Subject: Preservation

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

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 16th Jun 2017.

El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco


Government returns seven work from the 18th century to Taraco

Página Siete, 13th Jun 2017.

ICOM to draw up Iranian antiquities 'red list'


Tehran Times, 10th Jun 2017.

Judge gives controversial Cliffords Tower visitor centre the green light

(United Kingdom)

York Mix, 9th Jun 2017.

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.

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.

Vietnam memorial wall in Venice restored

(United States of America)

Mario Ramirez, Fox, 29th May 2017.

A Digital Database for Threatened Archaeological Sites in the Middle East and North Africa


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 24th May 2017.

HC seeks inventory of artifacts, security measures at SPS museum


M. A. Parray, Kashmir Reader, 20th May 2017.

BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review

(United States of America)

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

Ancient stone block discovered at illegal excavation site in Upper Egypt's Sohag


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

How Egypt plans to crack down on antiquities theft


Salwa Samir, Al Monitor, 18th May 2017.

National Museum to help Syria restore ancient artefacts

(Syria; Czech Republic)

Prague Daily Monitor, 16th May 2017.

'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home

(United States of America)

Edward Helmore, The Guardian, 13th May 2017.

The Treasures of Timbuktu


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

Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'

(United States of America)

The Baltimore Sun, 10th May 2017.

Dismantling Americas monuments to white supremacy

(United States of America)

Kristen Treen, Apollo, 10th May 2017.

The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You

(United States of America)

Christopher Soloman, Outside Online, 10th May 2017.

Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us

(United States of America)

Robert Redford, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6th May 2017.

27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review

(United States of America)

Matthew Daly, Chicago Tribune, 6th May 2017.

Inside a New U.N. Program in Mali That's Training Its Staff to Protect At-Risk Art


Mark Rivett-Carnac, Artsy, 5th May 2017.

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


3Ders, 5th May 2017.

CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction


Famagusta Gazette, 4th May 2017.

Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo


INAH reduces resources for Quintana Roo

Carlos Matus, La Verdad Noticias, 3rd May 2017.

Restoration may have disfigured Buddhist monastery, a world heritage site


Amjad Iqbal, Dawn, 2nd May 2017.

Hatra: IS damage to ancient Iraqi city less than feared


BBC News, 1st May 2017.

Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad


Churchs of Jujuy strengthen their security systems

MDZ, 26th Apr 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Harry Yorke, The Telegraph, 14th Apr 2017.

Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas


Lambayeque: security at archaeological sites intensified

El Comercio, 13th Apr 2017.

Korak bliže ukradenim umjetninama


A Step Closer to Stolen Art

Nevena Vržina, Nezavisne, 13th Apr 2017.

Police, NGOs tie up to curb smuggling


Ahmed Ali, The Times of India, 11th Apr 2017.

Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan


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

Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture


Reuters, Japan Times, 2nd Apr 2017.

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


Kelly Velasquez, Yahoo News, 1st Apr 2017.

'Dignity itself': Saving world heritage sites from 'cultural cleansing' won't be easy


Megan Williams, CBC, 31st Mar 2017.

The Endangered Antiquities Act

(United States of America)

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

Calls for support as destroyed Mosul Museum seeks to rebuild


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

Israel Arrests Temple Mount Officials After Assault on Archaeologists


Nir Hasson, Haaretz, 29th Mar 2017.

Clampdown on heritage thefts

(United Kingdom)

Dan Bean, The York Press, 29th Mar 2017.

UN Says Attacks on Heritage Sites Could Be War Crimes


Voice of America, 24th Mar 2017.

Bid to stop criminals targeting York's rich heritage

(United Kingdom)

Rob Parsons, The Yorkshire Post, 23rd Mar 2017.

6,000-year-old relic handed to Saudi government

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News, 21st Mar 2017.

$75.5M pledged to protect heritage sites in war zones


Thomas Adamson, CBC, 20th Mar 2017.

UAE pledges $15m to protect heritage sites in conflict areas

(United Arab Emirates)

The Gulf Today, 20th Mar 2017.

Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument

(United States of America)

Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy, 20th Mar 2017.

Donors urged to guard heritage threatened by war, extremism

(France; Syria; Iraq)

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

Why expensive security alarms could actually be putting your valuables at risk


Noah Charney, Wired, 18th Mar 2017.

A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire

(France; Syria)

Claudia Barbieri, The New York Times, 11th Mar 2017.

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


Egypt Independent, 10th Mar 2017.

BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds


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

Donald Ian McCaw's Solution for Preserving Art: Bury It


Blake Gopnik, ArtNet News, 3rd Mar 2017.

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


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

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

Archaeologist: Kuwait keen to safeguard relics


Khaled Al-Jabbar, KUNA, 27th Feb 2017.

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


AFP, The Jordan Times, 26th Feb 2017.

At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today


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

Why are England's heritage bodies supporting the Stonehenge Bypass?

(United Kingdom)

Dan Hicks, Apollo, 24th Feb 2017.

Smart solution to stop theft of Hartshill Castle stones

(United Kingdom)

Nuneaton News, 24th Feb 2017.

The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS

(Iraq; Syria)

Matteo Fagotto, The Atlantic, 23rd Feb 2017.

Inside private art collections with Scan the World


Beau Jackson, 3D Printing Industry, 23rd Feb 2017.

Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy


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

Bihar govt to prepare list of idols, artefacts in temples


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

Bosnian Stolen Artworks Database to Combat Art


Igor Spaic, Balkan Insight, 14th Feb 2017.

Ancient statue a riddle for experts


Mom Kunthear, Khmer Times, 13th Feb 2017.

Rescatan material arqueológico maya


Maya material recovered

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

Encroachments removed from Dahshour necropolis site: Ministry


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

'Salvaging okayed after getting feedback from agencies'


New Straits Times, 10th Feb 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Mark Foster, Darlington & Stockton Times, 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


Katharyn Hanson, Smithsonian, 9th Feb 2017.

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


Bethan McKernan, The Independent, 9th Feb 2017.

The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall


Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler, 9th Feb 2017.

We can preserve elephants AND conserve art


Martin Levy, Apollo, 7th Feb 2017.

Metal detectorists urged to 'brush up on skills' to avoid damaging treasures

(United Kingdom)

Jody Harrison, The Herald, 7th Feb 2017.

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

(Italy; Syria)

ANSA, 7th Feb 2017.

Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire

(United States of America; Indonesia)

Traci Watson, Nature, 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


WCAI, 5th Feb 2017.

Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals Auschwitz Museum offers confidentiality to Nazi war criminals


Arutz Sheva, Israel National News, 5th Feb 2017.

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

(United States of America)

Gephardt Daily, 3rd Feb 2017.

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


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

Republicans back off bill to sell 3.3m acres of public land after outcry

(United States of America)

Caty Enders, The Guardian, 2nd Feb 2017.

Chhattisgarh: Ancient Ganesha idol damaged by suspected Maoists successfully restored


ANI, Business Standard, 2nd Feb 2017.

Citizen scientists can now help stop archaeological looting


Boing Boing, BoingBoing, 1st Feb 2017.

HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk


Jewel Topsfield, WA Today, 28th Jan 2017.

English Heritage in the dock over plans for Clifford's Tower in York

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rushby, The Guardian, 27th Jan 2017.

To catch a thief

(United States of America)

Bennett Hall, Corvallis Gazette-Time, 25th Jan 2017.

Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio


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

Pakistan's Moenjodaro is crumbling away


Faras Ghani, Al Jazeera, 23rd Jan 2017.

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

(United Kingdom)

Tom Mack, Leicester Mercury, 23rd Jan 2017.

This Sex Doll Actually Scared Away Burglars, Is The Hero 2017 Deserves

(United Kingdom)

Tim McGovern, Elite Daily, 22nd Jan 2017.

How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques


Khalid Hassan, Al Monitor, 20th Jan 2017.

Online courses: your passport to a new career


Helen Lock, The Guardian, 20th Jan 2017.

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off


EU Reporter, 19th Jan 2017.

