Subject: Threat

More than £250,000 needed for alarms for Norfolk's churches

(United Kingdom)

KL (2017). More than £250,000 needed for alarms for Norfolk's churches. KL. 3 August.

The Antiquities Act of 1906: No president is licensed to revoke national monuments

(United States of America)

Bruce Fein (2017). The Antiquities Act of 1906: No president is licensed to revoke national monuments. The Washington Times. 1 August.

Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site

(Palestine; Israel)

Reuters (2017). Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site. Cyprus Mail. 28 July.

Workers in Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Announce Strike for the Weekend

(Greece)

A. Markis (2017). Workers in Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites Announce Strike for the Weekend. Greek Reporter. 26 July.

Cospicua parish church gets security alarms

(Malta)

Ivan Martin (2017). Cospicua parish church gets security alarms. Times of Malta. 26 July.

At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins

(United States of America)

Stephen Nash (2017). At Bears Ears in Utah, Heated Politics and Precious Ruins. The New York Times. 25 July.

Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site

(Palestine; Israel)

BBC News (2017). Israel removes flashpoint metal detectors at Jerusalem holy site. BBC News. 25 July.

Icon centres getting ready to house idol

(India)

R. Rajaram (2017). Icon centres getting ready to house idol. The Hindu. 25 July.

Uri Geller wants to excavate an entire Scottish island in search of Egyptian treasure

(United Kingdom)

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'

(United Kingdom)

Rachel Roberts (2017). British Museum evacuated: Controlled explosion of unattended vehicle carried out after 'security concern'. The Independent. 21 July.

Luxury lost and found: The international service aiding the war on watch theft

(United Kingdom)

Ken Kessler (2017). Luxury lost and found: The international service aiding the war on watch theft. CNN. 21 July.

Did LG Steal from Brazilian Artist Lygia Pape to Promote a Cell Phone? You Be the Judge

(Brazil)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Did LG Steal from Brazilian Artist Lygia Pape to Promote a Cell Phone? You Be the Judge. ArtNet News. 20 July.

No damage to ancient artifacts from 'spray-attack' at Vergina Tombs in Greece

(Greece)

Tornos News (2017). No damage to ancient artifacts from 'spray-attack' at Vergina Tombs in Greece. Tornos News. 19 July.

Ancient Sebastapolis faces illegal excavations

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2017). Ancient Sebastapolis faces illegal excavations. Daily Sabah. 18 July.

Belgium is the "weak link" in the fight against trafficking in cultural property

(Belgium)

Oscar Schneider (2017). Belgium is the "weak link" in the fight against trafficking in cultural property. The Brussels Times. 14 July.

Mi'kmaq leaders urge protesters to leave Cornwallis statue standing

(Canada)

The Chronicle Herald (2017). Mi'kmaq leaders urge protesters to leave Cornwallis statue standing. The Chronicle Herald. 13 July.

Galeón San José: Galleons of gold

(Colombia; Spain)

Oli Pritchard (2017). Galeón San José: Galleons of gold. The Bogota Post. 12 July.

Colombia's San José galleon to be recovered in joint venture states Santos

(Colombia; Spain)

Richard Emblin (2017). Colombia's San José galleon to be recovered in joint venture states Santos. The City Paper Bogota. 10 July.

Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). Group of ministers to decide fate of Air India's huge art collection. The Economic Times. 9 July.

Temple sculptures moved to prevent theft

(Cambodia)

Mom Kunthear (2017). Temple sculptures moved to prevent theft. Khmer Times. 6 July.

Proposals for Margaret Thatcher statue near parliament turned down

(United Kingdom)

Rowena Mason (2017). Proposals for Margaret Thatcher statue near parliament turned down. The Guardian. 6 July.

ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums

(India)

Press Trust of India (2017). ASI bans selfie sticks at 46 site museums. The Hindu. 5 July.

A.P. to go digital to secure ancient icons

(India)

P. Sujatha Varma (2017). A.P. to go digital to secure ancient icons. The Hindu. 28 June.

Changing Nature of Illicit Art Trading Revealed as US Steps Up Fight

(United States of America)

Blouin Artinfo (2017). Changing Nature of Illicit Art Trading Revealed as US Steps Up Fight. Blouin Artinfo. 27 June.

Buscan proteger vestigios históricos en Cerro Las Burras

(Mexico)

Looking to protect historic remains in Cerro Las Burras

Norma Bernal (2017). Buscan proteger vestigios históricos en Cerro Las Burras. NTR. 25 June.

Egypt's sunken antiquities threatened by ship waste

(Egypt)

TRT World (2017). Egypt's sunken antiquities threatened by ship waste. TRT World. 18 June.

Mumbai: Vandalism threat looms over restored Mulji Jetha Fountain

(India)

Fiona Fernandez (2017). Mumbai: Vandalism threat looms over restored Mulji Jetha Fountain. Mid-day. 16 June.

Encroachments made since 2011 removed from Egypt's Dahshur Necropolis

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2017). Encroachments made since 2011 removed from Egypt's Dahshur Necropolis. Ahram Online. 15 June.

Paris Louvre Museum Evacuated (Again) After Security Scare

(France)

Henri Neuendorf (2017). Paris Louvre Museum Evacuated (Again) After Security Scare. ArtNet News. 12 June.

ICOM to draw up Iranian antiquities 'red list'

(Iran)

Tehran Times (2017). ICOM to draw up Iranian antiquities 'red list'. Tehran Times. 10 June.

Institute of Archaeology says cultural heritage being destroyed in Corozal

(Belize)

Breaking Belize News (2017). Institute of Archaeology says cultural heritage being destroyed in Corozal. Breaking Belize News. 9 June.

Judge gives controversial Cliffords Tower visitor centre the green light

(United Kingdom)

York Mix (2017). Judge gives controversial Cliffords Tower visitor centre the green light. York Mix. 9 June.

Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?

(United States of America)

Jake Bullinger (2017). Will Bears Ears Remain a National Monument?. The Atlantic. 9 June.

Temperature rises by almost one degree at ancient Altamira cave

(Spain)

Jessica Jones (2017). Temperature rises by almost one degree at ancient Altamira cave. iNews. 7 June.

Rs 200-crore ancient idols, seized from thieves, rot at museum

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Rs 200-crore ancient idols, seized from thieves, rot at museum. The Times of India. 5 June.

Selfies Add to Museum Hazards

(General)

Denise Johnson (2017). Selfies Add to Museum Hazards. Claims Journal. 2 June.

Walkers' rock piles damaging ancient features of the North York Moors

(United Kingdom)

Ben Barnett (2017). Walkers' rock piles damaging ancient features of the North York Moors. The Yorkshire Post. 31 May.

Copper thief targets county museum

(United States of America)

Travis Weik (2017). Copper thief targets county museum. The Courier-Times. 26 May.

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

(General)

Claire Voon (2017). A Digital Database for Threatened Archaeological Sites in the Middle East and North Africa. Hyperallergic. 24 May.

BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review

(United States of America)

Cody Hooks (2017). BLM calls off public meetings amid Trump's monument review. The Taos News. 19 May.

Libyan authorities issue international circular on looted antiquities from Libya

(Libya)

Safa Alharathy (2017). Libyan authorities issue international circular on looted antiquities from Libya. The Libya Observer. 15 May.

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

(United States of America)

Edward Helmore (2017). 'This is our land': New Mexico's tribal groups gear up to fight for their home. The Guardian. 13 May.

The Treasures of Timbuktu

(Mali)

Charlie English (2017). The Treasures of Timbuktu. The New York Times. 12 May.

Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums

(United States of America)

Martha Lufkin (2017). Artists' commissions, tech gifts and guns: the legal issues facing US museums. The Art Newspaper. 11 May.

Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'

(United States of America)

The Baltimore Sun (2017). Protecting public lands isn't 'abuse'. The Baltimore Sun. 10 May.

The Future of Dozens of National Monuments Depends on You

(United States of America)

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'

(Ireland)

Catherine Devine (2017). National Museum may close exhibition room and restaurant 'to provide anti-terrorist security measures'. Irish Independent. 8 May.

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

(United States of America)

Robert Redford (2017). Robert Redford: Don't take Bears Ears away from us. The Salt Lake Tribune. 6 May.

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

(United States of America)

Matthew Daly (2017). 27 national monuments may have protections cut or curtailed under Trump's review. Chicago Tribune. 6 May.

How Jews and Arabs Collaborate on Antiquities Theft in the West Bank

(Palestine; Israel)

Yotam Berger (2017). How Jews and Arabs Collaborate on Antiquities Theft in the West Bank. Haaretz. 5 May.

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

(Mali)

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.

Damascus Museum shows ancient treasures rescued from war

(Syria)

NRT (2017). Damascus Museum shows ancient treasures rescued from war. NRT. 4 May.

Desinterés Del Inah Provoca El Saqueo De Vestigios Arqueológicos En Lázaro Cárdenas

(Mexico)

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.

CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction

(General)

Famagusta Gazette (2017). CoE adopts Convention to fight cultural destruction. Famagusta Gazette. 4 May.

Can Art Legally Threaten the President?

(United States of America)

Scott Indrisek (2017). Can Art Legally Threaten the President?. Artsy. 3 May.

Para prevenir saqueos inspeccionan fragata "Blanco Encalada" sumergida en bahía de Caldera

(Chile)

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.

Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo

(Mexico)

INAH reduces resources for Quintana Roo

Carlos Matus (2017). Reduce INAH los recursos a Quintana Roo. La Verdad Noticias. 3 May.

Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants

(China; Russia)

Neil Connor (2017). Booming trade in mammoth ivory fuels fears over elephants. The Telegraph. 2 May.

Official launch of public database of 'at risk' archaeological sites

(General)

Phys.org (2017). Official launch of public database of 'at risk' archaeological sites. Phys.org. 1 May.

Ancient mummies rot as Yemen war vexes even the dead

(Yemen)

Noah Browning (2017). Ancient mummies rot as Yemen war vexes even the dead. Reuters. 1 May.

Surprenantes fragrances romaines au BIEL...

(Lebanon)

Surprising Roman fragrances at Biel...

May Makarem (2017). Surprenantes fragrances romaines au BIEL.... L'Orient Le Jour. 28 April.

Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad

(Argentina)

Churchs of Jujuy strengthen their security systems

MDZ (2017). Las iglesias de Jujuy reforzarán sus sistemas de seguridad. MDZ. 26 April.

Foreigner enters Puri Jagannath Temple, creates flutter

(India)

Debabrata Mohapatra (2017). Foreigner enters Puri Jagannath Temple, creates flutter. The Times of India. 24 April.

Roban busto del padre Jaime Salcido, estaba en la iglesia de Fátima

(Mexico)

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: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas

(Peru)

Lambayeque: security at archaeological sites intensified

El Comercio (2017). Lambayeque: intensifican vigilancia en las zonas arqueológicas. El Comercio. 13 April.

Recorren sitios arqueológicos ante posibles huaqueos por Semana Santa

(Peru)

Archaeological sites monitored against possible Easter Week looters

RPP (2017). Recorren sitios arqueológicos ante posibles huaqueos por Semana Santa. RPP. 13 April.

¿Por qué se incrementa el huaqueo en Semana Santa?

(Peru)

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.

Q&A: Art Theft and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry

(General)

Elizabeth Blosfield (2017). Q&A: Art Theft and Its Impact on the Insurance Industry. Insurance Journal. 11 April.

Police, NGOs tie up to curb smuggling

(India)

Ahmed Ali (2017). Police, NGOs tie up to curb smuggling. The Times of India. 11 April.

Humanity's heritage under threat from treasure hunters

(Turkey)

Ahmet Günhan (2017). Humanity's heritage under threat from treasure hunters. Daily Sabah. 10 April.

Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan

(Afghanistan)

Ali M. Latifi (2017). Footprints: Saving artefacts in Afghanistan. Dawn. 9 April.

1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room

(India)

Saibal Guptal (2017). 1,500-year-old 'antique' rots in court store room. The Times of India. 7 April.

Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Russia's regional collections get left out in the cold. The Art Newspaper. 6 April.

How Palestine is working to stop antiquities theft

(Palestine)

Aziza Nofal (2017). How Palestine is working to stop antiquities theft. Al Monitor. 6 April.

Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing

(Russia)

Sophia Kishkovsky (2017). Hermitage boosts security after St Petersburg metro bombing. The Art Newspaper. 5 April.

Protecting Clients' On-The-Wall Assets: Fine Art

(General)

Fran O'Brien (2017). Protecting Clients' On-The-Wall Assets: Fine Art. Think Advisor. 3 April.

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

(Italy)

Reuters (2017). Italy wins G-7 backing for U.N. peacekeeping force for culture. Japan Times. 2 April.

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

(Italy)

Kelly Velasquez (2017). Art 'blue helmets' rescue Italy's treasures from rubble. Yahoo News. 1 April.

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

(General)

Megan Williams (2017). 'Dignity itself': Saving world heritage sites from 'cultural cleansing' won't be easy. CBC. 31 March.

The Endangered Antiquities Act

(United States of America)

John D. Leshy (2017). The Endangered Antiquities Act. The New York Times. 31 March.

3 Are Held on Suspicion of Plot to Attack Rialto Bridge in Venice

(Italy)

Elisabetta Povoledo (2017). 3 Are Held on Suspicion of Plot to Attack Rialto Bridge in Venice. The New York Times. 30 March.

Clampdown on heritage thefts

(United Kingdom)

Dan Bean (2017). Clampdown on heritage thefts. The York Press. 29 March.

Campesinos invaden zona protegida en el Parque Nacional Laguna del Tigre

(Guatemala)

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.

Bid to stop criminals targeting York's rich heritage

(United Kingdom)

Rob Parsons (2017). Bid to stop criminals targeting York's rich heritage. The Yorkshire Post. 23 March.

Red list of Iraqi artifacts available in Turkish

(Iraq; Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Red list of Iraqi artifacts available in Turkish. Hurriyet Daily News. 23 March.

$75.5M pledged to protect heritage sites in war zones

(General)

Thomas Adamson (2017). $75.5M pledged to protect heritage sites in war zones. CBC. 20 March.

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

(United Arab Emirates)

The Gulf Today (2017). UAE pledges $15m to protect heritage sites in conflict areas. The Gulf Today. 20 March.

Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument

(United States of America)

Stuart Leavenworth (2017). Native Americans prepare to battle Trump over Utah national monument. McClatchy. 20 March.

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

(General)

Noah Charney (2017). Why expensive security alarms could actually be putting your valuables at risk. Wired. 18 March.

Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic

(United States of America)

Brady McComba (2017). Tribal group says elimination of Bears Ears would be tragic. The Daily Progress. 18 March.

Who owns a photograph? Goldblatt archive should remain in Cape Town

(South Africa; United States of America)

Martin Hall (2017). Who owns a photograph? Goldblatt archive should remain in Cape Town. Times Higher Education. 18 March.

Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice's St Mark's Square

(Italy)

Associated Press (2017). Thieves' smoke bombs spark panic in Venice's St Mark's Square. The Telegraph. 17 March.

Is museum security robust enough to counter crime and terrorism?

(General)

Alice Farren-Bradley (2017). Is museum security robust enough to counter crime and terrorism?. Apollo. 16 March.

Diving Robbers Are Looting Underwater Treasures, Archaeologists Wail

(Israel)

Philippe Bohstrom (2017). Diving Robbers Are Looting Underwater Treasures, Archaeologists Wail. Haaretz. 15 March.

The Hidden World of Stolen Art and Artifacts

(General)

Jessie Knadler (2017). The Hidden World of Stolen Art and Artifacts. WMRA. 14 March.

A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire

(France; Syria)

Claudia Barbieri (2017). A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire. The New York Times. 11 March.

No guns for guards: Central Museum is an easy prey

(India)

Vinita Chaturvedi (2017). No guns for guards: Central Museum is an easy prey. The Times of India. 10 March.

Centaurs, archers and modern vandals

(India)

Sibi Arasu (2017). Centaurs, archers and modern vandals. The Hindu. 10 March.

BJP demands fencing of Bihar temples, burial grounds

(India)

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

(United States of America; United Kingdom; 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.

Ancient temple left in lurch

(India)

Ahmad Pasha (2017). Ancient temple left in lurch. The Hans India. 2 March.

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

(Spain)

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.

Photo showing party inside ancient Egypt tomb sparks outrage

(Egypt)

Shounaz Meky (2017). Photo showing party inside ancient Egypt tomb sparks outrage. Al Arabiya. 1 March.

Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem's Umayyad Palaces

(Jordan)

The Jordan Times (2017). Jordan demands Israel halts works at Jerusalem's Umayyad Palaces. The Jordan Times. 1 March.

Sentinels to guard Marayur dolmens

(India)

Giji K. Raman (2017). Sentinels to guard Marayur dolmens. The Hindu. 27 February.

At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today

(Nepal)

Sabitri Dhakal (2017). At Bhaktapur Durbar Square today. The Himalayan Times. 26 February.

Azerbaijan to appeal to UNESCO over illegal archaeological activity in occupied lands

(Azerbaijan; Armenia)

APA (2017). Azerbaijan to appeal to UNESCO over illegal archaeological activity in occupied lands. APA. 24 February.

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

(United Kingdom)

Dan Hicks (2017). Why are England's heritage bodies supporting the Stonehenge Bypass?. Apollo. 24 February.

The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS

(Iraq; Syria)

Matteo Fagotto (2017). The Monk Who Saves Manuscripts From ISIS. The Atlantic. 23 February.

Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts

(General)

Melissa Healy (2017). Scientists study ways to preserve world heritage sites damaged in armed conflicts. Los Angeles Times. 22 February.

Los controles que siguen faltando

(Argentina)

Controls are still missing

El Ancastí (2017). Los controles que siguen faltando. El Ancastí. 20 February.

Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears

(United Kingdom)

Robin de Peyer (2017). Top London museums increase security over suitcase bomb fears. Evening Standard. 20 February.

Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy

(Malaysia)

Julia Chan (2017). Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy. The Malay Mail. 16 February.

One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat

(South Africa)

Lynsey Chutel (2017). One of Africa's largest art collections is under threat. Quartz. 16 February.

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

(United Kingdom)

Mark Foster (2017). Church secured against thieves - at cost of £311,000. Darlington & Stockton Times. 10 February.

Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers

(Australia; Indonesia)

Jewel Topsfield (2017). Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers. Western Advocate. 10 February.

Why We Need to Fight to Save Mosul's Cultural Heritage

(Iraq)

Katharyn Hanson (2017). Why We Need to Fight to Save Mosul's Cultural Heritage. Smithsonian. 9 February.

Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap

(Malaysia; Japan)

Oliver Holmes (2017). Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap. The Guardian. 9 February.

The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall

(France)

Lilit Marcus (2017). The Eiffel Tower Is Getting a Bulletproof Glass Wall. Condé Nast Traveler. 9 February.

Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man

(France)

BBC News (2017). Louvre attack: French soldier shoots machete-wielding man. BBC News. 3 February.

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

(United States of America)

Gephardt Daily (2017). Breaking: Governor signs resolution asking to rescind Bears Ears monument designation. Gephardt Daily. 3 February.

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

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2017). Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.

Zona arqueológica, cerrada

(Mexico)

Archaeological site, closed

Juan Carlos Jiménez (2017). Zona arqueológica, cerrada. El Diario Martinense. 31 January.

HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk

(Australia)

Jewel Topsfield (2017). HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk. WA Today. 28 January.

Celebrity hotspot Belsize Village 'besieged by burglars'

(United Kingdom)

Daniel O'Mahony (2017). Celebrity hotspot Belsize Village 'besieged by burglars'. Evening Standard. 27 January.

Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio

(Nepal)

Gyan P Neupane (2017). Locals obstruct temple rebuilding, demand participatio. My Republica. 25 January.

Woman Accidentally Locked Inside a Museum in Germany

(Germany)

Alyssa Buffenstein (2017). Woman Accidentally Locked Inside a Museum in Germany. ArtNet News. 24 January.

Terror fear hits Troy

(Turkey)

Hurriyet Daily News (2017). Terror fear hits Troy. Hurriyet Daily News. 24 January.

Pakistan's Moenjodaro is crumbling away

(Pakistan)

Faras Ghani (2017). Pakistan's Moenjodaro is crumbling away. Al Jazeera. 23 January.

A no-strike list may shield Yemen's ancient treasures from war

(Yemen)

Aisling Irwin (2017). A no-strike list may shield Yemen's ancient treasures from war. New Scientist. 23 January.

Prehistoric rock art in peril

(India)

E.M. Manoj (2017). Prehistoric rock art in peril. The Hindu. 22 January.

How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques

(Egypt)

Khalid Hassan (2017). How Egypt is trying to stop looting at ancient mosques. Al Monitor. 20 January.

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

(General)

EU Reporter (2017). #ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off. EU Reporter. 19 January.

Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation

(Palestine)

Ori Lewis (2017). Ghost churches near Jordan River baptism site await reclamation. Reuters. 18 January.

El Obispado de Cádiz afronta una multa por abandonar una iglesia paleocristiana

(Spain)

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.

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

(Italy)

Chiara Palazzo (2017). Rome mulls no-go zone around Colosseum after acts of vandalism. The Telegraph. 17 January.

Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground

(United States of America)

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

(United States of America)

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.

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

(United Kingdom)

Steven Morris (2017). Opportunity or threat? Stonehenge tunnel plan revives long-running debate. The Guardian. 13 January.

Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking

(General)

Associated Press (2017). Europe Wants More Protection Against Antiquities Trafficking. The New York Times. 13 January.

SHC orders removal of Mohenjo Daro encroachers

(Pakistan)

Daily Times (2017). SHC orders removal of Mohenjo Daro encroachers. Daily Times. 12 January.

WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage

(Czech Republic)

Chris Johnstone (2017). WWII US bomber highlights threat of treasure hunters to Czech heritage. Radio Praha. 11 January.

Un saqueo y negocio sin medidas: paleontología

(Mexico)

Looting and business without moderation: palaeontology

Guillermo Robles Ramírez (2017). Un saqueo y negocio sin medidas: paleontología. Zocalo. 10 January.

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

(United States of America)

Jay Evensen (2017). Jay Evensen: A monument designation won't stop the looting. Deseret News. 4 January.

Bringing the gods home

(Nepal)

Saurav Karki (2017). Bringing the gods home. The Kathmandu Post. 3 January.

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

(China)

Tony Perrottet (2017). The Couple Who Saved China's Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Foreve. Smithsonian. 1 January.

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

(General)

Africa Times (2016). New 'Red List' for West Africa helps to protect art, cultural antiquities. Africa Times. 29 December.

Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal

(Nepal)

Deepak Kharel (2016). Ancient idols of gods under serious threat in Nepal. My Republica. 26 December.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert

(Israel)

Philippe Bohstrom (2016). New Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Found in Judean Desert. Haaretz. 21 December.

Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery

(Iraq)

Owen Jarus (2016). Hundreds of Historic Texts Hidden in ISIS-Occupied Monastery. Live Science. 16 December.

Palmyra: IS retakes ancient Syrian city

(Syria)

BBC News (2016). Palmyra: IS retakes ancient Syrian city. BBC News. 11 December.

Lax security makes protected temples easy targets for thieves

(India)

Arun Devl (2016). Lax security makes protected temples easy targets for thieves. The Times of India. 8 December.

Sacred Sites And Treaty Rights – The Dakota Access Backstory

(United States of America)

Dan Kraker (2016). Sacred Sites And Treaty Rights – The Dakota Access Backstory. Inside Energy. 6 December.

Five Nobel winners urge action to protect heritage sites

(United Arab Emirates)

AFP (2016). Five Nobel winners urge action to protect heritage sites. The Economic Times. 2 December.

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

(Indonesia; Netherlands)

The Japan Times (2016). Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves. The Japan Times. 24 November.

Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD

(United States of America)

Maya Rajamani (2016). Ex-Worker at Intrepid Museum Says on Video Security Should Be Shot: NYPD. DNA Info. 22 November.

Joyas en peligro

(Spain)

Treasures in danger

David Navarro (2016). Joyas en peligro. Heraldo. 21 November.

Veracruz entre los estado con mayor saquen de arte sacro

(Mexico)

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.

How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2016). How the archaeological review behind the Dakota Access Pipeline went wrong. The Conversation. 21 November.

Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic

(Czech Republic)

Julia Michalska (2016). Alphonse Mucha's grandson sues Prague to stop Asian tour of Slav Epic. The Art Newspaper. 14 November.

