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Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade

Hobby Lobby exposes UAE-Israel antiquities trade Lawsuit against US-based arts and craft retailer highlights UAE's rise as a global centre for illegal antiquities.  12 July, 2017 By Creede Newton Washington, DC - A complaint alleging gross theft [...]

By | July 13th, 2017|Categories: AC in the News, Deborah Lehr, Task Force|0 Comments

Why Hobby Lobby is in trouble for importing artifacts

Why Hobby Lobby is in trouble for importing artifacts July 6, 2017 at 6:35 PM EDT JUDY WOODRUFF: Now to a major legal case involving the alleged smuggling of ancient [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|Categories: AC in the News, Deborah Lehr|0 Comments

A New Solution to Protection Against Illicit Antiquities Looting and Trafficking

A New Solution to Protection Against Illicit Antiquities Looting and Trafficking The theft and sale of stolen artifacts from Syria and Iraq is reported to provide large sums a year towards the financing of terrorism and [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Task Force|0 Comments

In addition to career-long focus on U.S-China relationship, alumna takes on global fight against trafficking in “blood antiquities”

In addition to career-long focus on U.S-China relationship, alumna takes on global fight against trafficking in "blood antiquities" by Mary Denny Monday, June 5, 2017 Deborah Lehr, left, whose Antiquities Coalition leads the campaign [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Categories: AC in the News, Deborah Lehr|0 Comments

Destruction, Looting of Antiquities Robs Nations of Their Heritage, Bankrolls Terrorism

Destruction, Looting of Antiquities Robs Nations of Their Heritage, Bankrolls Terrorism By Karin Zeitvogel Uploaded on May 5, 2017 In August 2015, Islamic State militants dragged an octogenarian, bespectacled man into a public square in [...]

By | May 5th, 2017|Categories: AC in the News, Deborah Lehr, Task Force|0 Comments

The Wight Stuff

The Wight Stuff CMoG's Karol Wight Protects 3,500 Years of Glass in Corning, and Antiquities Worldwide by Alison Fromme May 3, 2017 Mattwittmeyer.com Under the low lights of the gallery, Dr. Karol Wight stands [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: AC in the News|0 Comments