Subject: Legislation

Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?

(United States of America)

Jake Bullinger, The Atlantic, 9th Jun 2017.

United States and Peru extend MoU on archaeological heritage protection

(Peru; United States of America)

Andina, 7th Jun 2017.

How Two Top Collectors Avoided Germanys New Protectionist Art Law


Eileen Kinsella, ArtNet News, 2nd Jun 2017.

UAE's federal council passes antiquities draft law

(United Arab Emirates)

Samir Salama, Zawya, 24th May 2017.

GST impact: Auction of coins, stamps on hold


Sharath S. Srivatsa, The Hindu, 23rd May 2017.

Cyprus leads effort to stamp out 'trade in blood antiquities'


Famagusta Gazette, 19th May 2017.

BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review

(United States of America)

Cody Hooks, The Taos News, 19th May 2017.

Cyprus New convention targets illegal antiquities dealers


Menelaos Hadjicostis, Fox News, 17th May 2017.

'Iuris&Lex' Analiza a fondo la nueva Ley contra el tráfico de arte


Juris & Lex thoroughly analyse the new anti art trafficking law

'El Economista', El Economista, 12th May 2017.

Egypt cabinet approves bill raising max penalty for antiquities trade to life in prison


Ahram Online, 4th May 2017.

CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction


Famagusta Gazette, 4th May 2017.

The Endangered Antiquities Act

(United States of America)

John D. Leshy, The New York Times, 31st Mar 2017.

For Holocaust victims, a path to reclaim stolen assets and stories of their loved ones

(United States of America)

Daniel Chang, Miami Herald, 15th Mar 2017.

Theft of artifacts rampant due to legal loopholes Police crack down on thieves, but critics say laws need to change

(South Korea)

Korea JoongAng Daily, 6th Mar 2017.

Bolivia ratifies the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage


UNESCO, 1st Mar 2017.

A Suit Over Schiele Drawings Invokes New Law on Nazi-Looted Art

(United States of America)

William D. Cohan, The New York Times, 27th Feb 2017.

Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy


Julia Chan, The Malay Mail, 16th Feb 2017.

We can preserve elephants AND conserve art


Martin Levy, Apollo, 7th Feb 2017.

Debate over statue highlights complexities of ownership

(South Korea; Japan)

Korea JoongAng Daily, 6th Feb 2017.

This Holocaust Remembrance Day, Something to Cheer For: Obama's HEAR Act

(United States of America)

Daniel Grant, Observer, 27th Jan 2017.

Geneva Art World Pens Anti-Money-Laundering Guide Amid Scandals


Hugo Miller, Bloomberg, 25th Jan 2017.

Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking


Associated Press, The New York Times, 13th Jan 2017.

Mossgreen, Leonard Joel clash over call to ban ivory, rhino horn sales


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 3rd Jan 2017.

China Bans Its Ivory Trade, Moving Against Elephant Poaching


Edward Wong, The New York Times, 30th Dec 2016.

Italy plans new art crime law after Ukraine recovers stolen masterpieces

(Italy; Ukraine)

Alasdair Sandford, Euronews, 22nd Dec 2016.

Did Russia meddle in recent US art theft legislation?

(United States of America; Russia)

Rich Tenorio, The Times of Israel, 16th Dec 2016.

Bill protecting works of art lent by foreign institutions passes US Senate

(United States of America)

Sophia Kishkovsky Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 13th Dec 2016.

Reclaiming Nazi-Looted Art Is About to Get Easier

(United States of America)

Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian, 12th Dec 2016.

How Egypt intends to stop sale of its relics around the world


George Mikhail, Al Monitor, 11th Dec 2016.

Senate to vote on Holocaust restitution bill in a race against the clock

(United States of America)

David D'Arcy, The Art Newspaper, 9th Dec 2016.

US House passes bill to ease return of Nazi-looted art

(United States of America)

JTA, The Times of Israel, 8th Dec 2016.