Treasures worth billions 'hidden in free ports to fund Isis'

(Switzerland)

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

(Syria)

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.

Proposed Bears Ears monument protects Anasazi history at risk

(United States of America)

Brad Branan (2016). Proposed Bears Ears monument protects Anasazi history at risk. The Sacramento Bee. 11 November.

Kohinoor issue: It is war crime not to return stolen items, says advocate Siddiqui

(India; United Kingdom)

Biharprabha (2016). Kohinoor issue: It is war crime not to return stolen items, says advocate Siddiqui. Biharprabha. 11 November.

Violencia y narco obstaculizan el trabajo de arqueólogos

(Mexico)

Violence and narcos hamper the work of archaeologists

Reyna Paz Avendaño (2016). Violencia y narco obstaculizan el trabajo de arqueólogos. Cronica. 7 November.

Prince Charles warns of cultural destruction on UAE visit

(United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom)

Sean Coughlan (2016). Prince Charles warns of cultural destruction on UAE visit. BBC News. 7 November.

A temple in the heart of Capital remains in ruins

(Nepal)

Anup Ojha (2016). A temple in the heart of Capital remains in ruins. The Kathmandu Post. 6 November.

LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight

(United States of America)

Brittny Mejia (2016). LAPD investigating Boyle Heights vandalism as possible hate crimes sparked by gentrification fight. Los Angeles Times. 3 November.

Iraqi heritage sites again at risk in Mosul operation

(Iraq)

AFP (2016). Iraqi heritage sites again at risk in Mosul operation. The Daily Mail. 31 October.

Corruption central: The plundering of Egypt's relics

(Egypt)

Amr Khalifa (2016). Corruption central: The plundering of Egypt's relics. Middle East Eye. 28 October.

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

(Italy)

Danny Lewis (2016). Italian Preservationists Save 900 Artworks From the Ruins of Earthquake-Struck Amatrice. Smithsonian. 25 October.

Kirk Goes After Artifacts Plundered By ISIS

(United States of America)

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.

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

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.

Looters exploit the political chaos in Libya

(Libya)

Tim Cornwell (2016). Looters exploit the political chaos in Libya. The Art Newspaper. 20 October.

Measures needed to protect antique relics

(Vietnam)

Vietnam Net (2016). Measures needed to protect antique relics. Vietnam Net. 20 October.

Why has idol theft been neglected?

(India)

Donna Yates (2016). Why has idol theft been neglected?. DNA. 15 October.

Friday essay: war crimes and the many threats to cultural heritag

(Mali)

Ian Lilley (2016). Friday essay: war crimes and the many threats to cultural heritag. The Conversation. 14 October.

Why thieves have and continue to walk away with India's antiques

(India)

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

(India)

Donna Yates (2016). Trafficking is neglected because people associate antiquities with Egypt, Greece, Rome. Only recently India. DNA. 14 October.

Lebanese activists fight to save Beirut's architectural heritage

(Lebanon)

Changiz M. Varzi (2016). Lebanese activists fight to save Beirut's architectural heritage. Equal Times. 5 October.

Bears Ears named one of nation's most 'endangered' places

(United States of America)

Amy Joi O'Donoghue (2016). Bears Ears named one of nation's most 'endangered' places. Deseret News. 4 October.

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

(Hong Kong)

South China Morning Post (2016). Why so little of Hong Kong's underwater heritage has been preserved. South China Morning Post. 3 October.

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

(Honduras)

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.

I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault

(United States of America)

Peter Simek (2016). I Used My House Key to Break Into the DMA's Vault. D Magazine. 1 October.

Advierten saqueo y daño a patrimonio arqueológico en Zanatepec

(Mexico)

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.

A guardian of Syria's imperiled cultural heritage

(Syria)

Giota Mirtsioti (2016). A guardian of Syria's imperiled cultural heritage. eKathimerini. 29 September.

Art of the past

(Pakistan)

Zainab Fakhar (2016). Art of the past. Pakistan Today. 24 September.

Over 1,200 Archaeologists and Museum Staff Condemn Destruction Wrought by Dakota Pipeline

(United States of America)

Allison Meier (2016). Over 1,200 Archaeologists and Museum Staff Condemn Destruction Wrought by Dakota Pipeline. Hyperallergic. 21 September.

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

(France)

David D'Arcy (2016). François Hollande announces $100m fund to protect cultural heritage in the Middle East. The Art Newspaper. 21 September.

Progress in Protecting Stolen Antiquities Is Real — But Challenges Remain

(General)

Michelle ForCruz (2016). Progress in Protecting Stolen Antiquities Is Real — But Challenges Remain. Asia Society. 19 September.

Karnataka yet to get proper inventory report on 14 heritage cities

(India)

Yathiraju (2016). Karnataka yet to get proper inventory report on 14 heritage cities. The New Indian Express. 12 September.

Robbed of our antiquities

(Canada)

Alan Wade (2016). Robbed of our antiquities. The Chronicle Journal. 11 September.

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

(Chile)

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.

Rhinos being killed for horn's value as collectible, study finds

(General)

Karin Brulliard (2016). Rhinos being killed for horn's value as collectible, study finds. Portland Press Herald. 10 September.

The Amateur Tomb Raiders Pilfering China's Artifacts

(China)

Wang Chao (2016). The Amateur Tomb Raiders Pilfering China's Artifacts. Sixth Tone. 9 September.

KP lacks archaeological experts to preserve priceless heritage

(Pakistan)

Pakistan Observer (2016). KP lacks archaeological experts to preserve priceless heritage. Pakistan Observer. 9 September.

Plea for holiday photos to help preserve world heritage

(Syria; Libya; Afghanistan)

Kirsteen Paterson (2016). Plea for holiday photos to help preserve world heritage. The National. 9 September.

Raghunath Trust to strengthen security & management shrine: CM

(India)

M. L. Verma (2016). Raghunath Trust to strengthen security & management shrine: CM. Himvani. 9 September.

Kuwaiti official urges end to theft of Arab culture

(Kuwait)

KUNA (2016). Kuwaiti official urges end to theft of Arab culture. Kuwait News Agency. 8 September.

Piden al INAH frenar saqueo en zona arqueológica de Totimehuacán

(Mexico)

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.

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

(Jordan)

Petra (2016). Amman hosts conference to launch regional task force to combat cultural racketeering. Petra. 6 September.

Protecting antiquities in Syria and Libya from Islamic State

(Libya; Syria)

Nick Miller (2016). Protecting antiquities in Syria and Libya from Islamic State. The Sydney Morning Herald. 4 September.

Robo frustrado de noche en la iglesia de Santa María de Laredo

(Spain)

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.

Audit Office raids Paphos museum and sites

(Cyprus)

Cyprus Mail (2016). Audit Office raids Paphos museum and sites. Cyprus Mail. 1 September.

Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process

(Myanmar)

Eleven (2016). Bagan pagodas to be repaired in 7-step process. Eleven. 31 August.

Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended

(Nepal)

My Republica (2016). Balgopaleshwar Temple reconstruction suspended. My Republica. 30 August.

Feature: Greece strives to preserve underwater antiquities

(Greece)

Xinhua (2016). Feature: Greece strives to preserve underwater antiquities. Xinhua. 29 August.

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

(Myanmar)

Libby Hogan (2016). The earthquake aftermath: 'Don't rush with restoration'. DVB. 29 August.

Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2016 ends with call to save heritage endangered by war

(United Kingdom; Syria)

Phyllis Stephen (2016). Edinburgh International Culture Summit 2016 ends with call to save heritage endangered by war. The Edinburgh Reporter. 28 August.

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

(India)

B. Vijay Murty (2016). Jharkhand: Authorities ensure Rs 2,500-cr Krishna idol is guarded well. Hindustan Times. 26 August.

Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris

(Myanmar)

Zarni Mann (2016). Bagan After the Quake: Concerns Over Manhandling of Debris. The Irrawaddy. 25 August.

Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas

(Myanmar)

Radio Free Asia (2016). Myanmar President Visits Bagan to Survey Quake-Damaged Pagodas. Radio Free Asia. 25 August.

75%increase in infringement on Egyptian monuments in Greece: Ministry of Religious Endowments

(Greece; Egypt)

Aisha Zidane (2016). 75%increase in infringement on Egyptian monuments in Greece: Ministry of Religious Endowments. Daily News Egypt. 25 August.

From Timbuktu to Grimsby, heritage deserves to be restored and revered

(Mali; Bosnia; Iraq; Germany)

Simon Jenkins (2016). From Timbuktu to Grimsby, heritage deserves to be restored and revered. The Guardian. 25 August.

Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy. The Art Newspaper. 24 August.

Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy

(Italy)

Hannah McGivern (2016). Assisi basilica declared safe after fatal earthquake strikes central Italy. The Art Newspaper. 24 August.

The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities (Audio)

(General)

Tom Gjelten (2016). The Big Business Of Looted Antiquities (Audio). The Diane Rehm Show. 24 August.

'Need to sensitise law enforcement agencies on heritage'

(India)

The Hindu (2016). 'Need to sensitise law enforcement agencies on heritage'. The Hindu. 23 August.

Rise of the Nazi-Grave Robbers

(Poland; Germany)

Thomas Rogers (2016). Rise of the Nazi-Grave Robbers. Bloomberg. 23 August.

Security firm brought in to protect artwork after thieves target Southern Nature Art Exhibition

(United Kingdom)

Sian Davies (2016). Security firm brought in to protect artwork after thieves target Southern Nature Art Exhibition. Southern Daily Echo. 21 August.

It's time rock art was better protected

(Australia)

Paul Tacon (2016). It's time rock art was better protected. Apollo. 17 August.

Por qué es fácil robar obras de arte en Córdoba

(Argentina)

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.

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

(Iraq; Syria; United States of America)

Rebecca Kheel (2016). GAO: Art world wants US to better protect artifacts in Iraq, Syria. The Hill. 15 August.

Temple managements told to tighten security

(India)

The Hindu (2016). Temple managements told to tighten security. The Hindu. 15 August.

Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime

(United States of America)

Madeline Fox (2016). Cathedral locking its doors between Masses in response to crime. The Wichita Eagle. 14 August.

The Potential Dark Side of China's Art and Antiquities Boom

(China)

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

(China)

Ana Ablaza (2016). China's Historical Relics to Be Preserved; Local Government Punishes Tomb Raiders Backed by Private Art Collectors. Yibada. 10 August.

MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb

(Iraq; Israel)

Roi Kais (2016). MKs turn to UNESCO to save prophet's tomb. Ynet News. 8 August.

Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears

(United States of America)

Garon Coriz (2016). Looking In: New Mexicans should support Bears Ears. Santa Fe New Mexican. 8 August.

Top level bid to save ancient Wemyss caves

(United Kingdom)

Claire Warrender (2016). Top level bid to save ancient Wemyss caves. The Courier. 8 August.

Libya's Antiquities Department refutes UNESCO report on Lepits Magna

(Libya)

The Libya Observer (2016). Libya's Antiquities Department refutes UNESCO report on Lepits Magna. The Libya Observer. 7 August.

Falta mayor consciencia para reportar fósiles

(Mexico)

Greater awareness about reporting fossils is lacking

Gustavo Mendoza Lemus (2016). Falta mayor consciencia para reportar fósiles. Milenio. 7 August.

Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants

(United States of America)

Jason Mark (2016). Utah Monument Fight Pits Native Americans Against Land-Use Militants. The American Prospect. 3 August.

Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple

(India)

IANS (2016). Himachal HC stays takeover of historic Kullu temple. The Hindu. 2 August.

The Fight for Bears Ears National Monument

(United States of America)

Kelly Bastone (2016). The Fight for Bears Ears National Monument. Backpacker. 1 August.

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

(India)

The Tribune (2016). Deities, not CM, to decide Raghunath temple's fate, says Maheshwar Singh. The Tribune. 1 August.

A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears

(United Kingdom)

Dalya Alberge (2016). A Renaissance mystery adds to National Gallery vandalism fears. The Guardian. 31 July.

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

(General)

Hanneke Meijer (2016). To collect or not to collect: are fossil-hunting laws hurting science?. The Guardian. 27 July.

Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection

(Hong Kong)

Steven Gallagher (2016). Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection. South China Morning Post. 25 July.

