“The University of Toronto embarked on a fourteen-year process of repatriating the bones of more than 1,700 individuals in its possession. But until recently, such agreements tended to be the exception, not the norm. In the meantime, the legal status o…Read more
“French President Emmanuel Macron’s pledge to return African artefacts is an ‘awesome challenge’, according to Stéphane Martin, the president of the ethnographic Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac Museum in Paris. … The Quai Branly museum has a collection of more than 70,000 artefacts from sub-Saharan Africa, and displays 1,000 of them in its galleries on the Left […]Read more
Daily Beast, 21st Dec 2017.Read more
Said Emanuel Macron last week in a speech given in Burkina Faso, “Africa’s patrimony must be celebrated in Paris but also in Dakar, Lagos, and Cotonou. This will be one of my priorities. In the next five years, I want the conditions to be created for the temporary or permanent restitution of African patrimony to […]Read more
(United States of America)
Los Angeles Times, 22nd Nov 2017.Read more
Radio Poland, 9th Nov 2017.Read more
The Guardian, 26th Oct 2017.
Incredible preservation and economic downturn leading to looting in Mongolia.Read more
(United States of America; Italy)
ICE, 20th Oct 2017.
Stolen at some point from the Ships of Nemi MuseumRead more
Moder Ghana, 20th Oct 2017.
Analysis by Dr Kwame OpokuRead more