Centuries of historical heritage in Spain under threat from treasurehunters
Silvia Pisani (2019). El patrimonio histórico de varios siglos en España, bajo la amenaza de los cazatesoros. La Nación. 22 September.
Nick Constable (2018). Ministry of Defence accused of 'failing to save First World War submarines from looters'. The Daily Mail. 3 November.
How to stop the looting of the churches and hermitages of Soria
Soria Noticias (2018). ¿Cómo parar los expolios en las iglesias y ermitas sorianas?. Soria Noticias. 2 November.
Reuters (2018). Vandalism and Neglect Haunt Libya's Ancient Heritage Sites. Epoch Times. 1 November.
R. Sivaraman (2018). Seized idols dumped in the open. The Hindu. 30 October.
Brigit Katz (2018). Forced to Close by Civil War, the National Museum of Damascus Re-Opens Its Doors. Smithsonian. 30 October.
The Yucatan Times (2018). Sacred art stolen from Yucatecan churches. The Yucatan Times. 5 October.
Theft of sacred art in Yucatán, a crime committed with impunity
La Verdad (2018). Robo de arte sacro en Yucatán, un delito impune. La Verdad. 30 September.
Chinese residents flock to dig 'ancient silver coins' in the debris of collapsed houses after typhoon Mangkhut left( )
AFP (2018). Chinese residents flock to dig 'ancient silver coins' in the debris of collapsed houses after typhoon Mangkhut left. The Daily Mail. 18 September.
We must put an end to the looting and exploitation of archaeology in La Palma
La Palma Ahora (2018). "Hay que acabar con los saqueos y expolios arqueológicos en La Palma". La Palma Ahora. 18 September.
Press Trust of India (2018). No decision on Tamil Nadu government order to transfer idol theft cases: CBI. The Economic Times. 12 September.
Syed Akbar (2018). No upkeep of heritage splendour for decades. The Times of India. 6 September.
Alarms raised over theft of sacred art; 'they end up decorating the houses of the rich'
Juan Pablo Reyes (2018). Alarma robo de arte sacro; 'acaban adornando la casa de ricos'. Excelsior. 3 September.
Jaymi McCann (2018). Terrorists targeted in museums. Express. 2 September.
Erik Neumann (2018). National Monument Law Gets Attention From Both Sides Of The Aisle In Washington. KUER. 18 July.
Siqi Cao (2018). China launches nationwide crackdown on smuggling of relics, antiques. Global Times. 17 July.
Jennifer Oldham (2018). Oops! Federal officials divulge secret info about Native American artifacts. Salon. 15 July.
TNN (2018). Idol theft: HC pulls up government for dragging its feet. The Times of India. 14 July.
Kai Schultz, Suhasini Raj (2018). In India, a Missing Key to a Temple's Treasure Vault Ignites a Furor Image. The New York Times. 14 July.
Mohamed Imranullah (2018). Frequent incidents of idol thefts irk HC no end. The Hindu. 12 July.
Mohamed Imranullah (2018). Idol theft complaints get Madras HC's goat. The Hindu. 12 July.
Express News Service (2018). Idol theft cases will be transferred to CBI if no strong action taken: Madras High Court. The New Indian Express. 12 July.
Churches to implement video surveillance
Monsetrrat García (2018). Iglesias implementarán video vigilancia. El Sol de San Juan del Rio. 9 July.
Llazar Semini (2018). Archaeologists urge Albania to protect underwater heritage. Herald-Whig. 6 July.
Philip Willan (2018). Pompeii at risk from terrorists — and visitors. The Times. 2 July.
Laura Chesters (2018). British Museum launches Egyptian antiquities database to track looted artefacts. Antiques Trade Gazette. 4 May.
Courtney Tanner (2018). Southern Utah museum benefiting from Bears Ears debate. The News & Observer. 27 April.
Telesur (2018). Unesco to Colombia: 'Don't Exploit San Jose Galleon Shipwreck'. Telesur. 27 April.
Holly Williams (2018). The art hidden from Nazi bombs. BBC News. 16 April.
Debashish Karmakar (2018). HC irked over poor records of antiquities in museums. The Times of India. 14 April.
Samar Kadi (2018). World heritage in Syria and Libya agonising under the world's idle eyes. The Arab Weekly. 8 April.
Safa Alharathy (2018). U.S. Embassy holds training to safeguard Libya's rich cultural heritage. The Libya Observer. 7 April.
In Utah canyons where an ancient civilization once flourished, the feds are now inviting oil and gas drilling( )
Brian Maffly (2018). In Utah canyons where an ancient civilization once flourished, the feds are now inviting oil and gas drilling. The Salt Lake Tribune. 7 April.
Michael Jansen (2018). Syria: 'We received money for documentation but not restoration'. The Irish Times. 5 April.
Carnegie Library warned in 1991 to move rare books to libraries with tighter security, better climate control – but never did( )
Marylynne Pitz (2018). Carnegie Library warned in 1991 to move rare books to libraries with tighter security, better climate control – but never did. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 4 April.
Sophia Duckor-Jones (2018). Security stepped up ahead of Dame Kiri art auction. Radio New Zealand. 3 April.
George Dvorsky (2018). Here's What Protects Shipwrecks From Looters and Hacks. Gizmodo. 27 March.
Vanessa Thorpe (2018). High costs and terror fears keep Britons from museums. The Guardian. 24 March.
Xinhua (2018). Spotlight: Libyan archaeological sites threatened by theft and armed conflict. Xinhua. 23 March.
The Nation (2018). Ancient Ayutthaya temple damaged by drama-obsessed tourists. The Nation. 22 March.
Ei Ei Thu (2018). Locals have mixed reaction to Bagan's pagoda climbing ban. Myanmar Times. 21 March.
AAP (2018). Peru's abundant ruins feel urban squeeze. Stuff.co.nz. 1 February.
Thomas Burr (2018). Judge consolidates lawsuits over Bears Ears, Grand Staircase monument changes. The Salt Lake Tribune. 31 January.
George Mair (2018). Culloden graves eroded by Outlander fans taking selfies. The Times. 25 January.
Mohamed Imranullah (2018). PIL questions shifting of ancient idols to 'icon centres'. The Hindu. 7 January.
Debraj Mitra (2017). Safety tags in museums. The Telegraph. 29 December.
Anadolu Agency (2017). 44 ancient artifacts returned to Turkey in past year, culture minister says. Daily Sabah. 25 December.
Ancient Aboriginal sites left vulnerable, showing why cultural preservation is necessary in Australia( )
Brooke Boney (2017). Ancient Aboriginal sites left vulnerable, showing why cultural preservation is necessary in Australia. ABC Australia. 21 December.
James Hoyt (2017). Ute political action committee to fight for Bears Ears from Park City. Park Record. 19 December.
Maya Wei-Haas (2017). What Shrinking Fossil-Rich National Monuments Means for Science. Smithsonian. 18 December.
Amanda Borschel-Dan (2017). 'We were just hunting porcupines,' claims antiquities robber. The Times of Israel. 13 December.
Trump is being sued to stop him from shrinking Bears Ears national monument by 85 percent. Who will win?( )
Todd A. Curry, Rebecca A. Reid (2017). Trump is being sued to stop him from shrinking Bears Ears national monument by 85 percent. Who will win?. The Washington Post. 11 December.
R. Rajaram (2017). Site identified for icon centre at Tiruvanaikoil. The Hindu. 9 December.
Abe Streep (2017). Patagonia and the Federal Government Go Head to Head. Outside Online. 8 December.
Associated Press (2017). LA's Getty Center Built to Protect Its Greek, Roman Antiquities from Flames (Photos). The National Herald. 7 December.
Krista Allen (2017). Tribes, host of groups, file suit against Trump's action. Navajo Times. 7 December.
Jorge Díaz Bartolomé (2017). El Arte Sacro en México. Diario Xalapa. 6 December.
Bejay Browne (2017). State must step in to stop looting near ancient site, Kouklia leader says. Cyprus Mail. 5 December.
James Cook (2017). Bears Ears: Inside the fight for Utah's contested national monuments. BBC News. 4 December.
Native American Artifacts, Fossils And Stunning Utah Landscape Not Protected From Looting And Mining After Trump Withdraws Protection( )
Sydney Pereira (2017). Native American Artifacts, Fossils And Stunning Utah Landscape Not Protected From Looting And Mining After Trump Withdraws Protection. Newsweek. 4 December.
Sangita Shrestha (2017). Loss of heritage is loss of living culture. My Republica. 28 November.
Hani Sameer (2017). Egypt's Antiquities Ministry struggles with smuggling. Al Monitor. 21 November.
Hafeez Tunio (2017). 1,500 year old statues left in the trash at National Museum. The Express Tribune. 17 November.
Bibi van der Zee, Olivier Milman (2017). US to allow imports of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe. The Guardian. 16 November.
Rosa Salter Rodriguez (2017). Art, antiquities among victims of warfare. The Journal Gazette. 15 November.
Richard Lord (2017). Why Insuring Your Art Collection Is Crucial. Hong Kong Tatler. 8 November.
TRT World (2017). Centre set up in Idlib to protect Syrian heritage sites. TRT World. 7 November.
BBC News (2017). York Minster to be protected with anti-terror security blocks. BBC News. 6 November.
Tim Schneider (2017). Why Art Galleries Have Become a Ripe Target for Hackers (and Other Insights). ArtNet News. 6 November.
Associated Press (2017). Fire at Moscow's art museum causes no damage to collections. 660 News. 3 November.
Interfax Ukraine (2017). Khanenko Museum art collection in danger because heating not turned on. Kyiv Post. 3 November.
Oliver Holmes, Monica Ulmanu, Simon Roberts (2017). The world's biggest grave robbery: Asia's disappearing WWII shipwrecks. The Guardian. 3 November.
Tolkun Namatbayeva (2017). Outrage after Kyrgyzstan reburies its only ancient mummy. Phys.org. 31 October.
Hugh Eakin (2017). Why Unesco Needs the United States. The New York Times. 30 October.
Seth J. Frantzman (2017). Ancient tomb of Jewish prophet 'in danger' amid Iraq-Kurdish tensions. The Jerusalem Post. 28 October.
Anuraag Saxena, J. Sai Deepak (2017). Gods For Sale: Misplaced Priorities And Mercantilism In The Antiquities Bill 2017. Swarajya Magazine. 28 October.
Katy Stickland (2017). Four wrecks off south east England at risk. Yachting & Boating World. 27 October.
Susan Schwartz (2017). Works by 'Michelangelo of Montreal' stored in Château Dufresne at risk, group charges. Montreal Gazette. 27 October.
Moath al-Amoudi (2017). Young Gazans mobilize to save Palestine's oldest archaeological site. Al Monitor. 26 October.
Vinod Khanal (2017). CISF teams to guard Allahabad Museum. The Times of India. 26 October.
William Taylor (2017). Beyond Genghis Khan: how looting threatens to erase Mongolia's history. The Guardian. 26 October.
Housam Najjair (2017). Libyan antiquities are subject to an awareness campaign. The Libya Observer. 25 October.
Apoorva Mandhani (2017). File Status Report On Preservation Of Artifacts And Manuscripts In National Museum: Delhi HC. Live Law. 21 October.