BLM requests public's assistance in preserving cultural resources for current and future generations of Americans

(United States of America)

Rachel T. Carnahan, KCSG, 19th Jan 2017.

Varias Iglesias instalan sistemas de seguridad por los robos


Churches install security systems because of robberies

Nueva Ciudad, 19th Jan 2017.

Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation


Ori Lewis, Reuters, 18th Jan 2017.

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


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

Iraqi artist recreates ancient works destroyed by IS


Dawn, 17th Jan 2017.

Greek Archaeologist Prevents Illicit Sale of Antiquity in New York

(Greece; United States of America)

Philip Chrysopoulos, Greek Reporter, 17th Jan 2017.

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


Chiara Palazzo, The Telegraph, 17th Jan 2017.

Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground

(United States of America)

Tyler J. Kelley, The New York Times, 16th Jan 2017.

Bears Ears and Gold Butte are the latest battlegrounds in a long-running debate about federal land in the West

(United States of America)

The Economist, 14th Jan 2017.

Opportunity or threat? Stonehenge tunnel plan revives long-running debate

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris, The Guardian, 13th Jan 2017.

Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking


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

SHC orders removal of Mohenjo Daro encroachers


Daily Times, 12th Jan 2017.

WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage

(Czech Republic)

Chris Johnstone, Radio Praha, 11th Jan 2017.

Jay Evensen: A monument designation won't stop the looting

(United States of America)

Jay Evensen, Deseret News, 4th Jan 2017.

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


Michaela Boland, The Australian, 3rd Jan 2017.

2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities


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

Bringing the gods home


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

The Couple Who Saved China's Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Foreve


Tony Perrottet, Smithsonian, 1st Jan 2017.

Obama leaves 'phenomenal legacy' of protecting historic and natural land

(United States of America)

Amanda Holpuch, The Guardian, 31st Dec 2016.

New 'Red List' for West Africa helps to protect art, cultural antiquities


Africa Times, 29th Dec 2016.

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


Elias Abboud, CBC, 28th Dec 2016.

Obama declares Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah

(United States of America)

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

Statue Widely Ridiculed After Restoration Returned to Artist

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 28th Dec 2016.

Modern fight over ancient library


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

Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal


Deepak Kharel, My Republica, 26th Dec 2016.

Illicit antiquities trade being fought

(Bolivia; Argentina)

Manuela Pulido, Latin American Post, 22nd Dec 2016.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert


Philippe Bohstrom, Haaretz, 21st Dec 2016.

Leeds Castle bolsters defences with 'crime-fighting liquid

(United Kingdom)

Adele Couchman, Kent News, 20th Dec 2016.

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


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

El 'saqueo' de las momias guanches


The looting of the Guanche mummies

EFE, RTVC, 19th Dec 2016.

Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery


Owen Jarus, Live Science, 16th Dec 2016.

UNESCO Director General sends rapid assessment mission to the Nimrud archaeological site in Iraq


UNESCO, 14th Dec 2016.

UN seeks protection for ancient Nimrud site wrecked by IS


Lori Hinnant, The Republic, 14th Dec 2016.

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


Lucy Kafanov, NBC, 11th Dec 2016.

Group will document state's antiques to protect heritage


Mayuri Phadnis, Pune Mirror, 7th Dec 2016.

Preservation of archaeological sites promotes tourism


APP, The Nation, 5th Dec 2016.

The UAE can become a safe haven for antiquities

(United Arab Emirates)

Peter Hellyer, The National, 5th Dec 2016.

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


Erin Parke, ABC Australia, 4th Dec 2016.

France pays £24m into new fund to protect cultural heritage sites


Associated Press, The Guardian, 4th Dec 2016.

Imitation game: how copies can solve our cultural heritage crises


Felicity Strong, The Conversation, 4th Dec 2016.

Nations set to approve heritage protection fund

(United Arab Emirates)

AFP, The Daily Mail, 3rd Dec 2016.

Five Nobel winners urge action to protect heritage sites

(United Arab Emirates)

AFP, The Economic Times, 2nd Dec 2016.

UAE hosts global push to save antiquities from conflict

(United Arab Emirates)

BBC News, 2nd Dec 2016.

Protecting culture vital for identity and peace,' says head of Unesco

(United Arab Emirates)

Naser Al Wasmi, The National, 1st Dec 2016.

Does Aleppo prove that we westerners should keep the world's antiquities?


Robert Fisk, The Independent, 1st Dec 2016.

Debate over whether Afghanistan's Buddhas should be reconstructed


Sky News, 30th Nov 2016.

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


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

Modern-day Monuments Men wanted by the British Army

(United Kingdom)

Emily Sharpe, The Art Newspaper, 29th Nov 2016.

Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves

(Indonesia; Netherlands)

The Japan Times, 24th Nov 2016.

How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell, The Conversation, 21st Nov 2016.

Hue City to relocate abandoned sculptures


Vietnam Net, 18th Nov 2016.

UAE and France to announce new partnership on safeguarding endangered cultural heritage

(United Arab Emirates; France)

MENAFM, MENAFN, 16th Nov 2016.

Antiquities department had no power to act in Salamis case, auditor-general rules


Evie Andreou, Cyprus Mail, 16th Nov 2016.

British second world war shipwrecks in Java Sea destroyed by illegal scavenging

(Indonesia; United Kingdom)

Oliver Holmes, The Guardian, 16th Nov 2016.

Tourists disappointed on not finding antique idols in Baijnath temples


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

How NGOs are helping preserve Syria's heritage


Florence Massena, Al-Monitor, 13th Nov 2016.

'We've hidden our treasures from Isil, only a handful know the secret location', says Syria's antiquities chief


Josie Ensor, The Telegraph, 12th Nov 2016.

DNR cracks down on fossil hunters

(United States of America)

Bo Petersen, The Charlotte Observer, 12th Nov 2016.

Proposed Bears Ears monument protects Anasazi history at risk

(United States of America)

Brad Branan, The Sacramento Bee, 11th Nov 2016.

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


Fazal Khaliq, Dawn, 7th 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.

Louvre may safeguard artefacts from war-torn areas


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

Art in bunkers and high-security facilities


Vangmayi Parakala, Live Mint, 3rd Nov 2016.

How to record archaeological objects found at sea – MAS database launched

(United Kingdom)

Rob Peake, Classic Boat, 1st Nov 2016.

Louvre to offer shelter for world treasures rescued from war zones


Kim Willsher, The Guardian, 1st Nov 2016.

Show sheds light on WWII efforts to salvage priceless antiquities


Iota Sykka, eKathimerini, 29th Oct 2016.

Corruption central: The plundering of Egypt's relics


Amr Khalifa, Middle East Eye, 28th Oct 2016.

Temple doors found open but all valuables intact


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

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


Danny Lewis, Smithsonian, 25th Oct 2016.

Tennessee Commission Rejects City's Request to Remove Monument to First Grand Wizard of KKK

(United States of America)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 24th Oct 2016.

These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.

(Israel; Iraq; Poland; Portugal; Czech Republic; Russia)

The Jerusalem Post, 24th Oct 2016.

'Destroying damaged ancient sculptures a crime'


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

Stolen Jesus head returned to Sudbury church


Inside Ottawa Valley, 23rd Oct 2016.

Measures needed to protect antique relics


Vietnam Net, 20th Oct 2016.

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


Ashifa Kassam, The Guardian, 20th Oct 2016.

Stolen Artifacts! Drunk Teens! And More True Tales of Florida's First State Archaeologist

(United States of America)

Sarah Laskow, Atlas Obscura, 19th Oct 2016.

Qatar Museums opens 'Fragments' exhibition in Katara

(United Arab Emirates)

QNA, GDN Online, 18th Oct 2016.

Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder


Creative India, Swarajya, 18th Oct 2016.

Doña Neria, la mujer que rescató 560 piezas mayas de saqueadores


Doña Neria, the woman who rescued 560 Maya pieces from looters

Soy 502, 16th 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.