House of Representatives Passes Bill to Recover Art Stolen During the Holocaust

(United States of America)

Artfix Daily, 7th Dec 2016.

Amid regional instability and rising demand, a historic agreement could protect priceless cultural artifacts

(Egypt; United States of America)

Sandy Pterykowski, PBS, 6th Dec 2016.

Pearce Leads Effort To Protect Tribal Artifacts

(United States of America)

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

Dealers' association asks industry to contact MPs over new cultural property law

(United Kingdom)

ATG, Antiques Trade Gazette, 1st Dec 2016.

Victims of Nazi Art theft need Congress to HEAR

(United States of America)

Ambassador Ronald S. Lauder, The Hill, 1st Dec 2016.

Secretary Kerry Signs Cultural Property Protection Agreement With Egypt

(United States of America; Egypt)

US State Department, US Department of State, 29th Nov 2016.

American Indian artist files federal civil lawsuit over new Oklahoma law

(United States of America)

Abby Broyles, KFOR, 23rd Nov 2016.

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


Bajo Palabra, 21st Nov 2016.

Bjarne Melgaard's Brush with Customs Officials Helps Change Outmoded Laws in Norway


Amah-Rose Abrams, ArtNet News, 18th Nov 2016.

Legal Aspects Of Heritage In India


Shivali Rathore Kalpesh L Gupta, Live Law, 18th Nov 2016.

HM Customs and Gib University in first 'high level' enforcement meeting


Gabriella Peralta, Gibralter Chronicle, 18th Nov 2016.

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

(Pakistan; India)

The News, 11th Nov 2016.

NAGPRA Revisited: Negotiating Culture, Legalities, and Challenges at Wesleyan and Beyond

(United States of America)

Emmet Teran Jenny Davis, The Wesleyan Argus, 8th Nov 2016.

China cracks down on illegal trade of cultural artefacts


Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 4th Nov 2016.

ASI for easier norms for private import of antiquities


Anrita Madhukalya, DNA, 2nd Nov 2016.

Auctions for plundered cultural relics forbidden in China


CRIEnglish, 1st Nov 2016.

Kirk Goes After Artifacts Plundered By ISIS

(United States of America)

Nick Gale, WLS, 24th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

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

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

(United States of America)

Mary Hudez, AllGov, 19th Oct 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Justin Matthews, KOAT, 18th Oct 2016.

Burrell's world tour struggles to get beyond Glasgow

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 17th Oct 2016.

Costa Rica solo protege con ley al arte prehispánico

(Costa Rica)

Costa Rican only protects Prehispanic art by law

Hassel Fallas, La Nación, 16th Oct 2016.

Why has idol theft been neglected?


Donna Yates, DNA, 15th Oct 2016.

Khalifa issues law on cultural heritage objects

(United Arab Emirates)

Gulf News, 12th Oct 2016.

Ministry seeks law to fight art forgery crimes

(South Korea)

Kwon Mee-yoo, Korea Times, 6th Oct 2016.

Lebanese activists fight to save Beirut's architectural heritage


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

Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects

(United States of America)

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

Cultural Property Protection Law Comes Under Fire in Germany


Conrad De Aenlle, The New York Times, 29th Sep 2016.

New California Law Will Make Signed Books & Art Harder to Sell

(United States of America)

Rebecca Rego Barry, Fine Books Magazine, 29th Sep 2016.

New York Congressman Co-Sponsors Bill to Save Stolen Holocaust Art

(United States of America)

Jason Cohen, JP Updates, 27th Sep 2016.

Germany's new cultural protection law welcomed abroad


Markus Hilgert, DW, 21st Sep 2016.

UK to crack down on illegal ivory sales

(United Kingdom)

John Vidal, The Guardian, 21st Sep 2016.

UK ivory ban threat: 'government WILL consult antiques industry'

(United Kingdom)

Noelle McElhatton, Antiques Trade Gazette, 21st Sep 2016.