Stephen Nash (2017). Drilling Near Dinosaur National Monument Draws Criticism. The New York Times. 18 October.
The Star (2017). Kumalo museum disgrace. IOL. 17 October.
Helen Stoilas (2017). World Monuments Fund recognises sites threatened by conflict, climate change and natural disasters. The Art Newspaper. 17 October.
Kelly Koh (2017). Tourism Ministry to lay more emphasis on saving, protecting shipwrecks, artefacts. New Straits Times. 17 October.
The Hindu (2017). 'Join hands to fight idol theft'. The Hindu. 14 October.
The Hindu (2017). HC asks officials to join hands to fight idol theft. The Hindu. 13 October.
Vijay Kumar (2017). Open 'art market' may put a price tag on our Gods. The Times of India. 11 October.
Martin Bailey (2017). V&A director calls for Exhibition Road to be fully pedestrianised after 11 injured in accident. The Art Newspaper. 9 October.
Jaya Menon, Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). New draft antiquities bill will facilitate idol theft & smuggling, say activists. The Times of India. 8 October.
KLFM (2017). The damage being done to our churches. KLFM. 6 October.
Sanya Dhingra (2017). Draft antiquities bill triggers jubilation and alarm. The Print. 6 October.
Sophie Tavernese (2017). Italy's heritage under threat. EuroNews. 4 October.
Brigit Katz (2017). Ancient Statue Damaged by ISIS Resurrected in Damascus. Smithsonian.com. 3 October.
Shao Ke (2017). After Tip-Off, Police Roll Up Nationwide Tomb Raiding Gangs. Sixth Tone. 3 October.
Allison McNearney (2017). The Prison Guards Who Stole a Salvador Dalí Painting. Daily Beast. 1 October.
Joshua Hammer (2017). The Salvation of Mosul. Smithsonian. 1 October.
Eleni Wah (2017). How China and America Can Protect the World's Antiquities. Foreign Affairs. 28 September.
Laurie Chen (2017). Chinese monument being used as climbing wall by visitors. South China Morning Post. 27 September.
Arabinda Panda (2017). Security headache of idol's valuables in pandal. The New Indian Express. 25 September.
Josh Siegel (2017). Navajo Nation vows to sue Trump if he shrinks Bears Ears national monument. Washington Examiner. 21 September.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Break-in at Mohamed Ali Palace in Shubra, no artefacts missing: Ministry. Ahram Online. 20 September.
Dominic Patten (2017). Getty Villa To Reopen Thursday After LAPD Bomb Squad Comes Up Empty. Deadline. 20 September.
James Ratcliffe (2017). Bring back the Met's art and antiquities squad. Apollo. 19 September.
Hina Rohtaki (2017). Stock heritage furniture in one building, panel suggests to UT. The Indian Express. 16 September.
Head of Libya's archeology authority urges neighboring countries to help end smuggling of antiquities( )
Abdulkader Assad (2017). Head of Libya's archeology authority urges neighboring countries to help end smuggling of antiquities. The Libya Observer. 16 September.
Menna A. Farouk (2017). Fatwa allowing illegal antiquities excavation triggers ire in Egypt. Al Monitor. 15 September.
Media & Sport" "Department for Digital, Culture (2017). Government ratifies Hague Convention on protecting cultural property. Gov.uk. 12 September.
Scott Reyburn (2017). A Green Light for Art Criminals?. The New York Times. 1 September.
Mustafa Saadoun (2017). Iraq establishes new security force to protect its archaeological wealth. Al Monitor. 1 September.
Jonathan Thompson (2017). National monuments protect meaning, not just landscapes. High Country News. 1 September.
Owen Jarus (2017). Looters of Egyptian Artifacts Try to Recruit Egyptologists for Help. Live Science. 28 August.
Sarah Cascone (2017). Waterlogged Texas Museums Assess the Damage Caused by Hurricane Harvey. ArtNet News. 28 August.
Jane Mcintosh (2017). Mexico creates new federal police division to protect cultural heritage. DW. 27 August.
Claire Voon (2017). Sagrada Familia Among Sites Targeted by Barcelona Terrorists. Hyperallergic. 23 August.
DW (2017). Cologne secures cathedral in light of Sagrada Familia terror plot. DW. 23 August.
Amir Harrack (2017). Rescuing Assyrian Manuscripts in Iraq. AINA. 20 August.
M. Goth (2017). Finding Somaliland's ancient cave art is hard. Protecting it could be harder.. Somaliland Press. 17 August.
Met Police unit tasked with targeting art thieves faces closure after detectives moved to cover Grenfell tragedy( )
The Telegraph (2017). Met Police unit tasked with targeting art thieves faces closure after detectives moved to cover Grenfell tragedy. The Telegraph. 16 August.
Mohamed Mostafa (2017). Citizen returns safekept, priceless manuscripts to Mosul university. Iraqi News. 15 August.
Denise Ryan (2017). Their fathers saved a priceless Dutch art collection from the Nazis. The Province. 12 August.
Nir Hasson (2017). Jerusalem Drops Plan to Build Luxury Homes Atop Ancient Palestinian Village. Haaretz. 11 August.
Yousra Elbagir (2017). Sudan's antiquities are under threat as Gulf crisis rages. Financial Times. 10 August.
Ma'an News Agency (2017). Waqf: Israeli forces did not steal historical documents and materials from Al-Aqsa. Ma'an News Agency. 10 August.
'Not one picture should leave this island' Churchill's cry as he hid treasured art in a Welsh quarry out of Hitler's clutches( )
Steffan Rhys, Abigail O'Leary (2017). 'Not one picture should leave this island' Churchill's cry as he hid treasured art in a Welsh quarry out of Hitler's clutches. Mirror. 9 August.
Egypt Independent (2017). Ministry of Antiquities denies alleged risk of collapse of Qaitbay Citadel. Egypt Independent. 9 August.
Telesur (2017). Corporate 'Fake Art' Profits off Australia's Indigenous Culture. Telesur. 9 August.
B.J. Coleman (2017). Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation holds first Cultural Heritage Symposium. The Californian. 9 August.
Tim Wood (2017). Additional Security Mulled After Another Shark In The Park Stolen. The Cape Cod Chronicle. 9 August.
KL (2017). More than £250,000 needed for alarms for Norfolk's churches. KL. 3 August.
Bruce Fein (2017). The Antiquities Act of 1906: No president is licensed to revoke national monuments. The Washington Times. 1 August.
Reuters (2017). Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site. Cyprus Mail. 28 July.
A. Markis (2017). Workers in Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Announce Strike for the Weekend. Greek Reporter. 26 July.
Ivan Martin (2017). Cospicua parish church gets security alarms. Times of Malta. 26 July.
Stephen Nash (2017). At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins. The New York Times. 25 July.
BBC News (2017). Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site. BBC News. 25 July.
R. Rajaram (2017). Icon centres getting ready to house idol. The Hindu. 25 July.
Jane Lavendar (2017). Uri Geller wants to excavate an entire Scottish island in search of Egyptian treasure. The Mirror. 23 July.
British Museum evacuated: Controlled explosion of unattended vehicle carried out after 'security concern'( )
Rachel Roberts (2017). British Museum evacuated: Controlled explosion of unattended vehicle carried out after 'security concern'. The Independent. 21 July.
Ken Kessler (2017). Luxury lost and found: The international service aiding the war on watch theft. CNN. 21 July.
Henri Neuendorf (2017). Did LG Steal from Brazilian Artist Lygia Pape to Promote a Cell Phone? You Be the Judge. ArtNet News. 20 July.
Tornos News (2017). No damage to ancient artifacts from 'spray-attack' at Vergina Tombs in Greece. Tornos News. 19 July.
Anadolu Agency (2017). Ancient Sebastapolis faces illegal excavations. Daily Sabah. 18 July.
Oscar Schneider (2017). Belgium is the "weak link" in the fight against trafficking in cultural property. The Brussels Times. 14 July.
The Chronicle Herald (2017). Mi'kmaq leaders urge protesters to leave Cornwallis statue standing. The Chronicle Herald. 13 July.
Oli Pritchard (2017). Galeón San José: Galleons of gold. The Bogota Post. 12 July.
Richard Emblin (2017). Colombia's San José galleon to be recovered in joint venture states Santos. The City Paper Bogota. 10 July.
Press Trust of India (2017). Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection. The Economic Times. 9 July.
Mom Kunthear (2017). Temple sculptures moved to prevent theft. Khmer Times. 6 July.
Rowena Mason (2017). Proposals for Margaret Thatcher statue near parliament turned down. The Guardian. 6 July.
Press Trust of India (2017). ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums. The Hindu. 5 July.
P. Sujatha Varma (2017). A.P. to go digital to secure ancient icons. The Hindu. 28 June.
Blouin Artinfo (2017). Changing Nature of Illicit Art Trading Revealed as US Steps Up Fight. Blouin Artinfo. 27 June.
Looking to protect historic remains in Cerro Las Burras
Norma Bernal (2017). Buscan proteger vestigios históricos en Cerro Las Burras. NTR. 25 June.
TRT World (2017). Egypt's sunken antiquities threatened by ship waste. TRT World. 18 June.
Fiona Fernandez (2017). Mumbai: Vandalism threat looms over restored Mulji Jetha Fountain. Mid-day. 16 June.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Encroachments made since 2011 removed from Egypt's Dahshur Necropolis. Ahram Online. 15 June.
Henri Neuendorf (2017). Paris Louvre Museum Evacuated (Again) After Security Scare. ArtNet News. 12 June.
Tehran Times (2017). ICOM to draw up Iranian antiquities 'red list'. Tehran Times. 10 June.
Breaking Belize News (2017). Institute of Archaeology says cultural heritage being destroyed in Corozal. Breaking Belize News. 9 June.
York Mix (2017). Judge gives controversial Cliffords Tower visitor centre the green light. York Mix. 9 June.
Jake Bullinger (2017). Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?. The Atlantic. 9 June.
Jessica Jones (2017). Temperature rises by almost one degree at ancient Altamira cave. iNews. 7 June.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Rs 200-crore ancient idols, seized from thieves, rot at museum. The Times of India. 5 June.
Denise Johnson (2017). Selfies Add to Museum Hazards. Claims Journal. 2 June.
Ben Barnett (2017). Walkers' rock piles damaging ancient features of the North York Moors. The Yorkshire Post. 31 May.
Travis Weik (2017). Copper thief targets county museum. The Courier-Times. 26 May.
Claire Voon (2017). A Digital Database for Threatened Archaeological Sites in the Middle East and North Africa. Hyperallergic. 24 May.
Cody Hooks (2017). BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review. The Taos News. 19 May.
Safa Alharathy (2017). Libyan authorities issue international circular on looted antiquities from Libya. The Libya Observer. 15 May.
Edward Helmore (2017). 'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home. The Guardian. 13 May.
Charlie English (2017). The Treasures of Timbuktu. The New York Times. 12 May.
Martha Lufkin (2017). Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums. The Art Newspaper. 11 May.
The Baltimore Sun (2017). Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'. The Baltimore Sun. 10 May.
Christopher Soloman (2017). The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You. Outside Online. 10 May.
National Museum may close exhibition room and restaurant 'to provide anti-terrorist security measures'( )
Catherine Devine (2017). National Museum may close exhibition room and restaurant 'to provide anti-terrorist security measures'. Irish Independent. 8 May.
