Blog 2017-10-26T04:19:01+00:00

ARTH Culture Fest: India’s First Multiregional Culture Festival to Raise Awareness of Cultural Racketeering

The ARTH Culture Fest, India’s first multiregional culture festival, will be held from February 8 to 10 in New Delhi, India. This festival will not only celebrate India’s vibrant cultural heritage, but will also bring attention to threats posed to this heritage, from colonial looting to terrorist financing.

February 8th, 2019|

Congressman Engel Calls on Treasury to Close U.S. Borders to Yemen’s Blood Antiquities

On January 4, 2019, Representative Eliot Engel, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sent a letter to Secretary Mnuchin urging the U.S. Department of the Treasury to “use existing authorities to safeguard Yemeni cultural property.”

January 9th, 2019|

The Antiquities Coalition Calls To End the Trade of Yemen’s Blood Antiquities

In an oped published by the Washington Post on January 1 2019, AC Chair and Founder Deborah Lehr, joined by Ambassador Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak from the Republic of Yemen, warned that the illicit trade in the country’s cultural heritage is funding Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Houthi rebels, and others.

January 4th, 2019|
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