Citizens map out Gaza's history

(Palestine)

Moath Al-Amoudi (2016). Citizens map out Gaza's history. Al Monitor. 24 July.

Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again

(Nepal)

Kai Weise (2016). Kathmandu Valley is not danger listed again. The Himalayan Times. 23 July.

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

(Spain)

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.

President Obama, make Bears Ears a national monument

(United States of America)

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

Sumerian city of Lagash slowly emerging from desert sands

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2016). Sumerian city of Lagash slowly emerging from desert sands. Al Monitor. 19 July.

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

(Canada)

Camille Bains (2016). First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site. The Globe and Mail. 18 July.

El Inai, el INAH y el robo de "arte sacro"

(Mexico)

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

(Tajikistan)

AKIPress (2016). OSCE trains Tajikistan's relevant agencies on combating the illicit cultural property trade and smuggling of historical artefacts. AKIPress. 16 July.

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

(United States of America)

Ari Phillips (2016). Can a trove of Native American ruins be saved from eBay and 'white people' ideology?. Fusion. 14 July.

UNESCO deplores damage to Aleppo National Museum; warns five Heritage Sites in Libya are in danger

(Syria; Libya)

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's archaeological heritage among the world's most endangered

(Libya)

Libya Herald (2016). Libya's archaeological heritage among the world's most endangered. Libya Herald. 14 July.

Robos a iglesia católica deben preocupar a la sociedad: Diócesis

(Mexico)

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 debe entregar documentos sobre robo de piezas de arte

(Mexico)

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.

Cultural Heritage's Nautical Future

(General)

Maxwell L. Anderson (2016). Cultural Heritage's Nautical Future. The Wall Street Journal. 11 July.

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

(Tanzania; South Africa; Kenya)

Christopher Jones (2016). What Central Africa's War on Poaching Can Teach Us About Fighting the Plunder of Antiquities. Hyperallergic. 5 July.

Louvre Abu Dhabi to host summit on culture versus terrorism

(United Arab Emirates)

Vincent Noce (2016). Louvre Abu Dhabi to host summit on culture versus terrorism. The Art Newspaper. 5 July.

Modification, demolition of ancient structures stayed

(Pakistan)

Dawn (2016). Modification, demolition of ancient structures stayed. Dawn. 5 July.

Archaeologists Test Satellite Monitoring Technology to Combat Looting at Ancient Sites

(United States of America)

Ryan Heinsius (2016). Archaeologists Test Satellite Monitoring Technology to Combat Looting at Ancient Sites. NPR. 4 July.

Parks, sites get looted, overrun

(United States of America)

Bo Petersen (2016). Parks, sites get looted, overrun. The Post and Courier. 3 July.

Pakistan's Vanishing History

(Pakistan)

Daud Khattak (2016). Pakistan's Vanishing History. The Diplomat. 2 July.

Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities

(Iraq)

Adnan Abu Zeed (2016). Prized Lion of Babylon joins list of crumbling Iraqi antiquities. Al Monitor. 30 June.

HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery

(India)

Press Trust of India (2016). HC to hear plea on irregularities in National Art Gallery. The Hindu. 30 June.

Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration

(Myanmar)

Apollo (2016). Ancient Burmese Buddhist site at risk from botched restoration. Apollo. 27 June.

Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave art

(Somalia)

AFP (2016). Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave art. The Daily Mail. 26 June.

16 heritage sites facing extinction

(Nepal)

Pramod Kumar Tandan (2016). 16 heritage sites facing extinction. The Himalayan Times. 26 June.

Talking Point: Neglect of ancient heritage

(Australia)

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

(Ireland)

Claire Scott (2016). Locals fear alcohol fueled vandalism will destroy the last remaining relics of Old Palmerstown Church. Dublin Live. 18 June.

Cracking down on idol-looters

(India)

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"

(Spain)

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.

'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'

(India)

The Hindu (2016). 'Set up judicial commission to probe idol thefts'. The Hindu. 17 June.

Cusco: Falsos arqueólogos realizan excavaciones en centro arqueológicos

(Peru)

Cusco: Fake archaeologists excavate at archaeological site

El Popular (2016). Cusco: Falsos arqueólogos realizan excavaciones en centro arqueológicos. El Popular. 16 June.

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

(India)

The Hindu (2016). HR and CE department launches idol survey in 4,000 temples. The Hindu. 16 June.

Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers

(India)

R. Srikanth (2016). Idols in unprotected temples easy pickings for smugglers. The Hindu. 16 June.

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

(United States of America)

Popular Archaeology (2016). More than 700 Archaeologists Urge Obama to Protect Bear Ears Cultural Area. Popular Archaeology. 15 June.

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

(United States of America)

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.

Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos

(Chile)

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.

Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection

(Greece)

Mary Harris (2016). Athens Mayor to Remove City Statues for their Own Protection. Greek Reporter. 9 June.

Denuncias de INAH por ataques a zonas arqueológicas del estado

(Mexico)

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.

Egypt Dismisses 'ISIS Threat to Blow Up Pyramids'

(Egypt)

Egyptian Streets (2016). Egypt Dismisses 'ISIS Threat to Blow Up Pyramids'. Egyptian Streets. 8 June.

Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say

(Russia)

The Moscow Times (2016). Moscow Roadworks Damaging Archaeological Remains, Activists Say. The Moscow Times. 6 June.

Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage

(General)

Charlie English (2016). Irina Bokova: the woman standing between Isis and world heritage. The Guardian. 3 June.

PLUNDERED: Stone thefts are stripping away our heritage

(United Kingdom)

Karen Pickering (2016). PLUNDERED: Stone thefts are stripping away our heritage. Telegraph & Argus. 3 June.

Art Museum theft shows limits of public money

(United States of America)

Springfield News Leader (2016). Art Museum theft shows limits of public money. Springfield News Leader. 3 June.

Riesgoso para templos mantener sus puertas abiertas, se roban hasta ostias

(Mexico)

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.

Complejo arqueológico Narihualá en riesgo por falta de cerco

(Peru)

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

(Spain)

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.

Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding

(France)

Brian Boucher (2016). Louvre and Musée d'Orsay Close in Emergency Measure Against Seine Flooding. ArtNet News. 2 June.

Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea

(Israel)

Mike Smith (2016). Israel wards off looters of antiquity high above the Dead Sea. Yahoo News. 2 June.

Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all

(United States of America)

James Cuno (2016). Isil rampage: a threat to cultural heritage that belongs to all. The Art Newspaper. 31 May.

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

(United States of America)

Don Gilman (2016). Enforcing the law, protecting resources: a day in the life of a BLM ranger. St George News. 26 May.

National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves

(Israel)

Yoni Kempinski (2016). National plan to save Dead Sea Scrolls from thieves. Arutz Sheva. 25 May.

While the world watches Palmyra, another of Syria's heritage sites risks destruction

(Syria)

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

(United Kingdom)

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.

When Cultural Heritage Is Caught in the Cross Hairs

(General)

Andrew E. Kramer (2016). When Cultural Heritage Is Caught in the Cross Hairs. The New York Times. 18 May.

Russia builds military camp near ancient site in Palmyra

(Syria; Russia)

Associated Press (2016). Russia builds military camp near ancient site in Palmyra. The Daily Mail. 17 May.

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

(Libya)

UNESCO (2016). Key Libyan and international partners unite to adopt an action plan for Libya's heritage. UNESCO. 13 May.

Libya's ancient sites not exposed to same risk as in Syria, Iraq - experts

(Libya)

Aidan Lewis (2016). Libya's ancient sites not exposed to same risk as in Syria, Iraq - experts. Reuters. 11 May.

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

(Colombia)

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.

Bosnia Urged to Tackle Art Trafficking

(Bosnia)

Rodolfo Toe (2016). Bosnia Urged to Tackle Art Trafficking. Balkan Insight. 6 May.

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

(Afghanistan)

Sune Engel Rasmussen (2016). The man who helped save Afghanistan's treasures from ravages of war. The Guardian. 5 May.

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

(Spain)

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.

Ordinary Syrians are Risking Their Lives to Protect Their Cultural Heritage

(Syria)

Emma Cunliffe (2016). Ordinary Syrians are Risking Their Lives to Protect Their Cultural Heritage. The Wire. 23 April.

Scientists and lawyers save archaeological site from mining

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine (2016). Scientists and lawyers save archaeological site from mining. BD Live. 19 April.

Una actuación de urgencia blinda la cueva del Cuaternario de Moclín frente a expolios

(Spain)

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.

Impune, el saqueo de zonas arqueológicas de Michoacán

(Mexico)

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.

Save cultural heritage of India

(India)

Anil Paba (2016). Save cultural heritage of India. Daily Excelsior. 18 April.

Belgium eliminates federal taskforce to fight trafficking in cultural property

(Belgium)

Victoria Stapley-Brown (2016). Belgium eliminates federal taskforce to fight trafficking in cultural property. The Art Newspaper. 15 April.

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

(General)

Davis Dunavin (2016). In Speech At Yale, UN Secretary-General Calls For Better Protection Of Ancient Historic Sites. WSHU. 12 April.

Archeologist calls for national strategy to protect shipwrecks from looting

(Canada)

Adina Bresge (2016). Archeologist calls for national strategy to protect shipwrecks from looting. City News. 12 April.

Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Guards hop to it: Huge rabbit artwork gets 24/7 security. KEPRTV. 6 April.

Consejo de Monumentos Nacionales demora resguardo de momia Chinchorro por falta de camioneta

(Chile)

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.

Saquean y olvidan Zona Arqueológica

(Mexico)

Archaeological site looted and forgotten

Adrián Mendoza Salazar (2016). Saquean y olvidan Zona Arqueológica. Diario de Poza Rica. 6 April.

Chinese villagers loot UNESCO World Heritage site while it's being cleaned

(China)

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

(United Kingdom)

Peter Swindon (2016). Organised crime gang planned to raid Glasgow's Burrell Collection and Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The Herald. 4 April.

Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2016). Indiana group seeks tough penalties for cemetery vandalism. The Washington Times. 2 April.

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

(General)

UNESCO (2016). Stepping up stakeholders' involvement in the fight against trafficking of culture. UNESCO. 1 April.

Marlow's history at risk following rise in illegal metal detecting

(United Kingdom)

Jasmine Rapson (2016). Marlow's history at risk following rise in illegal metal detecting. Bucks Free Press. 1 April.

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

(Italy)

Henri Neuendorf (2016). After Brussels Attacks, Italy Announces $336 Million Anti-Terror Heritage Protection Plan. ArtNet News. 30 March.

Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site

(South Africa)

Sue Blaine (2016). Diamond miner halted after digging on ancient archaeological site. BD Live. 30 March.

Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon

(United States of America)

Jim Mimiaga (2016). Utes, Navajo seek monument to preserve canyon. The Cortez Journal. 27 March.

Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks

(Belgium)

Rain Embuscado (2016). Brussels Museum Reopens With Increased Security Following Terrorist Attacks. ArtNet News. 24 March.

Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports

(General)

Dan Duray (2016). Artistic censorship is on the rise, advocacy group reports. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish

(India)

Jawhar Sircar (2016). Lighten the bureaucracy so India's heritage can flourish. The Art Newspaper. 24 March.

Museums and public galleries in Brussels in lockdown in wake of terrorist attacks

(Belgium)

Anny Shaw (2016). Museums and public galleries in Brussels in lockdown in wake of terrorist attacks. The Art Newspaper. 22 March.

Panagal museum - now open to thieves, vandals

(India)

The Hans India (2016). Panagal museum - now open to thieves, vandals. The Hans India. 22 March.

Protector left unprotected

(India)

M.T. Shiva Kumar (2016). Protector left unprotected. The Hindu. 21 March.

TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?

(United States of America)

Hrag Vartanian (2016). TSA Confronts Age-old Question: Bomb or Abstract Art?. Hyperallergic. 17 March.

Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos

(Peru)

Intensive patrols enlisted to protect 50 archaeological sites

RPP (2016). Alistan patrullaje intenso para proteger 50 sitios arqueológicos. RPP. 17 March.

Calle sin pavimentar provoca saqueo de zona arqueológica

(Mexico)

Unpaved street leads looting of archaeological site

Verónica De la Luz (2016). Calle sin pavimentar provoca saqueo de zona arqueológica. E-consulta. 17 March.