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


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

Local government attempts to restore Great Wall end up damaging landmark


Li Yan, ECNS, 12th Oct 2016.

Khalifa issues law on cultural heritage objects

(United Arab Emirates)

Gulf News, 12th Oct 2016.

El Sucre protege a sus restos arqueológicos


El Sucre protects its archaeological remains

José Miguel Castillo, El Telégrafo, 8th Oct 2016.

Ancient Assyrian site graffitied with Kurdish flag to be restored


Paul Antonopoulos, AMN, 6th Oct 2016.

Damaged Bagan Temples Under Detailed Assessment


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

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

(Afghanistan; Israel)

Michael Press, Hyperallergic, 5th Oct 2016.

Why so little of Hong Kong's underwater heritage has been preserved

(Hong Kong)

South China Morning Post, 3rd Oct 2016.

En el abandono están los sitios arqueológicos de Comayagua y La Paz


The archaeological sites of Comayagua and La Paz are abandoned

Juan César Díaz, El Heraldo, 2nd Oct 2016.

Advierten saqueo y daño a patrimonio arqueológico en Zanatepec


Averting looting and damage to archaeological heritage in Zanatepec

Martín Vargas, Istmo Press, 1st Oct 2016.

When Art Thieves Target Treasures In Churches


Tobias Heimbach, World Crunch, 30th Sep 2016.

A guardian of Syria's imperiled cultural heritage


Giota Mirtsioti, eKathimerini, 29th Sep 2016.

The United Nations Doubles Down on Protecting Cultural Sites


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

Cyprus to spearhead war on illicit trafficking of cultural property


Famagusta Gazette, 26th Sep 2016.

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


Associated Press, The Guardian, 22nd Sep 2016.

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


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.

Preventing the plunder of Asean's heritage

(Cambodia; Thailand; Myanmar)

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

Arqueólogos intentan hacer de Afganistán un museo entre saqueos


Archaeologists intend to make Afghanistan a museum despite looting

Panorama, 14th Sep 2016.

23 cultural assets damaged after quake in ancient capital

(South Korea)

Yonhap News Agency, 13th Sep 2016.

Karnataka yet to get proper inventory report on 14 heritage cities


Yathiraju, The New Indian Express, 12th Sep 2016.

Rani Pokhari reconstruction to resume this week


The Kathmandu Post, 12th Sep 2016.

When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

(United States of America)

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

The search is on for Britain's lost public sculptures as Historic England protects five more artworks

(United Kingdom)

Culture 24, 11th Sep 2016.

Robo de figuras religiosas: PDI da consejos para facilitar la búsqueda de piezas valiosas


Theft of religious statues: PDI gives suggestions to help facilitate the locating of valuable pieces

Lilian Olivares, Economía y Negocios, 11th Sep 2016.

Police searching stolen vehicle finds 2nd century tomb in Bursa


Daily Sabah, 10th Sep 2016.

KP lacks archaeological experts to preserve priceless heritage


Pakistan Observer, 9th Sep 2016.

Plea for holiday photos to help preserve world heritage

(Syria; Libya; Afghanistan)

Kirsteen Paterson, The National, 9th Sep 2016.

Raghunath Trust to strengthen security & management shrine: CM


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

Kuwaiti official urges end to theft of Arab culture


KUNA, Kuwait News Agency, 8th Sep 2016.

Plea over missing 1986 Sir Antony Gormley sculpture

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 8th Sep 2016.

AG to decide about antiquities irregularities


George Psyllides, Cyprus Mail, 8th Sep 2016.

Digital Troves, Providing Insights and Reuniting Antiquities


Eve M. Kahn, The New York Times, 8th Sep 2016.

15 ancient pagodas in Bagan suffer severe damage


Eleven, 6th Sep 2016.

Amman hosts conference to launch regional task force to combat cultural racketeering


Petra, 6th Sep 2016.

He Denied Blacks Citizenship. Now a City Is Deciding His Statue's Fate.

(United States of America)

Sheryl Gay Stolberg, The New York Times, 4th Sep 2016.

Protecting antiquities in Syria and Libya from Islamic State

(Libya; Syria)

Nick Miller, The Sydney Morning Herald, 4th Sep 2016.

Unesco concerned about inappropriate rebuilding of Ranipokhari


The Kathmandu Post, 1st Sep 2016.

Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process


Eleven, 31st Aug 2016.

Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended


My Republica, 30th Aug 2016.

Feature: Greece strives to preserve underwater antiquities


Xinhua, 29th Aug 2016.

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


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.

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


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

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


BBC World Service, 26th Aug 2016.

Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris


Zarni Mann, The Irrawaddy, 25th Aug 2016.

Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas


Radio Free Asia, 25th Aug 2016.

The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities (Audio)


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

'Need to sensitise law enforcement agencies on heritage'


The Hindu, 23rd Aug 2016.

Newly restored Malawi Museum in Egypt's Minya to reopen in weeks


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 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.

Sisi meets with antiquities minister for briefing on progress


Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt Independent, 15th Aug 2016.

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


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 15th Aug 2016.

GAO: Art world wants US to better protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria

(Iraq; Syria; United States of America)

Rebecca Kheel, The Hill, 15th Aug 2016.

Temple managements told to tighten security


The Hindu, 15th Aug 2016.

Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime

(United States of America)

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

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

(United States of America)

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

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


UN News Centre, 10th Aug 2016.

MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb

(Iraq; Israel)

Roi Kais, Ynet News, 8th Aug 2016.

Indian Camp Ranch – America's First Archeological Subdivision

(United States of America)

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

Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears

(United States of America)

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

Top level bid to save ancient Wemyss caves

(United Kingdom)

Claire Warrender, The Courier, 8th Aug 2016.

Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants

(United States of America)

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

Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple


IANS, The Hindu, 2nd Aug 2016.

The Fight for Bears Ears National Monument

(United States of America)

Kelly Bastone, Backpacker, 1st Aug 2016.

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


The Tribune, 1st Aug 2016.

Retrieving and Managing Heritages in Ethiopia


Tewodros Kassa, The Ethiopian Herald, 31st Jul 2016.

A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge, The Guardian, 31st Jul 2016.

Online Archive Documents Destruction of Ancient Sites


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

Shutdown over takeover of Raghunath temple


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

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


Hanneke Meijer, The Guardian, 27th Jul 2016.

Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection

(Hong Kong)

Steven Gallagher, South China Morning Post, 25th Jul 2016.

EU countries failing to protect cultural heritage


EuroEfe, EurActive, 25th Jul 2016.

Citizens map out Gaza's history


Moath Al-Amoudi, Al Monitor, 24th Jul 2016.

Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again


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

El abandono y los saqueos arruinan gran parte de la historia industrial de Cantabria


Neglect and looting has ruined much of the industrial history of Cantabria

Álvaro San Miguel, El Diario Montañes, 22nd Jul 2016.

Sumerian city of Lagash slowly emerging from desert sands


Adnan Abu Zeed, Al Monitor, 19th Jul 2016.

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


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

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


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

'Our contribution to the artefacts registry is poor'


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

Egyptian minister talks about challenges for antiquities


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 17th Jul 2016.

OSCE trains Tajikistan's relevant agencies on combating the illicit cultural property trade and smuggling of historical artefacts


AKIPress, 16th Jul 2016.

Can a trove of Native American ruins be saved from eBay and 'white people' ideology?

(United States of America)

Ari Phillips, Fusion, 14th Jul 2016.

Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis


Theft from Catholic churches should worry society: Diocese

Ulises Villar, Quadratin, 13th Jul 2016.

How Replicas Could Save Threatened Artworks


Noémie Jennifer, The Creator's Project, 12th Jul 2016.

INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte


INAH must release documents about theft of pieces of art

Quadratin, 12th Jul 2016.

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


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

Cecilia Conde, AM De Querétaro, 10th 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.

Syria, Colonialism, and the Yale Art Gallery

(United States of America; Syria)

Olivia Paschal, The Politic, 8th Jul 2016.

