Bryony Cottam (2022). The museums returning their ancient artefacts. Geographical. 24 September.
Shari Narine (2022). Chief concerned about artifacts First Nations don't know about being held by museums. Penticton Herald. 22 September.
Hamish McNeilly (2022). 'Their time in the light' - the repatriation of cultural taonga. Stuff.co.nz. 22 September.
Khmer Times (2022). Homecoming: More than 250 artefacts returned to the Kingdom in five years. Khmer Times. 22 September.
Karnjana Karnjanatawe (2021). Stolen Buddhist artefacts return to Thailand. Bangkok Post. 19 August.
Arab News (2021). Stolen 16th-century Qur'an to be returned to Turkey. Arab News. 16 August.
KINY (2021). Sacred Indigenous Objects Returned to Southeast. KINY. 13 August.
The Himalayan Times (2021). US hands over lost antiques to Nepal. The Himalayan Times. 3 April.
Khabarhub (2021). US government hands over lost antiquities to Nepal. Khabarhub. 2 April.
Will Jackson (2021). How many antiquities in Australian museums are stolen from our neighbours?. ABC Australia. 28 March.
Colombo Gazette (2021). Manhattan District Attorney returns 18th Century Buddha statues to Sri Lanka. Colombo Gazette. 27 March.
Ploenpote Atthakor (2021). Ancient lintels coming home. Bangkok Post. 26 March.
Jennifer Lu (2021). Two Thai artifacts in a San Francisco museum were stolen. Now, they're on their way home. Los Angeles Times. 26 March.
Daniel Boffey (2021). Ghent Altarpiece: 'most stolen' artwork has new €30m home in bulletproof glass. The Guardian. 25 March.
Manhattan District Attorney's Office: Manhattan D.A.'S Office Returns Pair Of Statues Seized Pursuant To The Investigation Of Subhash Kapoor( )
Patch (2021). Manhattan District Attorney's Office: Manhattan D.A.'S Office Returns Pair Of Statues Seized Pursuant To The Investigation Of Subhash Kapoor. Patch. 25 March.
Vincent Noce (2021). Cambodia's Khmer heritage is finally returning home. The Art Newspaper. 19 March.
Soniya Agrawal (2021). 36 antique idols, artefacts returned to India by US, Australia, UK in last 5 yrs, govt says. The Print. 17 March.
Harrison Mwilima (2020). Africa must unite to demand stolen art's return. DW. 21 December.
S. Vijay Kumar (2020). Bringing the goddess home. Mumbai Mirror. 13 December.
Denise Ryan (2020). Nisga'a woman spearheads new effort to repatriate family house pole from Europe. Vancouver Sun. 12 December.
Tarisai Ngangura (2020). The Colonized World Wants Its Artifacts Back. Vice. 7 December.
Cassie Packard (2020). Artist Discovers a Looted Statue in a Canadian Museum's Collection, Leading to Its Repatriation. Hyperallergic. 7 December.
Anthee Carassava (2020). Greek Monastery Seeks Return of Stolen Religious Objects from Bulgaria. Voice of America. 30 November.
Alexei Koseff (2020). California bill seeks to give tribes more standing to recover sacred objects from museums. San Francisco Chronicle. 28 November.
Gokul Rajendran (2020). Tamil Nadu: Stolen antique idols reinstalled in temple. The Times of India. 28 November.
David D'Arcy (2020). Museum of the Bible returns hand-written gospels looted from Greece during the First World War. The Art Newspaper. 26 November.
While Installing Her Show at a Canadian Museum, an Artist Discovered a Looted Statue in the Collection. Now, It's Headed Back to India( )
Brian Boucher (2020). While Installing Her Show at a Canadian Museum, an Artist Discovered a Looted Statue in the Collection. Now, It's Headed Back to India. ArtNet News. 24 November.
Varsha Rani (2020). Canada To Return a Statue It Stole From India Over a Century Ago. Vice. 23 November.
CGTN (2020). Cultural relics repatriated by U.S. find home in east China city. CGTN. 17 November.
Gabriella Angeleti (2020). Minneapolis art museum criticised for keeping ancient Indigenous objects. The Art Newspaper. 9 November.
Dawn (2020). Stolen relics. Dawn. 5 November.
Associated Press (2020). Antiquities Recovered in 2015 in New York City Given Back to Pakistan. Indiawest. 5 November.
Philippines: Santo Niño recovered 32 years after having been robbed
FSSPX News (2020). Filipinas: recuperan un "Santo Niño" 32 años después de haber sido robado. Actualidad. 2 November.
The Latest in Restitutions: A Bill Offers California's Indigenous Tribes Ownership of Ancestral Objects( )
Cassie Packard (2020). The Latest in Restitutions: A Bill Offers California's Indigenous Tribes Ownership of Ancestral Objects. Hyperallergic. 4 September.
ICE (2020). ICE recovers 19th century painting stolen from Italian monastery. ICE. 3 September.
American Authorities Have Returned 10 Looted Antiquities Worth a Combined $1.2 Million Back to India( )
Eileen Kinsella (2020). American Authorities Have Returned 10 Looted Antiquities Worth a Combined $1.2 Million Back to India. ArtNet News. 20 August.
S. Vijay Kumar (2020). US Returns 10 Smuggled Artefacts To India; Here Are Six Reasons Why This Is Significant. Swarajya. 15 August.
Josh Gabert-Doyon (2020). Auction House Repatriates Sacred Indigenous Items, Possibly a Human Scalp. Vice. 11 August.
Ofer Aderet (2020). 150 Jewish Gravestones Uprooted by the Nazis Found in Polish Town. Haaretz. 9 August.
eKathimerini (2020). Stolen religious icon returned from UK. eKathimerini. 4 August.
D Vincent Arockiaraj (2020). Amman, Perumal idols unearthed from Cauvery river. The Times of India. 3 August.
Prasun Sonwalkar (2020). Stolen in 1998, rare Shiva statue on way from London to India. Hindustan Times. 30 July.
Soth Koemsoeun (2020). Kingdom works to return artefacts looted during war. The Phnom Penh Post. 15 March.
TNN (2020). Karur police recover seven stolen panchaloha idols, gold ornaments. The Times of India. 14 March.
Mick Brown (2020). Looted by Nazis, almost blown up and now restored: on the trail of the art crime of the century. The Telegraph. 11 March.
'Bringing a chief home': Tribe celebrates return of headdress, hopes for more repatriation victories( )
Chris Aadland (2020). 'Bringing a chief home': Tribe celebrates return of headdress, hopes for more repatriation victories. Casper Star Tribune. 6 February.
Neos Kosmos (2020). Turkish ministry seeks return of Panagia Soumela artefacts. Neos Kosmos. 4 February.
Ommcom News (2019). Odisha: Precious 12th Century Idol Stolen From Temple In Puri. Ommcom News. 6 August.
Bhumika Popli (2019). New film calls for stolen idols to be returned to India. The Sunday Guardian. 16 February.
Tushaar Kuthiala (2019). Anuraag Saxena, India Pride Project in the limelight in `Blood Buddhas' documentary. Connected To India. 12 February.
Evie Andreou (2019). Stolen fresco fragments welcomed home. Cyprus Mail. 25 January.
Helena Horton (2019). British aristocrat confronted by 'Indiana Jones of art world' over priceless stolen artefacts. The Telegraph. 22 January.
Tebra recovers a chalice stolen from their church 35 years ago
M. Oliva Tomiño (2019). Tebra recupera el cáliz de su iglesia 35 años después del robo. Atlántico. 19 January.
Betsy Trumpener (2019). Holy statue stolen from Indigenous church dumped in snowy gravel pit. CBC. 18 January.
Cole Kelly (2019). Historic Effigy Stolen, Whacked on Head, Left in Snow for Weeks. My Prince George Now. 17 January.
CNA News Service (2018). Repatriation of 6th century mosaics 'important for cultural heritage'. Cyprus Mail. 22 December.
Pranjal Baruah (2018). Antique Vishnu idol stolen from Siddheswar temple found. The Times of India. 11 December.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). US an Oz ignore India's request for return of stolen idols. The Times of India. 11 December.
Javier Pes (2018). Thailand Is Ramping Up Efforts to Recover Cultural Heritage From US Museums, Including the Met. ArtNet News. 6 November.
Ben Kennedy (2018). Ancient Bible Stolen, Turns up Years Later at Museum of the Bible. CBN. 4 October.
Evie Andreou (2018). Stolen icon of St George now back in Cyprus. Cyprus Mail. 20 September.
Samayita Banerjee (2018). India's ancient treasures: Lost and found, but still inaccessible. The Statesman. 20 September.
TNN (2018). Fisherman finds two stolen idols from Kanchi lake. The Times of India. 19 September.