Booker urges 'justice' in reclaiming stolen art

(United States of America)

New Jersey Jewish News, 21st Sep 2016.

Will Victims of Nazi Art Thieves Finally Get Justice?

(United States of America)

Liz Mair, The Daily Beast, 17th Sep 2016.

Russia critics, museums square off over Senate artwork bill

(United States of America)

Isaac Arnsdorf, Politico, 15th Sep 2016.

Senate panel approves Nazi-stolen art recovery bill

(United States of America)

Tim Devaney, The Hill, 15th Sep 2016.

Araiji calls for new antiquities law


Lebanese Republic, National News Agency, 14th Sep 2016.

The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities (Audio)


Tom Gjelten, The Diane Rehm Show, 24th Aug 2016.

US places import restrictions to protect Syrian artifacts

(Syria; United States of America)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 17th Aug 2016.

Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers

(United States of America)

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

Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears

(United States of America)

Garon Coriz, Santa Fe New Mexican, 8th Aug 2016.

Protecting Sacred Objects Bill Introduced In Senate

(United States of America)

Rick Kearns, Indian Country Today, 7th Aug 2016.

Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill: A summary

(United Kingdom)

Boodle Hatfield, Lexology, 27th Jul 2016.

To collect or not to collect: are fossil-hunting laws hurting science?


Hanneke Meijer, The Guardian, 27th Jul 2016.

EU countries failing to protect cultural heritage


EuroEfe, EurActive, 25th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Allison Meier, Hyperallergic, 18th Jul 2016.

Editorial: Rest of delegation should join fight for tribal artifacts

(United States of America)

Albuquerque Journal, 13th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Griselda Nevarez, The Guardian, 11th Jul 2016.

German Parliament passes controversial law to protect cultural heritage


Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jul 2016.

Next week could be turning point in Bears Ears debate: Bishop to unveil bill; Interior Secretary Jewell to visit Utah

(United States of America)

Thomas Burr, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8th Jul 2016.

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

(United States of America)

Emily Zenter, Cronkite News, 8th Jul 2016.

Tougher law sought on sale of artifacts

(United States of America)

Mohave Valley Daily News, 5th Jul 2016.

Nur die Museums-Pensionäre befinden sich im Widerstand


Retired museum professionals in opposition

Marcus Woeller, Die Welt, 4th Jul 2016.

Heinrich readies bill to help protect tribes' cultural artifacts

(United States of America)

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

AIA Members Speak in Favor of Continued Protection of Artifacts from Bolivia and Greece

(United States of America; Bolivia; Greece)

Nathan T. Elkins, Archaeological Institute of America, 30th Jun 2016.

What Germany's tough new law could mean for the antiquities market


Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 27th Jun 2016.

Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill

(United States of America)

Lyn Smith, Daily Times, 24th Jun 2016.

Germany passes law to keep art of 'national value' in the country


DW, 23rd Jun 2016.

Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia

(Egypt; Saudi Arabia)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 19th Jun 2016.

Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord

(Egypt; Cyprus)

In Cyprus, 16th Jun 2016.

Bill to punish grave robbers sent to governor's desk

(United States of America)

AP Reporting, WWL, 4th Jun 2016.

Antique dealers say the new federal ivory ban will cost them up to $12 billion

(United States of America)

Darryl Fears, The Washington Post, 2nd Jun 2016.

EU licences plan 'could hit London art market'

(United Kingdom)

Nicholas Cecil, Evening Standard, 27th May 2016.

Antique ivory poses no threat to elephant conservation: in fact, it needs protection itself


Martin Levy, Apollo, 25th May 2016.

In new crackdown, antiquities authorities tighten noose around dealers, thieves


Ilan Ben Zion, The Times of Israel, 16th May 2016.

Cuba Committed to the Underwater Heritage Convention at UNESCO


Prensa Latina, 12th May 2016.