Thousands of rare artefacts at risk, says archaelogy director

(Pakistan)

APP (2016). Thousands of rare artefacts at risk, says archaelogy director. Daily Times. 17 March.

Why Egypt is placing its pyramids under military protection

(Egypt)

Safinaa Mounir (2016). Why Egypt is placing its pyramids under military protection. Al Monitor. 16 March.

Cementerios salitreros en alerta

(Chile)

Salitre cemeteries on alert

Alejandra Lobo (2016). Cementerios salitreros en alerta. La Tercera. 14 March.

Cómo se roban la historia siria

(Syria)

Juan David Torres Duarte (2016). Cómo se roban la historia siria. El Espectador. 12 March.

The antiquities looting crisis in the Middle East

(General)

George Richards (2016). The antiquities looting crisis in the Middle East. Al Jazeera. 12 March.

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

(Syria; France; Switzerland)

UNESCO (2016). UNESCO and French and Swiss heritage professionals stand up for the safeguarding of Syrian heritage. UNESCO. 10 March.

El INAH olvida conservar las zonas arqueológicas del país: Auditoría

(Mexico)

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.

Treasure hunters ravage temples

(India)

Ravi P. Benjamin (2016). Treasure hunters ravage temples. The Hans India. 4 March.

'Stringent action in temple thefts must'

(India)

TNN (2016). 'Stringent action in temple thefts must'. The Times of India. 3 March.

Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting

(Syria)

Associated Press (2016). Christian hamlet in Syria bears scars of fierce fighting. The Daily Mail. 3 March.

Museums spending too little to prevent artefacts being stolen from their collections, expert warns

(United Kingdom)

Cahil Milmo (2016). Museums spending too little to prevent artefacts being stolen from their collections, expert warns. The Independent. 1 March.

Crash Courses Prepare Art Conservators for Catastrophic Disasters

(General)

James Harkin (2016). Crash Courses Prepare Art Conservators for Catastrophic Disasters. Smithsonian. 1 March.

Some Take Massive Risks To Save Syria's Cultural Heritage

(Syria)

NPR (2016). Some Take Massive Risks To Save Syria's Cultural Heritage. NPR. 28 February.

Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue

(United States of America)

Jonathan Bailey (2016). Preservation Is a Civil Rights Issue. Indian Country Today. 25 February.

Chelmsford Museum gold coin theft linked to national security alert

(United Kingdom)

Martin Bailey (2016). Chelmsford Museum gold coin theft linked to national security alert. The Art Newspaper. 24 February.

1000-year-old Idol Awaits 'Security Clearance'

(India)

Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). 1000-year-old Idol Awaits 'Security Clearance'. The New Indian Express. 24 February.

Saquean zona arqueológica

(Mexico)

Archaeological sites looted

Saraí Vargas Prieto (2016). Saquean zona arqueológica. El Sol de León. 22 February.

Harrisburg to National Civil War Museum: Secure our artifacts or else

(United States of America)

Christine Vendel (2016). Harrisburg to National Civil War Museum: Secure our artifacts or else. Penn Live. 22 February.

Navdurga temple priests oppose idol replacement

(India)

Herald Goa (2016). Navdurga temple priests oppose idol replacement. Herald Goa. 19 February.

Govt faces challenges in protecting Bihar heritage sites

(India)

TNN (2016). Govt faces challenges in protecting Bihar heritage sites. The Times of India. 18 February.

Space Archaeologist Wants Your Help to Fight Looting

(General)

Heather Pringle (2016). Space Archaeologist Wants Your Help to Fight Looting. National Geographic. 17 February.

To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest

(United States of America)

Stephen Trimble (2016). To save their homeland, 25 tribes unite in the Southwest. High Country News. 17 February.

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

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Unesco and Italy team up to protect art and artefacts from terrorists. The Guardian. 16 February.

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

(Italy)

Associated Press (2016). Italy sets up Unesco task force to protect antiquities in conflict areas. The Art Newspaper. 16 February.

Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree

(United States of America)

Geoffrey Mohan (2016). Looting prompts closures at mining sites in Joshua Tree. Los Angeles Times. 15 February.

Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales

(Colombia)

El Tiempo (2016). Colombia va perdiendo la batalla contra robo de tesoros culturales. El Tiempo. 14 February.

Belgian museum in such poor repair the exhibits are being rained on

(Belgium)

James Rothwell (2016). Belgian museum in such poor repair the exhibits are being rained on. The Telegraph. 14 February.

Egypt ups pyramids security after illegal stone sales

(Egypt)

Ramadan Al Sherbini (2016). Egypt ups pyramids security after illegal stone sales. Gulf News. 11 February.

Vandals strike ancient archeological site near Tucson

(United States of America)

Barbara Grijalva (2016). Vandals strike ancient archeological site near Tucson. Tucson News Now. 9 February.

Destructive dig: Illegal dig at historic Fort Ellis prompts archaeological concerns

(United States of America)

Brett French (2016). Destructive dig: Illegal dig at historic Fort Ellis prompts archaeological concerns. Billings Gazette. 8 February.

Saqueadores de sitios paleontológicos arriesgan multas de hasta $9 millones

(Chile)

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.

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

(Yemen)

Amel Ahmed (2016). Saving Yemen's heritage, 'heart and soul of classical Islamic tradition'. Al Jazeera. 5 February.

Fuerzan dos iglesias de Bande pero no se llevan ningún botín

(Spain)

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.

Icon centres coming up in Dindigul, Theni to protect idols

(India)

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"

(United States of America)

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.

Meet the heroes who risked their lives for our cultural heritage

(General)

Meg Lambert (2016). Meet the heroes who risked their lives for our cultural heritage. FutureLearn. 26 January.

Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat

(Egypt)

Katie A. Paul (2016). Using Social Media to Predict When Precious Antiquities Are Under Threat. Slate. 26 January.

Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted

(Italy)

Reuters (2016). Illegal dumping in Roman catacombs leaves precious ancient site polluted. The Guardian. 26 January.

New Tool Maps Cultural Trail of Destruction Left by Islamic Extremist Groups

(General)

Lucy Westcott (2016). New Tool Maps Cultural Trail of Destruction Left by Islamic Extremist Groups. Newsweek. 24 January.

Partying for Palmyra: A Davos party with a difference

(Syria)

Joe Miller (2016). Partying for Palmyra: A Davos party with a difference. BBC News. 22 January.

Oregon Occupiers May Have Violated Federal Law by Damaging a Native American Archeological Site

(United States of America)

Jillian Steinhauer (2016). Oregon Occupiers May Have Violated Federal Law by Damaging a Native American Archeological Site. Hyperallergic. 22 January.

The race to save ancient Islamic manuscripts from terrorists who want them destroyed

(Mali)

Sarah Kershaw (2016). The race to save ancient Islamic manuscripts from terrorists who want them destroyed. The Washington Post. 21 January.

Tomb Raiding Is a Growing Problem in the Middle East

(Egypt)

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

(United States of America)

Jen Hayden (2016). Militants bulldoze through Native American archeological site, share video rifling through artifacts. Daily Kos. 21 January.

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

(United States of America)

Brian Maffly (2016). Utah tribes say public-lands bill 'adds insult to injury,' petition Obama to designate monument. The Salt Lake Tribune. 21 January.

Terrorists are destroying our cultural heritage. It's time to fight back

(Iraq; Syria)

Irina Bokova (2016). Terrorists are destroying our cultural heritage. It's time to fight back. World Economic Forum. 18 January.

The best places in England for unearthing lost treasure

(United Kingdom)

Laurence Cawley (2016). The best places in England for unearthing lost treasure. BBC News. 17 January.

4,000 artifacts stored at Oregon refuge held by armed group

(United States of America)

Rebecca Boone (2016). 4,000 artifacts stored at Oregon refuge held by armed group. Phys.org. 15 January.

Libya's threatened ancient history, and why it is significant

(Libya)

Susan Walker (2016). Libya's threatened ancient history, and why it is significant. Apollo. 15 January.

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

(United States of America)

Mary Louise Schumacher (2016). Think of burial mounds as earthen records of Wisconsin's native people. Journal Sentinel. 15 January.

Minister writes to CM on Rajrappa shrine security

(India)

PNS (2016). Minister writes to CM on Rajrappa shrine security. The Daily Pioneer. 14 January.

Fight 'Islamic State' by preventing illegal artifacts trade

(Germany)

DW (2016). Fight 'Islamic State' by preventing illegal artifacts trade. DW. 13 January.

Lost Bones, Damage and Harassment at Ancient Sacred Site

(United States of America)

Stephanie Woodard (2016). Lost Bones, Damage and Harassment at Ancient Sacred Site. Indian Country Today. 13 January.

Florida Archaeologists Condemn Proposed 'Citizen Archaeology' Permit

(United States of America)

Kristina Killgrove (2016). Florida Archaeologists Condemn Proposed 'Citizen Archaeology' Permit. Forbes. 13 January.

End the Looting of Antiquities: A Plea for Action

(General)

Deborah Lehr (2016). End the Looting of Antiquities: A Plea for Action. The New York Times. 13 January.

Bill would issue archaeology permits to any citizen

(United States of America)

Jessica Clark (2016). Bill would issue archaeology permits to any citizen. First Coast News. 12 January.

Ancient Ohio sites lack state protection from archaeology scavengers

(United States of America)

Earl Rinehart (2016). Ancient Ohio sites lack state protection from archaeology scavengers. The Columbus Dispatch. 11 January.

Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv

(Israel; France)

The Times of Israel (2016). Muhammad cartoons censored at Charlie Hebdo exhibit in Tel Aviv. The Times of Israel. 10 January.

'Broken System' Allows ISIS to Profit From Looted Antiquities

(General)

Steven Lee Myers (2016). 'Broken System' Allows ISIS to Profit From Looted Antiquities. The New York Times. 9 January.

The Gods are still leaving

(Nepal)

Sewa Bhattarai (2016). The Gods are still leaving. The Kathmandu Post. 9 January.

¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?

(Guatemala)

What challenges await the Ministry of Culture.

Ángel Elías (2016). ¿Qué retos le esperan al Ministerio de Cultura?. Prensa Libre. 8 January.

Kilvalai rock paintings face threat of fading away

(India)

S. Prasad (2016). Kilvalai rock paintings face threat of fading away. The Hindu. 8 January.

Channel 5 accused of supporting 'grave-robbing' over TV show Battlefield Recovery

(United Kingdom)

David Barnett (2016). Channel 5 accused of supporting 'grave-robbing' over TV show Battlefield Recovery. The Guardian. 8 January.

Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?

(United States of America)

Joel Baden (2016). Can Hobby Lobby Buy the Bible?. The Atlantic. 7 January.

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

(Egypt)

Anny Shaw (2016). Egypt to launch antiquities database to track public collections and combat smuggling. The Art Newspaper. 7 January.

How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart

(United States of America)

Barret Baumgart (2016). How Ancient Native American Rock Art Is Tearing a California Town Apart. Vice. 5 January.

Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail

(United States of America)

David Mark Simpson (2016). Amateur Sleuths on the Dinosaur Trail. The New York Times. 4 January.

Poachers using science papers to target newly discovered species

(General)

Arthur Neslen (2016). Poachers using science papers to target newly discovered species. The Guardian. 1 January.

ISIS claims responsibility for attack on tourists at ancient fortress in Russia's Dagestan

(Russia)

RT (2015). ISIS claims responsibility for attack on tourists at ancient fortress in Russia's Dagestan. RT. 31 December.

Reliefs in Mersin fall victims to treasure hunters

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2015). Reliefs in Mersin fall victims to treasure hunters. Hurriyet Daily News. 31 December.

'Nighthawks': Tracking the criminals plundering ancient sites with the latest equipment

(United Kingdom)

Cahal Milmo (2015). 'Nighthawks': Tracking the criminals plundering ancient sites with the latest equipment. The Independent. 30 December.

France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage

(Syria; Iraq; France)

Vincent Noce (2015). France builds grand alliance to protect cultural heritage. The Art Newspaper. 29 December.

Top policeman calls for CCTV at Glasgow Necropolis

(United Kingdom)

Graham Fraser (2015). Top policeman calls for CCTV at Glasgow Necropolis. BBC News. 26 December.