`Unesco estimated that India lost 50,000 artefacts till 1989 … our biggest victory has been the narrative war'( )
The Times of India (2018). `Unesco estimated that India lost 50,000 artefacts till 1989 … our biggest victory has been the narrative war'. The Times of India. 19 September.
Kristian Chrysostomou (2018). Stolen church bell in north recovered. Cyprus Mail. 17 September.
Darden Livesay (2018). Greek Orthodox Church Attempting to Reclaim Centuries-Old Manuscripts in U.S. Collections. The Pappas Post. 17 September.
Express News Service (2018). Odisha: Six stolen Astadhatu idols recovered a month after. The New Indian Express. 15 September.
Devbrat Patnaik (2018). Precious Astadhatu Idols Stolen From Radhakanta Temple Recovered. Odisha TV. 14 September.
Mary Hudetz (2018). Feds: US tribal items sold at Paris auction houses declines. The Journal Times. 7 September.
Erin Edgemon (2018). Birmingham museum returns stolen sculpture to India. AL. 5 September.
Two stunning 12th century antiques repatriated to India by New York District Attorney and US Homeland Security Investigations teams( )
Nikhila Natarajan (2018). Two stunning 12th century antiques repatriated to India by New York District Attorney and US Homeland Security Investigations teams. First Post. 5 September.
Express News Service (2018). Thane: Rs 60-lakh temple theft; six arrested in 8 hours. The Indian Express. 4 September.
Sweta Akundi (2018). When you fight the good fight: tracking down stolen idols. The Hindu. 3 September.
Josefin Dolsten (2018). Bipartisan group of senators discussing bill to keep Iraqi Jewish Archive in US. Cleveland Jewish News. 18 July.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). Oz seeks FIRs of stolen idols cases in English. The Times of India. 15 July.
Sarah E. Bond (2018). Should the Getty Return Its Famed "Victorious Youth' Statue?. Hyperallergic. 5 July.
Alex Williams (2018). Westminster Abbey urged by African ambassador to hand over looted relic. Premier. 4 July.
Jessica Tyson (2018). Stolen korowai returned. Maori Television. 2 July.
Martin Bailey (2018). Ethiopia claims Ten Commandments tablet hidden in Westminster Abbey. The Art Newspaper. 2 July.
L. Renganathan (2018). Historians elated over return of icons. The Hindu. 31 May.
Associated Press (2018). Cyprus regains rare Orthodox Christian mosaic stolen in '70s. Waterloo Region Record. 28 April.
Conor Humphries (2018). Stolen heart of Dublin's patron saint returned intact. Reuters. 26 April.
The Nation (2018). Brick stolen from Ayutthaya temple mailed back. The Nation. 25 April.
Jean Christou (2018). Ceremony to greet return of priceless looted Kanakaria mosaic. Cyprus Mail. 23 April.
Brian Tanguay (2018). Tasoula Hadjitofi on Reclaiming Her Heritage. Santa Barbara Independent. 18 April.
La Guardia Civil de Navarra investiga a un hombre por robar vestimentas eclesiásticas de la Iglesia de Arraiza( )
The Guardia Civil of Navarra investigating a man for theft of ecclesiastical vestments from a Arraiza church
Navarra Información (2018). La Guardia Civil de Navarra investiga a un hombre por robar vestimentas eclesiásticas de la Iglesia de Arraiza. Navarra Información. 18 April.
ABC Spain (2018). Tardan 64 años en descubrir que les robaron un cuadro gótico con un «cambiazo». ABC Spain. 17 April.
The Himalayan Times (2018). Most retrieved idols yet to be restored. The Himalayan Times. 16 April.
ANSA (2018). Painting stolen in Rome recovered. ANSA. 11 April.
Sahina Shrestha (2018). Bringing our Gods home. Nepali Times. 6 April.
Sarah Cascone (2018). The Met Will Return Looted Statues of Sages and Goddesses to Both India and Nepal. ArtNet News. 5 April.
AFP (2018). New York Met returns stolen idols to Nepal. The Nation. 5 April.
The Himalayan Times (2018). Stolen idols returned to Nepal. The Himalayan Times. 4 April.
Archana Jyoti (2018). 1,000-year-old Apsara to Return Home from US. The Pioneer. 3 April.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2018). ASI to write to Australian museum over stolen idols. The Times of India. 17 January.
Naomi Rea (2018). Tiny French Town Demands the Restitution of a Religious Reliquary From the Met. ArtNet News. 16 January.
Daiji World (2018). Udupi: Thieves return part of silver items stolen from Daivasthana. Daiji World. 15 January.
TNN (2018). 'Bring back stolen Buddhist statue to Amaravati'. The Times of India. 10 January.
Mahesh Avadhutha (2018). Telangana, Andhra Pradesh urged to bring back sculptures. Deccan Chronicle. 10 January.
Sanjeev K. Ahuja (2018). India retrieves 12th-century Brahma-Brahmani idol from London, others to follow soon. Hindustan Times. 9 January.
R. Sivaraman (2018). Stolen idols in the U.S. must be brought back: art enthusiasts. The Hindu. 6 January.
Daily Sabah (2017). Turkey requests France return tiles stolen from Sultan Selim II's tomb at Hagia Sophia. Daily Sabah. 26 December.
Associated Press (2017). German museum returning objects robbed from Alaskan graves. KTUU. 19 December.
Jacob Natowicz (2017). Iraqi Jewish archive: from 2003 to now, what's happened. Beloit College Round Table. 11 December.
Idols stolen from 200-year-old temple found in sugarcane field
Live Hindustan (2017). 200 साल पुराने मंदिर से चोरी गई श्रीराम जानकी की मूर्तियां गन्ने के खेत में मिलीं. Live Hindustan. 11 December.
Oren Peleg (2017). Push Underway to Keep Jewish Artifacts From Returning to Iraq. Jewish Journal. 6 December.
Nathan Jeffay (2017). Palestinian police help recover Torah scrolls stolen from Israeli shul. The Jewish Chronicle. 22 November.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Aussie museum seeks more info on six stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 19 November.
Torah Scrolls Stolen From Jaffa Synagogue Are Found in Hebron and Returned After Cooperation Between Israeli, Palestinian Police( )
The Algemeiner (2017). Torah Scrolls Stolen From Jaffa Synagogue Are Found in Hebron and Returned After Cooperation Between Israeli, Palestinian Police. The Algemeiner. 19 November.
Michael Coleman (2017). Acoma Pueblo still awaits return of tribal shield. Albuquerque Journal. 8 November.
TNN (2017). 3 held, 23-year-old idol theft case cracked. The Times of India. 6 November.
Elisabetta Povoledo (2017). Stolen statue returned to church in huge recovery. Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette. 4 November.
Vittoria Traverso (2017). The Saga of a Long-Lost 15th-Century Illuminated Prayer Book. Atlas Obscura. 25 October.
Anadolu Agency (2017). Turkey seeks return of 16th-century Quran from London. Daily Sabah. 24 October.
Elisabetta Povoledo (2017). Hundreds of Italy's Churches Were Robbed of Artworks. This One Was Recovered.. The New York Times. 22 October.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI writes to Indian mission at Australia with details of stolen artefacts from Tamil Nadu. The Times of India. 3 October.
Laura Macdonald (2017). The story behind the world's oldest surviving wharenui at Te Papa. Newshub. 29 September.
Times of Malta (2017). Stolen church items found after tipoff during confession. Times of Malta. 19 September.
Fox Rothschild LLP (2017). Two Stolen Chapel Paintings To Be Repatriated To Peru After Collector Voluntarily Returns The Works. JDSupra. 18 September.
Josefin Dolsten (2017). Despite protests, US returning artifacts to Iraq. The Jewish Star. 13 September.
Armen Press (2017). Armenia's Ministry of Culture Seeks Return of Ancient Armenian Church Bell from Iran. Asbarez. 7 September.
Lisa Hollenbach (2017). 'Free Our Sacred' Campaign Calls for the Liberation of Sacred Afro-Brazilian Objects. Rioonwatch. 6 September.
Olivia Rudgard (2017). Pagans demand return of church buildings 'stolen' 1,300 years ago. The Telegraph. 27 August.
Anand Bodh (2017). Himachal Pradesh police recover stolen idols worth several crores, arrest two Nepalese. The Times of India. 20 August.
TNN (2017). Gang of four held, three panchaloha idols recovered from them. The Times of India. 19 August.
Tom Callis (2017). Portion of stolen pagoda recovered. Hawaii Tribune Herald. 16 August.
Ali Mustafayev (2017). Iran to return 7-century-old bell to Turkey. Azernews. 10 August.
Jared Downing (2017). Colonial conquest's lost treasures return to Myanmar. Fontier. 8 August.
Mary Kauffman (2017). Family Gives "One-of-a-Kind" Chilkat Robe to Sealaska Heritage Institute. SIT News. 7 August.
Detenido tras robar donativos de los feligreses y un cofre del siglo XVIII de una iglesia de Puente Genil( )
Arrest made for theft of parishioner donations and 18th century chest from Puente Genil church
ABC Spain (2017). Detenido tras robar donativos de los feligreses y un cofre del siglo XVIII de una iglesia de Puente Genil. ABC Spain. 5 August.
Jacob Goldberg (2017). New Zealand family's gift bridges 165 years, heals colonial wounds. Coconuts Yangon. 24 July.
The Sun Daily (2017). Sacred ancient objects returned to Australian Indigenous leaders after centuries. The Sun Daily. 24 July.
BBC News (2017). China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy. BBC News. 14 July.
Liping Gu (2017). Chinese villagers to claim back stolen mummy Buddha in Dutch court. ECNS. 13 July.
Caiyu Liu (2017). Dutch court to hear Buddha relic case. Global Times. 11 July.
R. Sivaraman (2017). Idols worth crores yet to be recovered from abroad. The Hindu. 11 July.
Jamal Shahid (2017). Pakistan yet to bring back stolen Buddha artefact from US. Dawn. 10 July.
WQOW (2017). Norway returns stolen antique Buddha sculpture to Myanmar. WQOQ. 6 July.
Coconuts Yangon (2017). Descendants of conquerors to return artifacts stolen during Anglo-Burmese War. Coconuts Yangon. 4 July.
"We worked with the understanding that if the Codex Calixtinus appeared, we'd close the investigation"
La Voz de Galicia (2017). «Corrimos la voz de que si aparecía el Códice Calixtino dejaríamos la investigación». La Voz de Galicia. 4 July.
Marina Christofides (2017). Indomitable champion of Cyprus' cultural heritage. Cyprus Mail. 2 July.
TNN (2017). SI arrested for idol theft, HC calls for case records. The Times of India. 28 June.
Press Trust of India (2017). Gold-covered mast of Kerala's Sabarimala temple found damaged; 3 held. The Indian Express. 25 June.
Yonhap News Agency (2017). Stolen Buddhist painting exhibited to public after discovery in U.S.. Yonhap News Agency. 23 June.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). ASI to send Australia gallery details of 4 stolen TN idols. The Times of India. 23 June.
Thieves steal the bone reliquary of San Hipólito Mártir from a Cocentaina church
ABC Spain (2017). Unos ladrones roban la reliquia del hueso de San Hipólito Mártir en una iglesia de Cocentaina. ABC Spain. 21 June.
The Himalayan Times (2017). Nepal gets four stolen idols back from US. The Himalayan Times. 19 June.
Nepali Times (2017). Religious figures returned. Nepali Times. 18 June.
"Periodista Digital" (2017). Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco. Periodista Digital. 16 June.
Recovered: relic of Don Bosco that had been stolen
ACI Prensa (2017). Recuperan reliquia de Don Bosco que había sido robada. ACI Prensa. 15 June.
Government returns seven work from the 18th century to Taraco
Página Siete (2017). El Gobierno entrega siete obras del siglo XVIII a Taraco. Página Siete. 13 June.
In Las Choapas, statue of the Virgin of Maternity recovered
Hernán Villarreal (2017). En Las Choapas, recuperan imagen de la virgen de la maternidad. Presencia. 12 June.
Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee (2017). Stolen tusks returned but suspected 'hermit' thief still at large. The Nation. 12 June.
Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee (2017). Police locate centuries-old carved elephant tusks stolen from Karen village. The Nation. 11 June.
Shiv Sunny (2017). Arunachal: Divorce, tale of revenge and greed behind theft of 900-yr-old statue. Hindustan Times. 7 June.
Nitisha Kashyap (2017). 900-year-old Antique Buddha Idol Stolen From Tawang, Recovered in Delhi. News 18. 5 June.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). Rs 200-crore ancient idols, seized from thieves, rot at museum. The Times of India. 5 June.
The Hindu (2017). Police to seek documents from Australian authorities. The Hindu. 2 June.
John Hooper, Ted Plafker (2017). Millions at stake as Chinese villagers take collector to court over "man in the Buddha". AFR. 2 June.
John Christian Hopkins (2017). Hopis Hoping to Recover Katsina Friends. Lake Powell Life. 1 June.
R. Sivaraman (2017). 1,000-year-old 'Narasimmee' comes back to Tamil Nadu. The Hindu. 27 May.
R. Sivaraman (2017). How idol thieves deceived devotees. The Hindu. 27 May.
TNN (2017). Australia returns Tamil Nadu's antique idol stolen by notorious smuggler Kapoor. The Times of India. 27 May.
David Montero (2017). Stolen statue featuring Mormon prophets is found by police; 2 suspects are arrested. Los Angeles Times. 24 May.
IANS (2017). Exhibition displays returned stone sculptures from Australia. Business Standard. 24 May.
P S Sajimon (2017). Missing gold locket of Ambalappuzha temple traced from cash boxes. The Times of India. 23 May.
PTI News (2017). Prized sculptures returned by Australia on display now. PTI News. 23 May.
Cyprus Mail (2017). Church regains three icons stolen from the north. Cyprus Mail. 5 May.
Doug Cuthand (2017). Cuthand: Indigenous artifacts belong with indigenous people. Saskatoon Star Phoenix. 29 April.
Chip Colwell (2017). Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law. Huffington Post. 28 April.
Justin Horwath (2017). Relinquished to feds by local gallery, fate of stolen sculpture uncertain. Santa Fe New Mexican. 27 April.
Murcia Today (2017). Priceless cross back on display at Murcia cathedral museum 40 years after being stolen. Murcia Today. 24 April.
Rajesh Ahuja (2017). DRI to bring back stolen antiques smuggled to the US. Hindustan Times. 20 April.
TNN (2017). For God's sake, save our idols from New York parties. The Times of India. 20 April.
Press Trust of India (2017). Bronze idol recovered. Business Standard. 18 April.
Express News Service (2017). Gujarat National Law University partners with ASI to hold exhibition. Indian Express. 18 April.
Xinhua (2017). Stolen pagoda body returned to Chinese mainland. Xinhua. 16 April.
Noah Charney (2017). The Case of the Missing Feet: Antiquities and Terrorism in Cambodia. Observer. 12 April.
JTA (2017). Online ad leads Vienna couple to buy ancient Jewish headstone for $300. JTA. 7 April.
Chip Colwell (2017). How Indigenous Groups Can Reclaim Stolen Property. Foreign Affairs. 31 March.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Egypt recovers objects stolen from Al-Imam Al-Shafie Dome. Ahram Online. 29 March.
Jack Durham (2017). Federal agents take Baby Jesus. Mad River Union. 25 March.
Yonhap News Agency (2017). First high court hearing on stolen Buddhist statue upcoming. Yonhap News Agency. 20 March.
Yonhap News Agency (2017). Stolen Buddhist statue to return to Buyeo temple after 30 years. Yonhap News Agency. 13 March.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2017). US returns 8 ancient idols in big retrieval. The Times of India. 9 March.
Paul Daley (2017). Reuniting Indigenous 'sticks' with their stories: the museum on a mission to give back. The Guardian. 3 March.
Jason Warick (2017). Federal government agrees to return Métis artifacts. CBC. 1 March.
ANSA (2017). Stolen Guercino found in Casablanca. ANSA. 16 February.
Pratik Salunke (2017). DRI to approach USA for details on antique smuggler's imports. Hindustan Times. 10 February.
Missal and ancient sacrum stolen in Pinos del Valle recovered
Granada Hoy (2017). Recuperan un misal y un sacro antiguos robados en Pinos del Valle. Granada Hoy. 7 February.
Press Trust of India (2017). Over 28 antiquities retrieved from abroad till date: Govt. The Indian Express. 6 February.
Alex Williams (2017). Cathedral-goers get up-close look at snatched medieval crucifix. Premier. 6 February.
Hannah McGivern (2017). Call for Italy's quake-stricken works to return home for treatment. The Art Newspaper. 3 February.
Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute( )
Kinling Lo (2017). Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute. South China Morning Post. 3 February.
Yonhap News Agency (2017). Court approves stay of execution on return order for stolen Buddhist statue. Yonhap News Agency. 1 February.
Andina (2017). Peru: Stolen paintings recovered in U.S. return to Cusco. Andina. 27 January.
Some of the jewels stolen in Parla returned
Vivir en Parla (2017). Devuelven parte de las joyas robadas en Parla. Vivir en Parla. 26 January.
Choe Sang-Hun (2017). South Korea Can Keep Buddha Statue Stolen From Japan, Court Says. The New York Times. 26 January.