Robert Redford (2017). Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us. The Salt Lake Tribune. 6 May.
Matthew Daly (2017). 27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review. Chicago Tribune. 6 May.
Yotam Berger (2017). How Jews and Arabs Collaborate on Antiquities Theft in the West Bank. Haaretz. 5 May.
Mark Rivett-Carnac (2017). Inside a New U.N. Program in Mali That's Training Its Staff to Protect At-Risk Art. Artsy. 5 May.
NRT (2017). Damascus Museum shows ancient treasures rescued from war. NRT. 4 May.
INAH's disinterests provokes the looting of archaeological ruins in Lázaro Cárdenas
Jorge Castro (2017). Desinterés Del Inah Provoca El Saqueo De Vestigios Arqueológicos En Lázaro Cárdenas. Jorge Castro. 4 May.
Famagusta Gazette (2017). CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction. Famagusta Gazette. 4 May.
Scott Indrisek (2017). Can Art Legally Threaten the President?. Artsy. 3 May.
Inspection of the frigate "Blanco Encalada" submerged in Caldera bay to prevent looting.
El Que Hay de Dierto (2017). Para prevenir saqueos inspeccionan fragata "Blanco Encalada" sumergida en bahía de Caldera. El Que Hay de Dierto. 3 May.
INAH reduces resources for Quintana Roo
Carlos Matus (2017). Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo. La Verdad Noticias. 3 May.
Neil Connor (2017). Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants. The Telegraph. 2 May.
Phys.org (2017). Official launch of public database of 'at risk' archaeological sites. Phys.org. 1 May.
Noah Browning (2017). Ancient mummies rot as Yemen war vexes even the dead. Reuters. 1 May.
Surprising Roman fragrances at Biel...
May Makarem (2017). Surprenantes fragrances romaines au BIEL.... L'Orient Le Jour. 28 April.
Churchs of Jujuy strengthen their security systems
MDZ (2017). Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad. MDZ. 26 April.
Debabrata Mohapatra (2017). Foreigner enters Puri Jagannath Temple, creates flutter. The Times of India. 24 April.
Bust of Father Jaime Salcido stolen, was at the church of Fátima
Pepe Ávila (2017). Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima. Expreso. 16 April.
Lambayeque: security at archaeological sites intensified
El Comercio (2017). Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas. El Comercio. 13 April.
Archaeological sites monitored against possible Easter Week looters
RPP (2017). Recorren sitios arqueológicos ante posibles huaqueos por Semana Santa. RPP. 13 April.
Why is there an increase in archaeological looting in Easter Week?
RPP (2017). ¿Por qué se incrementa el huaqueo en Semana Santa?. RPP. 13 April.
Elizabeth Blosfield (2017). Q&A: Art Theft and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry. Insurance Journal. 11 April.
Ahmed Ali (2017). Police, NGOs tie up to curb smuggling. The Times of India. 11 April.
Ahmet Günhan (2017). Humanity's heritage under threat from treasure hunters. Daily Sabah. 10 April.
Ali M. Latifi (2017). Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan. Dawn. 9 April.
Saibal Guptal (2017). 1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room. The Times of India. 7 April.
Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.
Aziza Nofal (2017). How Palestine is working to stop antiquities theft. Al Monitor. 6 April.
Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing. The Art Newspaper. 5 April.
Fran O'Brien (2017). Protecting Clients' On-The-Wall Assets: Fine Art. Think Advisor. 3 April.
Reuters (2017). Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture. Japan Times. 2 April.
Kelly Velasquez (2017). Art 'blue helmets' rescue Italy's treasures from rubble. Yahoo News. 1 April.
Megan Williams (2017). 'Dignity itself': Saving world heritage sites from 'cultural cleansing' won't be easy. CBC. 31 March.
John D. Leshy (2017). The Endangered Antiquities Act. The New York Times. 31 March.
Elisabetta Povoledo (2017). 3 Are Held on Suspicion of Plot to Attack Rialto Bridge in Venice. The New York Times. 30 March.
Dan Bean (2017). Clampdown on heritage thefts. The York Press. 29 March.
Rural farmers invade protected area in the Laguna del Tigre National Park
Prensa Libre (2017). Campesinos invaden zona protegida en el Parque Nacional Laguna del Tigre. Prensa Libre. 26 March.
Rob Parsons (2017). Bid to stop criminals targeting York's rich heritage. The Yorkshire Post. 23 March.
Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Red list of Iraqi artifacts available in Turkish. Hurriyet Daily News. 23 March.
Thomas Adamson (2017). $75.5M pledged to protect heritage sites in war zones. CBC. 20 March.
The Gulf Today (2017). UAE pledges $15m to protect heritage sites in conflict areas. The Gulf Today. 20 March.
Stuart Leavenworth (2017). Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument. McClatchy. 20 March.
Noah Charney (2017). Why expensive security alarms could actually be putting your valuables at risk. Wired. 18 March.
Brady McComba (2017). Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic. The Daily Progress. 18 March.
Martin Hall (2017). Who owns a photograph? Goldblatt archive should remain in Cape Town. Times Higher Education. 18 March.
Associated Press (2017). Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice's St Mark's Square. The Telegraph. 17 March.
Alice Farren-Bradley (2017). Is museum security robust enough to counter crime and terrorism?. Apollo. 16 March.
Philippe Bohstrom (2017). Diving Robbers Are Looting Underwater Treasures, Archaeologists Wail. Haaretz. 15 March.
Jessie Knadler (2017). The Hidden World of Stolen Art and Artifacts. WMRA. 14 March.
Claudia Barbieri (2017). A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire. The New York Times. 11 March.
Vinita Chaturvedi (2017). No guns for guards: Central Museum is an easy prey. The Times of India. 10 March.
Sibi Arasu (2017). Centaurs, archers and modern vandals. The Hindu. 10 March.
Press Trust of India (2017). BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds. The Indian Express. 6 March.
Wave of Bomb Threats to Jewish Museums and Community Centers Forces Evacuations in US, UK, and Australia( )
Amah-Rose Abrams (2017). Wave of Bomb Threats to Jewish Museums and Community Centers Forces Evacuations in US, UK, and Australia. ArtNet News. 3 March.
Ahmad Pasha (2017). Ancient temple left in lurch. The Hans India. 2 March.
Regional government will have more control over the items in Churches that it funds
Juan Capeáns (2017). La Xunta tendrá mayor control sobre bienes de la Iglesia en los que invierte. La Voz de Galicia. 2 March.
Shounaz Meky (2017). Photo showing party inside ancient Egypt tomb sparks outrage. Al Arabiya. 1 March.
The Jordan Times (2017). Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem's Umayyad Palaces. The Jordan Times. 1 March.
Giji K. Raman (2017). Sentinels to guard Marayur dolmens. The Hindu. 27 February.
Sabitri Dhakal (2017). At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today. The Himalayan Times. 26 February.
APA (2017). Azerbaijan to appeal to UNESCO over illegal archaeological activity in occupied lands. APA. 24 February.
Dan Hicks (2017). Why are England's heritage bodies supporting the Stonehenge Bypass?. Apollo. 24 February.
Matteo Fagotto (2017). The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS. The Atlantic. 23 February.
Melissa Healy (2017). Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts. Los Angeles Times. 22 February.
Controls are still missing
El Ancastí (2017). Los controles que siguen faltando. El Ancastí. 20 February.
Robin de Peyer (2017). Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears. Evening Standard. 20 February.
Julia Chan (2017). Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy. The Malay Mail. 16 February.
Lynsey Chutel (2017). One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat. Quartz. 16 February.
Mark Foster (2017). Church secured against thieves - at cost of £311,000. Darlington & Stockton Times. 10 February.
Jewel Topsfield (2017). Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers. Western Advocate. 10 February.
Katharyn Hanson (2017). Why We Need to Fight to Save Mosul's Cultural Heritage. Smithsonian. 9 February.
Oliver Holmes (2017). Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap. The Guardian. 9 February.
Lilit Marcus (2017). The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall. Condé Nast Traveler. 9 February.
BBC News (2017). Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man. BBC News. 3 February.
Gephardt Daily (2017). Breaking: Governor signs resolution asking to rescind Bears Ears monument designation. Gephardt Daily. 3 February.
Hannah McGivern (2017). Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.
Archaeological site, closed
Juan Carlos Jiménez (2017). Zona arqueológica, cerrada. El Diario Martinense. 31 January.
Jewel Topsfield (2017). HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk. WA Today. 28 January.
Daniel O'Mahony (2017). Celebrity hotspot Belsize Village 'besieged by burglars'. Evening Standard. 27 January.
Gyan P Neupane (2017). Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio. My Republica. 25 January.
Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Woman Accidentally Locked Inside a Museum in Germany. ArtNet News. 24 January.
Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Terror fear hits Troy. Hurriyet Daily News. 24 January.
Faras Ghani (2017). Pakistan's Moenjodaro is crumbling away. Al Jazeera. 23 January.
Aisling Irwin (2017). A no-strike list may shield Yemen's ancient treasures from war. New Scientist. 23 January.
E.M. Manoj (2017). Prehistoric rock art in peril. The Hindu. 22 January.
Khalid Hassan (2017). How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques. Al Monitor. 20 January.
EU Reporter (2017). #ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off. EU Reporter. 19 January.
Ori Lewis (2017). Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation. Reuters. 18 January.
The bishopric of Cádiz faces fine for abandoning early Christian church
Jesús A. Cañas (2017). El Obispado de Cádiz afronta una multa por abandonar una iglesia paleocristiana. El País. 18 January.
Chiara Palazzo (2017). Rome mulls no-go zone around Colosseum after acts of vandalism. The Telegraph. 17 January.
Tyler J. Kelley (2017). Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground. The New York Times. 16 January.
Bears Ears and Gold Butte are the latest battlegrounds in a long-running debate about federal land in the West( )
The Economist (2017). Bears Ears and Gold Butte are the latest battlegrounds in a long-running debate about federal land in the West. The Economist. 14 January.
Steven Morris (2017). Opportunity or threat? Stonehenge tunnel plan revives long-running debate. The Guardian. 13 January.
Associated Press (2017). Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking. The New York Times. 13 January.
Daily Times (2017). SHC orders removal of Mohenjo Daro encroachers. Daily Times. 12 January.
Chris Johnstone (2017). WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage. Radio Praha. 11 January.
Looting and business without moderation: palaeontology
Guillermo Robles Ramírez (2017). Un saqueo y negocio sin medidas: paleontología. Zocalo. 10 January.
Jay Evensen (2017). Jay Evensen: A monument designation won't stop the looting. Deseret News. 4 January.
Saurav Karki (2017). Bringing the gods home. The Kathmandu Post. 3 January.
Tony Perrottet (2017). The Couple Who Saved China's Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Foreve. Smithsonian. 1 January.
Africa Times (2016). New 'Red List' for West Africa helps to protect art, cultural antiquities. Africa Times. 29 December.
Deepak Kharel (2016). Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal. My Republica. 26 December.
Philippe Bohstrom (2016). New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert. Haaretz. 21 December.
Owen Jarus (2016). Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery. Live Science. 16 December.
BBC News (2016). Palmyra: IS retakes ancient Syrian city. BBC News. 11 December.
