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The Art Newspaper: Germany launches internet portal to fight art trafficking

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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IMP Week 1: The looting of the National Museum of Iraq

By Deborah Martin

The Disaster

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

Cultural Heritage

New pictures show the destruction of Palmyra

Bel Trew, Cairo
It will take at least five years and millions of dollars to rebuild the ancient city of Palmyra if there is peace, Syrian officials have said as new pictures revealed the extent of the damage wreaked by Islamic State. 103 more words

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Rise of the Kleptomaniacs!?- Hurricane Irma Edition!

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

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HURRICANE IRMA: Looting Caught on Camera Gets 25 Arrested

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

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Looting And Gouging

Along with the scattered reports of looting throughout the state of Florida, there have been over 8,000 complaints of price gouging during and after Hurricane Irma. 690 more words