More than 800 illegally looted cultural objects from Peru will be repatriated in 2017
David Hidalgo (2017). Más de 800 objetos culturales sacados ilegalmente del Perú serán repatriados en 2017. Ojo Público. 26 January.
Al-Masry Al-Youm (2017). Historic lanterns stolen from Refai Mosque restored. Egypt Independent. 25 January.
Nevine El-Aref (2017). Lamps stolen from Cairo's El-Refai Mosque recovered. Ahram Online. 24 January.
60%of stolen jewels reappear after three says at the hermitage of Parla
Tele Madrid (2017). Aparece el 60%de las joyas robadas hace tres días a una hermandad de Parla. Tele Madrid. 19 January.
C. R. Gowri Shankar (2017). Hyderabad: Stolen antiques make their way back home. Deccan Chronicle. 16 January.
Press Trust of India (2017). Australia returns three antiquities to India. The Times of India. 16 January.
U Tejonmayam (2017). 'Indian art awaits high scrutiny in Oz'. The Times of India. 11 January.
Arrests for theft in an Onda church
Paula Varella (2017). Detenidos por robar en una iglesia de Onda. Cadena Ser. 11 January.
D B Buda (2017). Police recover most of stolen idols but culprits still at alarge. My Republica. 9 January.
L.P. Devkota (2017). 14 Chandannath idols recovered. The Kathmandu Post. 4 January.
AFP (2017). Facebook sleuths bring home India's stolen idols. The Daily Mail. 3 January.
AFP (2017). Meet the Indian art enthusiasts who are using Facebook to bring home stolen antiquities. The Economic Times. 3 January.
Rabindra Nath Choudhury (2017). Khajuraho to get back 'Parrot Lady'. Deccan Chronicle. 3 January.
Manoj Pokhriyal (2017). 2016 saw 3 UNESCO listings, return of stolen antiquities. Press Trust of India. 3 January.
M. A. Parray (2016). Aurangzeb-era Quran stolen from Kashmir in 2003 may be with New Delhi museum, hints CBI. Kashmir Reader. 30 December.
Brotherhood of Guillena restores the stolen crown and the Baby Jesus for midnight mass
F. Cabanillas (2016). Una Hermandad de Guillena restituye la corona y el Niño Jesús robado para la Misa del Gallo. Arahal Información. 27 December.
TNN (2016). Pratyangira idol and two other artefacts back in India. The Times of India. 26 December.
Dalya Alberge (2016). London church to be reunited with stolen 16th-century carving. The Guardian. 21 December.
FT (2016). Mali declares archaeological emergency. Financial Times. 14 December.
Sang-Un Kim (2016). Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned to Korea. The Dong-A Ilbo. 7 December.
Paige Fry (2016). Harn Museum turns over sculpture bought from alleged smuggler. Alligator. 30 November.
Express News Service (2016). Onus on govt to trace idols of Thanjai temple. The New Indian Express. 29 November.
Sixteenth century relic stolen from the Museum of Sacred Art and deliver to Local Police
David Gonzalez (2016). Roban una reliquia del siglo XVI del Museo de Arte Sacro y la entregan a la Policía Local. El Correo. 29 November.
The Hindu (2016). HC rejects plea to recover Raja Raja Cholan statue. The Hindu. 29 November.
Press Trust of India (2016). Madras High Court dismisses PIL for retrieval of ancient idols. The Indian Express. 28 November.
Thirty years later, the denouement of a fantastic flight of precious alabaster?
Le Point (2016). Trente ans aprés, le dénouement d'un vol rocambolesque d'albâtres précieux?. Le Point. 18 November.
Sanjeev Sanyal (2016). Why retrieved antiquities should be sent back to place of origin. Hindustan Times. 16 November.
The Times of India (2016). Stolen Indian idols to be brought to National Museum from Australia. The Times of India. 16 November.
Tabernacle and ciborium stolen from Polloe church recovered
El Diario Vasco (2016). Recuperados el sagrario y el copón sustraídos de la iglesia de Polloe. El Diario Vasco. 10 November.
Li Yan (2016). Dutch court reportedly issues notice to collector of mummified statue. ECNS. 8 November.
500-year old sculptures stolen from Jain Temple recovered
Dainik Bhaskar (2016). जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुईं 500 साल पुरानी मूर्तियां बरामद, दो बदमाश गिरफ्तार. Dainik Bhaskar. 8 November.
Udaipur Times (2016). Savina Jain Temple theft case solved, Culprits nabbed. Udaipur Times. 8 November.
TNN (2016). Temple theft: Cops recover crown, arrest 3. The Times of India. 7 November.
CBS (2016). Police Search For Man Who Stole Scepter, Other Items From Brooklyn Church. CBS. 6 November.
Tovah Lazaroff (2016). Palestinians make a play for Dead Sea Scrolls at UNESCO. The Jerusalem Post. 6 November.
IANS (2016). Lakshmi idol recovered from mosque in Bangladesh, another temple torched. Business Standard. 5 November.
Works of art in 'search and capture'
Carlos Fonesca (2016). Obras de arte en 'busca y captura'. Voz Populi. 5 November.
Steven Litt (2016). Cleveland Museum of Art gives back manuscript page illegally cut from book in Italy. Cleveland.com. 4 November.
Gargi Gupta (2016). A goodwill gesture: India loans ancient statue to Bhutan. DNA. 27 October.
Stephanie Woodard (2016). Culture Held Captive—Tribal Members Want Patrimony Returned. Indian Country Today. 24 October.
Udall Leads Senate Hearing On Action To Prevent Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale Of Tribal Cultural Items( )
Chris Clark (2016). Udall Leads Senate Hearing On Action To Prevent Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale Of Tribal Cultural Items. Los Alamos Daily Post. 19 October.
Mary Hudez (2016). Loopholes in U.S. Laws Allow Trafficking in Sacred Tribal Artifacts. AllGov. 19 October.
Justin Matthews (2016). U.S. Senators are pushing for Native American Artifact legislation. KOAT. 18 October.
Creative India (2016). Why India Must Counter The Heritage Plunder. Swarajya. 18 October.
Orissa Post (2016). Maninag temple heist: Stolen jewellery found. Orissa Post. 16 October.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Reclaiming our Gods: Why India must reverse the plunder of its artistic heritage. DNA. 15 October.
The Australian (2016). Explainer: The NGA looted antiquities scandal. The Australian. 14 October.
Vietnam Net (2016). Buddha stolen from Me So Pagoda returned. Vietnam Net. 10 October.
Anuraag Saxena (2016). Heritage crimes: Let's get our past back. Sunday Guardian Live. 9 October.
Anuraag Saxena (2016). Heritage for sale: Stop the loot of India's past. Sunday Guardian Live. 4 October.
Esther Anatolitis (2016). Cultural ownership and responsibility is not just a fad. Eureka Street. 3 October.
Anuraag Saxena (2016). India needs to bring heritage-criminals to justice. Sunday Guardian Live. 3 October.
Richard Morris (2016). Art detectives track down stolen 12th-century Indian sculpture. India GB News. 3 October.
Laura Morales (2016). Congress Condemns Trafficking of Native American Objects. Arizona Public Media. 3 October.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). Five stolen Tamil Nadu idols in Oz on radar for return. The Times of India. 1 October.
Eastern Eye (2016). India takes possession of stolen 12th-century Brahma sculpture. Eastern Eye. 1 October.
Kim Baca (2016). Feds 'Paying a Lot of Attention' to International Repatriations; Is It Enough?. Indian Country Today. 28 September.
Alexxa Gotthardt (2016). An 18th-Century Temple Buddha Painting Returns to Korea after an Epic Journey. Artsy. 15 September.
Nancy Jumwa Ngowa (2016). Bring back vigango to their rightful locations. Daily Nation. 14 September.
CBC (2016). B.C. allocates $2 million for First Nations repatriation efforts. CBC. 13 September.
Allison Meier (2016). US Judge Approves Warrant for Acoma Shield Listed for Sale by Paris Auction House. Hyperallergic. 7 September.
Ben Philip (2016). 200-year-old priceless bibles returned to church after break-in. Daily Record. 3 September.
Edward Damon (2016). Mystery of the missing Mary: Police recover church's stolen statue in river. The Berkshire Eagle. 2 September.
Yonhap News Agency (2016). Stolen Buddhist painting to be returned from U.S.. Yonhap News Agency. 1 September.
Mary Hudetz (2016). Judge OKs return of Native American shield sent to Paris. Las Cruces Sun-News. 31 August.
Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Action urged for Yama lintel return. Bangkok Post. 23 August.
Yugarón: Candelabras stolen from church returned
Ultima Hora (2016). Yaguarón: Rescatan candelabros robados del templo. Ultima Hora. 22 August.
Martin Heinrich (2016). Commentary: U.S. must help safeguard tribal patrimony. Santa Fe New Mexican. 20 August.