Syrian Antiquities Import Restrictions Are Law, But Will They Work?

(United States of America; Syria)

Owen Jarus, Live Science, 10th May 2016.

Obama signs into law new restrictions on Syrian antiquities

(United States of America; Syria)

Bradley Klapper, Stars and Stripes, 9th May 2016.

Tomb raiders: Far from the glamour of Lara Croft and Indiana Jones, these are thieves with a history of being difficult to legislate against

(Hong Kong)

South China Morning Post, 9th May 2016.

US Congress approves bill seeking to curb looting and trade of antiquities

(United States of America)

Lawyer Herald, 27th Apr 2016.

Storm clouds gather over German art market


Catherine Hickley, The Art Newspaper, 14th Apr 2016.

Senate Votes to Ban Imports of Syrian Art and Antiquities

(United States of America; Syria)

Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times, 13th Apr 2016.

China's Xi orders better protection of cultural heritage


Ben Blanchard, Reuters, 12th Apr 2016.

Archeologist calls for national strategy to protect shipwrecks from looting


Adina Bresge, City News, 12th Apr 2016.

Congress Moves to Spur Return of Artwork Stolen By Nazis

(United States of America)

Adam Kredo, Free Beacon, 8th Apr 2016.

If Passed, Could a New Law Stop ISIS Profiting from Looted Syrian Antiquities?

(United States of America)

Isaac Kaplan, Artsy, 7th Apr 2016.

Arab League draft resolution to protect Arab antiquities: Araby


Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 5th Apr 2016.

Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism

(United States of America)

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

The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA

(United States of America)

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

KP government introduces bill to protect, preserve antiquities


Business Recorder, 28th Mar 2016.

Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish


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

Old law prevents preserving war sites


Imam Hossain, Prothom Alo, 18th Mar 2016.

Colombia y EE.UU. renuevan hasta 2021 su acuerdo sobre patrimonio cultural

(Colombia; United States of America)

Colombia and US renew their cultural heritage agreement until 2021

EFE, RCN, 15th Mar 2016.

Cultural Protection Law Revision Triggers Doubts as China's Economy Slows


Liyan Qi, The Wall Street Journal, 26th Feb 2016.

New 'paper trail' rules to help crack down on metal thieves

(United Kingdom)

Greg Russell, The National, 16th Feb 2016.

Is The Controversial Art Law Fueling Germany's Recent 'Art Drain'?


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 11th Feb 2016.

Import restrictions extended, not expanded

(United States of America; Italy)

Richard Giedroyc, Numismaster, 11th Feb 2016.

Tate director backs Art Fund's call for UK export licence reform after Rembrandt fiasco

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 1st Feb 2016.

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

(United States of America)

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

Proposed bill could allow looting of artifacts, experts fear

(United States of America)

Ben Brotemarkle, Florida Today, 25th Jan 2016.

New laws to curb antiques trade

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News, 24th Jan 2016.

Lawmakers to decide: Will artifacts be studied or sold?

(United States of America)

James Call, Tallahassee Democrat, 22nd Jan 2016.

To make a case against Islamic State's cultural vandalism, Western armies must set an example

(Iraq; Syria)

Erasmus, The Economist, 22nd Jan 2016.

Lords put pressure on UK government to sign Hague Convention this year

(United Kingdom)

Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 21st Jan 2016.

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

(United States of America)

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

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

(United States of America)

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

Florida Archaeologists Condemn Proposed 'Citizen Archaeology' Permit

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove, Forbes, 13th Jan 2016.

Bill would issue archaeology permits to any citizen

(United States of America)

Jessica Clark, First Coast News, 12th Jan 2016.

Austrian Restitution Law Criticized For Failing to Regulate Trade of Looted Art


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 11th Jan 2016.

'Broken System' Allows ISIS to Profit From Looted Antiquities


Steven Lee Myers, The New York Times, 9th Jan 2016.

Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online


Anny Shaw, The Art Newspaper, 7th Jan 2016.

KP Antiquities Act 2015


The Nation, 5th Jan 2016.

Government working on insurance protocol for art objects in museums


Anubhuti Vishnoi, The Economic Times, 2nd Jan 2016.

'Revolutionary' court victory against antiquity thieves


Gil Ronen, Arutz Sheva, 29th Dec 2015.

Bylaw for antiquities, urban heritage and museums approved

(Saudi Arabia)

Saudi Gazette, 25th Dec 2015.

Is the German Cultural Property Protection Act to be welcomed?


Apollo, 21st Dec 2015.

Ukraine Jumps Into Stolen Dutch Paintings Mystery With Eye To Referendum

(Ukraine; Netherlands)

Pete Baumgartner, Radio Free Europe, 11th Dec 2015.

Debate en ONU sobre devolución de bienes culturales a países de origen


El Telégrafo, 9th Dec 2015.

Ecuador y Argentina firman acuerdos en seguridad social

(Ecuador; Argentina)

Ecuador and Argentina sign social security agreements

EFE, Vistazo, 9th Dec 2015.

Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition

(Australia; United Kingdom)

Amelia Caddy, Australian Geographic, 7th Dec 2015.

Seminary eyes repatriation after clash over artifacts

(United States of America)

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

Govt launches cultural property trafficking manual


Winstone Antonio, News Day, 4th Dec 2015.

Thinking on Politics


Neil Brodie, Europea Union National Institutes for Culture, 30th Nov 2015.

Costa Rica y Ecuador firman convenio para proteger patrimonio cultural

(Costa Rica; Ecuador)

Costa Rica and Ecuador sign agreement for protection of cultural heritage

Carlos Arrieta Pérez, El País, 27th Nov 2015.

Peru's Congress overrides veto to repeal archaeology bill


Colin Post, Peru Reports, 26th Nov 2015.

Penalties for tampering with antiquities detailed

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News, 21st Nov 2015.

NAGPRA Review Committee Gets Three New Members

(United States of America)

Indian Country Today, 20th Nov 2015.

Research project begins into effect of total ivory ban in the UK

(United Kingdom)

Roland Arkell, Antiques Trade Gazette, 20th Nov 2015.

Secret art warehouses under government scrutiny


Robert Frank, CNBC, 19th Nov 2015.

'Register antiques with Museum Department'


Cindy Lai, The Borneo Post, 15th Nov 2015.

German Cabinet Approves Controversial Cultural Export Bill


Blouin ArtInfo, 6th Nov 2015.

National monuments must be protected by clear laws


Vincent Salafia, The Irish Times, 27th Oct 2015.

Kunst hat einen Wert, nicht nur einen Preis


Art has a value and it isn't just price

Norbert Lammert, Die Welt, 23rd Oct 2015.

The Attorneys General and the Motunui Panels

(New Zealand)

Jim Mclay, Taranaki Daily News, 22nd Oct 2015.

Analiza legislativo de Ecuador acuerdo sobre patrimonio con Guatemala

(Ecuador; Guatemala)

Ecuador signs legislative agreement with Guatemala concerning heritage

Prensa Latina, 14th Oct 2015.

Harsher penalties for thieves targeting war memorials

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 6th Oct 2015.

EEUU prorroga un acuerdo con Nicaragua que protege su patrimonio arqueológico

(Nicaragua; United States of America)

USA extends an agreement with Nicaragua that protects archaeological heritage

EFE, WRadio, 6th Oct 2015.

Art lovers to get a digital address under the Digital India campaign


Baishali Adak, India Today, 3rd Oct 2015.

National Treasure or Disputes of Heritage


AMA, 2nd Oct 2015.

Bulgaria aims at improving legislation against artefacts smuggling: culture minister


Focus Information Agency, 16th Sep 2015.