What Central Africa's War on Poaching Can Teach Us About Fighting the Plunder of Antiquities

(Tanzania; South Africa; Kenya)

Christopher Jones, Hyperallergic, 5th Jul 2016.

Louvre Abu Dhabi to host summit on culture versus terrorism

(United Arab Emirates)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 5th Jul 2016.

Archaeologists Test Satellite Monitoring Technology to Combat Looting at Ancient Sites

(United States of America)

Ryan Heinsius, NPR, 4th 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


Adnan Abu Zeed, Al Monitor, 30th Jun 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.

The politics and poetry of restoring war ruins


Gulf News, 29th Jun 2016.

Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration


Apollo, 27th Jun 2016.

Navajo Nation supports cultural items bill

(United States of America)

Lyn Smith, Daily Times, 24th Jun 2016.

Over 14 lakh antiquities documented, data on NMMA website


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

Saudi heritage revival too late to save many cultural treasures

(Saudi Arabia)

Angus McDowall, Reuters, 22nd Jun 2016.

Artists have recreated lost & stolen artwork using only Adobe stock photos and Photoshop

(United States of America)

Minda Smiley, The Drum, 21st Jun 2016.

Archaeology Dept. awaits nod to beef up security


D. Madhaven, The Hindu, 20th Jun 2016.

Egypt to sign archaeological cooperation agreement with Saudi Arabia

(Egypt; Saudi Arabia)

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

CCTV surveillance at Golden Temple helps nail thieves


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

German warship wreckage protected

(Norway; Germany)

News in English, 17th Jun 2016.

How Indigenous artists are taking back what the fashion industry stole


Leah Collins, CBC, 17th Jun 2016.

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


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

El Diario, 17th Jun 2016.

Cyprus and Egypt sign organised crime accord

(Egypt; Cyprus)

In Cyprus, 16th Jun 2016.

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


The Hindu, 16th Jun 2016.

More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area

(United States of America)

Popular Archaeology, 15th Jun 2016.

Marine Antiquities Scheme to launch on 21 July

(United Kingdom)

Sport Diver, 14th Jun 2016.

Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing

(United States of America)

Jenny Rowland, Center for American Progress, 13th Jun 2016.

Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos


Private action to redress the severe lack of protection for historic shipwrecks

Mauricio Silva, El Mercurio, 13th Jun 2016.

'Badass Librarians' Foil al Qaeda, Save Ancient Manuscripts


Simon Worrall, National Geographic, 12th Jun 2016.

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection


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.

Tricornios contra expoliadores


Tricorns Against Plunder

E. Gancedo, Diario de León, 8th Jun 2016.

Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage


Charlie English, The Guardian, 3rd Jun 2016.

Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea


Mike Smith, Yahoo News, 2nd Jun 2016.

Archaeology Dept. ramps up security at Qutub Shahi Tombs, in the wake of Sandal Wood theft


The Siasat Daily, 29th May 2016.

Enforcing the law, protecting resources: a day in the life of a BLM ranger

(United States of America)

Don Gilman, St George News, 26th May 2016.

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


Martin Levy, Apollo, 25th May 2016.

National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves


Yoni Kempinski, Arutz Sheva, 25th May 2016.

Red list prepared for Syrian artifacts

(Syria; Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News, 20th May 2016.

China Will Publicly Shame Vandals Who Tag Mount Everest Base Camp

(China; Tibet)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 16th May 2016.

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


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

Se dispara 1,000%robo arqueológico en el país


Archaeological theft in the country exceeded by 1000%

Alejandro Melgoza, El Universal, 15th May 2016.

Key Libyan and international partners unite to adopt an action plan for Libya's heritage


UNESCO, 13th May 2016.

Cuba Committed to the Underwater Heritage Convention at UNESCO


Prensa Latina, 12th May 2016.

After theft of Lincoln's hand, museum to get security cameras

(United States of America)

Mike Frey, Daily Journal, 11th May 2016.

UT departments told to prepare inventory of heritage furniture


Ramkrishan Upadhyay, The Tribune, 10th May 2016.

Lento proceso para el rescate arqueológico de la capital nonualca

(El Salvador)

Slow process for the archaeological rescue of the Nonualca capital

Mima Velásquez, La Prensa Grafica, 9th May 2016.

La estrategia de Unesco para evitar nuevos saqueos como el del galeón San José


UNESCO strategy to prevent further looting at the galleon San Jose.

EFE, El Espectador, 9th 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.

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

(United States of America)

Eddie Small, DNA Info, 5th May 2016.

The man who helped save Afghanistan's treasures from ravages of war


Sune Engel Rasmussen, The Guardian, 5th May 2016.

IS Files Reveal Assad's Deals With Militants


Stuart Ramsey, Sky News, 3rd May 2016.

Cartagena corta el tráfico en el Castillo de los Moros para evitar saqueos


Cartagena cuts traffic to the Castillo de los Moros to prevent looting

EFE, ABC España, 27th Apr 2016.

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


Erich Theophile, Apollo, 26th Apr 2016.

Meet Dr Donna Yates, the expert aiming to make antiquities-collecting socially unacceptable

(United Kingdom)

Russell Leadbetter, The Herald, 25th Apr 2016.

Ordinary Syrians are Risking Their Lives to Protect Their Cultural Heritage


Emma Cunliffe, The Wire, 23rd Apr 2016.

France Lost Track of 23,000 State-Owned Artworks and Historic Objects


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 21st Apr 2016.

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

(United Kingdom; Syria)

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

Scientists and lawyers save archaeological site from mining

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine, BD Live, 19th Apr 2016.

Probe confirms damage to 15th-century tomb at Makli


Ghulam Hussain Khwaja, Dawn, 17th Apr 2016.

Se reúne el Comité de Lucha contra el Tráfico del Patrimonio Cultural


The Committee for the Fight Against the Trafficking of Cultural Heritage to Meet

Diario Panorama, 15th Apr 2016.

Shawnee State University's Amr Al-Azm aids the fight against ISIS looting in Syria (photos)


Steven Litt,, 14th Apr 2016.

In Speech At Yale, UN Secretary-General Calls For Better Protection Of Ancient Historic Sites


Davis Dunavin, WSHU, 12th Apr 2016.

Organised crime gang planned to raid Glasgow's Burrell Collection and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum

(United Kingdom)

Peter Swindon, The Herald, 4th Apr 2016.

Stepping up stakeholders' involvement in the fight against trafficking of culture


UNESCO, 1st Apr 2016.

Ancient boulder to stay after villagers threatened to chain themselves to it to prevent move

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Pritchard, Mirror, 30th Mar 2016.

After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan


Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 30th Mar 2016.

Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine, BD Live, 30th Mar 2016.

"El Señor de Sipán": Un hito en la historia del Perú


"The Lord of Sipán": a milestone in the history of Perú

Paul Monzón, Periodista Digital, 30th Mar 2016.

Delegado del INAH habla sobre el hallazgo en Altamura


Representative of the INAH speaks about the site in Altramura

Jasiel Camacho, Debate, 29th Mar 2016.

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


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

Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon

(United States of America)

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

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


Maamoun Abdelkarim, The Guardian, 26th Mar 2016.

Pompeii recruits army of spies to root out Mafia corruption and shoddy renovation work at the ancient site


Michael Day, The Independent, 25th Mar 2016.

Petition demands Navy stop removing Indian artifacts from 'Island of the Blue Dolphins'

(United States of America)

The Los Angeles Times, The Recorder, 24th Mar 2016.

Will Florence's New App Help Curb Graffiti on Historic Landmarks?


Cait Munro, ArtNet News, 23rd Mar 2016.

With Its Own Arts Center, Beast Jesus Rises Again


Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 18th Mar 2016.

Old law prevents preserving war sites


Imam Hossain, Prothom Alo, 18th Mar 2016.

Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos


Intensive patrols enlisted to protect 50 archaeological sites

RPP, 17th Mar 2016.

EU Ready to Allocate 7.5 Million Euros for Preservation of Egyptian Heritage Sites


Egyptian Streets, 15th Mar 2016.

