Subject: Prosecution

Man accused of stealing Chester Cathedral icon stands trial

(United Kingdom)

Frances Barrett, The Chester Chronicle, 30th Nov 2016.

Onus on govt to trace idols of Thanjai temple


Express News Service, The New Indian Express, 29th Nov 2016.

HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue


The Hindu, 29th Nov 2016.

Who deserves millions in art seized from Marcoses?


Associated Press, Inquirer, 28th Nov 2016.

Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols


Press Trust of India, The Indian Express, 28th Nov 2016.

Conman admits £35,000 pitman painter fraud over fake Norman Cornish artwork

(United Kingdom)

Karon Kelly, Sunderland Echo, 22nd Nov 2016.

India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice


Anuraag Saxena, Sunday Guardian Live, 3rd Oct 2016.

President Obama, make Bears Ears a national monument

(United States of America)

Richard Moe, The Washington Post, 19th Jul 2016.

Stolen idol produced in court


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 1st Mar 2016.

Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC


AFP, The Guardian, 1st Mar 2016.

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


Vice, 29th Feb 2016.

Wildenstein Trial to Lift a Veil on Opaque Art World Dealings

(United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal, The New York Times, 21st Dec 2015.

Kapoor moves HC seeking to quash transfer of trial against him


Press Trust of India, Business Standard, 7th Dec 2015.

Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster

(United States of America)

Reuters, 10th Nov 2015.

Court to seek out-of-county judge for former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed's case

(United States of America)

Charles Thompson, Penn Live, 26th Oct 2015.

Sticky situation: maple syrup bandits face Quebec courts for infamous heist


Jared Lindzon, The Guardian, 18th Oct 2015.

Shepard Fairey: 'My goal was to make art by any means necessary'

(United States of America)

Adrian Brune, The Guardian, 16th Oct 2015.

Antiquities officials charged with 'spreading false news' on Pyramid of Djoser


The Cairo Post, 11th Oct 2015.

Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone, ArtNet News, 9th Oct 2015.

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


Belkis Wille, Reuters, 9th Oct 2015.

El acusado de robar una medalla a una Virgen afrima que era de su abuela


Person accused of stealing the medallion of a Virgin claims it was their grandmother's

P. García-Baquero, ABC España, 1st Oct 2015.

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


Matilda Battersby, The Independent, 1st Oct 2015.

Court Remands Scrap Dealer For Stealing Ancient Church Bell


Adu Gyamfi Ameyaw, Peace FM, 29th Sep 2015.

ICC arrests rebel accused of attacking ancient Timbuktu monuments


Thomas Escritt, Reuters, 26th Sep 2015.

Feds: Artist Terry Lee Whetstone Is a Fake Indian Read more at

(United States of America)

Indian Country Today, 2nd Jul 2015.

Artist Who Got Turkish President Fined Now Facing Four Years in Jail


Benjamin Sutton, Hyperallergic, 25th Jun 2015.

Divers acquitted of stealing from shipwreck


YLE, 6th Jun 2015.

Angry Juror Booted, Detained In $11M Art Theft Trial

(United States of America)

Beth Winegarner, Law 360, 19th May 2015.

Texas Rhino-Horn Smuggler Sentenced

(United States of America; China)

Courthouse News Service, 14th May 2015.

Giacometti Forgery: Art Dealers Stand Trial


Artlyst, 11th May 2015.

Court sits at British Museum for first time as judge studies looted Libyan sculpture

(United Kingdom; Libya)

Victoria Ward, The Telegraph, 30th Mar 2015.

Man at center of FBI artifacts raid dies

(United States of America)

Jill Disis, IndyStar, 26th Mar 2015.

Florida man admits he was trying to sell guns he thought belonged to Saddam Hussein

(United States of America)

Mark Berman, The Washington Post, 25th Mar 2015.

Museum raids: Man admits role in thefts across England

(United Kingdom)

BBC News, 23rd Mar 2015.

Gang of eleven deny stealing high value museum artefacts, including from the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge

(United Kingdom)

Kath Sansom, Wisbech Standard, 23rd Mar 2015.

Russian court to hear case against Navalny's associate accused of painting theft


Diana Gutsul, RAPSI, 18th Mar 2015.

Family of Thai Princess Is Stripped of Royal Name


Thomas Fuller, The New York Times, 30th Nov 2014.

Trove of ancient artefacts may include rare imports


The Nation, Bangkok Post, 29th Nov 2014.

Brazil clamps down on illegal fossil trade


Elizabeth Gibney, Nature, 4th Mar 2014.