Arun Devl (2016). Lax security makes protected temples easy targets for thieves. The Times of India. 8 December.
Dan Kraker (2016). Sacred Sites And Treaty Rights – The Dakota Access Backstory. Inside Energy. 6 December.
AFP (2016). Five Nobel winners urge action to protect heritage sites. The Economic Times. 2 December.
The Japan Times (2016). Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves. The Japan Times. 24 November.
Maya Rajamani (2016). Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD. DNA Info. 22 November.
Treasures in danger
David Navarro (2016). Joyas en peligro. Heraldo. 21 November.
Veracruz between the states with the greatest sac of sacred art
Veracruzanos (2016). Veracruz entre los estado con mayor saquen de arte sacro. Veracruzanos. 21 November.
Chip Colwell (2016). How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong. The Conversation. 21 November.
Julia Michalska (2016). Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic. The Art Newspaper. 14 November.
Cahal Milmo (2016). Treasures worth billions 'hidden in free ports to fund Isis'. i News. 13 November.
'We've hidden our treasures from Isil, only a handful know the secret location', says Syria's antiquities chief( )
Josie Ensor (2016). 'We've hidden our treasures from Isil, only a handful know the secret location', says Syria's antiquities chief. The Telegraph. 12 November.
Brad Branan (2016). Proposed Bears Ears monument protects Anasazi history at risk. The Sacramento Bee. 11 November.
Biharprabha (2016). Kohinoor issue: It is war crime not to return stolen items, says advocate Siddiqui. Biharprabha. 11 November.
Violence and narcos hamper the work of archaeologists
Reyna Paz Avendaño (2016). Violencia y narco obstaculizan el trabajo de arqueólogos. Cronica. 7 November.
Sean Coughlan (2016). Prince Charles warns of cultural destruction on UAE visit. BBC News. 7 November.
Anup Ojha (2016). A temple in the heart of Capital remains in ruins. The Kathmandu Post. 6 November.
Brittny Mejia (2016). LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight. Los Angeles Times. 3 November.
AFP (2016). Iraqi heritage sites again at risk in Mosul operation. The Daily Mail. 31 October.
Amr Khalifa (2016). Corruption central: The plundering of Egypt's relics. Middle East Eye. 28 October.
Danny Lewis (2016). Italian Preservationists Save 900 Artworks From the Ruins of Earthquake-Struck Amatrice. Smithsonian. 25 October.
Nick Gale (2016). Kirk Goes After Artifacts Plundered By ISIS. WLS. 24 October.
These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.( )
The Jerusalem Post (2016). These Sifrei Torah made it through hard times in Poland, Iraq, Portugal, Russia and elsewhere, before being reborn in new communities.. The Jerusalem Post. 24 October.
Tim Cornwell (2016). Looters exploit the political chaos in Libya. The Art Newspaper. 20 October.
Vietnam Net (2016). Measures needed to protect antique relics. Vietnam Net. 20 October.
Donna Yates (2016). Why has idol theft been neglected?. DNA. 15 October.
Ian Lilley (2016). Friday essay: war crimes and the many threats to cultural heritag. The Conversation. 14 October.
Gargi Gupta (2016). Why thieves have and continue to walk away with India's antiques. DNA. 14 October.
Trafficking is neglected because people associate antiquities with Egypt, Greece, Rome. Only recently India( )
Donna Yates (2016). Trafficking is neglected because people associate antiquities with Egypt, Greece, Rome. Only recently India. DNA. 14 October.
Changiz M. Varzi (2016). Lebanese activists fight to save Beirut's architectural heritage. Equal Times. 5 October.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue (2016). Bears Ears named one of nation's most 'endangered' places. Deseret News. 4 October.
South China Morning Post (2016). Why so little of Hong Kong's underwater heritage has been preserved. South China Morning Post. 3 October.
The archaeological sites of Comayagua and La Paz are abandoned
Juan César Díaz (2016). En el abandono están los sitios arqueológicos de Comayagua y La Paz. El Heraldo. 2 October.
Peter Simek (2016). I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault. D Magazine. 1 October.
Averting looting and damage to archaeological heritage in Zanatepec
Martín Vargas (2016). Advierten saqueo y daño a patrimonio arqueológico en Zanatepec. Istmo Press. 1 October.
Giota Mirtsioti (2016). A guardian of Syria's imperiled cultural heritage. eKathimerini. 29 September.
Zainab Fakhar (2016). Art of the past. Pakistan Today. 24 September.
Allison Meier (2016). Over 1,200 Archaeologists and Museum Staff Condemn Destruction Wrought by Dakota Pipeline. Hyperallergic. 21 September.
David D'Arcy (2016). François Hollande announces $100m fund to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East. The Art Newspaper. 21 September.
Michelle ForCruz (2016). Progress in Protecting Stolen Antiquities Is Real — But Challenges Remain. Asia Society. 19 September.
Yathiraju (2016). Karnataka yet to get proper inventory report on 14 heritage cities. The New Indian Express. 12 September.
Alan Wade (2016). Robbed of our antiquities. The Chronicle Journal. 11 September.
Theft of religious statues: PDI gives suggestions to help facilitate the locating of valuable pieces
Lilian Olivares (2016). Robo de figuras religiosas: PDI da consejos para facilitar la búsqueda de piezas valiosas. Economía y Negocios. 11 September.
Karin Brulliard (2016). Rhinos being killed for horn's value as collectible, study finds. Portland Press Herald. 10 September.
Wang Chao (2016). The Amateur Tomb Raiders Pilfering China's Artifacts. Sixth Tone. 9 September.
Pakistan Observer (2016). KP lacks archaeological experts to preserve priceless heritage. Pakistan Observer. 9 September.
Kirsteen Paterson (2016). Plea for holiday photos to help preserve world heritage. The National. 9 September.
M. L. Verma (2016). Raghunath Trust to strengthen security & management shrine: CM. Himvani. 9 September.
KUNA (2016). Kuwaiti official urges end to theft of Arab culture. Kuwait News Agency. 8 September.
INAH asked to prevent looting at the archaeological site of Totimehuacán
Víctor Hugo Juárez (2016). Piden al INAH frenar saqueo en zona arqueológica de Totimehuacán. El Sol de Puebla. 7 September.
Petra (2016). Amman hosts conference to launch regional task force to combat cultural racketeering. Petra. 6 September.
Nick Miller (2016). Protecting antiquities in Syria and Libya from Islamic State. The Sydney Morning Herald. 4 September.
Theft thwarted in the night at the church of Santa María de Laredo
Abel Verano (2016). Robo frustrado de noche en la iglesia de Santa María de Laredo. El Diario Montañes. 3 September.
Cyprus Mail (2016). Audit Office raids Paphos museum and sites. Cyprus Mail. 1 September.
Eleven (2016). Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process. Eleven. 31 August.
My Republica (2016). Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended. My Republica. 30 August.
Xinhua (2016). Feature: Greece strives to preserve underwater antiquities. Xinhua. 29 August.
Libby Hogan (2016). The earthquake aftermath: 'Don't rush with restoration'. DVB. 29 August.
Phyllis Stephen (2016). Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2016 ends with call to save heritage endangered by war. The Edinburgh Reporter. 28 August.
B. Vijay Murty (2016). Jharkhand: Authorities ensure Rs 2,500-cr Krishna idol is guarded well. Hindustan Times. 26 August.
Zarni Mann (2016). Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris. The Irrawaddy. 25 August.
Radio Free Asia (2016). Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas. Radio Free Asia. 25 August.
Aisha Zidane (2016). 75%increase in infringement on Egyptian monuments in Greece: Ministry of Religious Endowments. Daily News Egypt. 25 August.
Simon Jenkins (2016). From Timbuktu to Grimsby, heritage deserves to be restored and revered. The Guardian. 25 August.
Hannah McGivern (2016). Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy. The Art Newspaper. 24 August.
Hannah McGivern (2016). Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy. The Art Newspaper. 24 August.
Tom Gjelten (2016). The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities (Audio). The Diane Rehm Show. 24 August.
The Hindu (2016). 'Need to sensitise law enforcement agencies on heritage'. The Hindu. 23 August.
Thomas Rogers (2016). Rise of the Nazi-Grave Robbers. Bloomberg. 23 August.
Sian Davies (2016). Security firm brought in to protect artwork after thieves target Southern Nature Art Exhibition. Southern Daily Echo. 21 August.
Paul Tacon (2016). It's time rock art was better protected. Apollo. 17 August.
Why is it easy to steal artworks in Córdoba
Sergio Carreras (2016). Por qué es fácil robar obras de arte en Córdoba. La Voz. 16 August.
Rebecca Kheel (2016). GAO: Art world wants US to better protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria. The Hill. 15 August.
The Hindu (2016). Temple managements told to tighten security. The Hindu. 15 August.
Madeline Fox (2016). Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime. The Wichita Eagle. 14 August.
Deborah Lehr (2016). The Potential Dark Side of China's Art and Antiquities Boom. The Diplomat. 12 August.
China's Historical Relics to Be Preserved; Local Government Punishes Tomb Raiders Backed by Private Art Collectors( )
Ana Ablaza (2016). China's Historical Relics to Be Preserved; Local Government Punishes Tomb Raiders Backed by Private Art Collectors. Yibada. 10 August.
Roi Kais (2016). MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb. Ynet News. 8 August.
Garon Coriz (2016). Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears. Santa Fe New Mexican. 8 August.
Claire Warrender (2016). Top level bid to save ancient Wemyss caves. The Courier. 8 August.
The Libya Observer (2016). Libya's Antiquities Department refutes UNESCO report on Lepits Magna. The Libya Observer. 7 August.
Greater awareness about reporting fossils is lacking
Gustavo Mendoza Lemus (2016). Falta mayor consciencia para reportar fósiles. Milenio. 7 August.
Jason Mark (2016). Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants. The American Prospect. 3 August.
IANS (2016). Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple. The Hindu. 2 August.
Kelly Bastone (2016). The Fight for Bears Ears National Monument. Backpacker. 1 August.
The Tribune (2016). Deities, not CM, to decide Raghunath temple's fate, says Maheshwar Singh. The Tribune. 1 August.
Dalya Alberge (2016). A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears. The Guardian. 31 July.
Hanneke Meijer (2016). To collect or not to collect: are fossil-hunting laws hurting science?. The Guardian. 27 July.
Steven Gallagher (2016). Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection. South China Morning Post. 25 July.
Moath Al-Amoudi (2016). Citizens map out Gaza's history. Al Monitor. 24 July.
Kai Weise (2016). Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again. The Himalayan Times. 23 July.
Neglect and looting has ruined much of the industrial history of Cantabria
Álvaro San Miguel (2016). El abandono y los saqueos arruinan gran parte de la historia industrial de Cantabria. El Diario Montañes. 22 July.
Richard Moe (2016). President Obama, make Bears Ears a national monument. The Washington Post. 19 July.
Adnan Abu Zeed (2016). Sumerian city of Lagash slowly emerging from desert sands. Al Monitor. 19 July.
Camille Bains (2016). First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site. The Globe and Mail. 18 July.
The INAI, the INAH, and the theft of "sacred art"
Francisco Javier Acuña (2016). El Inai, el INAH y el robo de "arte sacro". Excelsior. 17 July.
