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NAIROBI (AFP) – Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki called Monday for the return of artifacts stolen during the colonial era as he stepped up efforts to boost the country's tourism sector

* NAIROBI (AFP) – Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki called Monday for the return of artifacts stolen during the colonial era as he stepped up efforts to boost the country’s tourism sector.
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/3926661e2ce23917?hl=en

* Lamentation of Christ Triptych
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/848d10ccd70f0d7c?hl=en

* Lawsuit filed in death of Roxanna Brown )director of the Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum at Bangkok University in Thailand’, held at federal detention center
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/90b6acb79b1b6203?hl=en

* Ecuador y Egipto se comprometen a proteger antigüedades
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/f41b1646c639c8e1?hl=en

* Iraq. So Much for the ‘Looted Sites’
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/fa1af51088ea7053?hl=en

* Unesco, the world cultural body, has threatened to humiliate France by placing the Lascaux caves – known as the “Sistine Chapel of prehistory” – on its list of endangered sites of universal importance.
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/2e9613b08ffb0a37?hl=en

* Spain. Admitida a trámite demanda del Obispado de Cuenca recuperar libros sustraídos
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/433181edb7c211fb?hl=en

* Egypt and Ecuador sign an agreement to protect monuments
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/c59929ae4ac34ae1?hl=en

* Thieves make off with glass waka
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/08f7ff611ab7870d?hl=en

* Portland woman guilty in sculpture theft case
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* Painting stolen from Wesley College president’s home
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* Munch prices “driven up by thefts”
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/94dafd66a82af00d?hl=en

* New Ebay Policy on Archaeological Finds not restricted to Germany. Austrian and Swiss Ebays have also adopted them.
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* PERÚ ALERTÓ A MÉXICO SOBRE TRÁFICO DE TESORO ARQUEOLÓGICO MEXICANO
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* Laatste poging om diamantroof Museon op te lossen; beloning van EURO 600.000,00
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* Kwame Opoku: Further Report from the exhibition “Benin-Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria”
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* CHICAGO (AFP) – The daughter-in-law of op art pioneer Viktor Vasarely was charged with burglary and theft after being caught removing hundreds of thousands of dollars in art work from a storage facility in Chicago, prosecutors said Wednesday.
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* Art Auctions on Cruise Ships Lead to Anger, Accusations and Lawsuits
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* Quelque 1.522 objets d’arts en provenance du Niger feront partie de la collection du musée du Quai Branly dont l’ouverture au public est prévue vendredi à Paris, apprend-on de source diplomatique française.
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* Plunder on a Pedestal. At the Art Institute’s summer show, Benin royals get a good look at the stuff they want back.
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/33250ed338de73a3?hl=en

* Mexico. Confirma restaurador de arte sacro que la pieza robada en San Miguel la tiene la familia Villa Yánez
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* While most major museums have some fakes in their collections, few like to advertise the fact. But in an unusual move, the Brooklyn Museum is planning an exhibition for 2009 that will call attention to a group of forgeries among its collection of Coptic s
 http://groups.google.com/group/museum-security-network/browse_thread/thread/4a7a23f070074d85?hl=en

* Mostre, torna a Roma il Vaso di Eufronio
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