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq

(Iraq)

Christopher Dickey, The Daily Beast, 7th Jul 2014.

Angels and paintings vandalised at Tintagel Parish Church

(United Kingdom)

Cornish Guardian, 4th Jun 2014.

Vandals destroy prehistoric rock art in Libya's lawless Sahara

(Libya)

Ulf Laessing, Reuters, 3rd Jun 2014.

It's time to stop destruction of Middle East heritage

(Syria; Lybia; Egypt)

Iason Athanasiadis, Al Jazeera, 5th May 2014.

Syrian government says Maaloula's sites sacked by rebels

(Syria)

Al Monitor, 5th May 2014.

Syria's past is being obliterated

(Syria; Lebanon)

Journal Pioneer, 4th May 2014.

Treasure hunters destroy tomb

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 4th May 2014.

Peruvian police arrest 60 Israeli tourists for partying with drugs on ancient Incan site

(Peru)

The Post, The Jerusalem Post, 25th Mar 2014.

Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals?

(Italy)

Barbie Latza Nadeau, The Daily Beast, 22nd Mar 2014.

2 Utah men plead guilty, avoid jail for ruining ancient rock formation

(United States of America)

Associated Press, Las Vegas Review-Journal, 19th Mar 2014.

Among the Wounded in Syria's War: Ancient History

(Syria)

Alissa J. Rubin, The New York Times, 7th Mar 2014.

Dutch art heist paintings may have been burned by suspect's mother

(Netherlands; Romania)

Associated Press, The Guardian, 17th Jul 2013.

Stolen Picasso 'burned in stove' in Romania

(Romania; Netherlands)

Associated Press, The Guardian, 17th Jun 2013.

Statue vandalized in Chaskar

(Bhutan)

Sonam Rinchen, Bhutan Observer, 23rd May 2008.