Press Releases 2017-10-26T04:18:56+00:00

United States And Libya Strengthen Joint Fight Against Cultural Racketeering And Terrorist Financing

Today in the State Department’s Treaty Room, both countries signed a bilateral agreement to stop the black market trade in "blood antiquities" and other stolen art, which is financing Daesh (ISIS), armed insurgents, and organized criminals throughout North Africa and the Middle East.

By | February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

The Antiquities Coalition Warns American Heritage Is A Casualty of Government Shutdown

Archaeological watchdogs are warning that Gettysburg National Military Park is already under attack from looters armed with metal detectors, seeking to capitalize on the federal closure, which has furloughed 90 percent of the site’s employees.

By | January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

The Antiquities Coalition Commends Manhattan District Attorney For Seizure Of Looted Artwork

The Antiquities Coalition commends Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. for the January 5 seizure of a number of Classical masterpieces from the private collection of hedge fund billionaire Michael H. Steinhardt.

By | January 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments