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Press 2017-10-26T04:18:55+00:00

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Statement On UNESCO

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC, October 19, 2017 — The Antiquities Coalition congratulates, Audrey Azoulay, the French candidate, on her nomination to be the next Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). If [...]

Antiquities Coalition To Sponsor Everyday Hero Award

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The Antiquities Coalition is honored to sponsor Colonel Matt Bogdanos' everyday hero award at the upcoming Global Hope Summit for his work exposing the link between antiquities trafficking and terrorist financing. WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2017 [...]

Qatar National Library Joins International Network of Partners Contributing to Digital Library of the Middle East, an Antiquities Coalition Initiative

August 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Contact: dlmepress@clir.org Washington, DC, August 22, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and Qatar National Library (QNL) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for cooperation to develop, enhance, and make available digitized cultural [...]

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Most Antiquities Sold Online Are Fake or Illegal

November 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The Smithsonian Magazine uses the Antiquities Coalition Think Tank policy brief on antiquities sold online in its recent article on the subject.

The Vast Majority of Antiquities Sold Online Are Probably Looted or Fake, Report Says

November 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Neil Brodie, senior research fellow in Endangered Archaeology at the University of Oxford, estimates that 80 percent of the 100,000 antiquities available online at any given moment are looted or fake due to their lack of provenance.

Gods For Sale: Misplaced Priorities And Mercantilism In The Antiquities Bill 2017

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Indian Ministry of Culture recently put out the Antiquities Bill, 2017, proposing, among other things, the selling and buying of heritage items and antiquities.

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