Cathedral reopens home of historic order after thefts

(United Kingdom)

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

UNESCO and French and Swiss heritage professionals stand up for the safeguarding of Syrian heritage

(Syria; France; Switzerland)

UNESCO, 10th Mar 2016.

El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría


INAH failed to protect the archaeological sites of the country: audit

Nayeli Roldán, Animal Politico, 9th Mar 2016.

This is what happened when Spain restored ancient castle


Jessica Jones, The Local, 9th Mar 2016.

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

(United Kingdom)

Claire Voon, Hyperallergic, 7th Mar 2016.

Petrified Forest: Digging out of a rock and hard place

(United States of America)

Sara Cline, Arizona Sonora News, 3rd Mar 2016.

'Stringent action in temple thefts must'


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

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


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

Andalucía Centro, 1st Mar 2016.

The Heroic Effort to Digitally Reconstruct Lost Monuments


Katie Nodjimbadem, Smithsonian, 1st Mar 2016.

Crash Courses Prepare Art Conservators for Catastrophic Disasters


James Harkin, Smithsonian, 1st Mar 2016.

ASI seeks info on provenance of idols


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

Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue

(United States of America)

Jonathan Bailey, Indian Country Today, 25th Feb 2016.

Boy finds ancient figurine during Beit She'an outing


Times of Israel, The Times of Israel, 25th Feb 2016.

Get Ready for the Upcoming 'Beast Jesus' Documentary


Cait Munro, ArtNet News, 22nd Feb 2016.

24-hour Strike on Monday Will Close Museums and Archaeological Sites Throughout Greece


Kerry Kolasa-Sikiaridi, Greek Reporter, 19th Feb 2016.

Govt faces challenges in protecting Bihar heritage sites


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

Space Archaeologist Wants Your Help to Fight Looting


Heather Pringle, National Geographic, 17th Feb 2016.

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


Casey Quackenbush, Observer, 17th Feb 2016.

To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest

(United States of America)

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

Unesco and Italy team up to protect art and artefacts from terrorists


Associated Press, The Guardian, 16th Feb 2016.

Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas


Associated Press, The Art Newspaper, 16th Feb 2016.

Sarah Parcak to Use TED Prize Money for Crowdsourcing on Archaeological Sites


Ralph Blumenthal, The New York Times, 16th Feb 2016.

India must start working to reverse plunder of our national artistic heritage


Sanjeev Sanyal, The Economic Times, 15th Feb 2016.

Alabama's modern-day Indiana Jones integral to the future of space archaeology

(United States of America)

Kelsey Stein,, 14th Feb 2016.

Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales


El Tiempo, 14th Feb 2016.

Drones for research: Use of the UAV in archaeology


Popular Archaeology, 14th Feb 2016.

Egypt ups pyramids security after illegal stone sales


Ramadan Al Sherbini, Gulf News, 11th Feb 2016.

Spray painted tomb to be cleaned by experts


Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 11th Feb 2016.

Solving art history mysteries with open data


Suzette Lohmeyer, GCN, 8th Feb 2016.

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


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

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


Ahram Online, 7th Feb 2016.

Karnak Amun-Re statue not recently restored as claimed


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 6th Feb 2016.

Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones


Looters of palaeontological sites risk fines of up to $9,000,000

P. Sepúlveda, La Tercera, 5th Feb 2016.

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


Amel Ahmed, Al Jazeera, 5th Feb 2016.

Rescatan Zonas Arqueológicas


Rescuing archaeological sites

Aarón Torres, AM, 4th Feb 2016.

Icon centres coming up in Dindigul, Theni to protect idols


The Hindu, 4th Feb 2016.

Oregon Militia Standoff Spotlights Federal-Tribal Quandary over Artifacts

(United States of America)

Isaac Park, The American Prospect, 3rd Feb 2016.

German teen faces life ban from Egypt after scaling Khufu pyramid


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 3rd Feb 2016.

Icon centres coming up


The Hindu, 3rd Feb 2016.

Museum of Art opts for student security guards, not Plexiglas

(United States of America)

Whitney Hales, The Universe, 31st Jan 2016.

Cecil Rhodes statue to remain at Oxford University

(United Kingdom)

Kevin Rawlinson, The Guardian, 29th Jan 2016.

Historic castle cleansed of graffiti


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

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


Jessica Goodfellow, The Drum, 28th Jan 2016.

Meet the heroes who risked their lives for our cultural heritage


Meg Lambert, FutureLearn, 26th Jan 2016.

Banksy's Latest Mural Covered After Theft Attempt

(United Kingdom)

Henri Neuendorf, ArtNet News, 26th Jan 2016.

Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat


Katie A. Paul, Slate, 26th Jan 2016.

Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted


Reuters, The Guardian, 26th Jan 2016.

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


Yahya Muhibzada, BBC News, 20th Jan 2016.

Sarah Parcak, Space Archaeologist

(Egypt; United States of America)

Alexandra Wolfe, The Wall Street Journal, 15th Jan 2016.

Rote ICOM-Notfallliste: Verstärkter Kampf gegen illegal gehandelte Kulturgüter aus dem Irak


ICOM Emergency List: Fight against the illicit trafficking of cultural goods from Iraq strengthened.

Archäologie Online, 15th Jan 2016.

Minister writes to CM on Rajrappa shrine security


PNS, The Daily Pioneer, 14th Jan 2016.

The Gods are still leaving


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

Utalk Tackling antiquities trafficking


Euronews, 8th Jan 2016.

¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?


What challenges await the Ministry of Culture.

Ángel Elías, Prensa Libre, 8th Jan 2016.

Israeli high court says antiquities dealers must document all artefacts online


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

Egypt to launch antiquities database to track public collections and combat smuggling


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

Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail

(United States of America)

David Mark Simpson, The New York Times, 4th Jan 2016.

Search is on for iconic sculpture

(United Kingdom)

Paul Broome, Hereford Times, 2nd Jan 2016.

Nuremberg: Germany's dilemma over the Nazis' field of dreams


Tony Paterson, The Independent, 2nd Jan 2016.

France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage

(Syria; Iraq; France)

Vincent Noce, The Art Newspaper, 29th Dec 2015.

Top policeman calls for CCTV at Glasgow Necropolis

(United Kingdom)

Graham Fraser, BBC News, 26th Dec 2015.

Returned "Goddess" Gets New Patina

(United States of America)

Sarah Boden, Iowa Public Radio, 25th Dec 2015.

Army sign up 'Monument Men' to save treasures from warzones

(United Kingdom)

Ben Farmer, The Telegraph, 25th Dec 2015.

Signs of rebellion? Renwick Gallery is flouting signage rules, groups contend

(United States of America)

Peggy McGlone, The Washington Post, 23rd Dec 2015.

'Lost' £30m masterpiece now at risk of leaving UK

(United Kingdom)

DCMS, UK Government, 23rd Dec 2015.

A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found

(United States of America)

Stephan Salisbury,, 20th Dec 2015.

El mar esconde sus tesoros


Josep Playá Maset, La Vanguardia, 20th Dec 2015.

Violations in Heritage Zone Under Lens


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 20th Dec 2015.

$60 mil lost due to illegal logging by Guats over 174 square miles of Belize

(Belize; Guatemala)

Adele Ramos, Amadala, 19th Dec 2015.

Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck


Willie Drye, National Geographic, 18th Dec 2015.

Scientists work to save antiquities from Islamic State destruction


Earl Lane, Science, 18th Dec 2015.

The Desire of Transparency in the Art Market


Art Media Agency, 18th Dec 2015.

En defensa del patrimonio subacuático


In defence of underwater heritage

Irina Bokova, El País, 16th Dec 2015.

Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects

(United States of America)

GlobeNewswire,, 16th Dec 2015.

'Lost' Treasure Ship Is Also a War Grave


Stephanie Pappas, Live Science, 15th Dec 2015.

Jain community urges CM to give facelift to Lachhuar temple


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

Historic England on a mission to locate publicly subsidised art that has disappeared from view

(United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo, The Independent, 15th Dec 2015.

