British Museum is 'world’s largest receiver of stolen goods', says leading human rights lawyer

November 11, 2019 - General

An outspoken human rights lawyer in a new book is calling for European and US institutions to return treasures taken from subjugated peoples by “conquerors or colonial masters.”

Section of the Parthenon frieze helf by the British Museum
[Credit : PHAS/Universal Images Group, Getty]In the new book by Geoffrey Robertson AO QC, the British Museum is accused of exhibiting “pilfered cultural property” and urged to ‘wash its hands of blood…

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