The Art Newspaper: Germany launches internet portal to fight art trafficking. “The German government has launched a new internet portal providing information relevant to the Cultural Property Protection Law that came into force last year, and aims to tackle illegal trafficking in looted antiquities and to protect German national heritage. 47 more words
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By Deborah Martin
In April 2003, following the US-led invasion of Iraq, an estimated 15,000 artefacts were stolen over the course of 2 days from the unprotected National Museum in Baghdad causing international outrage. 1,049 more words
A Twitter-certified journalist has attributed laws protecting private property to “white supremacy,” drawing a flood of criticisms and mockery. Sarah L. Jaffe, Nation Institute fellow and journalist whose work has appeared in Salon, the Week, the Washington Post, and the Atlantic, slammed the Miami Police Department for a Twitter ad warning against looting, since the looters featured in the accompanying photo happened to be predominantly black. 263 more words
While it sucks ass that Hurricane Irma had to fuck our shit up in the Caribbean, I am still thanking my lucky stars that she spared my little island, us ‘third worlders’, from total annihilation. 841 more words
Police remain committed to keep the city safe despite the weather conditions.
MIAMI – City of Miami officials said Monday they have arrested at least 25 people for looting during and after 185 more words