Public artworks disappearing before our eyes, says heritage body

(United Kingdom)

Mark Brown, The Guardian, 15th Dec 2015.

Idols, sculptures of damaged sites safe: DoA


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

El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga


The theft of the Codex Calixtino: a premise worthy of a script by Berlanga

Pedro García Martín, El Mundo, 14th Dec 2015.

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


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

¿Dónde guardarán los tesoros del galeón San José?


Where will the treasures of the galleon San José be kept?

El Universal, 13th Dec 2015.

Tesoros en el mar peruano


Treasures in the Peruvian Sea

Óscar Miranda, La Republica, 13th Dec 2015.

El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección


The Codex Calixtinus has been placed on UNESCO's Memory of the World list to ensure its protection

Europa Press, 20 Minutos, 13th Dec 2015.

Return of the Monuments Men: New UK unit will save priceless artefacts from jihadis

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Williams, The Daily Star, 13th Dec 2015.

Sea god statue set to make welcome return

(United Kingdom)

News Letter, 11th Dec 2015.

Art Crime Detectives Expose the Ugly Truths of the Art World

(United States of America)

Marina Garcia-Vasquez, The Creator's Project, 8th Dec 2015.

Community helps rebuild church after thieves vandalize it, steal tabernacle

(United States of America)

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

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


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

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

Scientific advancements may help catch fossil thieves

(United States of America)

Erin McIntyre, The Daily Sentinel, 28th Nov 2015.

Meet the lonely online warriors leading the fight against looted art


Daniel Rivero, Fusion, 24th Nov 2015.

Penalties for tampering with antiquities detailed

(Saudi Arabia)

Arab News, 21st Nov 2015.

In search of looted art


Lynn Curwin, Truro Daily News, 20th Nov 2015.

Louvre's director draws up 50-point plan in response to Isil's destruction

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Gareth Harris, The Art Newspaper, 19th Nov 2015.

La dirección de cultura en coordinación con el INAH resguardan zonas arqueológicas


The office of culture in partnership with INAH safeguard's archaeological sites

Luis Garza, En Línea Directa, 18th Nov 2015.

El patrimonio histórico es de todos


Historic heritage is everyone's

El Día de Córdoba, 16th Nov 2015.

'Register antiques with Museum Department'


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

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


Culture to increase security over religious good to prevent their deterioration

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

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

(United Kingdom)

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

Kulen Mountain Security Beefs Up


Naomi-Collett Ritz, Khmer Times, 10th Nov 2015.

Iniciaron la jornada sobre protección de los bienes culturales


Starting the quest to protect cultural heritage

Diario Panorama, 9th Nov 2015.

TED Prize Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology

(Egypt; United States of America)

Ralph Blumenthal, The New York Times, 8th Nov 2015.

Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community


Sylvia Poggioli, NPR, 7th Nov 2015.

Art Donors Give to Smaller Nonprofits


Daniel Grant, The Wall Street Journal, 1st Nov 2015.

How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts


Jeremy Malies, Source Security, 30th Oct 2015.

UK gives £3m to protect Iraq antiquities from IS terrorism

(United Kingdom; Iraq)

BBC News, 28th Oct 2015.

Egypt authorities blame destroyed archaeological sites on citizens' 'lack of cultural awareness'


George Mikhail, Al Monitor, 28th Oct 2015.

Walking an ethics tightrope: The business of collecting antiquities


Ong Sor Fern, The Straits Times, 27th Oct 2015.

National monuments must be protected by clear laws


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

Saving an Ancestral Cemetery


Lara Ehrlich, BU Today, 26th Oct 2015.

As Monuments Men are honored, their foundation faces its demise

(United States of America)

Michael E. Ruane, The Washington Post, 21st Oct 2015.

A Jailed Activist's 3-D Models Could Save Syria's History From ISIS


Andy Greenberg, Wired, 21st Oct 2015.

How to Save Art From Islamic State

(United States of America)

Maxwell L. Anderson, The Wall Street Journal, 20th Oct 2015.

Foundation dedicated to WWII Monuments Men will close after Congressional Gold Medal ceremony

(United States of America)

Christine Ayala, The Dallas Morning News, 20th Oct 2015.

Meet the man out to save Gaza's antiquities


Ahmad Abu Amer, Palestine Pulse, 20th Oct 2015.

Non-Profit Makes 3-D Digital Archives of Endangered Heritage Sites

(United States of America)

Abigail Rowe, Observer, 19th Oct 2015.

Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage


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

Un inventaire pour protéger le patrimoine religieux


An inventory for protecting religious heritage

Ouest France, 17th Oct 2015.

UN to deploy peacekeepers to protect world heritage sites


The Guardian, 17th Oct 2015.

Community rebuilds Indian shelter at Novato museum after vandalism

(United States of America)

Stephanie Weldy, Marinij, 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.

Exhibition to remember one of the real-life Monuments Men

(United Kingdom)

Leeza Clark, The Courier, 15th Oct 2015.

Art Forgers Beware: DNA Could Thwart Fakes


Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 12th Oct 2015.

En el trazo de la carretera siglo XXI hallan más vestigios arqueológicos


More archaeological remains found in the path of 21st Century Highway

David Monroy, Milenio, 12th Oct 2015.

Special force soon to secure 'cultural assets'


Akshaya Mukul, The Times of India, 9th Oct 2015.

Protecting China's cultural heritage


Krista Lomu, GBTimes, 7th Oct 2015.

Archaeologists to excavate Pachaumi village in November


Priyangi Agarwal, The Times of India, 7th Oct 2015.

Collapsed Hadrian's Wall repairs carried out

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 2nd Oct 2015.

Getty seeks to preserve memory of Palmyra's Roman ruins through acquisition of rare photography collection

(Syria; United States of America)

Emily Sharpe, The Art Newspaper, 2nd Oct 2015.

Turkey's Culture Ministry defends restoration at Aspendos


Doğan News Agency, Hurriyet Daily News, 30th Sep 2015.

Possible Nazi Tunnels Fuel Treasure Seekers in Poland


Joanna Berendt, The New York Times, 29th Sep 2015.

Cultural property trafficking: Army says ready to help


Anna Chibamu, New Zimbabwe, 28th Sep 2015.

'Kitchen-grade' marble used in the restoration of ancient city of Aspendos


BGN News, 28th Sep 2015.

Icon centres to protect prized ancient idols


R. Rajaram, The Hindu, 27th Sep 2015.

Hanoians worry about more deadly collapses of colonial houses


Thanh Nien News, 25th Sep 2015.

Rampant Illicit Cultural property trafficking- security details move in


Mafriq, Mafriq Music Factory, 22nd Sep 2015.

Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts

(United States of America)

Farida Jhabvala Romero, KQED, 21st Sep 2015.

Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas


Insecurity plagues Catholic temples, and they are installing alarms

Carlos Marí, Terra, 20th Sep 2015.

Smuggling India's Antiquities


Neeta Lal, The Diplomat, 16th Sep 2015.

Tutankhamun's mask to undergo restoration in October


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 15th Sep 2015.

Se protegen con cámaras de vigilancia las iglesias de Villahermosa


Security cameras to protect the churches of Villahermosa

Presente, 13th Sep 2015.

Ancient artifacts yield a modern dilemma: What can be collected legally?

(United States of America)

Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times, 12th Sep 2015.

A Petition to Stop "Irresponsible" Restoration of Chartres Cathedral


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

It's Gonna Cost at Least $110,000 to Repair King Tut's Damaged Mask


George Dvorsky, io9, 8th Sep 2015.

Iglesias en Venezuela modifican horarios de sus prácticas religiosas ante el auge de la criminalidad


Churches in Venezuela modify the hours of their religious practices in response to rise in crime

NTN24, 7th Sep 2015.

'Documentation can combat illicit trafficking of cultural heritage'


Odisha Sun Times, 7th Sep 2015.