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

(United Kingdom)

Ben Farmer (2015). Army sign up 'Monument Men' to save treasures from warzones. The Telegraph. 25 December.

150,000 People Will Vote to Preserve or Pulverize a Picasso

(General)

Claire Voon (2015). 150,000 People Will Vote to Preserve or Pulverize a Picasso. Hyperallergic. 23 December.

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

(United Kingdom)

DCMS (2015). 'Lost' £30m masterpiece now at risk of leaving UK. UK Government. 23 December.

Aishwarya-starrer film's crew drilled holes in fort

(India)

Ram Parmar (2015). Aishwarya-starrer film's crew drilled holes in fort. Pune Mirror. 22 December.

A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found

(United States of America)

Stephan Salisbury (2015). A tale of sculptures saved, lost, and found. Philly.com. 20 December.

El mar esconde sus tesoros

(Spain)

Josep Playá Maset (2015). El mar esconde sus tesoros. La Vanguardia. 20 December.

Violations in Heritage Zone Under Lens

(India)

Express News Service (2015). Violations in Heritage Zone Under Lens. The New Indian Express. 20 December.

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

(Belize; Guatemala)

Adele Ramos (2015). $60 mil lost due to illegal logging by Guats over 174 square miles of Belize. Amadala. 19 December.

Brickyard digs into ancient burial site for material

(China)

Qian Ruisha (2015). Brickyard digs into ancient burial site for material. ECNS. 18 December.

Scientists work to save antiquities from Islamic State destruction

(Syria)

Earl Lane (2015). Scientists work to save antiquities from Islamic State destruction. Science. 18 December.

The Desire of Transparency in the Art Market

(General)

Art Media Agency (2015). The Desire of Transparency in the Art Market. Art Media Agency. 18 December.

Bricks and mortar fire: Yemen's cultural heritage is in the crosshairs

(Yemen)

Bastien Varoutsikos (2015). Bricks and mortar fire: Yemen's cultural heritage is in the crosshairs. The Conversation. 17 December.

En defensa del patrimonio subacuático

(Colombia)

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

(United States of America)

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.

ICOM releases red list of Libyan antiquities at risk

(Libya)

Martin Bailey (2015). ICOM releases red list of Libyan antiquities at risk. The Art Newspaper. 15 December.

Libya's cultural heritage 'being destroyed and plundered by Isis'

(Libya)

Associated Press (2015). Libya's cultural heritage 'being destroyed and plundered by Isis'. The Guardian. 15 December.

Idols, sculptures of damaged sites safe: DoA

(Nepal)

Gaurav Thapa (2015). Idols, sculptures of damaged sites safe: DoA. The Kathmandu Post. 14 December.

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

(Nepal)

Gaurav Thapa (2015). No cultural artefact has been stolen from damaged monuments, DoA claims. The Kathmandu Post. 13 December.

Tesoros en el mar peruano

(Peru)

Treasures in the Peruvian Sea

Óscar Miranda (2015). Tesoros en el mar peruano. La Republica. 13 December.

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

(United Kingdom)

Patrick Williams (2015). Return of the Monuments Men: New UK unit will save priceless artefacts from jihadis. The Daily Star. 13 December.

Concern for Libya UNESCO site after Islamic State said to take over

(Libya)

AFP (2015). Concern for Libya UNESCO site after Islamic State said to take over. The Times of Israel. 12 December.

Cypriot Tasoula Hadjitofi vows to halt illicit art trafficking by terrorists

(Cyprus)

Famagusta Gazette (2015). Cypriot Tasoula Hadjitofi vows to halt illicit art trafficking by terrorists. Famagusta Gazette. 12 December.

European states urge action against IS antiquities dealing

(General)

AFP (2015). European states urge action against IS antiquities dealing. Yahoo News. 8 December.

Theft raises security concerns in temple village

(India)

TNN (2015). Theft raises security concerns in temple village. The Times of India. 7 December.

Isil antiques 'sold to western collectors' warns French finance minister

(Iraq; Syria; France)

David Chazan (2015). Isil antiques 'sold to western collectors' warns French finance minister. The Telegraph. 4 December.

Jain delegation meets minister about safety of temples in Maha

(India)

Press Trust of India (2015). Jain delegation meets minister about safety of temples in Maha. Business Standard. 2 December.

En Tabasco, el crimen no respeta ni a la Iglesia

(Mexico)

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.

Antiquities Chief: Syria Needs Global Help to Save Heritage

(Syria)

Kristin Romey (2015). Antiquities Chief: Syria Needs Global Help to Save Heritage. National Geographic. 1 December.

Thinking on Politics

(General)

Neil Brodie (2015). Thinking on Politics. Europea Union National Institutes for Culture. 30 November.

Culture and jihad, grimly connected through the art market's "blood antiquities"

(United Kingdom)

The Economist (2015). Culture and jihad, grimly connected through the art market's "blood antiquities". The Economist. 30 November.

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

(Spain)

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.

State museums still await CCTV cameras

(India)

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

(Mali)

Kim Sengupta (2015). Mali manuscripts: Nations treasure trove of ancient books saved from jihadists are once again at risk. The Independent. 26 November.

Moment in history: 'Ancient sites vanishing due to vandalism'

(Pakistan)

The Express Tribune (2015). Moment in history: 'Ancient sites vanishing due to vandalism'. The Express Tribune. 23 November.

Pobladores de Chimalhuacán Atenco denuncian saqueo de piezas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

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.

Asylum for artefacts: Paris's plan to protect cultural treasures from terrorists

(France; Iraq; Syria)

Jonathan Jones (2015). Asylum for artefacts: Paris's plan to protect cultural treasures from terrorists. The Guardian. 20 November.

Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?

(Saudi Arabia)

Edek Osser (2015). Why is Saudi Arabia destroying the cultural heritage of Mecca and Medina?. The Art Newspaper. 19 November.

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

(France; Syria; Iraq)

Gareth Harris (2015). Louvre's director draws up 50-point plan in response to Isil's destruction. The Art Newspaper. 19 November.

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

(Mexico)

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.

Hollande proposes refuge for Middle Eastern art

(France)

Associated Press (2015). Hollande proposes refuge for Middle Eastern art. The Daily Star. 17 November.

Las zonas arqueológicas de La Montaña son objeto de saqueo y destrucción

(Mexico)

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.

The art detective fighting to save Syria's past

(Syria)

BBC News (2015). The art detective fighting to save Syria's past. BBC News. 11 November.

Kulen Mountain Security Beefs Up

(Cambodia)

Naomi-Collett Ritz (2015). Kulen Mountain Security Beefs Up. Khmer Times. 10 November.

Security tightened amid threat to temples

(Indonesia)

Slamet Susanto (2015). Security tightened amid threat to temples. The Jakarta Post. 9 November.

TED Prize Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology

(Egypt; United States of America)

Ralph Blumenthal (2015). TED Prize Goes to Archaeologist Who Combats Looting With Satellite Technology. The New York Times. 8 November.

Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community

(Syria)

Sylvia Poggioli (2015). Syrian Antiquities Chief Calls For Help From International Community. NPR. 7 November.

Disaster' Is the Best Word to Describe the State of Egyptian Tourism

(Egypt)

Salma El Wardany (2015). Disaster' Is the Best Word to Describe the State of Egyptian Tourism. Skift. 7 November.

Art Donors Give to Smaller Nonprofits

(General)

Daniel Grant (2015). Art Donors Give to Smaller Nonprofits. The Wall Street Journal. 1 November.

Plunder, vandalism nearly empty Bohol burial site

(Philippines)

Leo Udtohan (2015). Plunder, vandalism nearly empty Bohol burial site. Inquirer. 1 November.

Gazette sites to save artefacts

(Malaysia)

C. Sathasivam Sitheravellu (2015). Gazette sites to save artefacts. New Straits Times. 31 October.

What's Happening With Ux Benka?

(Belize)

7 News Belize (2015). What's Happening With Ux Benka?. 7 News Belize. 30 October.

How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts

(General)

Jeremy Malies (2015). How museums employ security measures to counteract art thefts. Source Security. 30 October.

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

(Egypt)

George Mikhail (2015). Egypt authorities blame destroyed archaeological sites on citizens' 'lack of cultural awareness'. Al Monitor. 28 October.

ضبط خلية تنتمي لـ«داعش» استهدفت الأهرامات و«الإنتاج الإعلامي»

(Egypt)

"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.

Cusco strike: Archaeology-concession decree repealed

(Peru)

Hillary Ojeda (2015). Cusco strike: Archaeology-concession decree repealed. Peru This Week. 23 October.

National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings

(United Kingdom)

Brian Boucher (2015). National Crime Agency Warns British Museums Against Imminent Threat of Organized Crime Rings. ArtNet News. 21 October.

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

(Syria)

Andy Greenberg (2015). A Jailed Activist's 3-D Models Could Save Syria's History From ISIS. Wired. 21 October.

Lebanon, Italy team up to tackle illegal antiquities trade

(Lebanon; Italy)

Mat Nashed (2015). Lebanon, Italy team up to tackle illegal antiquities trade. The Daily Star. 21 October.

Treasure hunters destroying precious Thracian relics in Turkey

(Turkey)

Anadolu Agency (2015). Treasure hunters destroying precious Thracian relics in Turkey. Hurriyet Daily News. 21 October.

Meet the man out to save Gaza's antiquities

(Palestine)

Ahmad Abu Amer (2015). Meet the man out to save Gaza's antiquities. Palestine Pulse. 20 October.

Artists Need to Protect Their Work From Theft

(General)

Daniel Grant (2015). Artists Need to Protect Their Work From Theft. Huffington Post. 19 October.

King Tut's wooden head suffers whiplash after school visit

(Egypt)

Christian Ekman (2015). King Tut's wooden head suffers whiplash after school visit. Albawaba. 19 October.

Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Egyptian Museum boss rubbishes reports of Tutankhamun gold mask damage. Ahram Online. 18 October.

Northampton museums warned threat of attack is 'severe and imminent'

(United Kingdom)

Paul Lynch (2015). Northampton museums warned threat of attack is 'severe and imminent'. Northampton Chronicle & Echo. 17 October.

UN to deploy peacekeepers to protect world heritage sites

(General)

The Guardian (2015). UN to deploy peacekeepers to protect world heritage sites. The Guardian. 17 October.

Penn's Hanson Works to Protect Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq

(Iraq; Syria)

Michele Berger (2015). Penn's Hanson Works to Protect Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria and Iraq. Penn News. 15 October.

Ancient Watchtower on the Great Wall Harmed during Film Shooting

(China)

Ma Ruohan (2015). Ancient Watchtower on the Great Wall Harmed during Film Shooting. CRIEnglish. 14 October.

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

(Mexico)

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.

Special force soon to secure 'cultural assets'

(India)

Akshaya Mukul (2015). Special force soon to secure 'cultural assets'. The Times of India. 9 October.

Amazing journey: how China hid palace artefacts from Japanese invaders

(China; Japan)

Mark O'Neill (2015). Amazing journey: how China hid palace artefacts from Japanese invaders. South China Morning Post. 9 October.

Protecting China's cultural heritage

(China)

Krista Lomu (2015). Protecting China's cultural heritage. GBTimes. 7 October.

Journalist shot by unknown assailants in Egypt's Kafr El-Sheikh

(Egypt)

Ahram Online (2015). Journalist shot by unknown assailants in Egypt's Kafr El-Sheikh. Ahram Online. 7 October.

Ancient tombs in Fethiye cleaned after controversy

(Turkey)

Doğan News Agency (2015). Ancient tombs in Fethiye cleaned after controversy. Hurriyet Daily News. 5 October.

Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts

(United States of America)

Mark Bellinger (2015). Audit Shows Possible Threat To Museum Artifacts. News Channel 5. 5 October.

Collapsed Hadrian's Wall repairs carried out

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Collapsed Hadrian's Wall repairs carried out. BBC News. 2 October.

Serious intention to raise funds to save Sekhemka Egyptian statue

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2015). Serious intention to raise funds to save Sekhemka Egyptian statue. BBC News. 2 October.

Trevor Noah calls Isis 'capitalist hypocrites' for selling stolen artifacts to the US

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

Justin Carissimo (2015). Trevor Noah calls Isis 'capitalist hypocrites' for selling stolen artifacts to the US. The Independent. 30 September.