Anne Constable (2016). Pueblo leaders: Patrimony legislation won't hurt art dealers. Santa Fe New Mexican. 13 August.
Casey Sanchez (2016). Lost and found: "What Was Ours". Santa Fe New Mexican. 12 August.
The Nation (2016). Call for ancient lintel to be returned from US exhibition. The Nation. 5 August.
Man robs chapel, is arrested trying to sell to neighbours.
Iguazu Noticias (2016). Robó en una ermita y fué detenido por querer venderles a los vecinos. Iguazu Noticias. 4 August.
Ploenpote Atthakor (2016). Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco. Bangkok Post. 4 August.
Press Trust of India (2016). US returned only eight antiquities during PM Narendra Modi's visit: Govt. The Indian Express. 3 August.
TNN (2016). Panchaloha idol found in sand heap. The Times of India. 26 July.
Toru Higashioka (2016). Japan, S. Korea at odds over true ownership of stolen statue. The Asahi Shimbun. 26 July.
Mehr News Agency (2016). Iran's National Library receives 2 rare Quran manuscripts. Mehr News Agency. 23 July.
Anne Constable (2016). U.S. files complaint to recover Acoma war shield. Santa Fe New Mexican. 23 July.
The Tribune (2016). Australia to return stolen Buddha statue to India. The Tribune. 22 July.
Michaela Boland (2016). NGA's stolen buddha slowly homing in on return to India. The Australian. 22 July.
Divya Karthikeyan (2016). Meet Vijay Kumar, the guardian of plundered idols and colonial loot. The News Minute. 20 July.
Andrew Taylor (2016). National Gallery of Australia likely to forfeit more ancient Indian antiquities, says director. The Sydney Morning Herald. 18 July.
Soudhriti Bhabani (2016). BJP government has no space for prized artefacts returned by US. India Today. 18 July.
Orissa Post (2016). Looted antique idol recovered in Bargarh. Orissa Post. 15 July.
Albuquerque Journal (2016). Editorial: Rest of delegation should join fight for tribal artifacts. Albuquerque Journal. 13 July.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). TN gets back two 1,000-year-old idols smuggled to US. The Times of India. 12 July.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2016). Ariyalur to America and back: How 2 antique idols returned. The Times of India. 12 July.
Griselda Nevarez (2016). Senator continues battle to save Native American artifacts from theft and sale. The Guardian. 11 July.
Divya Karthikeyan (2016). Why confiscating idols alone will not break up the smuggling ring thriving in TN. The News Minute. 11 July.
Emily Zenter (2016). Arizona, New Mexico senators team up to prevent sale of tribal items. Cronkite News. 8 July.
Royale Da (2016). Acoma Pueblo sacred shield stolen; Pueblo fights to get it back. KOAT. 7 July.
Rob Shaw (2016). Ottawa pledges support for B.C. plan to repatriate First Nations artifacts. Vancouver Sun. 6 July.
More than 6871 cultural items stolen in 18 years.
Olinka Valdez (2016). Roban más de 6 mil 871 bienes culturales en 18 años. Milenio. 5 July.
Assumed robbers of the crown of the Virgen de la Cabeza arrested
CLM24 (2016). Detienen a presuntos autores del robo de las coronas de la Virgen de la Cabeza. CLM24. 30 June.
W.M.N.H. Finch (2016). Welcome home party for Devon church's priceless panels. The Herald. 29 June.
Santa Fe New Mexican (2016). Our View: Keep pressure up to restore artifacts. Santa Fe New Mexican. 26 June.
Steven Morris (2016). Stolen medieval panels restored and reinstalled in Devon church. The Guardian. 24 June.
Brian Morton (2016). First Nations shrine collecting dust in New York museum's basement. Vancouver Sun. 23 June.
Mary Hudetz (2016). Tribes hail shield's halted sale; collectors ask what's next. News Times. 22 June.
Rob Shaw (2016). B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums. Vancouver Sun. 21 June.
Emily Younger (2016). Antique store worker returns stolen icon to Wichita church. KSN. 20 June.
R. Vimal Kumar (2016). On the trail of stolen artefacts. The Hindu. 20 June.
Margaux Schreurs (2016). Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home. The Beijinger. 17 June.
Press Trust of India (2016). TN temple officials see if seized idols match stolen ones. Business Standard. 17 June.
Xinhua (2016). Villagers in court over stolen statue. Shanghai Daily. 16 June.
Debayan Tewaril (2016). Chasing Ganeshas: Meet the art sleuths bringing India's stolen heritage home. The Times of India. 12 June.
Virendrasingh Ghunawat (2016). Ganesh and his mother return home from US with Modi. India Today. 9 June.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). The American Who Rescued The Saint. Swarajya. 8 June.
Nistula Hebbar (2016). Idol trackers elated as Ganesha set to come home. The Hindu. 8 June.
Gargi Gupta (2016). How low-profile expats helped India bring back 200 ancient artifacts. DNA. 8 June.
Michelle Vachon (2016). With New Book, Quest to Recover Stolen Battambang Statues Begins. The Cambodia Daily. 7 June.
Geneva Sands (2016). US Returns More Than 200 Stolen Artifacts to India After Federal Investigation. ABC United States. 6 June.
Albuquerque Journal (2016). Editorial: Acoma shield closer to home. Albuquerque Journal. 5 June.
Robber of the Church of Perpetual Help arrested
Diario de Alto Aragón (2016). Detenido el autor del robo en la iglesia del Perpetuo Socorro. Diario de Alto Aragón. 4 June.
Vivek Narayanan (2016). Seized idols to be sent to Icon Centre for safekeeping. The Hindu. 2 June.
Sobhana K. Nair (2016). US to return 19 stolen Indian artefacts during Modi's trip. Mumbai Mirror. 1 June.
Associated Press (2016). The Latest: Officials say Acoma shield was stolen years ago. Yahoo News. 27 May.
Martin Heinrich (2016). Heinrich: Halt French Auction of Sacred Native American Artifacts. KRWG. 26 May.
David Smith (2016). Native Americans implore France to halt artifact sale: 'It harkens to slave auctions'. The Guardian. 25 May.
AFP (2016). Native Americans step up fight over sacred object auctions. The Daily Mail. 24 May.
Atul Aneja (2016). China hopes to reunite "stolen" Buddhist relics in the virtual world. The Hindu. 24 May.
Morn Vanntey (2016). Buddha relics to head back to Oudong Mountain. The Phnom Penh Post. 20 May.
Gargi Gupta (2016). The Heritage Warriors. DNA. 8 May.
Latha Iyer (2016). Getting back the bronzes of Sivapuram Natarajar temple. Performance Gurus. 8 May.
Jeanette Oldham (2016). Church raider jailed after stealing priceless relics, including ancient coffin. Birmingham Mail. 6 May.
Kate Thayer (2016). Headstones of Native Americans missing for decades returned to relatives. The Chicago Tribune. 5 May.
Ruchika Sharma (2016). Forget the Kohinoor, could we have the Amaravati Stupa sculptures back please?. Scroll.in. 1 May.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Is India serious about retrieving its stolen Antiques?. MyIndMakers. 29 April.
BBC News (2016). US returns stolen ancient Buddhist sculpture to Pakistan. BBC News. 28 April.
APP (2016). US returning smuggled Buddha sculpture to Pakistan. The Nation. 27 April.
The Hans India (2016). CCS cops recover 1-cr idol within 24 hours of theft. The Hans India. 27 April.
Press Trust of India (2016). Take steps to bring back antiquities taken outside India: Par. Business Standard. 26 April.
Press Trust of India (2016). 18 Antiquities Recovered From Foreign Countries: Government. The New Indian Express. 25 April.
Ranjani Govind (2016). Karnataka's ancient idols lost in a mere flash. The Hindu. 25 April.
Vandana Kamath (2016). Monuments Men go after state's treasure. Bangalore Mirror. 24 April.
Theft of the Virgin of Carmen caused repudiation in 2001
Hemeroteca PL (2016). Robo de la Virgen del Carmen causa repudio en 2001. Prensa Libre. 19 April.
Yonhap News Agency (2016). S. Korea unsure whether stolen Buddhist statue was previously plundered: broadcaster. Yonhap News Agency. 16 April.
BBC News (2016). 'Valuable' artworks found three years after Kiltullagh church theft. BBC News. 12 April.
Sravanth Verma (2016). Online group tracks stolen art and negotiates for its return. Digital Journal. 9 April.
Daijiworld Media Network (2016). Karkala: Theft at Shirlalu Basadi - Sack containing idols found. Daijiworld. 8 April.
Kapil Dixit (2016). Astadhatu idol of Lord Ganesh worth 25 crore recovered in Kaushambi, 6 held. The Times of India. 4 April.
The Hans India (2016). Panchaloha idols seized. The Hans India. 3 April.
