Even English Institutions Are Discussing Restitution: Effects Of Sarr-Savoy Report? Gold mask, 20 cm in height, weighing 1.36 kg.of pure gold, seized by the British from Kumasi, Ghana, in 1874 and now in the Wallace Collection, London, United Kingdom. Listen to article ‘It does not matter (although many museums pretend it does) that the first of several Hague conventions was not promulgated until 1899: […]

France Moves Closer To Restitution Of Artefacts To Benin And Senegal Throne of King Ghezo, Abomey, Dahomey, République du Benin, now in Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France. Listen to article The French government examined on 15 July, a draft law(projet de loi) which would authorize the government to restitute to Benin 26 artefacts that are in the Musée du quai Branly- Jacques Chirac and […]

Did British Museum Buy Most Of Its Thirteen Million Artefacts? Members of the nefarious British Punitive Expedition of 1897 posing proudly with looted Benin artefacts. Listen to article “The restitution of those cultural objects which our museums and collections, directly or indirectly, possess thanks to the colonial system and are now being demanded, must also not be postponed with cheap arguments and tricks’ Gert […]

British Museum Supports Aims And Objectives Of Black Lives Matter? The Height Of Hypocrisy! British soldiers of the infamous Punitive Expedition of 1897 proudly posing with the looted Benin artefacts. Listen to article “The trustees of the British Museum have become the world’s largest receivers of stolen property, and the great majority of their loot is not even on public display.” Geoffrey Robertson, Who owns history? When I heard […]

From Restitution To Digitalization: Looted Benin Treasures To Go Online.

From Restitution To Digitalization: Looted Benin Treasures To Go Online. Pair of leopard figures, now in Her Majesty, the Queen of the United Kingdom, Admiral Rawson Collection. London, UK. The commanders of the British Punitive Expedition force to Benin in 1897 sent the pair of leopards to the British Queen soon after the looting […]

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