Uniting Against Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria

(United States of America; Iraq; Syria)

United States Department of State (2015). Uniting Against Threats to Cultural Heritage in Iraq and Syria. United States Department of State. 30 September.

3 tomb raiders die from lack of air while attempting to rob ancient grave in central China

(China)

Associated Press (2015). 3 tomb raiders die from lack of air while attempting to rob ancient grave in central China. Fox. 30 September.

Cultural property trafficking: Army says ready to help

(Zimbabwe)

Anna Chibamu (2015). Cultural property trafficking: Army says ready to help. New Zimbabwe. 28 September.

Vanishing artefacts: China's cultural treasures stolen or destroyed from lack of resources

(China)

Reuters (2015). Vanishing artefacts: China's cultural treasures stolen or destroyed from lack of resources. South China Morning Post. 28 September.

Icon centres to protect prized ancient idols

(India)

R. Rajaram (2015). Icon centres to protect prized ancient idols. The Hindu. 27 September.

Egypt FM warns of suicide groups threats to antiquities

(Egypt)

Egypt Independent (2015). Egypt FM warns of suicide groups threats to antiquities. Egypt Independent. 25 September.

Hanoians worry about more deadly collapses of colonial houses

(Vietnam)

Thanh Nien News (2015). Hanoians worry about more deadly collapses of colonial houses. Thanh Nien News. 25 September.

Rampant Illicit Cultural property trafficking- security details move in

(Zimbabwe)

Mafriq (2015). Rampant Illicit Cultural property trafficking- security details move in. Mafriq Music Factory. 22 September.

Alarm prevents idol theft

(India)

The Hindu (2015). Alarm prevents idol theft. The Hindu. 22 September.

Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts

(United States of America)

Farida Jhabvala Romero (2015). Lake County Cracks Down on Looting of Native American Artifacts. KQED. 21 September.

Treasure hunters ravage temples in Chittoor district

(India)

K. Umashankar (2015). Treasure hunters ravage temples in Chittoor district. The Hindu. 21 September.

A Market Transcendent: Demand for Himalayan Bronze Is on the Rise

(Nepal; Tibet; China)

Lucian Harris (2015). A Market Transcendent: Demand for Himalayan Bronze Is on the Rise. Blouin ArtInfo. 20 September.

Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas

(Mexico)

Insecurity plagues Catholic temples, and they are installing alarms

Carlos Marí (2015). Inseguridad pega a templos católicos e instalan alarmas. Terra. 20 September.

Tradition of vandalizing China's treasures endures at Palace Museum

(China)

Want China Times (2015). Tradition of vandalizing China's treasures endures at Palace Museum. Want China Times. 15 September.

California wildfires reveal artifacts; state officials working to stop looters

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). California wildfires reveal artifacts; state officials working to stop looters. San Jose Mercury News. 14 September.

Se protegen con cámaras de vigilancia las iglesias de Villahermosa

(Mexico)

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

(Venezuela)

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.

Weak security plagues Egypt's archaeological sites

(Egypt)

Khalid Hassan (2015). Weak security plagues Egypt's archaeological sites. Al Monitor. 7 September.

Destrucción de acervo en Huapalcalco

(Mexico)

Destruction of heritage at Huapalcalco

María Antonieta Islas Tulancingo (2015). Destrucción de acervo en Huapalcalco. Criterio. 7 September.

Alamo guide acted quickly to stop vandalism

(United States of America)

Scott Huddleston (2015). Alamo guide acted quickly to stop vandalism. San Antonio Express-News. 4 September.

Urge que fuerzas federales cuiden vestigios encontrados en Altamira

(Mexico)

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.

Artifact rescuer says world must protect antiquities

(Iraq; Syria)

Daniel Estrin (2015). Artifact rescuer says world must protect antiquities. The Times of Israel. 3 September.

Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo

(Mexico)

Church security reinforced after robbery

El Siglo de Torreón (2015). Reforzarán seguridad de iglesia tras robo. El Siglo de Torreón. 3 September.

Police investigating suspicious east Jerusalem tunnel adjacent to Rockefeller Museum

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2015). Police investigating suspicious east Jerusalem tunnel adjacent to Rockefeller Museum. The Jerusalem Post. 1 September.

Frenar invasiones en las zonas arqueológicas, pide Lilia Mendoza

(Mexico)

Curb incursions at archaeological sites says Lilia Mendoza

NSS Oaxaca (2015). Frenar invasiones en las zonas arqueológicas, pide Lilia Mendoza. NSS Oaxaca. 31 August.

Basura y saqueo en el Titanic a 30 años de su hallazgo

(General)

La Jornada (2015). Basura y saqueo en el Titanic a 30 años de su hallazgo. La Jornada. 29 August.

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

(Syria)

Derek Fincham (2015). Fincham: Syria will need the culture that ISIS hopes to destroy. Houston Chronicle. 28 August.

Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection

(Russia)

Ukraine Today (2015). Hermitage Museum vulnerable to vandalism as police end protection. Ukraine Today. 28 August.

Target practice at Utah Lake is erasing ancient art

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2015). Target practice at Utah Lake is erasing ancient art. Local News 8. 26 August.

Persisten robos en iglesias católicas

(Mexico)

Robberies of Catholic Churches continue

Guadalupe Amador G. (2015). Persisten robos en iglesias católicas. El Mundo de Tehuacán. 25 August.

Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears

(Russia)

Ivan Nechepurenko (2015). Plan to Withdraw Police From Russia's Museums Sparks Fears. The Moscow Times. 23 August.

Security upgrade at Thakurbari

(India)

Saikat Ray (2015). Security upgrade at Thakurbari. The Times of India. 23 August.

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

(Bolivia)

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.

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

(Syria)

Halil Sanismaz (2015). Syria's antiquities: Why we must protect the region's ancient artifacts. Daily Sabah. 21 August.

'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight

(United States of America)

Phil Taylor (2015). 'Bears Ears' latest battleground in Utah monument fight. EENews. 21 August.

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

(United States of America)

Ronald Lee Fleming (2015). To save world heritage sites from destruction, the US should bring back Monuments Men. Global Post. 20 August.

The Case For Buying Antiquities To Save Them

(General)

Gary Vikan (2015). The Case For Buying Antiquities To Save Them. The Wall Street Journal. 19 August.

Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities

(Syria)

Kareem Shaheen (2015). Beheaded Syrian scholar refused to lead Isis to hidden Palmyra antiquities. The Guardian. 19 August.

Lithuanian Jews Dump Chief Rabbi for 'Lies' as Lengthy War over Fate of Ancient Cemetery Rages On

(Lithuania)

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.

45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft

(India)

R Prince Jebakumar (2015). 45,000 Temples Across TN Vulnerable to Theft. The New Indian Express. 15 August.

Saqueadores de cuevas atacan en Tulum

(Mexico)

Looters attack caves at Tulum

Novedades Quintana Roo (2015). Saqueadores de cuevas atacan en Tulum. Novedades Quintana Roo. 9 August.

Imprimir Enviar Fiebre del oro destruye aldea de 2.300 años en Puerto Jiménez

(Costa Rica)

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.

These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS

(Syria; Iraq)

Danny Lewis (2015). These Academics Are Outracing (and Outwitting) ISIS. Smithsonian. 7 August.

Marginan a la mayoría de zonas arqueológicas

(Mexico)

Most archaeological sites marginalised

Informador (2015). Marginan a la mayoría de zonas arqueológicas. Informador. 6 August.

Llena de irregularidades restauración de templo en Pánuco

(Mexico)

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.

Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches

(Israel)

Jack Moore (2015). Israeli Media: Leader of Far-Right Lehava Group Admits Support for Destroying Churches. Newsweek. 6 August.

Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial

(Bolivia)

Bolivia needs an aggressive campaign to protect heritage

Claudia Gonzales Yaksic (2015). Bolivia necesita una campaña agresiva de defensa patrimonial. Los Tiempos. 4 August.

Monuments Woman

(Iraq)

TCT Magazine (2015). Monuments Woman. TCT Magazine. 4 August.

A Museum Survives in Crimea

(Ukraine; Russia)

Masha Lipman (2015). A Museum Survives in Crimea. The New Yorker. 3 August.

Templos en ruinas y saqueados

(Mexico)

Plundered and ruined temples

Miguel Salazar (2015). Templos en ruinas y saqueados. Diario Xalapa. 3 August.

India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks

(India)

Jason Burke (2015). India struggles to halt multimillion dollar trade in stolen artworks. The Guardian. 3 August.

Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain

(United Kingdom)

Nick Morrison (2015). Letter box larceny: curious crimes bedevil Great Britain. The China Post. 3 August.

Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control

(Ukraine; Russia)

Associated Press (2015). Putin puts Crimean archaeological site under federal control. Daily Herald. 1 August.

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

(Greece)

Patrick Sisson (2015). How are Austerity Measures Harming Architectural and Archeological Preservation in Greece?. Curbed. 31 July.

Protecting the ruins

(Nepal)

Sarthak Mani (2015). Protecting the ruins. Nepali Times. 24 July.

Curator Theft Raises Museum Alarms

(China)

Niu Honglin (2015). Curator Theft Raises Museum Alarms. CRIEnglish. 23 July.

Polonnaruwa museum is exposed to theft due to malfunction of main door

(Sri Lanka)

Hiru News (2015). Polonnaruwa museum is exposed to theft due to malfunction of main door. Hiru News. 17 July.

Bringing life to Peru's ancient mummies

(Peru)

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

(United Kingdom)

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

(United Kingdom)

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.

Inside the turbulent world of Barry Clifford, a pirate-ship hunter under attack

(Madagascar)

Abby Phillip (2015). Inside the turbulent world of Barry Clifford, a pirate-ship hunter under attack. The Washington Post. 16 July.

Congressional House Chairman Bishop Calls Native American Artifacts "Bull Crap – Not an Antiquity"

(United States of America)

Native News Online (2015). Congressional House Chairman Bishop Calls Native American Artifacts "Bull Crap – Not an Antiquity". Native News Online. 13 July.

Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches

(United Kingdom)

Matthew Cooper (2015). Theft threatens the future of Britain's historic churches. Apollo. 9 July.

Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán

(Mexico)

Demands to save the archaeological sites of Tlaltizapán

Evaristo Torres (2015). Demandan rescate de vestigios arqueológicos de Tlaltizapán. La Unión de Morelos. 7 July.

Precious artefacts get damaged, others face risk of theft during shifting

(Pakistan)

Peerzada Salman (2015). Precious artefacts get damaged, others face risk of theft during shifting. Dawn. 5 July.

UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered

(Yemen)

AFP (2015). UNESCO lists Yemen world heritage sites as endangered. Art Daily. 3 July.

Rare books: Foiling the thiefs

(United Kingdom)

The Economist (2015). Rare books: Foiling the thiefs. The Economist. 2 July.

Almost a third of China's Great Wall has disappeared

(China)

AFP (2015). Almost a third of China's Great Wall has disappeared. The Guardian. 29 June.

Sin funcionar el sistema de videovigilancia en templos de Cholula

(Mexico)

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.

Tome Raiders: Rare Items Stolen From Libraries

(United Kingdom)

Richard Suchet (2015). Tome Raiders: Rare Items Stolen From Libraries. Sky News. 25 June.

Gods safe as govt ups security at temples

(India)

Niranjan Kaggere (2015). Gods safe as govt ups security at temples. Bangalore Mirror. 24 June.

Saqueadores afectan zonas de importancia histórica en Zapotitlán

(Mexico)

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.

Victimized by Vandals

(Canada)

Gabriela Panza-Beltrandi (2015). Victimized by Vandals. Cold Lake Sun. 22 June.

PERÚ: Invasores persisten en ocupar sitio arqueológico ubicado en Trujillo

(Peru)

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.

Idol thieves are adopting innovative ways: Philip

(India)

Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol thieves are adopting innovative ways: Philip. India Today. 18 June.

Yemen: the Unesco heritage slowly being destroyed

(Yemen)

Lizzie Porter (2015). Yemen: the Unesco heritage slowly being destroyed. The Telegraph. 16 June.

Definen factores que afectan a zona arqueológica

(Mexico)

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?

(United States of America)

Nick Romeo (2015). Living in the Past: Landowners often loot or destroy archaeological sites. Is this new subdivision a solution?. Slate. 12 June.