Smuggling India's Antiquities


Neeta Lal, The Diplomat, 16th Sep 2015.

German culture ministry tones down controversial cultural property bill


Julia Michalska, The Art Newspaper, 15th Sep 2015.

Senate Bill Hopes To Stop Looted Syrian Artifacts From Reaching The U.S.

(United States of America)

Mike Giglio, BuzzFeed, 7th Aug 2015.

€25m Picasso and superyacht collide with Spanish export ban


Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 4th Aug 2015.

Statute of Limitations Issues in Looted-Art Cases

(United States of America)

Chris Michaels, The Legal Intelligencer, 22nd Jul 2015.

Baselitz removes art from Dresden gallery


DW, 17th Jul 2015.

Why Baselitz could be the first of many artists to 'bloodlet' Germany's museums


Peter Raue, DW, 14th Jul 2015.

Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Bangkok Post, 12th Jul 2015.

Cambodia Creates 'Border Pass' for Workers in Thailand

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Chea Vannak, Khmer Times, 12th Jul 2015.

Israel cites boycotts, foreign relations in refusal to divulge West Bank archaeology info


Nir Hasson, Haaretz, 8th Jul 2015.

Pläne der Bundesregierung: Scharfe Sanktionen beim Kunsthandel


Federal government plans tough sanctions against art trading

Spiegel Online, 3rd Jul 2015.

British Museum's ivory icons denied US entry for loan show

(United States of America)

Victoria Stapley-Brown, The Art Newspaper, 1st Jul 2015.

Signing up to the Hague Convention will do nothing to stop ISIS

(United Kingdom)

Tiffany Jenkins, Apollo, 30th Jun 2015.

Windows to the past


Rishabh Shroff, The Indian Express, 30th Jun 2015.

Iran, Syria sign security cooperation MoU

(Iran; Syria)

KUNA, Kuwait News Agency, 22nd Jun 2015.

UK to adopt Hague Convention to protect artefacts in war zones

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 21st Jun 2015.

NY State Senate Passes Bill Protecting Art Authenticators from Bogus Lawsuits

(United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 16th Jun 2015.

US House of Representatives Passes Controversial Art Protection Bill

(United States of America)

Laura C. Mallonee, Hyperallergic, 12th Jun 2015.

Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world


Gayatri Jayaraman, India Today, 12th Jun 2015.

Cyprus, Iraq sign agreement on bilateral political cooperation

(Iraq; Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette, 12th Jun 2015.

Antiquities: An Open Market Won't Stop Smuggling


S. Vijay Kumar, Swarajya, 11th Jun 2015.

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, 4th Jun 2015.

U.N. Resolves to Combat Plundering of Antiquities by ISIS


Rick Gladstone, The New York Times, 28th May 2015.

India Looks To Create 'Open Market' For Antiquities; Critics Say It Will Encourage Looting


Kathleen Caulderwood, International Business Times, 26th May 2015.

Centre plans to legalise antiquities trade to stop smuggling


Press Trust of India, Deccan Herald, 25th May 2015.

FNC passes antiquities draft law

(United Arab Emirates)

Gulf News, 20th May 2015.

Greece Presents Proposal on Stopping Illicit Trade of Cultural Goods at UNESCO Meeting


A. Makris, Greek Reporter, 20th May 2015.

Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 18th May 2015.

Antiquities draft law to be debated

(United Arab Emirates)

Samir Salama, Gulf News, 16th May 2015.

Antiquities Minister urges amendment of UNESCO 1970 agreement


Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 14th May 2015.

Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise

(United States of America)

Kristen Hwang, Hava Sun News, 12th May 2015.

Legislators call for US Treasury sanctions against dealers of looted Syrian antiquities

(United States of America)

RT, 31st Mar 2015.

In an antique trade


Business Standard, 30th Mar 2015.

UK can't find cash to save looted antiquities

(United Kingdom)

Laura Pitel, The Times, 27th Mar 2015.