The Chakra (2016). Australian Hindus Urge Sydney Art Gallery to Return Hindu Statue If Illegal Acquired. The Chakra. 2 April.
Frances Madeson (2016). The Excruciating Legacy of NAGPRA. Indian Country Today. 31 March.
S. Prasad (2016). 89-year-old temple bell found in drainage canal. The Hindu. 31 March.
Vong Sokheng (2016). More looted antiquities welcomed home. The Phnom Penh Post. 31 March.
WBUR (2016). Tracing The DNA Of Looted Artwork. WBUR. 30 March.
The Hindu (2016). Four held; stolen idols recovered. The Hindu. 30 March.
Cyprus Mail (2016). Special ceremony to mark return of valuable icons. Cyprus Mail. 30 March.
M Aamir Khan (2016). Stolen Durga idol returns to Valley after 25 years. The Tribune. 30 March.
BBC News (2016). US museum returns ancient Hindu god statue to Cambodia. BBC News. 28 March.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). Priceless Indian Artefacts With Australia; Will They Ever Come Back Home?. Swarajya. 27 March.
The diocese estimated that 70%of the pieces stolen in this century have been recovered
Diario de Burgos (2016). La diócesis estima que el 70%de las piezas sustraídas en este siglo han sido recuperadas. Diario de Burgos. 22 March.
TNN (2016). Violence, dead bufallo, stolen idol raise tensions in Agra district. The Times of India. 13 March.
Lucy Hornby (2016). Buddha's return belies tensions between Beijing and Taipei. Financial Times. 11 March.
Tanaya Singh (2016). Precious Art Stolen from India Is Being Brought Back. Thanks to One Man and His Extraordinary Team. The Better India. 9 March.
Kayla Desroches (2016). Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home. KNBA. 8 March.
Francis Eduard Ang (2016). Stolen Buddha Head Displayed at Museum of China in Beijing. Yibada. 3 March.
Deccan Chronicle (2016). In icon centre, Uma Parmeshwari reunites with Nataraja after 8 years. Deccan Chronicle. 2 March.
Peter Ford (2016). US Museum Returns Stolen Rama Statue. The Cambodia Daily. 29 February.
S. Prasad (2016). ASI seeks info on provenance of idols. The Hindu. 28 February.
Shanghai Daily (2016). Taiwan Buddhist helps lost statue head home after 20 years. Shanghai Daily. 26 February.
Dan Duray (2016). Cambodian warrior comes home: Denver Art Museum returns Khmer statue. The Art Newspaper. 26 February.
Sravanth Verma (2016). Denver museum to return last of looted Cambodian statues. Digital Journal. 24 February.
Wang Fan (2016). Ancient Buddha sculpture head to return to mainland after 20 years. ECNS. 22 February.
Stolen ancient idol from Chhapra recovered from pond
Jagran (2016). छपरा के सोनारप ी से चोरी करोड़ की अ धातु की ाचीन मू्ित यां बरामद. Jagran. 18 February.
Michaela Boland (2016). NGA wants to return buddha, but doesn't know where. The Australian. 12 February.
Ashwin Aghor (2016). A 75-year-old archaeologist catches artefact smugglers sitting on his computer. Catch News. 8 February.
S. Vijay Kumar (2016). India Pride Project – How Smuggled Indian Art Is Brought Back Home. Swarajya. 7 February.
Audrey Wilson (2016). Last Koh Ker piece coming home. The Phnom Penh Post. 30 January.
Pin Sisovann (2016). In Visit, US Secretary of State Gave a Nod to Cambodian Antiquities. Voice of America. 29 January.
Katrina Valcourt (2016). Director Stephan Jost Steps Down from the Honolulu Museum of Art in March. Honolulu Magazine. 27 January.
Mom Kunthear (2016). Government's Search for Antiques Boundless as Harihara Ceremony a Success. Khmer Times. 21 January.
Hull Daily Mail (2016). 'Stealing my painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley was like a plot from The Archers'. Hull Daily Mail. 17 January.
Thieves arrested in stolen idol case
News 18 (2016). मूर्ति चोर गिरोह गिरफ्तार, अष्टधातु की 70 मूर्तियां बरामद. News 18. 16 January.
Angel stolen from the church of Soledad found in pathway
El Heraldo (2016). En una trocha apareció el ángel robado de la iglesia de Soledad. El Heraldo. 14 January.
Lois Williams (2016). Te Pahi's medal among Waitangi treasures. Radio New Zealand. 14 January.
Shlomo Rizel (2016). From Auschwitz to Israel, the Saga of a Long-Lost Mini-Torah. Chabad.org. 11 January.
Angela Brandt (2016). Rare Sioux artifact stolen from state museum recovered after 13 years. Independent Record. 8 January.
Amrita Madhukalya (2016). ASI brings back three stolen artefacts from Australia. DNA. 6 January.
Lucy Leeson (2016). Thief stole painting from St Mary's Church in Beverley during wedding. Hull Daily Mail. 1 January.
Dubin Ricardo (2015). El regreso de la imagen del Cristo de Tilcara. El Tribuno. 18 December.
Yogesh Kabirdoss (2015). Uma Parameshwari Idol Back From Singapore, Set to Return Home Soon. The New Indian Express. 17 December.
Stolen Christ found in the river
El Tribuno (2015). Hallaron en el río un Cristo que fue robado. El Tribuno. 15 December.
Clare Colley (2015). Unsettled art show accompanies Encounters at the National Museum of Australia. The Sydney Morning Herald. 14 December.
The theft of the Codex Calixtino: a premise worthy of a script by Berlanga
Pedro García Martín (2015). El robo del Códice Calixtino: una peripecia digna de un guión de Berlanga. El Mundo. 14 December.
Sculptures stolen from Jain temple in Sikar recovered, three thieves arrested
Ashok Shekhawat (2015). सीकर में जैन मंदिर से चोरी हुई मूर्तियां बरामद, तीन चोर भी गिरफ्तार. News 18. 13 December.
El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección( )
The Codex Calixtinus has been placed on UNESCO's Memory of the World list to ensure its protection
Europa Press (2015). El Códice Calixtino optará al Registro de la Memoria del Mundo de la Unesco, lo que reforzaría su protección. 20 Minutos. 13 December.
Wang Fan (2015). Dutch collector puts conditions on stolen Buddha statue's return to China. ECNS. 8 December.
Amelia Caddy (2015). Indigenous objects return to Australia in new exhibition. Australian Geographic. 7 December.
Shrikrishna Prasad (2015). Cops find Jain idol in ditch. The Telegraph. 6 December.
Stolen idol of Bhagvan Mahavir recovered from Jamui Village
Aajtak (2015). बिहारः भगवान महावीर की चोरी हुई 2600 साल पुरानी मूर्ति मिली और भी. Aajtak. 6 December.
IANS (2015). Two-millennia-old stolen Mahavira idol recovered in Bihar. Business Standard. 6 December.
Express News Service (2015). AP Vows to Bring Back Amaravati Artefacts from Brit Museum. The New Indian Express. 6 December.
Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities( )
United States Department of the Interior (2015). Secretary Jewell Advances Discussion on Repatriation of Tribal Sacred Objects with French Authorities. United States Department of the Interior. 2 December.
FiveThirtyEight (2015). The Real-Life Indiana Jones. FiveThirtyEight. 2 December.
FUNBA (Fundación para las Bellas Artes y la Cultura) recovers its heritage
Jaime Moreno (2015). La Funba recupera su patrimonio. El Periódico. 30 November.
Sit News (2015). Sacred Chilkat Robe Returning Home. Sit News. 29 November.
In Cyprus (2015). Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned. Parikiaki. 28 November.
Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'( )
Douglas Quan (2015). Woman who found 900-year-old 'Parrot Lady' statue Canada presented to India still convinced it's just a 'nice knock-off'. National Post. 27 November.
Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid (2015). Singapore, India sign strategic partnership to boost cooperation in key areas. Channel News Asia. 24 November.
Imran Gowhar (2015). Thieves return stolen idol. The Hindu. 22 November.
Seth Slabaugh (2015). Museum reportedly paid $100K for idol. The Star Press. 19 November.
ICE HSI partners with Ball State University and the David Owsley Museum of Art to recover a hidden idol stolen from India( )
ICE (2015). ICE HSI partners with Ball State University and the David Owsley Museum of Art to recover a hidden idol stolen from India. ICE. 17 November.
Wang Fan (2015). Field investigation complete on village's case to reclaim 1,000-year old statue. ECNS. 17 November.
China Daily (2015). Fujian villagers turn to legal act to claim Buddha statue with a mummified monk. What's On Xiamen. 16 November.
Press Trust of India (2015). 18th century stolen idol recovered. The Statesman. 13 November.