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

(India)

Gayatri Jayaraman (2015). Idol Pursuit: Intrepid bloggers try to retrieve stolen sacred art from around the world. India Today. 12 June.

Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage

(Lebanon)

Elise Knutson (2015). Lebanon safeguards region's cultural heritage. The Daily Star. 12 June.

Libraries And Cities Are Terrible At Keeping Track of Art

(United States of America)

Sarah Laskow (2015). Libraries And Cities Are Terrible At Keeping Track of Art. Atlas Obscura. 11 June.

Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS

(United States of America; Iraq)

Suzanne Vega (2015). Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS. JP Updates. 10 June.

Militants Hit Karnak Temple, in 2nd Recent Attack on Egyptian Tourist Sites

(Egypt)

David D. Kirkpatrick (2015). Militants Hit Karnak Temple, in 2nd Recent Attack on Egyptian Tourist Sites. The New York Times. 10 June.

Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting

(United Kingdom; Iraq; Syria)

Ben Farmer (2015). Digital Monuments Men wage online war against Islamic State looting. The Telegraph. 6 June.

The world may be ignoring the destruction of cultural treasures in Yemen

(Yemen)

Adam Taylor (2015). The world may be ignoring the destruction of cultural treasures in Yemen. The Washington Post. 5 June.

Kullu temples remain vulnerable to thefts

(India)

Dipender Manta (2015). Kullu temples remain vulnerable to thefts. Hindustan Times. 4 June.

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

(United States of America)

Cheryl Eddy (2015). Shoddy Inventory System Enables Theft Of $3 Million Worth Of Chihuly Art. io9. 4 June.

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

(Syria; Iraq)

James Reinl (2015). UN unable to stop IS relic-smuggling from Iraq and Syria. Middle East Eye. 4 June.

For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha

(Japan)

Simon (2015). For preventing theft Japan temple worships 3D printed Buddha. EDers. 4 June.

Indo-Scythian era: Silver rush eats away at 2,000-year-old city

(Pakistan)

Muhammad Sadaqat (2015). Indo-Scythian era: Silver rush eats away at 2,000-year-old city. The Express Tribune. 2 June.

Museums band together to watch for looted Iraqi artifacts

(Iraq)

Associated Press (2015). Museums band together to watch for looted Iraqi artifacts. Yahoo News. 1 June.

BPL got security advice from cops, MFA in 2012

(United States of America)

Matt Stout (2015). BPL got security advice from cops, MFA in 2012. Boston Herald. 30 May.

Mystery men hunt cultural past stolen by ISIL

(Iraq; Syria)

Jonathan Gornall (2015). Mystery men hunt cultural past stolen by ISIL. The National. 28 May.

ISIS Executes 20 Men In Palmyra's Ancient Amphitheater

(Syria)

Reuters (2015). ISIS Executes 20 Men In Palmyra's Ancient Amphitheater. Reuters. 27 May.

Yemeni War Leads to Massive Destruction of Cultural Heritage

(Yemen)

Laura C. Mallonee (2015). Yemeni War Leads to Massive Destruction of Cultural Heritage. Hyperallergic. 27 May.

Turkey ruling Justice and Development Party nails giant election banner into Roman aqueduct

(Turkey)

AFP (2015). Turkey ruling Justice and Development Party nails giant election banner into Roman aqueduct. Art Daily. 26 May.

Palmyra: Islamic State locks down ancient city's museum

(Syria)

BBC News (2015). Palmyra: Islamic State locks down ancient city's museum. BBC News. 23 May.

Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage

(Egypt)

Nevine El-Aref (2015). Cairo Declaration to protect Middle East cultural heritage. Ahram Online. 18 May.

We must save Palmyra or the maniacs will raze civilisation

(Syria; United Kingdom)

Boris Johnson (2015). We must save Palmyra or the maniacs will raze civilisation. The Telegraph. 17 May.

Tourists Severely Vandalize Ancient Paintings at Summer Palace

(China)

Xie Cheng (2015). Tourists Severely Vandalize Ancient Paintings at Summer Palace. CRIEnglish. 15 May.

Isis pulls back from Palmyra but fear of 'cultural atrocity' remains

(Syria)

Kareem Shaheen (2015). Isis pulls back from Palmyra but fear of 'cultural atrocity' remains. The Guardian. 15 May.

ISIS Advance in Syria Endangers Ancient Ruins at Palmyra

(Syria)

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

(Italy)

Nick Squires (2015). Priceless Raphael painting damaged by humidity as Italian museum fails to repair broken air-conditioning system. The Telegraph. 14 May.

Plunder of cultural heritage 'war crime': UNESCO director at Cairo conf

(Egypt)

Rany Mostafa (2015). Plunder of cultural heritage 'war crime': UNESCO director at Cairo conf. The Cairo Post. 13 May.

'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'

(India)

S. Vijay Kumar (2015). 'Let's not be lulled by idol diplomacy'. The Times of India. 8 May.

Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake

(Nepal)

Benjamin Sutton (2015). Nepal's Only National Art Collection in Peril After Earthquake. Hyperallergic. 8 May.

Looters prowl as Nepal's treasures SPILL INTO VIEW

(Nepal)

Deutsche Presse Agentur (2015). Looters prowl as Nepal's treasures SPILL INTO VIEW. The Nation. 7 May.

Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias

(Mexico)

Faced with insecurity, church relics are being catalogued

Yasmin Mariche (2015). Ante inseguridad, iglesia alista catálogo de reliquias. Imagen del Golfo. 6 May.

A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting

(Nepal)

AFP (2015). A Nepal temple will receive devotees today amid fears of looting. Deccan Chronicle. 4 May.

Egypt's antiquities under constant threat

(Egypt)

Walaa Hussein (2015). Egypt's antiquities under constant threat. Al Monitor. 11 April.

How Alan Turing's secret notebook could disappear forever

(United Kingdom)

Rob Crilly (2015). How Alan Turing's secret notebook could disappear forever. The Telegraph. 11 April.

Authorities in Tanzania struggle to save historical monuments from harm

(Tanzania)

Xinhua (2015). Authorities in Tanzania struggle to save historical monuments from harm. Spy Ghana. 11 April.

Why We Have a Civic Responsibility to Protect Cultural Treasures During Wartime

(General)

Richard Kurin (2015). Why We Have a Civic Responsibility to Protect Cultural Treasures During Wartime. Smithsonian. 10 April.

In Syria, National Museum of Damascus races to save antiquities from looting, damage

(Syria)

Sammy Ketz (2015). In Syria, National Museum of Damascus races to save antiquities from looting, damage. Art Daily. 30 March.

Digging for treasure: Is 'nighthawking' stealing our past?

(United Kingdom)

Lauren Potts (2015). Digging for treasure: Is 'nighthawking' stealing our past?. BBC News. 21 March.

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

(Honduras)

Philip Sherwell (2015). Honduras sends soldiers to protect 'lost city' from drug cartels. The Telegraph. 20 March.

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

(United Kingdom)

Lincolnshire Echo (2015). Wickenby Museum removes Icarus figure from war memorial for fear of theft. Lincolnshire Echo. 18 March.

Tunis museum attack: 20 people killed after hostage drama at tourist site

(Tunisia)

Chris Stephen (2015). Tunis museum attack: 20 people killed after hostage drama at tourist site. The Guardian. 18 March.

Sign me up to fight Islamic State's demolition of the past

(United Kingdom; Iraq; Syria)

Boris Johnson (2015). Sign me up to fight Islamic State's demolition of the past. The Telegraph. 15 March.

INAH, contra campesinos

(Mexico)

INAH against campesinos

Julián Marquez Ulin (2015). INAH, contra campesinos. Diario de Quintana Roo. 1 March.

Iran Offers Safe Haven For Iraq's Endangered Artifacts

(Iran; Iraq)

Radio Zamaneh (2015). Iran Offers Safe Haven For Iraq's Endangered Artifacts. Eurasia Review. 1 March.

Advierten posible saqueo arqueológico en la Riviera Maya

(Mexico)

Averting possible archaeological looting in the Maya area

Octavio Martínez (2014). Advierten posible saqueo arqueológico en la Riviera Maya. Novedades. 7 December.

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

(Syria; Iraq)

Lyn Julius (2014). UN Attempt to Save Jewish Sites from ISIS -Too Little Too Late?. Arutz Sheva. 7 December.

Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft

(Italy)

Andrea Vogt (2014). Catholic church to clamp down on religious art theft. The Telegraph. 28 November.

Abdelkarim: Contents of Syrian museums are in good condition

(Syria)

Syria Online (2014). Abdelkarim: Contents of Syrian museums are in good condition. Syria Online. 24 November.

A brittle plan to protect broken idols?

(India)

B. Sivakumar (2014). A brittle plan to protect broken idols?. The Times of India. 3 September.

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

(Syria)

Andrew Curry (2014). Archaeologists Train "Monuments Men" to Save Syria's Past. National Geographic. 3 September.

Syria warns rebels' bid to target Aleppo's ancient citadel

(Syria)

Shanghai Daily (2014). Syria warns rebels' bid to target Aleppo's ancient citadel. Shanghai Daily. 8 August.

Fears grow for safety of Iraq's cultural heritage under ISIS

(Iraq)

Eleanor Robson (2014). Fears grow for safety of Iraq's cultural heritage under ISIS. The Conversation. 10 July.

Nigeria: Unesco Warns Nigeria Against Cultural Extinction

(Nigeria)

All Africa (2014). Nigeria: Unesco Warns Nigeria Against Cultural Extinction. All Africa. 8 July.

ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq

(Iraq)

Christopher Dickey (2014). ISIS Is About to Destroy Biblical History in Iraq. The Daily Beast. 7 July.

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

(Egypt)

Dan Vergano (2014). Archaeologists Warn of Pillaged Egypt as U.S. Weighs Tougher Antiquities Laws. National Geographic. 3 June.

Taking on Art Looters on Twitter

(Egypt)

Tom Mashberg (2014). Taking on Art Looters on Twitter. The New York Times. 9 April.

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

(India)

Express News Service (2014). Profiling of Idols to Ward Off Smuggling Yet to Begin in State. The New Indian Express. 7 April.

Negligence, Corruption Threaten Tunisia's Heritage Sites

(Tunisia)

Afef Abrougui (2014). Negligence, Corruption Threaten Tunisia's Heritage Sites. Tunisia Alive. 4 April.

At Risk: Egypt's Heritage and Our Own

(Egypt)

Deborah Lehr (2014). At Risk: Egypt's Heritage and Our Own. Huffington Post. 26 March.

Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals?

(Italy)

Barbie Latza Nadeau (2014). Pompeii Made It Through a Volcano, but Can It Survive Vandals?. The Daily Beast. 22 March.

Officials keeping people away from new Wanapum shoreline

(United States of America)

Associated Press (2014). Officials keeping people away from new Wanapum shoreline. KIMA. 17 March.

Newly-discovered Anglo-Saxon village 'stripped of valuable artefacts by thieves'

(United Kingdom)

Bill Gardner (2014). Newly-discovered Anglo-Saxon village 'stripped of valuable artefacts by thieves'. The Telegraph. 12 March.

Among the Wounded in Syria's War: Ancient History

(Syria)

Alissa J. Rubin (2014). Among the Wounded in Syria's War: Ancient History. The New York Times. 7 March.

Artifact vandalism near Moab a growing problem

(United States of America)

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

(Egypt; General)

Douglas Boin (2014). Papyrus, Provenance and Looting 2 March 2014, New York Times UN Agencies Launch New Anti-trafficking Campaign. RTT News. 6 March.

Treasures deserve protection as monument

(United States of America)

Las Cruches Sun-News (2014). Treasures deserve protection as monument. Las Cruces Sun-News. 4 March.

Sacred art stolen from Andean churches

(General)

Associated Press (2013). Sacred art stolen from Andean churches. The Telegraph. 26 August.

Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted

(Mexico)

Karla Zabludovsky (2013). Fighting Back as Mexican Churches Are Looted. The New York Times. 15 January.

Mafias de traficantes operan en Bolivia

(Bolivia)

Trafficking mafias operate in Bolivia

La Razón (2012). Mafias de traficantes operan en Bolivia. La Razón. 5 November.

In the land of gods, thieves have a field day

(Nepal)

Ramayata Limbu (2001). In the land of gods, thieves have a field day. Nepali Times. 28 September.