OSCE trains Tajikistan's relevant agencies on combating the illicit cultural property trade and smuggling of historical artefacts( )
AKIPress (2016). OSCE trains Tajikistan's relevant agencies on combating the illicit cultural property trade and smuggling of historical artefacts. AKIPress. 16 July.
Ari Phillips (2016). Can a trove of Native American ruins be saved from eBay and 'white people' ideology?. Fusion. 14 July.
UN News Centre (2016). UNESCO deplores damage to Aleppo National Museum; warns five Heritage Sites in Libya are in danger. UN News Centre. 14 July.
Libya Herald (2016). Libya's archaeological heritage among the world's most endangered. Libya Herald. 14 July.
Theft from Catholic churches should worry society: Diocese
Ulises Villar (2016). Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis. Quadratin. 13 July.
INAH must release documents about theft of pieces of art
Quadratin (2016). INAH debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte. Quadratin. 12 July.
Maxwell L. Anderson (2016). Cultural Heritage's Nautical Future. The Wall Street Journal. 11 July.
Christopher Jones (2016). What Central Africa's War on Poaching Can Teach Us About Fighting the Plunder of Antiquities. Hyperallergic. 5 July.
Vincent Noce (2016). Louvre Abu Dhabi to host summit on culture versus terrorism. The Art Newspaper. 5 July.
Dawn (2016). Modification, demolition of ancient structures stayed. Dawn. 5 July.
Ryan Heinsius (2016). Archaeologists Test Satellite Monitoring Technology to Combat Looting at Ancient Sites. NPR. 4 July.
Bo Petersen (2016). Parks, sites get looted, overrun. The Post and Courier. 3 July.
Daud Khattak (2016). Pakistan's Vanishing History. The Diplomat. 2 July.
Adnan Abu Zeed (2016). Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities. Al Monitor. 30 June.
Press Trust of India (2016). HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery. The Hindu. 30 June.
Apollo (2016). Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration. Apollo. 27 June.
AFP (2016). Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave art. The Daily Mail. 26 June.
Pramod Kumar Tandan (2016). 16 heritage sites facing extinction. The Himalayan Times. 26 June.
Heather Sculthorpe (2016). Talking Point: Neglect of ancient heritage. The Mercury. 20 June.
Locals fear alcohol fueled vandalism will destroy the last remaining relics of Old Palmerstown Church( )
Claire Scott (2016). Locals fear alcohol fueled vandalism will destroy the last remaining relics of Old Palmerstown Church. Dublin Live. 18 June.
The Hindu (2016). Cracking down on idol-looters. The Hindu. 17 June.
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 (2016). El Cabildo repone la protección de las estaciones de petroglifos en el Pico Bejenao tras "actos vandálicos". El Diario. 17 June.
The Hindu (2016). 'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'. The Hindu. 17 June.
Cusco: Fake archaeologists excavate at archaeological site
El Popular (2016). Cusco: Falsos arqueólogos realizan excavaciones en centro arqueológicos. El Popular. 16 June.
The Hindu (2016). HR and CE department launches idol survey in 4,000 temples. The Hindu. 16 June.
R. Srikanth (2016). Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers. The Hindu. 16 June.
Popular Archaeology (2016). More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area. Popular Archaeology. 15 June.
Jenny Rowland (2016). Bears Ears Cultural Area: The Most Vulnerable U.S. Site for Looting, Vandalism, and Grave Robbing. Center for American Progress. 13 June.
Private action to redress the severe lack of protection for historic shipwrecks
Mauricio Silva (2016). Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos. El Mercurio. 13 June.
Mary Harris (2016). Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection. Greek Reporter. 9 June.
INAH criticised over attacks to archaeological sites in the state
Jorge Martínez (2016). Denuncias de INAH por ataques a zonas arqueológicas del estado. Criterio. 9 June.
Egyptian Streets (2016). Egypt Dismisses 'ISIS Threat to Blow Up Pyramids'. Egyptian Streets. 8 June.
The Moscow Times (2016). Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say. The Moscow Times. 6 June.
Charlie English (2016). Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage. The Guardian. 3 June.
Karen Pickering (2016). PLUNDERED: Stone thefts are stripping away our heritage. Telegraph & Argus. 3 June.
Springfield News Leader (2016). Art Museum theft shows limits of public money. Springfield News Leader. 3 June.
Risks for temples to keep their doors open: theft of sacred items
Plano Informativo (2016). Riesgoso para templos mantener sus puertas abiertas, se roban hasta ostias. Plano Informativo. 2 June.
Archaeological site of Narihualá at risk due to lack of fence
Ralph Zapata (2016). Complejo arqueológico Narihualá en riesgo por falta de cerco. El Comercio. 2 June.
Arqueólogos piden apoyo "decidido" a las administraciones para detener el expolio del yacimiento de Malamoneda en Toledo( )
Archaeologists ask administration for support to stop the looting of the site of Malamoneda in Toledo
Europa Press (2016). Arqueólogos piden apoyo "decidido" a las administraciones para detener el expolio del yacimiento de Malamoneda en Toledo. La Vanguardia. 2 June.
Brian Boucher (2016). Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding. ArtNet News. 2 June.
Mike Smith (2016). Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea. Yahoo News. 2 June.
James Cuno (2016). Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.
Don Gilman (2016). Enforcing the law, protecting resources: a day in the life of a BLM ranger. St George News. 26 May.
Yoni Kempinski (2016). National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves. Arutz Sheva. 25 May.
Ross Burns (2016). While the world watches Palmyra, another of Syria's heritage sites risks destruction. Apollo. 20 May.
Six middle-aged 'new-age travellers' arrested at Stonehenge over flaming torch incident Play Video Stonehenge protest New-age travellers protest at Stonehenge( )
Salisbury Journal (2016). Six middle-aged 'new-age travellers' arrested at Stonehenge over flaming torch incident Play Video Stonehenge protest New-age travellers protest at Stonehenge. Salisbury Journal. 19 May.
Andrew E. Kramer (2016). When Cultural Heritage Is Caught in the Cross Hairs. The New York Times. 18 May.
Associated Press (2016). Russia builds military camp near ancient site in Palmyra. The Daily Mail. 17 May.
UNESCO (2016). Key Libyan and international partners unite to adopt an action plan for Libya's heritage. UNESCO. 13 May.
Aidan Lewis (2016). Libya's ancient sites not exposed to same risk as in Syria, Iraq - experts. Reuters. 11 May.
UNESCO strategy to prevent further looting at the galleon San Jose.
EFE (2016). La estrategia de Unesco para evitar nuevos saqueos como el del galeón San José. El Espectador. 9 May.
Rodolfo Toe (2016). Bosnia Urged to Tackle Art Trafficking. Balkan Insight. 6 May.
Sune Engel Rasmussen (2016). The man who helped save Afghanistan's treasures from ravages of war. The Guardian. 5 May.
Cartagena cuts traffic to the Castillo de los Moros to prevent looting
EFE (2016). Cartagena corta el tráfico en el Castillo de los Moros para evitar saqueos. ABC España. 27 April.
Emma Cunliffe (2016). Ordinary Syrians are Risking Their Lives to Protect Their Cultural Heritage. The Wire. 23 April.
Sue Blaine (2016). Scientists and lawyers save archaeological site from mining. BD Live. 19 April.
Emergency action protects the Quaternary cave of Moclín against looters
EFE (2016). Una actuación de urgencia blinda la cueva del Cuaternario de Moclín frente a expolios. Granada Hoy. 19 April.
The archaeological sites of Michoacán looted with impunity
Sayra Casillas Mendoza (2016). Impune, el saqueo de zonas arqueológicas de Michoacán. Cambio de Michoacán. 18 April.
Anil Paba (2016). Save cultural heritage of India. Daily Excelsior. 18 April.
Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Belgium eliminates federal taskforce to fight trafficking in cultural property. The Art Newspaper. 15 April.
Davis Dunavin (2016). In Speech At Yale, UN Secretary-General Calls For Better Protection Of Ancient Historic Sites. WSHU. 12 April.
Adina Bresge (2016). Archeologist calls for national strategy to protect shipwrecks from looting. City News. 12 April.
Associated Press (2016). Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security. KEPRTV. 6 April.
National Monuments Council delays safeguarding Chinchorro mummy due to lack of a truck
El Morro Cotudo (2016). Consejo de Monumentos Nacionales demora resguardo de momia Chinchorro por falta de camioneta. El Morro Cotudo. 6 April.
Archaeological site looted and forgotten
Adrián Mendoza Salazar (2016). Saquean y olvidan Zona Arqueológica. Diario de Poza Rica. 6 April.
Alicia Tan (2016). Chinese villagers loot UNESCO World Heritage site while it's being cleaned. Mashable. 4 April.
Organised crime gang planned to raid Glasgow's Burrell Collection and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum( )
Peter Swindon (2016). Organised crime gang planned to raid Glasgow's Burrell Collection and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The Herald. 4 April.
Associated Press (2016). Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism. The Washington Times. 2 April.
UNESCO (2016). Stepping up stakeholders' involvement in the fight against trafficking of culture. UNESCO. 1 April.
Jasmine Rapson (2016). Marlow's history at risk following rise in illegal metal detecting. Bucks Free Press. 1 April.
Henri Neuendorf (2016). After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan. ArtNet News. 30 March.
Sue Blaine (2016). Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site. BD Live. 30 March.
Jim Mimiaga (2016). Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon. The Cortez Journal. 27 March.
Rain Embuscado (2016). Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks. ArtNet News. 24 March.
Dan Duray (2016). Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.
Jawhar Sircar (2016). Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.
Anny Shaw (2016). Museums and public galleries in Brussels in lockdown in wake of terrorist attacks. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.
The Hans India (2016). Panagal museum - now open to thieves, vandals. The Hans India. 22 March.
M.T. Shiva Kumar (2016). Protector left unprotected. The Hindu. 21 March.
Hrag Vartanian (2016). TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?. Hyperallergic. 17 March.
Intensive patrols enlisted to protect 50 archaeological sites
RPP (2016). Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos. RPP. 17 March.
Unpaved street leads looting of archaeological site
Verónica De la Luz (2016). Calle sin pavimentar provoca saqueo de zona arqueológica. E-consulta. 17 March.
APP (2016). Thousands of rare artefacts at risk, says archaelogy director. Daily Times. 17 March.
Safinaa Mounir (2016). Why Egypt is placing its pyramids under military protection. Al Monitor. 16 March.
Salitre cemeteries on alert
Alejandra Lobo (2016). Cementerios salitreros en alerta. La Tercera. 14 March.
Juan David Torres Duarte (2016). Cómo se roban la historia siria. El Espectador. 12 March.
George Richards (2016). The antiquities looting crisis in the Middle East. Al Jazeera. 12 March.
UNESCO (2016). UNESCO and French and Swiss heritage professionals stand up for the safeguarding of Syrian heritage. UNESCO. 10 March.
INAH failed to protect the archaeological sites of the country: audit
Nayeli Roldán (2016). El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría. Animal Politico. 9 March.
Ravi P. Benjamin (2016). Treasure hunters ravage temples. The Hans India. 4 March.
TNN (2016). 'Stringent action in temple thefts must'. The Times of India. 3 March.
Associated Press (2016). Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting. The Daily Mail. 3 March.
