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Think Tank Confronts Hong Kong’s Role as a Haven for Art Criminals

December 19th, 2018|0 Comments

The Antiquities Coalition released a policy brief analyzing how Hong Kong’s laws and regulations can be improved to prevent trafficking of art and antiquities.

  • Egypt’s Damage Seen from Space

Response to 24 October 2018 Egypt Today Article

October 30th, 2018|0 Comments

The Antiquities Coalition was not interviewed by either ABC News or Egypt Today about their recent news stories on cultural racketeering in Egypt.

The Antiquities Coalition Hosts Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli, Commander of the Carabinieri for the Protection of Cultural Heritage

July 31st, 2018|0 Comments

The Antiquities Coalition will host Brigadier General Fabrizio Parrulli of the Italian Carabinieri the week of July 30 in Washington, D.C. His visit follows a major bust of an international crime ring by the Carabinieri and other European law enforcement.

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“Blood Buddhas” and the Quest to Repatriate Indian Antiquities

February 5th, 2019|0 Comments

“Blood Buddhas,” a film by Nikhil Singh Rajput, addresses India’s quest to return and repatriate artifacts including multiple ancient Buddha statues. AC Chairman Deborah Lehr, who is featured in the documentary, helps answer these central questions.

Yemen’s Loss Of Antiquities Is ‘Robbing Them Of Their Future’

January 9th, 2019|0 Comments

AC Founder, Deborah Lehr speaks to NPR on the current situation in Yemen and measures the United States can take to close its borders to blood antiquities.

The U.S. art market for stolen antiquities from Yemen must be shut down

January 4th, 2019|0 Comments

Militants and rebels are selling off Yemen’s history to finance bloodshed.

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