Subject: Prosecution

Man accused of stealing Chester Cathedral icon stands trial

(United Kingdom)

Frances Barrett (2016). Man accused of stealing Chester Cathedral icon stands trial. The Chester Chronicle. 30 November.

Onus on govt to trace idols of Thanjai temple

(India)

Express News Service (2016). Onus on govt to trace idols of Thanjai temple. The New Indian Express. 29 November.

HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue

(India)

The Hindu (2016). HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue. The Hindu. 29 November.

Who deserves millions in art seized from Marcoses?

(Philippines)

Associated Press (2016). Who deserves millions in art seized from Marcoses?. Inquirer. 28 November.

Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols. The Indian Express. 28 November.

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

(United Kingdom)

Karon Kelly (2016). Conman admits £35,000 pitman painter fraud over fake Norman Cornish artwork. Sunderland Echo. 22 November.

India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice

(India)

Anuraag Saxena (2016). India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice. Sunday Guardian Live. 3 October.

President Obama, make Bears Ears a national monument

(United States of America)

Richard Moe (2016). President Obama, make Bears Ears a national monument. The Washington Post. 19 July.

Stolen idol produced in court

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). Stolen idol produced in court. Business Standard. 1 March.

Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC

(Mali)

AFP (2016). Destruction of Timbuktu sites shocked humanity, prosecutor tells ICC. The Guardian. 1 March.

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

(Mali)

Vice (2016). CC to Decide If Malian Teacher Will Face Charges for Destroying Timbuktu Artifacts. Vice. 29 February.

Wildenstein Trial to Lift a Veil on Opaque Art World Dealings

(United States of America)

Doreen Carvajal (2015). Wildenstein Trial to Lift a Veil on Opaque Art World Dealings. The New York Times. 21 December.

Kapoor moves HC seeking to quash transfer of trial against him

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Kapoor moves HC seeking to quash transfer of trial against him. Business Standard. 7 December.

Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster

(United States of America)

Reuters (2015). Court postpones hearing on alleged Connecticut mobster. Reuters. 10 November.

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

(United States of America)

Charles Thompson (2015). Court to seek out-of-county judge for former Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed's case. Penn Live. 26 October.

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

(Canada)

Jared Lindzon (2015). Sticky situation: maple syrup bandits face Quebec courts for infamous heist. The Guardian. 18 October.

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

(United States of America)

Adrian Brune (2015). Shepard Fairey: 'My goal was to make art by any means necessary'. The Guardian. 16 October.

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

(Egypt)

The Cairo Post (2015). Antiquities officials charged with 'spreading false news' on Pyramid of Djoser. The Cairo Post. 11 October.

Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court

(United States of America)

Sarah Cascone (2015). Shepard Fairey Appears in Detroit Court. ArtNet News. 9 October.

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

(General)

Belkis Wille (2015). Why war crimes charges now extend to the destruction of ancient monuments. Reuters. 9 October.

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

(Spain)

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

P. García-Baquero (2015). El acusado de robar una medalla a una Virgen afrima que era de su abuela. ABC España. 1 October.

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

(Mali)

Matilda Battersby (2015). 'Islamic militant' becomes first person ever charged with destruction of heritage sites. The Independent. 1 October.

Court Remands Scrap Dealer For Stealing Ancient Church Bell

(Ghana)

Adu Gyamfi Ameyaw (2015). Court Remands Scrap Dealer For Stealing Ancient Church Bell. Peace FM. 29 September.

ICC arrests rebel accused of attacking ancient Timbuktu monuments

(Mali)

Thomas Escritt (2015). ICC arrests rebel accused of attacking ancient Timbuktu monuments. Reuters. 26 September.

Feds: Artist Terry Lee Whetstone Is a Fake Indian Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/07/02/feds-artist-terry-lee-whetstone-fake-indian-160941

(United States of America)

Indian Country Today (2015). Feds: Artist Terry Lee Whetstone Is a Fake Indian Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2015/07/02/feds-artist-terry-lee-whetstone-fake-indian-160941. Indian Country Today. 2 July.

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

(Turkey)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Artist Who Got Turkish President Fined Now Facing Four Years in Jail. Hyperallergic. 25 June.

Divers acquitted of stealing from shipwreck

(Finland)

YLE (2015). Divers acquitted of stealing from shipwreck. YLE. 6 June.

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

(United States of America)

Beth Winegarner (2015). Angry Juror Booted, Detained In $11M Art Theft Trial. Law 360. 19 May.

Texas Rhino-Horn Smuggler Sentenced

(United States of America; China)

Courthouse News Service (2015). Texas Rhino-Horn Smuggler Sentenced. Courthouse News Service. 14 May.

Giacometti Forgery: Art Dealers Stand Trial

(Germany)

Artlyst (2015). Giacometti Forgery: Art Dealers Stand Trial. Artlyst. 11 May.

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

(United Kingdom; Libya)

Victoria Ward (2015). Court sits at British Museum for first time as judge studies looted Libyan sculpture. The Telegraph. 30 March.

Man at center of FBI artifacts raid dies

(United States of America)

Jill Disis (2015). Man at center of FBI artifacts raid dies. IndyStar. 26 March.

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

(United States of America)

Mark Berman (2015). Florida man admits he was trying to sell guns he thought belonged to Saddam Hussein. The Washington Post. 25 March.

Museum raids: Man admits role in thefts across England

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Museum raids: Man admits role in thefts across England. BBC News. 23 March.

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

(United Kingdom)

Kath Sansom (2015). Gang of eleven deny stealing high value museum artefacts, including from the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Wisbech Standard. 23 March.

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

(Russia)

Diana Gutsul (2015). Russian court to hear case against Navalny's associate accused of painting theft. RAPSI. 18 March.

Family of Thai Princess Is Stripped of Royal Name

(Thailand)

Thomas Fuller (2014). Family of Thai Princess Is Stripped of Royal Name. The New York Times. 30 November.

Trove of ancient artefacts may include rare imports

(Thailand)

The Nation (2014). Trove of ancient artefacts may include rare imports. Bangkok Post. 29 November.

Brazil clamps down on illegal fossil trade

(Brazil)

Elizabeth Gibney (2014). Brazil clamps down on illegal fossil trade. Nature. 4 March.