Cahil Milmo (2016). Museums spending too little to prevent artefacts being stolen from their collections, expert warns. The Independent. 1 March.
James Harkin (2016). Crash Courses Prepare Art Conservators for Catastrophic Disasters. Smithsonian. 1 March.
NPR (2016). Some Take Massive Risks To Save Syria's Cultural Heritage. NPR. 28 February.
Jonathan Bailey (2016). Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue. Indian Country Today. 25 February.
Martin Bailey (2016). Chelmsford Museum gold coin theft linked to national security alert. The Art Newspaper. 24 February.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). 1000-year-old Idol Awaits 'Security Clearance'. The New Indian Express. 24 February.
Archaeological sites looted
Saraí Vargas Prieto (2016). Saquean zona arqueológica. El Sol de León. 22 February.
Christine Vendel (2016). Harrisburg to National Civil War Museum: Secure our artifacts or else. Penn Live. 22 February.
Herald Goa (2016). Navdurga temple priests oppose idol replacement. Herald Goa. 19 February.
TNN (2016). Govt faces challenges in protecting Bihar heritage sites. The Times of India. 18 February.
Heather Pringle (2016). Space Archaeologist Wants Your Help to Fight Looting. National Geographic. 17 February.
Stephen Trimble (2016). To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest. High Country News. 17 February.
Associated Press (2016). Unesco and Italy team up to protect art and artefacts from terrorists. The Guardian. 16 February.
Associated Press (2016). Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.
Geoffrey Mohan (2016). Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree. Los Angeles Times. 15 February.
El Tiempo (2016). Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales. El Tiempo. 14 February.
James Rothwell (2016). Belgian museum in such poor repair the exhibits are being rained on. The Telegraph. 14 February.
Ramadan Al Sherbini (2016). Egypt ups pyramids security after illegal stone sales. Gulf News. 11 February.
Barbara Grijalva (2016). Vandals strike ancient archeological site near Tucson. Tucson News Now. 9 February.
Brett French (2016). Destructive dig: Illegal dig at historic Fort Ellis prompts archaeological concerns. Billings Gazette. 8 February.
Looters of palaeontological sites risk fines of up to $9,000,000
P. Sepúlveda (2016). Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones. La Tercera. 5 February.
Amel Ahmed (2016). Saving Yemen's heritage, 'heart and soul of classical Islamic tradition'. Al Jazeera. 5 February.
Doors forced on two Bande churches but nothing was taken
Laura Fernández (2016). Fuerzan dos iglesias de Bande pero no se llevan ningún botín. La Region. 4 February.
The Hindu (2016). Icon centres coming up in Dindigul, Theni to protect idols. The Hindu. 4 February.
Indigenous Leaders Fight Bill Promoting Citizen Archaeology: "Do Not Disturb the Spirits of the Water"( )
Deirdra Funcheon (2016). Indigenous Leaders Fight Bill Promoting Citizen Archaeology: "Do Not Disturb the Spirits of the Water". Broward Palm Beack New Times. 29 January.
Meg Lambert (2016). Meet the heroes who risked their lives for our cultural heritage. FutureLearn. 26 January.
Katie A. Paul (2016). Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat. Slate. 26 January.
Reuters (2016). Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted. The Guardian. 26 January.
Lucy Westcott (2016). New Tool Maps Cultural Trail of Destruction Left by Islamic Extremist Groups. Newsweek. 24 January.
Joe Miller (2016). Partying for Palmyra: A Davos party with a difference. BBC News. 22 January.
Jillian Steinhauer (2016). Oregon Occupiers May Have Violated Federal Law by Damaging a Native American Archeological Site. Hyperallergic. 22 January.
Sarah Kershaw (2016). The race to save ancient Islamic manuscripts from terrorists who want them destroyed. The Washington Post. 21 January.
Mark Hey (2016). Tomb Raiding Is a Growing Problem in the Middle East. Vice. 21 January.
Militants bulldoze through Native American archeological site, share video rifling through artifacts( )
Jen Hayden (2016). Militants bulldoze through Native American archeological site, share video rifling through artifacts. Daily Kos. 21 January.
Brian Maffly (2016). Utah tribes say public-lands bill 'adds insult to injury,' petition Obama to designate monument. The Salt Lake Tribune. 21 January.
Irina Bokova (2016). Terrorists are destroying our cultural heritage. It's time to fight back. World Economic Forum. 18 January.
Laurence Cawley (2016). The best places in England for unearthing lost treasure. BBC News. 17 January.
Rebecca Boone (2016). 4,000 artifacts stored at Oregon refuge held by armed group. Phys.org. 15 January.
Susan Walker (2016). Libya's threatened ancient history, and why it is significant. Apollo. 15 January.
Mary Louise Schumacher (2016). Think of burial mounds as earthen records of Wisconsin's native people. Journal Sentinel. 15 January.
PNS (2016). Minister writes to CM on Rajrappa shrine security. The Daily Pioneer. 14 January.
DW (2016). Fight 'Islamic State' by preventing illegal artifacts trade. DW. 13 January.
Stephanie Woodard (2016). Lost Bones, Damage and Harassment at Ancient Sacred Site. Indian Country Today. 13 January.
Kristina Killgrove (2016). Florida Archaeologists Condemn Proposed 'Citizen Archaeology' Permit. Forbes. 13 January.
Deborah Lehr (2016). End the Looting of Antiquities: A Plea for Action. The New York Times. 13 January.
Jessica Clark (2016). Bill would issue archaeology permits to any citizen. First Coast News. 12 January.
Earl Rinehart (2016). Ancient Ohio sites lack state protection from archaeology scavengers. The Columbus Dispatch. 11 January.
The Times of Israel (2016). Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv. The Times of Israel. 10 January.
Steven Lee Myers (2016). 'Broken System' Allows ISIS to Profit From Looted Antiquities. The New York Times. 9 January.
Sewa Bhattarai (2016). The Gods are still leaving. The Kathmandu Post. 9 January.
What challenges await the Ministry of Culture.
Ángel Elías (2016). ¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?. Prensa Libre. 8 January.
S. Prasad (2016). Kilvalai rock paintings face threat of fading away. The Hindu. 8 January.
David Barnett (2016). Channel 5 accused of supporting 'grave-robbing' over TV show Battlefield Recovery. The Guardian. 8 January.
Joel Baden (2016). Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?. The Atlantic. 7 January.
Anny Shaw (2016). Egypt to launch antiquities database to track public collections and combat smuggling. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.
Barret Baumgart (2016). How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart. Vice. 5 January.
David Mark Simpson (2016). Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail. The New York Times. 4 January.
Arthur Neslen (2016). Poachers using science papers to target newly discovered species. The Guardian. 1 January.
RT (2015). ISIS claims responsibility for attack on tourists at ancient fortress in Russia's Dagestan. RT. 31 December.
Doğan News Agency (2015). Reliefs in Mersin fall victims to treasure hunters. Hurriyet Daily News. 31 December.
Cahal Milmo (2015). 'Nighthawks': Tracking the criminals plundering ancient sites with the latest equipment. The Independent. 30 December.
Vincent Noce (2015). France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage. The Art Newspaper. 29 December.
Graham Fraser (2015). Top policeman calls for CCTV at Glasgow Necropolis. BBC News. 26 December.
Ben Farmer (2015). Army sign up 'Monument Men' to save treasures from warzones. The Telegraph. 25 December.
Claire Voon (2015). 150,000 People Will Vote to Preserve or Pulverize a Picasso. Hyperallergic. 23 December.
DCMS (2015). 'Lost' £30m masterpiece now at risk of leaving UK. UK Government. 23 December.
Ram Parmar (2015). Aishwarya-starrer film's crew drilled holes in fort. Pune Mirror. 22 December.
Josep Playá Maset (2015). El mar esconde sus tesoros. La Vanguardia. 20 December.
Stephan Salisbury (2015). A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found. Philly.com. 20 December.
Express News Service (2015). Violations in Heritage Zone Under Lens. The New Indian Express. 20 December.
Adele Ramos (2015). $60 mil lost due to illegal logging by Guats over 174 square miles of Belize. Amadala. 19 December.
Qian Ruisha (2015). Brickyard digs into ancient burial site for material. ECNS. 18 December.
Earl Lane (2015). Scientists work to save antiquities from Islamic State destruction. Science. 18 December.
Art Media Agency (2015). The Desire of Transparency in the Art Market. Art Media Agency. 18 December.
Bastien Varoutsikos (2015). Bricks and mortar fire: Yemen's cultural heritage is in the crosshairs. The Conversation. 17 December.
In defence of underwater heritage
Irina Bokova (2015). En defensa del patrimonio subacuático. El País. 16 December.
Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects( )
GlobeNewswire (2015). Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects. Nasdaq.com. 16 December.
Martin Bailey (2015). ICOM releases red list of Libyan antiquities at risk. The Art Newspaper. 15 December.
Associated Press (2015). Libya's cultural heritage 'being destroyed and plundered by Isis'. The Guardian. 15 December.
Gaurav Thapa (2015). Idols, sculptures of damaged sites safe: DoA. The Kathmandu Post. 14 December.
Gaurav Thapa (2015). No cultural artefact has been stolen from damaged monuments, DoA claims. The Kathmandu Post. 13 December.
Treasures in the Peruvian Sea
Óscar Miranda (2015). Tesoros en el mar peruano. La Republica. 13 December.
Patrick Williams (2015). Return of the Monuments Men: New UK unit will save priceless artefacts from jihadis. The Daily Star. 13 December.
AFP (2015). Concern for Libya UNESCO site after Islamic State said to take over. The Times of Israel. 12 December.
Famagusta Gazette (2015). Cypriot Tasoula Hadjitofi vows to halt illicit art trafficking by terrorists. Famagusta Gazette. 12 December.
AFP (2015). European states urge action against IS antiquities dealing. Yahoo News. 8 December.
TNN (2015). Theft raises security concerns in temple village. The Times of India. 7 December.
David Chazan (2015). Isil antiques 'sold to western collectors' warns French finance minister. The Telegraph. 4 December.
Press Trust of India (2015). Jain delegation meets minister about safety of temples in Maha. Business Standard. 2 December.
In Tabasco, crime doesn't respect the church
Leobardo P. Marín (2015). En Tabasco, el crimen no respeta ni a la Iglesia. El Universal. 2 December.
Kristin Romey (2015). Antiquities Chief: Syria Needs Global Help to Save Heritage. National Geographic. 1 December.
Neil Brodie (2015). Thinking on Politics. Europea Union National Institutes for Culture. 30 November.
The Economist (2015). Culture and jihad, grimly connected through the art market's "blood antiquities". The Economist. 30 November.
The Puerta Santa is open, but this isn't a Holy Year
Xurxo Melchor (2015). «La Puerta Santa abrirá, pero esto no es un año santo compostelano». La Voz de Galicia. 29 November.
TNN (2015). State museums still await CCTV cameras. The Times of India. 27 November.
Mali manuscripts: Nations treasure trove of ancient books saved from jihadists are once again at risk( )
Kim Sengupta (2015). Mali manuscripts: Nations treasure trove of ancient books saved from jihadists are once again at risk. The Independent. 26 November.