Urge que fuerzas federales cuiden vestigios encontrados en Altamira


Federal forces needed to safeguard remains found in Altamira

Diana Alvarado, Hoy Tamaulipas, 4th Sep 2015.

New Digital Archaeology Effort Attempts to Capture Cultural Heritage Before It's Gone


Jillian Steinhauer, Hyperallergic, 4th Sep 2015.

Artifact rescuer says world must protect antiquities

(Iraq; Syria)

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

Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo


Church security reinforced after robbery

El Siglo de Torreón, 3rd Sep 2015.

Germany offers €50,000 grant to help restore Tutankhamun's mask

(Egypt; Germany)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 1st Sep 2015.

Mysuru's Srikanteshwara Temple to get hi-tech security


B.K. Lakshmikantha, The Times of India, 1st Sep 2015.

Visitors to Orkney's Italian Chapel to be charged entrance fees

(United Kingdom)

Victoria Weldon, The Herald, 31st Aug 2015.

Fincham: Syria will need the culture that ISIS hopes to destroy


Derek Fincham, Houston Chronicle, 28th Aug 2015.

Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection


Ukraine Today, 28th Aug 2015.

Young Israeli Girl Breaks 2,000-year-old Vase, Museum Says Thanks


Nir Hasson, Haaretz, 25th Aug 2015.

Zimbabwe: Safeguarding Our Cultural Property


The Herald, All Africa, 24th Aug 2015.

Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears


Ivan Nechepurenko, The Moscow Times, 23rd Aug 2015.

Security upgrade at Thakurbari


Saikat Ray, The Times of India, 23rd Aug 2015.

Tráfico que continúa: el patrimonio de Bolivia sale por las fronteras


Trafficking continues: the heritage of Bolivia heads for the borders

Luis Fernando Cantoral, eju!, 22nd Aug 2015.

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


Halil Sanismaz, Daily Sabah, 21st Aug 2015.

'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight

(United States of America)

Phil Taylor, EENews, 21st Aug 2015.

Something to sing about: 'worst art restoration ever' inspires an opera

(Spain; United States of America)

Ashifa Kassam, The Guardian, 20th Aug 2015.

To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men

(United States of America)

Ronald Lee Fleming, Global Post, 20th Aug 2015.

The Case For Buying Antiquities To Save Them


Gary Vikan, The Wall Street Journal, 19th Aug 2015.

45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft


R Prince Jebakumar, The New Indian Express, 15th Aug 2015.

PGR va tras grafiteros de pinturas rupestres


PGR going after rock art vandals

Associated Press, Sipse, 12th Aug 2015.

Queda lista primera etapa de medidas de seguridad en Catedral


First stage of security measures in Cathedra is ready

Uniradio Noticias, Uniradio Informa, 11th Aug 2015.

Los restos humanos en los pecios hispanos saqueados en Florida

(United States of America)

Human remains in the looted hispanic wrecks off Florida

José María Lancho, ABC España, 10th Aug 2015.

Protecting The Past


The Nation, 8th Aug 2015.

These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS

(Syria; Iraq)

Danny Lewis, Smithsonian, 7th Aug 2015.

Marginan a la mayoría de zonas arqueológicas


Most archaeological sites marginalised

Informador, 6th Aug 2015.

Llena de irregularidades restauración de templo en Pánuco


Restoration of the temple in Pánuco full of irregularities

Claudia Montes de Oca, NTR Zacatecas, 6th Aug 2015.

Relic hunters vital but troublesome for Civil War history

(United States of America)

Ben Benton, Times Free Press, 6th Aug 2015.

Ramsgate Maritime Museum reopens after burglary damage

(United Kingdom)

James Rose, Kent Online, 5th Aug 2015.

Vandalised ancient boundary stone in Inverness is restored

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 4th Aug 2015.

Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial


Bolivia needs an aggressive campaign to protect heritage

Claudia Gonzales Yaksic, Los Tiempos, 4th Aug 2015.

Monuments Woman


TCT Magazine, 4th Aug 2015.

A Museum Survives in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

Masha Lipman, The New Yorker, 3rd Aug 2015.

Templos en ruinas y saqueados


Plundered and ruined temples

Miguel Salazar, Diario Xalapa, 3rd Aug 2015.

India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks


Jason Burke, The Guardian, 3rd Aug 2015.

Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain

(United Kingdom)

Nick Morrison, The China Post, 3rd Aug 2015.

Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control

(Ukraine; Russia)

Associated Press, Daily Herald, 1st Aug 2015.

How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?


Patrick Sisson, Curbed, 31st Jul 2015.

Statues built on ancient bricks


Khouth Sophak Chakrya, The Phnom Penh Post, 30th Jul 2015.

Committee constituted for framing security policy of museums


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 27th Jul 2015.

Protecting the ruins


Sarthak Mani, Nepali Times, 24th Jul 2015.

Karmapa, Pema Chödrön endorse Buddhist art "caretaking" project


Heather Wardle, Lion's Roar, 21st Jul 2015.

Bringing life to Peru's ancient mummies


Helena Cavendish de Moura, CNN, 17th Jul 2015.

'Criminology tools can curb illicit trade in artefacts'


Himalayan News Service, The Himalayan Times, 16th Jul 2015.

Theft won't destroy Napoleon's connection to Mt Martha homestead


Sarah Hudson, The Weekly Times, 8th Jul 2015.

Direct CCTV darshan to prevent theft in temples


Niranjan Kaggere, Bangalore Mirror, 7th Jul 2015.

Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán


Demands to save the archaeological sites of Tlaltizapán

Evaristo Torres, La Unión de Morelos, 7th Jul 2015.

Robbery attempt at Jain temple foiled


TNN, The Times of India, 5th Jul 2015.

Chinese Art Professor Devoted to Ancient African Artifact Protection


All Africa, 2nd Jul 2015.

No hay robo de arte sacro en San Luis: INAH


No theft of sacred art in San Luis: INAH

Eduardo L. Marceleño, Plano Informativo, 2nd Jul 2015.

The Fine Art of Forgery

(United States of America)

Henry Grabar, The Atlantic, 29th Jun 2015.

Museum searching for 'devastated' boy who accidentally smashed ancient jug

(United Kingdom)

Oliver Wheaton, Metro, 29th Jun 2015.

Almost a third of China's Great Wall has disappeared


AFP, The Guardian, 29th Jun 2015.

Sin funcionar el sistema de videovigilancia en templos de Cholula


Security camera systems not functioning in the temples of Cholula

Arturo Manzano, Municipios, 28th Jun 2015.

Hallan 14 tumbas pertenecientes a culturas Mochica, Chimú y Lambayeque


14 tombs of the Moche, Chimu, and Lambayeque cultures found

Andina, 27th Jun 2015.

Gods safe as govt ups security at temples


Niranjan Kaggere, Bangalore Mirror, 24th Jun 2015.

Italy's Artifacts Police Wage Global War, Recover 137,000 Objects


Frank Viviano, National Geographic, 19th Jun 2015.

Sufre Tamaulipas saqueo arqueológico


Armando Castillo, La Verdad de Tamaulipas, 15th Jun 2015.

Definen factores que afectan a zona arqueológica


Defining factors that have an effect on archaeological sites in Escuinapa.

Sugey Estrada,, 13th Jun 2015.

Illegal antiquities trade grows as NGA door guardians remain on display

(India; Australia)

Michaela Boland, The Australian, 13th 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.

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


Gayatri Jayaraman, India Today, 12th Jun 2015.

Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage


Elise Knutson, The Daily Star, 12th Jun 2015.

Libraries And Cities Are Terrible At Keeping Track of Art

(United States of America)

Sarah Laskow, Atlas Obscura, 11th Jun 2015.

Heritage Watch scheme launched at Hedingham Castle

(United Kingdom)

East Anglian Daily Times, 10th Jun 2015.

A rush to judge at the Boston Public Library

(United States of America)

Yvonne Abraham, The Boston Globe, 6th Jun 2015.

Late period bronze artefacts are in GEM storage, not missing: Ministry


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 6th Jun 2015.

