Report about the return of looted objects in Dutch museums to former colonies too optimistic.

Yesterday’s report about the return of looted objects in Dutch museum to former colonies was way to optimistic.
The reality is that the guidelines and criteria hardly offer any guarantee that claims for the return of objects will be dealt with in a satisfactory manner.
One may wonder if there really is a new approach, or just a new way of stating old requierements.
You may judge for yourself.
The guidelines and criteria are available online at:

 

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