The Express Tribune (2015). Moment in history: 'Ancient sites vanishing due to vandalism'. The Express Tribune. 23 November.
Residents of Chimalhuacán Atenco decry the looting of archaeological pieces
Niza Rivera (2015). Pobladores de Chimalhuacán Atenco denuncian saqueo de piezas arqueológicas. Proceso. 20 November.
Jonathan Jones (2015). Asylum for artefacts: Paris's plan to protect cultural treasures from terrorists. The Guardian. 20 November.
Edek Osser (2015). Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?. The Art Newspaper. 19 November.
Gareth Harris (2015). Louvre's director draws up 50-point plan in response to Isil's destruction. The Art Newspaper. 19 November.
The office of culture in partnership with INAH safeguard's archaeological sites
Luis Garza (2015). La dirección de cultura en coordinación con el INAH resguardan zonas arqueológicas. En Línea Directa. 18 November.
Associated Press (2015). Hollande proposes refuge for Middle Eastern art. The Daily Star. 17 November.
The archaeological sites of La Montaña are objects of looting and destruction
Salvador Cisneros Silva (2015). Las zonas arqueológicas de La Montaña son objeto de saqueo y destrucción. La Journada Guerrero. 13 November.
BBC News (2015). The art detective fighting to save Syria's past. BBC News. 11 November.
Naomi-Collett Ritz (2015). Kulen Mountain Security Beefs Up. Khmer Times. 10 November.
Slamet Susanto (2015). Security tightened amid threat to temples. The Jakarta Post. 9 November.
Ralph Blumenthal (2015). TED Prize Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology. The New York Times. 8 November.
Sylvia Poggioli (2015). Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community. NPR. 7 November.
Salma El Wardany (2015). Disaster' Is the Best Word to Describe the State of Egyptian Tourism. Skift. 7 November.
Daniel Grant (2015). Art Donors Give to Smaller Nonprofits. The Wall Street Journal. 1 November.
Leo Udtohan (2015). Plunder, vandalism nearly empty Bohol burial site. Inquirer. 1 November.
C. Sathasivam Sitheravellu (2015). Gazette sites to save artefacts. New Straits Times. 31 October.
7 News Belize (2015). What's Happening With Ux Benka?. 7 News Belize. 30 October.
Jeremy Malies (2015). How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts. Source Security. 30 October.
George Mikhail (2015). Egypt authorities blame destroyed archaeological sites on citizens' 'lack of cultural awareness'. Al Monitor. 28 October.
"Daesh" cell arrested for plan to target the pyrmaids
Ahmed Chalabi (2015). ضبط خلية تنتمي لـ«داعش» استهدفت الأهرامات و«الإنتاج الإعلامي». Almasryalyoum. 26 October.
Hillary Ojeda (2015). Cusco strike: Archaeology-concession decree repealed. Peru This Week. 23 October.
Brian Boucher (2015). National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings. ArtNet News. 21 October.
Andy Greenberg (2015). A Jailed Activist's 3-D Models Could Save Syria's History From ISIS. Wired. 21 October.
Mat Nashed (2015). Lebanon, Italy team up to tackle illegal antiquities trade. The Daily Star. 21 October.
Anadolu Agency (2015). Treasure hunters destroying precious Thracian relics in Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 21 October.
Ahmad Abu Amer (2015). Meet the man out to save Gaza's antiquities. Palestine Pulse. 20 October.
Daniel Grant (2015). Artists Need to Protect Their Work From Theft. Huffington Post. 19 October.
Christian Ekman (2015). King Tut's wooden head suffers whiplash after school visit. Albawaba. 19 October.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage. Ahram Online. 18 October.
Paul Lynch (2015). Northampton museums warned threat of attack is 'severe and imminent'. Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 17 October.
The Guardian (2015). UN to deploy peacekeepers to protect world heritage sites. The Guardian. 17 October.
Michele Berger (2015). Penn's Hanson Works to Protect Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq. Penn News. 15 October.
Ma Ruohan (2015). Ancient Watchtower on the Great Wall Harmed during Film Shooting. CRIEnglish. 14 October.
More archaeological remains found in the path of 21st Century Highway
David Monroy (2015). En el trazo de la carretera siglo XXI hallan más vestigios arqueológicos. Milenio. 12 October.
Akshaya Mukul (2015). Special force soon to secure 'cultural assets'. The Times of India. 9 October.
Mark O'Neill (2015). Amazing journey: how China hid palace artefacts from Japanese invaders. South China Morning Post. 9 October.
Krista Lomu (2015). Protecting China's cultural heritage. GBTimes. 7 October.
Ahram Online (2015). Journalist shot by unknown assailants in Egypt's Kafr El-Sheikh. Ahram Online. 7 October.
Doğan News Agency (2015). Ancient tombs in Fethiye cleaned after controversy. Hurriyet Daily News. 5 October.
Mark Bellinger (2015). Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts. News Channel 5. 5 October.
BBC News (2015). Collapsed Hadrian's Wall repairs carried out. BBC News. 2 October.
BBC News (2015). Serious intention to raise funds to save Sekhemka Egyptian statue. BBC News. 2 October.
Justin Carissimo (2015). Trevor Noah calls Isis 'capitalist hypocrites' for selling stolen artifacts to the US. The Independent. 30 September.
United States Department of State (2015). Uniting Against Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria. United States Department of State. 30 September.
Associated Press (2015). 3 tomb raiders die from lack of air while attempting to rob ancient grave in central China. Fox. 30 September.
Anna Chibamu (2015). Cultural property trafficking: Army says ready to help. New Zimbabwe. 28 September.
Reuters (2015). Vanishing artefacts: China's cultural treasures stolen or destroyed from lack of resources. South China Morning Post. 28 September.
R. Rajaram (2015). Icon centres to protect prized ancient idols. The Hindu. 27 September.
Thanh Nien News (2015). Hanoians worry about more deadly collapses of colonial houses. Thanh Nien News. 25 September.
Egypt Independent (2015). Egypt FM warns of suicide groups threats to antiquities. Egypt Independent. 25 September.
Mafriq (2015). Rampant Illicit Cultural property trafficking- security details move in. Mafriq Music Factory. 22 September.
The Hindu (2015). Alarm prevents idol theft. The Hindu. 22 September.
Farida Jhabvala Romero (2015). Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts. KQED. 21 September.
K. Umashankar (2015). Treasure hunters ravage temples in Chittoor district. The Hindu. 21 September.
Lucian Harris (2015). A Market Transcendent: Demand for Himalayan Bronze Is on the Rise. Blouin ArtInfo. 20 September.
Insecurity plagues Catholic temples, and they are installing alarms
Carlos Marí (2015). Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas. Terra. 20 September.
Want China Times (2015). Tradition of vandalizing China's treasures endures at Palace Museum. Want China Times. 15 September.
Associated Press (2015). California wildfires reveal artifacts; state officials working to stop looters. San Jose Mercury News. 14 September.
Security cameras to protect the churches of Villahermosa
Presente (2015). Se protegen con cámaras de vigilancia las iglesias de Villahermosa. Presente. 13 September.
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 (2015). Iglesias en Venezuela modifican horarios de sus prácticas religiosas ante el auge de la criminalidad. NTN24. 7 September.
Khalid Hassan (2015). Weak security plagues Egypt's archaeological sites. Al Monitor. 7 September.
Destruction of heritage at Huapalcalco
María Antonieta Islas Tulancingo (2015). Destrucción de acervo en Huapalcalco. Criterio. 7 September.
Scott Huddleston (2015). Alamo guide acted quickly to stop vandalism. San Antonio Express-News. 4 September.
Federal forces needed to safeguard remains found in Altamira
Diana Alvarado (2015). Urge que fuerzas federales cuiden vestigios encontrados en Altamira. Hoy Tamaulipas. 4 September.
Daniel Estrin (2015). Artifact rescuer says world must protect antiquities. The Times of Israel. 3 September.
Church security reinforced after robbery
El Siglo de Torreón (2015). Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo. El Siglo de Torreón. 3 September.
Daniel K. Eisenbud (2015). Police investigating suspicious east Jerusalem tunnel adjacent to Rockefeller Museum. The Jerusalem Post. 1 September.
Curb incursions at archaeological sites says Lilia Mendoza
NSS Oaxaca (2015). Frenar invasiones en las zonas arqueológicas, pide Lilia Mendoza. NSS Oaxaca. 31 August.
La Jornada (2015). Basura y saqueo en el Titanic a 30 años de su hallazgo. La Jornada. 29 August.
Derek Fincham (2015). Fincham: Syria will need the culture that ISIS hopes to destroy. Houston Chronicle. 28 August.
Ukraine Today (2015). Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection. Ukraine Today. 28 August.
Associated Press (2015). Target practice at Utah Lake is erasing ancient art. Local News 8. 26 August.
Robberies of Catholic Churches continue
Guadalupe Amador G. (2015). Persisten robos en iglesias católicas. El Mundo de Tehuacán. 25 August.
Ivan Nechepurenko (2015). Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears. The Moscow Times. 23 August.
Saikat Ray (2015). Security upgrade at Thakurbari. The Times of India. 23 August.
Trafficking continues: the heritage of Bolivia heads for the borders
Luis Fernando Cantoral (2015). Tráfico que continúa: el patrimonio de Bolivia sale por las fronteras. eju!. 22 August.
Halil Sanismaz (2015). Syria's antiquities: Why we must protect the region's ancient artifacts. Daily Sabah. 21 August.
Phil Taylor (2015). 'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight. EENews. 21 August.
Ronald Lee Fleming (2015). To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men. Global Post. 20 August.
Gary Vikan (2015). The Case For Buying Antiquities To Save Them. The Wall Street Journal. 19 August.
Kareem Shaheen (2015). Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities. The Guardian. 19 August.
JNi.Media (2015). Lithuanian Jews Dump Chief Rabbi for 'Lies' as Lengthy War over Fate of Ancient Cemetery Rages On. The Jewish Press. 18 August.
R Prince Jebakumar (2015). 45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft. The New Indian Express. 15 August.
Looters attack caves at Tulum
Novedades Quintana Roo (2015). Saqueadores de cuevas atacan en Tulum. Novedades Quintana Roo. 9 August.
Gold fever destroys 2300 years old site in Puerto Jiménez
Andrea Solano B. (2015). Imprimir Enviar Fiebre del oro destruye aldea de 2.300 años en Puerto Jiménez. La Nación. 9 August.
Danny Lewis (2015). These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS. Smithsonian. 7 August.
Most archaeological sites marginalised
Informador (2015). Marginan a la mayoría de zonas arqueológicas. Informador. 6 August.
Restoration of the temple in Pánuco full of irregularities
Claudia Montes de Oca (2015). Llena de irregularidades restauración de templo en Pánuco. NTR Zacatecas. 6 August.
Jack Moore (2015). Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches. Newsweek. 6 August.
Bolivia needs an aggressive campaign to protect heritage
Claudia Gonzales Yaksic (2015). Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial. Los Tiempos. 4 August.
TCT Magazine (2015). Monuments Woman. TCT Magazine. 4 August.
Masha Lipman (2015). A Museum Survives in Crimea. The New Yorker. 3 August.
Plundered and ruined temples
Miguel Salazar (2015). Templos en ruinas y saqueados. Diario Xalapa. 3 August.