Hindustan Times (2015). Nepalese teen held for theft at Virbhadra's palace in Sarahan. Hindustan Times. 12 November.
The Tribune (2015). Artefacts stolen from CM's palace recovered. The Tribune. 11 November.
B Sivakumar (2015). Singapore gallery returns 11th century statue to India. The Times of India. 8 November.
The Straits Times (2015). Asian Civilisations Museum hands back sculpture identified as stolen to India. The Straits Times. 6 November.
Art Daily (2015). Looted Chokwe masks and a rare statue to be returned to Dundo Museum in Angola. Art Daily. 4 November.
Cambodia returns sculptural fragment after 3-D scans show it fits Cleveland Museum of Art's Krishna (photos)( )
Steven Litt (2015). Cambodia returns sculptural fragment after 3-D scans show it fits Cleveland Museum of Art's Krishna (photos). Cleveland.com. 30 October.
Bronze bell from the church of Cabalango found in Colinas
El Diario Carlos Paz (2015). Encontraron en Colinas la campana de bronce de la Iglesia de Cabalango. El Diario Carlos Paz. 27 October.
Lara Ehrlich (2015). Saving an Ancestral Cemetery. BU Today. 26 October.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher (2015). Museum returns totem pole stolen by actor John Barrymore in 1931. Associated Press. 22 October.
Deepika Shetty (2015). ACM's return of 'stolen' statue raises questions about artefacts leaving India. The Straits Times. 22 October.
Gabriella Angeleti (2015). Flood of restitutions deepens as museums investigate objects bought through Subhash Kapoor. The Art Newspaper. 21 October.
Vong Sokheng (2015). Artefacts returned by collector. The Phnom Penh Post. 21 October.
Mayo Martin (2015). Asian Civilisations Museum to return controversial Indian bronze sculpture. Today. 19 October.
Escaped prisoner arrested trying to steal two precious relics from the church of Morón
ABC España (2015). Un preso fugado es detenido tras intentar vender dos valiosas reliquias de una iglesia de Morón. ABC España. 17 October.
Steve Russell (2015). NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq. Indian Country Today. 16 October.
Neou Vannarin (2015). Two Ancient Artifacts To Be Returned by Norwegian Collector. Voice of America. 16 October.
Michaela Boland (2015). Stolen Buddha still posing at National Gallery of Australia. The Australian. 16 October.
Wang Fan (2015). Return of mummified statue urged before 'birthday'. ECNS. 15 October.
The Indian Express (2015). Australian art gallery to return 2000 year old Buddha idol to India. The Indian Express. 11 October.
Andy Done-Johnson (2015). Mystery of monks missing gravestone is finally solved. Chad. 9 October.
Vaihayasi Pande Daniel (2015). He brings the gods back home to India. Rediff News. 9 October.
Josh Logue (2015). You Can't Sell What's Not Yours. Inside Higher Ed. 7 October.
Press Trust of India (2015). Germany returns idol stolen from Kashmir. The Hindu. 6 October.
Natalie Trusso Cafarello (2015). Museum to return tainted art objects. The Toledo Blade. 23 September.
Dana Scherle (2015). Germany returns Hindu statue to India. DW. 23 September.
Mike Boehm (2015). Legal settlement with Armenian church lets Getty Museum keep prized medieval Bible pages. Los Angeles Times. 21 September.
The Japan Times (2015). Arbitration claim over Korean pagoda ends in failure. The Japan Times. 20 September.
Sobhana K Nair (2015). German museum all set to return 9th century stolen Durga idol. Mumbai Mirror. 19 September.
Frank Hopper (2015). Sale of Sacred Object Stopped By Museum and Native Leaders. Indian Country Today. 19 September.
Kaitlyn Loyacano (2015). Church bell found after missing for months. KNOE. 17 September.
Cyprus Mail (2015). Reception to welcome back stolen artefacts. Cyprus Mail. 15 September.
Spencer S. Hsu (2015). U.S. judge fines Russia $43.7 million in diplomatic feud over Jewish collection. The Washington Post. 13 September.
Mary Carole McCauley (2015). Stolen church windows to be returned to Queenstown estate. The Baltimore Sun. 11 September.
Cyprus Mail (2015). Stolen artefacts repatriated. Cyprus Mail. 28 August.
Press Trust of India (2015). 105-year-old Urdu copy of Ramcharitmanas found. The Hindu. 24 August.
Michaela Boland (2015). National Gallery of Australia finally mothballs Kapoor artworks. The Australian. 19 August.
Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Karkala: Idol thief caught after car overturns in bid to escape, another thrashed. Daijiworld. 18 August.
R Prince Jebakumar (2015). Singapore Museum Has Eight Idols Stolen From TN. The New Indian Express. 15 August.
Imran Ali (2015). Court fight over Maori artefacts comes to an end. The Northern Advocate. 14 August.
Lovemore Mataire (2015). 2600 Zim artefacts looted. The Herald. 14 August.
M.T. Shiva Kumar (2015). Eight 'stolen' ornaments found in hundi. The Hindu. 13 August.
The Indian Express (2015). From Nataraja to Yogini Vrishanana, 13 antiques India did bring back. The Indian Express. 10 August.
Kim Hyung-Eun (2015). A step toward bringing Korean treasures home. Korea JoongAng Daily. 10 August.
Patrick Beja (2015). Community forced to pay tax to reclaim its stolen treasures. The Counties. 9 August.
Micah Schweizer (2015). How A Candy Magnate Helped Bring A Holy Collection Home. NPR. 8 August.
Prague Post (2015). Court: National Gallery must return Madonna painting. Prague Post. 7 August.
Joseph Rose (2015). Portland Art Museum returning sacred Crow medicine bundles to tribe. The Oregonian. 5 August.
AMA (2015). India demands return of objects stolen from its temples. AMA. 30 July.
Prakesh Bhandari (2015). Honour etched in stone. The Statesman. 26 July.
TNN (2015). 500-yr-old idols stolen from Jain temple in Kanker, 4 recovered. The Times of India. 25 July.
18th century sacred art stolen from Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala recovered
Miriam Bueno (2015). Recobran arte sacro del siglo XVIII robado en Xiloxoxtla, Tlaxcala. Noticieros Televisa. 23 July.
East Lindsey Target (2015). Heartwarming honesty of car boot punter sees stolen medieval brass returned to Lincolnshire church. East Lindsey Target. 22 July.
So Jung Park (2015). Stolen Buddhist painting returned from U.S.. The Korea Observer. 21 July.
Peggy MacDonald (2015). Chapel Island First Nation celebrates return of historic altar. CBC. 20 July.
The Korea Herald (2015). Stolen statue returned: Government must actively seek return of looted artifacts. Korea Herald. 17 July.
Akihiko Kaise (2015). S. Korea to return stolen Buddha statue to Japan. The Asahi Shimbun. 15 July.
Howard Plotkin (2015). Opinion: Return the Manitou Stone to its rightful owners. Edmonton Journal. 15 July.
Nithin Sridhar (2015). Full Interview with Dr. Donna Yates about art trafficking. NewsGram. 14 July.
Seth Slabaugh (2015). Is BSU museum piece stolen art?. The Star Press. 14 July.
Mail Today (2015). Germany to gift stolen durga idol back to PM Modi. India Today. 14 July.
Press Trust of India (2015). Two stolen Panchaloha idols worth Rs 1 cr found. Business Standard. 13 July.
Gong stolen from temple, suspect arrested
Navbharat Times (2015). मंदिर से चुराया घंटा, आरोपी गिरफ्तार. Navbharat Times. 13 July.
Anurag Bende (2015). I followed my heart. We may be poor, but we are not criminal. Pune Mirror. 11 July.
Kristian Silva (2015). Queensland Art Gallery probes past of Hindu statues. Brisbane Times. 10 July.
Chaitraly Deshmukh (2015). Father turns in son for Pune temple theft. Mid-day. 9 July.
Sol Rieger (2015). Jewish Woman Works to Return 100 Torahs Ransacked by Nazis. JP Updates. 6 July.
Gina Fairley (2015). Hindu cleric targets QAGOMA for return of Indian antiquities. Visual Arts Hub. 6 July.
Merinews (2015). Hindus urge National Gallery of Australia to expedite provenance of Hindu statues. Merinews. 4 July.
ICE (2015). ICE HSI partners with major art collector to recover stolen idol from India. ICE. 1 July.
R Prince Jebakumar (2015). Tiruvannamalai Temple Gets Centuries-old Panchaloha Idols Back. The Indian Express. 27 June.
John Bingham (2015). Holy Grail found (thanks to Crimewatch appeal). The Telegraph. 26 June.
Vimal Bhatia (2015). 117-kg silver items, cash stolen from Ramdeora Temple found. The Times of India. 24 June.
AFP (2015). Spanish police return art stolen from Swedish churches. Yahoo News. 22 June.
