Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France

Title Benin eyes return of colonial treasures from France
Publication Date 1st Apr 2017
Author
Source Art Daily
Country Benin, France
Region Africa, Europe
Art type Antiquities
Subject Return, Theft
Comments France notes, of course, that the 1970 UNESCO convention is not retroactive, so Benin's reliance on it for return requests doesn't work legally.
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