Jason Burke (2015). India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks. The Guardian. 3 August.
Nick Morrison (2015). Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain. The China Post. 3 August.
Associated Press (2015). Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control. Daily Herald. 1 August.
Patrick Sisson (2015). How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?. Curbed. 31 July.
Sarthak Mani (2015). Protecting the ruins. Nepali Times. 24 July.
Niu Honglin (2015). Curator Theft Raises Museum Alarms. CRIEnglish. 23 July.
Hiru News (2015). Polonnaruwa museum is exposed to theft due to malfunction of main door. Hiru News. 17 July.
Helena Cavendish de Moura (2015). Bringing life to Peru's ancient mummies. CNN. 17 July.
Race to save priceless artefacts from the sunken HMS Victory after looters target its two nearest wrecks in the English Channel( )
David Wilkes (2015). Race to save priceless artefacts from the sunken HMS Victory after looters target its two nearest wrecks in the English Channel. The Daily Mail. 17 July.
"When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls( )
Ben Miller (2015). "When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls. Culture 24. 16 July.
Abby Phillip (2015). Inside the turbulent world of Barry Clifford, a pirate-ship hunter under attack. The Washington Post. 16 July.
Native News Online (2015). Congressional House Chairman Bishop Calls Native American Artifacts "Bull Crap – Not an Antiquity". Native News Online. 13 July.
Matthew Cooper (2015). Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches. Apollo. 9 July.
Demands to save the archaeological sites of Tlaltizapán
Evaristo Torres (2015). Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán. La Unión de Morelos. 7 July.
Peerzada Salman (2015). Precious artefacts get damaged, others face risk of theft during shifting. Dawn. 5 July.
AFP (2015). UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered. Art Daily. 3 July.
The Economist (2015). Rare books: Foiling the thiefs. The Economist. 2 July.
AFP (2015). Almost a third of China's Great Wall has disappeared. The Guardian. 29 June.
Security camera systems not functioning in the temples of Cholula
Arturo Manzano (2015). Sin funcionar el sistema de videovigilancia en templos de Cholula. Municipios. 28 June.
Richard Suchet (2015). Tome Raiders: Rare Items Stolen From Libraries. Sky News. 25 June.
Niranjan Kaggere (2015). Gods safe as govt ups security at temples. Bangalore Mirror. 24 June.
Looters hit areas of historical significance in Zapotitlán
Elizabeth Rodríguez Lezama (2015). Saqueadores afectan zonas de importancia histórica en Zapotitlán. La Journada de Oriente. 23 June.
Gabriela Panza-Beltrandi (2015). Victimized by Vandals. Cold Lake Sun. 22 June.
Peru: Squatters continue to occupy archaeological site in Trujillo
Entorno Inteligente (2015). PERÚ: Invasores persisten en ocupar sitio arqueológico ubicado en Trujillo. Entorno Inteligente. 18 June.
Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol thieves are adopting innovative ways: Philip. India Today. 18 June.
Lizzie Porter (2015). Yemen: the Unesco heritage slowly being destroyed. The Telegraph. 16 June.
Defining factors that have an effect on archaeological sites in Escuinapa.
Sugey Estrada (2015). Definen factores que afectan a zona arqueológica. Noreste.com. 13 June.
Living in the Past: Landowners often loot or destroy archaeological sites. Is this new subdivision a solution?( )
Nick Romeo (2015). Living in the Past: Landowners often loot or destroy archaeological sites. Is this new subdivision a solution?. Slate. 12 June.
Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world. India Today. 12 June.
Elise Knutson (2015). Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage. The Daily Star. 12 June.
Sarah Laskow (2015). Libraries And Cities Are Terrible At Keeping Track of Art. Atlas Obscura. 11 June.
Suzanne Vega (2015). Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS. JP Updates. 10 June.
David D. Kirkpatrick (2015). Militants Hit Karnak Temple, in 2nd Recent Attack on Egyptian Tourist Sites. The New York Times. 10 June.
Ben Farmer (2015). Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting. The Telegraph. 6 June.
Adam Taylor (2015). The world may be ignoring the destruction of cultural treasures in Yemen. The Washington Post. 5 June.
Dipender Manta (2015). Kullu temples remain vulnerable to thefts. Hindustan Times. 4 June.
Cheryl Eddy (2015). Shoddy Inventory System Enables Theft Of $3 Million Worth Of Chihuly Art. io9. 4 June.
James Reinl (2015). UN unable to stop IS relic-smuggling from Iraq and Syria. Middle East Eye. 4 June.
Simon (2015). For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha. EDers. 4 June.
Muhammad Sadaqat (2015). Indo-Scythian era: Silver rush eats away at 2,000-year-old city. The Express Tribune. 2 June.
Associated Press (2015). Museums band together to watch for looted Iraqi artifacts. Yahoo News. 1 June.
Matt Stout (2015). BPL got security advice from cops, MFA in 2012. Boston Herald. 30 May.
Jonathan Gornall (2015). Mystery men hunt cultural past stolen by ISIL. The National. 28 May.
Reuters (2015). ISIS Executes 20 Men In Palmyra's Ancient Amphitheater. Reuters. 27 May.
Laura C. Mallonee (2015). Yemeni War Leads to Massive Destruction of Cultural Heritage. Hyperallergic. 27 May.
AFP (2015). Turkey ruling Justice and Development Party nails giant election banner into Roman aqueduct. Art Daily. 26 May.
BBC News (2015). Palmyra: Islamic State locks down ancient city's museum. BBC News. 23 May.
Nevine El-Aref (2015). Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage. Ahram Online. 18 May.
Boris Johnson (2015). We must save Palmyra or the maniacs will raze civilisation. The Telegraph. 17 May.
Xie Cheng (2015). Tourists Severely Vandalize Ancient Paintings at Summer Palace. CRIEnglish. 15 May.
Kareem Shaheen (2015). Isis pulls back from Palmyra but fear of 'cultural atrocity' remains. The Guardian. 15 May.
Anne Barnard, Hwaida Saad (2015). ISIS Advance in Syria Endangers Ancient Ruins at Palmyra. The New York Times. 14 May.
Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system( )
Nick Squires (2015). Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system. The Telegraph. 14 May.
Rany Mostafa (2015). Plunder of cultural heritage 'war crime': UNESCO director at Cairo conf. The Cairo Post. 13 May.
S. Vijay Kumar (2015). 'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'. The Times of India. 8 May.
Benjamin Sutton (2015). Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake. Hyperallergic. 8 May.
Deutsche Presse Agentur (2015). Looters prowl as Nepal's treasures SPILL INTO VIEW. The Nation. 7 May.
Faced with insecurity, church relics are being catalogued
Yasmin Mariche (2015). Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias. Imagen del Golfo. 6 May.
AFP (2015). A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting. Deccan Chronicle. 4 May.
Walaa Hussein (2015). Egypt's antiquities under constant threat. Al Monitor. 11 April.
Rob Crilly (2015). How Alan Turing's secret notebook could disappear forever. The Telegraph. 11 April.
Xinhua (2015). Authorities in Tanzania struggle to save historical monuments from harm. Spy Ghana. 11 April.
Richard Kurin (2015). Why We Have a Civic Responsibility to Protect Cultural Treasures During Wartime. Smithsonian. 10 April.
Sammy Ketz (2015). In Syria, National Museum of Damascus races to save antiquities from looting, damage. Art Daily. 30 March.
Lauren Potts (2015). Digging for treasure: Is 'nighthawking' stealing our past?. BBC News. 21 March.
Philip Sherwell (2015). Honduras sends soldiers to protect 'lost city' from drug cartels. The Telegraph. 20 March.
Lincolnshire Echo (2015). Wickenby Museum removes Icarus figure from war memorial for fear of theft. Lincolnshire Echo. 18 March.
Chris Stephen (2015). Tunis museum attack: 20 people killed after hostage drama at tourist site. The Guardian. 18 March.
Boris Johnson (2015). Sign me up to fight Islamic State's demolition of the past. The Telegraph. 15 March.
INAH against campesinos
Julián Marquez Ulin (2015). INAH, contra campesinos. Diario de Quintana Roo. 1 March.
Radio Zamaneh (2015). Iran Offers Safe Haven For Iraq's Endangered Artifacts. Eurasia Review. 1 March.
Lyn Julius (2014). UN Attempt to Save Jewish Sites from ISIS -Too Little Too Late?. Arutz Sheva. 7 December.
Averting possible archaeological looting in the Maya area
Octavio Martínez (2014). Advierten posible saqueo arqueológico en la Riviera Maya. Novedades. 7 December.
Andrea Vogt (2014). Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft. The Telegraph. 28 November.
Syria Online (2014). Abdelkarim: Contents of Syrian museums are in good condition. Syria Online. 24 November.
B. Sivakumar (2014). A brittle plan to protect broken idols?. The Times of India. 3 September.
Andrew Curry (2014). Archaeologists Train "Monuments Men" to Save Syria's Past. National Geographic. 3 September.
Shanghai Daily (2014). Syria warns rebels' bid to target Aleppo's ancient citadel. Shanghai Daily. 8 August.
Eleanor Robson (2014). Fears grow for safety of Iraq's cultural heritage under ISIS. The Conversation. 10 July.
All Africa (2014). Nigeria: Unesco Warns Nigeria Against Cultural Extinction. All Africa. 8 July.
Christopher Dickey (2014). ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq. The Daily Beast. 7 July.
Dan Vergano (2014). Archaeologists Warn of Pillaged Egypt as U.S. Weighs Tougher Antiquities Laws. National Geographic. 3 June.
Tom Mashberg (2014). Taking on Art Looters on Twitter. The New York Times. 9 April.
Express News Service (2014). Profiling of Idols to Ward Off Smuggling Yet to Begin in State. The New Indian Express. 7 April.
Afef Abrougui (2014). Negligence, Corruption Threaten Tunisia's Heritage Sites. Tunisia Alive. 4 April.
Deborah Lehr (2014). At Risk: Egypt's Heritage and Our Own. Huffington Post. 26 March.
Barbie Latza Nadeau (2014). Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals?. The Daily Beast. 22 March.
Associated Press (2014). Officials keeping people away from new Wanapum shoreline. KIMA. 17 March.
Bill Gardner (2014). Newly-discovered Anglo-Saxon village 'stripped of valuable artefacts by thieves'. The Telegraph. 12 March.
Alissa J. Rubin (2014). Among the Wounded in Syria's War: Ancient History. The New York Times. 7 March.
Alex Cabrero (2014). Artifact vandalism near Moab a growing problem. Desert News. 6 March.
Papyrus, Provenance and Looting 2 March 2014, New York Times UN Agencies Launch New Anti-trafficking Campaign( )
Douglas Boin (2014). Papyrus, Provenance and Looting 2 March 2014, New York Times UN Agencies Launch New Anti-trafficking Campaign. RTT News. 6 March.
Las Cruches Sun-News (2014). Treasures deserve protection as monument. Las Cruces Sun-News. 4 March.
Associated Press (2013). Sacred art stolen from Andean churches. The Telegraph. 26 August.
Karla Zabludovsky (2013). Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted. The New York Times. 15 January.
Trafficking mafias operate in Bolivia
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Ramayata Limbu (2001). In the land of gods, thieves have a field day. Nepali Times. 28 September.