Karl E. Meyer (2015). The Chinese Want Their Art Back. The New York Times. 20 June.
Michaela Boland (2015). Queensland Art Gallery may have to return stolen antiquities. The Australian. 19 June.
Daijiworld Media Network (2015). Silver valuables stolen from Uppinangady temple found beneath channel. Daijiworld. 17 June.
Almanar News (2015). Statue of Virgin Mary Restored to Syria's Maaloula. Almanar News. 14 June.
Suzanne Vega (2015). Senators Attempt to Protect Stolen Jewish Artifacts in Iraq From ISIS. JP Updates. 10 June.
Aaron Granillo (2015). Hopi Tribe Makes Another Attempt At Halting French Auction. KNAU. 9 June.
Gloucester Citizen (2015). Church's stolen statue head found on ebay after two years and returned to Forest of Dean. Gloucester Citizen. 9 June.
KEPRTV (2015). Police looking to identify owner of suspected stolen brass artifacts. KEPRTV. 5 June.
Jamey Keaten (2015). Paris Auction of Hopi Artifacts Decried in US Stirs Protest. ABC United States. 1 June.
Steephan Kayyar (2015). Kasargod: Police arrest two persons for precious idol theft. Daijiworld. 1 June.
Valuable statue stolen from the church of San Francisco appeared in the Yumbel museum
Pura Noticia (2015). Valiosa imagen robada a iglesia de San Francisco apareció en museo de Yumbel. Pura Noticia. 31 May.
Valuable 18th century sculpture stolen from the Church of San Francisco Recovered
La Nación (2015). Apareció valiosa imagen del siglo XVIII robada a la Iglesia de San Francisco. La Nación. 31 May.
Press Trust of India (2015). Police recover 300 years old idol. Business Standard. 29 May.
Xinhua (2015). Ancient items retrieved by Syrian authorities. Xinhua. 26 May.
S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Kapoor again: How an idol hunt was crowd-sourced. The Times of India. 25 May.
Bennett Murray (2015). Experts disagree over antiquity repatriations. The Phnom Penh Post. 23 May.
CCTV (2015). Ceremony held as stolen head of statue returned after 18 years. CCTV. 23 May.
Khouth Sophak Chakrya (2015). Statues discovered in Kampong Thom forest. The Phnom Penh Post. 22 May.
Steven Morris (2015). Detectives unearth scores of church thefts dating back 10 years. The Guardian. 20 May.
Shanghaiist (2015). Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China. Shanghaiist. 20 May.
Alexandre Capron, Joy Lynn Davis (2015). Nepalese call for return of stolen statues after quakes. France 24. 19 May.
Steven Morris, Maev Kennedy (2015). Stolen 15th-century Torbryan church icons recovered by police. The Guardian. 19 May.
Steven Litt (2015). Returning Hanuman sculpture to Cambodia a nimble, savvy play by Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland.com. 15 May.
Steven Litt (2015). It's official: Cleveland Museum of Art returns Hanuman statue to Cambodia (photos). Cleveland.com. 12 May.
Kristen Hwang (2015). Tribes say law requiring return of remains, relics, hasn't met promise. Hava Sun News. 12 May.
Tom Mashberg (2015). Missing 13th-Century Painting to be Returned to Owners in Court Settlement. The New York Times. 12 May.
Mech Dara (2015). US Museum Returns Hanuman Statue to Cambodia. The Cambodia Daily. 11 May.
Ma (2015). Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha. CRIEnglish. 8 May.
CNTV (2015). Master Xingyun of Taiwan donates relics to place of origin. CNTV. 7 May.
Bill Tanner (2015). Stolen art returned to Herefordshire churches. Hereford Times. 7 May.
Xinhua (2015). Stolen Buddha sculpture head to unite with the body at Taiwan exhibition. Xinhua. 5 May.
S. Vijay Kumar (2015). Operation Hidden Idol: The Struggle To Bring Back Indian Antiquities. Swarajya. 4 May.
Seeking to recover more than 50,000 artworks
Opinión (2015). Buscan recuperar más de 50.000 piezas de arte. Opinión. 11 April.
Vishakha N. Desai (2015). India's deafening silence on stolen art. The Hindu. 10 April.
Associated Press (2015). New York couple returns stolen Andean paintings to Bolivia. U-T San Diego. 9 April.
Jessica Gelt (2015). Museums turn over ancient art as smuggling investigation presses on. Los Angeles Times. 9 April.
The Moscow Times (2015). Putin Returns Nazi-Looted Icon to Greek Prime Minister. The Moscow Times. 9 April.
eKantipur (2015). Empty temples, stolen gods. eKantipur. 8 April.
Tom Mashberg (2015). Museums Begin Returning Artifacts to India in Response to Investigation. The New York Times. 7 April.
Jennifer Sinco Kelleher (2015). Antiquities Looted From India End up at Honolulu Museum. ABC United States. 1 April.
Xuequean Mu (2015). Interview: Cambodia shares successful story on repatriation of stolen antiquities. Xinhua. 28 March.
Wei Wang (2015). Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha". CRIEnglish. 27 March.
Spanish News Today (2015). Stolen 16th century tapestry returned to Huesca. Spanish News Today. 26 March.
Press Trust of India (2015). ASI experts to inspect sandstone sculpture seized in Canada. Business Standard. 24 March.
17th century statue stolen in Medina found in rubbish bin
Patricia González (2015). Encuentran en una papelera una talla del XVII robada en Medina. El Norte de Castilla. 17 March.
Michaela Boland (2015). National Gallery of Australia gets refund as Buddha goes home. The Australian. 6 March.
Kate Baklitskaya (2015). Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert. The Siberian Times. 2 February.
Czech News Agency (2015). State rejects most restitution claims. Prague Post. 7 January.
Raju Gusain (2014). Stolen Almora idol back home after 50 years. India Today. 12 October.
Vineet Upadhyay (2014). ASI to keep rare, recovered Shiva idol in museum. The Times of India. 9 October.
Arutz Sheva (2014). Poland: Headstones Removed from Lodz Jewish Cemetery to be Returned. Arutz Sheva. 6 October.
Manhattan U.S. Attorney and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Announce the Repatriation of Nine Stolen Miguel Cabrera Paintings to the Republic of Peru( )
U.S. Attorney's Office (2014). Manhattan U.S. Attorney and FBI Assistant Director in Charge Announce the Repatriation of Nine Stolen Miguel Cabrera Paintings to the Republic of Peru. FBI. 5 September.
William Vallely (2014). Daylesford police recover $135K worth of stolen church items. The Courier. 7 July.
Tanya Nolan (2014). Western Australia Aboriginal leaders retrieve secret sacred items taken a century ago. ABC Australia. 6 June.
AFP (2014). Looted ancient statues returned to Cambodia from US. ABC Australia. 4 June.
Khoun Theara (2014). Three Statues Repatriated in Phnom Penh Ceremony. Voice of America. 3 June.
David Ng (2014). Norton Simon Museum to return contested ancient statue to Cambodia. Los Angeles Times. 7 May.
DNA (2014). Australia must return stolen Shiva statue to India: former diplomat from Natasha Chaku. DNA. 11 April.
Andrew Taylor (2014). National Gallery of Australia director Ron Radford reluctant to admit Dancing Shiva is stolen. The Sydney Morning Herald. 7 April.
eKantipur (2014). Stolen idols: Preservation and cataloguing must complement repatriation of stolen Nepali art. eKantipur. 4 April.
Andrew Taylor (2014). National Gallery Shiva statue return'should include gift of goodwill'. The Canberra Times. 2 April.
JTA (2014). Stolen Czech Ark Cover Returned to Prague Musuem. The Jewish Daily Forward. 28 March.
National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art( )
Anna Maria Nicholson (2014). National Gallery of Australia defends practices despite admitting it may have been conned into buying stolen Indian art. ABC Australia. 5 March.
IANS (2014). US Returns Three 'Most Wanted' Stolen Antiquities to India. The New Indian Express. 15 January.
Bhrikuti Rai (2013). Back where they belong. Nepali Times. 20 December.
The Virgin of Copacabana dons her new crown and jewels
La Razón (2013). La Virgen de Copacabana luce nueva corona y joyas. La Razón. 6 July.
Tom Mashberg (2013). The Met Will Return a Pair of Statues to Cambodia. The New York Times. 3 May.
Reuters (2007). Tibet to return Nepal's ancient stolen statues. Hindustan Times. 18 June.
The Hindu (2004). Stolen Jaina image recovered. The Hindu. 13 October.
Martin Spice (2000). The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished. South China Morning Post. 3 September.
Sujata Tuladhar (2000). Return of the gods. Nepali Times. 16 August.
Kanak Mani Dixit (1999). Gods in exile. Himal. 1 October.