Kullu temples remain vulnerable to thefts


Dipender Manta, Hindustan Times, 4th Jun 2015.

Shoddy Inventory System Enables Theft Of $3 Million Worth Of Chihuly Art

(United States of America)

Cheryl Eddy, io9, 4th Jun 2015.

UN unable to stop IS relic-smuggling from Iraq and Syria

(Syria; Iraq)

James Reinl, Middle East Eye, 4th Jun 2015.

For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha


Simon, EDers, 4th Jun 2015.

BPL got security advice from cops, MFA in 2012

(United States of America)

Matt Stout, Boston Herald, 30th May 2015.

Mystery men hunt cultural past stolen by ISIL

(Iraq; Syria)

Jonathan Gornall, The National, 28th May 2015.

Nathan Bedford Forrest bust back in Alabama cemetery

(United States of America)

Erin Edgemon,, 26th May 2015.

Is it time to rethink our ideas about preserving world heritage?


Jonathan Foyle, Financial Times, 22nd May 2015.

Neuquén es la provincia que más lucha contra el tráfico arqueológico y paleontológico


Neuquén is the province that is leading the fight against archaeological and paleontological trafficking

Neuquen al Instante, 20th May 2015.

Apis Bull of Hadrian is safe and sound: antiquities ministry


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 20th May 2015.

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


Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 19th May 2015.

Boy digs up 1,400-year old wine press in Jerusalem


Ruth Schuster, Haaretz, 18th May 2015.

Mosaics in Turkey's south were not 'botched,' says restorer


Ömer Erbil, Hurriyet Daily News, 14th May 2015.

Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system


Nick Squires, The Telegraph, 14th May 2015.

40 cámaras, oficiales y vidrio especial protegen a La Negrita

(Costa Rica)

40 cameras, guards, and special measures taken to protect La Negrita

Entorno Inteligente, 13th May 2015.

Beijing's Old Summer Palace Replica Controversially Built As History Lesson For Young Generation


Duncan Hewitt, International Business Times, 11th May 2015.

Ancient jewel-studded vest missing after Nepal quake


IANS, One India, 9th May 2015.

Lebanon wages war on antiquities smuggling


India Stoughton, The Daily Star, 8th May 2015.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias


Faced with insecurity, church prepares a catalogue of relics

Yasmin Mariche, Imagen del Golfo, 6th May 2015.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias


Faced with insecurity, church relics are being catalogued

Yasmin Mariche, Imagen del Golfo, 6th May 2015.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting


AFP, Deccan Chronicle, 4th May 2015.

India's deafening silence on stolen art


Vishakha N. Desai, The Hindu, 10th Apr 2015.

A Struggle to Secure Iraq's Shared Past, and Perhaps Its Future


Michael Kimmelman, The New York Times, 9th Apr 2015.

Don't break the law in statue battle - Mthethwa

(South Africa)

Maryna Lamprecht, News 24, 8th Apr 2015.

At Jordan site, drone offers glimpse of antiquities looting


Sammy McNeil, Houston Chronicle, 3rd Apr 2015.

Use Force to Stop ISIS' Destruction of Art and History

(Iraq; Syria)

Hugh Eakin, The New York Times, 3rd Apr 2015.

Medio millar de sitios arqueológicos lambayecanos vigilados


500 archaeoloogical sites monitored in Lambayeque

RPP, 3rd Apr 2015.

Vigilan templos por robos sacros


Churches surveilled after sacred art thefts

Christian Jiménez, Noticias Net, 2nd Apr 2015.

UN vows to step up Iraq heritage protection


AFP, Yahoo News, 28th Mar 2015.

Honduras sends soldiers to protect 'lost city' from drug cartels


Philip Sherwell, The Telegraph, 20th Mar 2015.

Saving Italy's cultural heritage by modern means


Rosie Scammell, The Guardian, 19th Mar 2015.

Mongkut, reinterpreted

(Thailand; France)

Kong Rithdee, Bangkok Post, 18th Mar 2015.

Wickenby Museum removes Icarus figure from war memorial for fear of theft

(United Kingdom)

Lincolnshire Echo, 18th Mar 2015.

New body to combat looting and trafficking of antiquities


Cyprus Mail, 3rd Mar 2015.

Committee set up to review security in museums: Minister


Web India 123, 2nd Mar 2015.

Iran Offers Safe Haven For Iraq's Endangered Artifacts

(Iran; Iraq)

Radio Zamaneh, Eurasia Review, 1st Mar 2015.

New mummies discovered floating in sewage in Upper Egypt


Nada Deyaa, Daily News Egypt, 3rd Feb 2015.

Govt will ensure protection of artefacts in museums: SC


Press Trust of India, Z News, 3rd Feb 2015.

UK creates £30m fund to fight cultural destruction

(United Kingdom)

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

Montana officials want dollar value on dinosaur fossils

(United States of America)

The Montana Standard, 4th Jan 2015.

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

(Syria; Iraq)

Lyn Julius, Arutz Sheva, 7th Dec 2014.

Hawaiian Palace Launches Worldwide Search for Lost Artifacts

(United States of America)

Frances Kai-Hwa Wang, NBC, 4th Dec 2014.

UNESCO chief calls for 'protected cultural zones' in war-torn Iraq, Syria

(Syria; Iraq)

UN News Agency, 4th Dec 2014.

Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft


Andrea Vogt, The Telegraph, 28th Nov 2014.

Una arqueóloga contra los cazatesoros


An archaeologist against treasure hunters

Tereixa Constenla, El País, 27th Nov 2014.

Theft charge over One Tree Hill pine's remains

(New Zealand)

James Ihaka, The New Zealand Herald, 26th Nov 2014.

La parroquia realiza una copia artística de las cuatro tablas robadas en 1987


Parish commissions a copy of paintings stolen in 1987, Spain

Álvaro Pinela, El Adelantado, 24th Nov 2014.

Abdelkarim: Contents of Syrian museums are in good condition


Syria Online, 24th Nov 2014.

In pictures: Protecting Peru's ancient burial grounds


BBC News, 4th Nov 2014.

A brittle plan to protect broken idols?


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

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


Andrew Curry, National Geographic, 3rd Sep 2014.

Raider of the lost art: Afghan saves nat'l treasures


Helen Flores, PhilStar, 1st Sep 2014.

Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites

(Haiti), 31st Aug 2014.

Are county's historic archives for sale? Council denies speculation

(United Kingdom)

Tom Edwards, Worcester News, 8th Aug 2014.

The Quest to Save Syria's History


Kartin Elger, Spiegel Online, 4th Aug 2014.

UM student, Marine works to protect antiquities from wartime looting

(United States of America)

Martin Kidston, Missoulian, 13th Jul 2014.

In search of the lost antiquities

(Pakistan; Sri Lanka)

Sadia Qasim Shah, Dawn, 8th Jul 2014.

Volunteers work to protect California historic site from looters

(United States of America)

Lee Romney, Los Angeles Times, 6th Jul 2014.

Taking on Art Looters on Twitter


Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 9th Apr 2014.

Profiling of Idols to Ward Off Smuggling Yet to Begin in State


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 7th Apr 2014.

Egypt: Antiquities Minister, U.S. Official Discuss Efforts to Protect Egypt's Heritage

(Egypt; United States of America)

Egypt State Information Service, All Africa, 3rd Apr 2014.

TV Series Is Criticized in Handling of Deceased

(United Kingdom; Poland; Latvia)

Tom Mashberg, The New York Times, 28th Mar 2014.

Institutions should moderate their rule on looted objects

(Syria; Iraq)

Stephanie Dalley, The National, 25th 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.

Among the Wounded in Syria's War: Ancient History


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

Treasures deserve protection as monument

(United States of America)

Las Cruches Sun-News, Las Cruces Sun-News, 4th Mar 2014.

Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted


Karla Zabludovsky, The New York Times, 15th Jan 2013.

Patan's crown jewel: Sundari Chok gets a facelift after 360 years


Kunda Dixit, Nepali Times, 27th Aug 2010.