Bill in Congress Seeks to Rein in Trade by ISIS in Looted Antiquities

(United States of America)

Alexandra Peers, Observer, 24th Mar 2015.

U.N. sets sights on Syria antiquities, Islamic State oil, ransoms


Louis Charbonneau Michelle Nichols, Reuters, 6th Feb 2015.

UK creates £30m fund to fight cultural destruction

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey, The Art Newspaper, 4th Jan 2015.

Congressional Monuments Men? The Role of Congress in Fighting Terrorist Financing, While Preserving Our Cultural Heritage

(United States of America)

Mark V. Vlasic, Huffington Post, 6th Dec 2014.

French museums face a cultural change over restitution of colonial objects


Laurent Carpentier, The Guardian, 3rd Nov 2014.

UK cultural institutions leave their WWI cases empty to protest insane copyright

(United Kingdom)

Boing Boing, BoingBoing, 2nd Nov 2014.

Seized bagpipes to be returned to piping pair


Michael Cousineau, Union Leader, 4th Aug 2014.

La falta de conocimiento de la población causa saqueos de piezas con valor patrimonial de la nación


The public's lack of knowledge causes the looting of the nation's pieces of heritage value

Itzel Acero, La Jornada Aguascalientes, 13th Jul 2014.

Protegen el patrimonio subacuático de Yucatán


Protecting the underwater heritage of Yucatan

Ana Hernández, Sipse, 12th Jul 2014.

How do you smuggle a dinosaur? And 7 other questions about the fossil black market


Dara Lind, Vox, 11th Jul 2014.

La Guardia Civil hace una batida preventiva contra el expolio submarino


The Civil Guard takes preventative measures against the underwater looting

El País, 11th Jul 2014.

Agency accused of violating law on remains, relics

(United States of America)

Susan Montoya Bryan, Reno Gazette Journal, 11th Jul 2014.

Chinese court rejects family's right to treasures in their great-grandfather's tomb


Laura Zhou, South China Morning Post, 8th Jul 2014.

Hasta 10 años de cárcel a quien dañe monumentos históricos


Up to 10 years in prison for those who damage historical monuments

Sipse, 14th Jun 2014.

Archaeologists Warn of Pillaged Egypt as U.S. Weighs Tougher Antiquities Laws


Dan Vergano, National Geographic, 3rd Jun 2014.

Treasure Hunters' Undersea Gold Rush Is Threatened by U.S. Navy

(United States of America)

Vernon Silver, Bloomberg, 5th May 2014.

Letters: Archaeology and anti-looting laws

(United States of America)

Patty Gerstenblith, Los Angeles Times, 12th Apr 2014.

State-level idol records bureau mooted


A. Srivathsan, The Hindu, 10th Apr 2014.

FBI leaves scene of artifacts investigation, mum on details

(United States of America)

Paul Gable, The Shelbyville News, 9th Apr 2014.

Piden hasta 15 años de prisión por atentar contra patrimonio cultural


RPP, 9th Apr 2014.

Treasure Salvage Licence Hopes Are 'Wrecked'


Natario McKenzie, Tribune 242, 8th Apr 2014.

Hasta 12 años de cárcel por saquear monumentos


Up to 12 years in prison for looting monuments

Lourdes Aguilar, El Punto Critico, 3rd Apr 2014.

House Of Representatives Votes To Gut Antiquities Act

(United States of America)

Kurt Repanshek, National Parks Traveler, 26th Mar 2014.

Britain urged to sign up to shipwreck treaty to protect underwater heritage

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 23rd Mar 2014.

Egypt's Heritage Plundered Anew

(Egypt; United States of America)

The New York Times, 20th Mar 2014.

Egypt Asks U.S. to Impose Sharp Curbs on Importing of Antiquities


Egypt State Information Service, The New York Times, 14th Mar 2014.