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German Parliament passes controversial law to protect culture

July 8th, 2016|Geen categorie|

Collectors, dealers and high-profile artists campaigned hard against the tightening of import and export rules by the German Parliament. Catherine Hickley reports: The German upper house of parliament today (8 July) passed a law aimed at tackling illegal trafficking in looted antiquities and protecting German national heritage, introducing what dealers call the most stringent import [...]

Announcement: Pending Ratification of the 1954 Hague Convention

May 18th, 2016|Walk of Truth Press Releases|

The ratification of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict will be mentioned in the Queen's Speech in British Parliament. This is a result of months of dedicated lobbying by Walk of Truth and the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Protection of Cultural Heritage (APPG). The Queen's speech announces the government's legislation [...]

Mayor of London backs efforts to halt trade in trafficked antiquities

November 30th, 2015|Walk of Truth Press Releases|

Mayor of London backs efforts to halt trade in trafficked antiquities Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, today joined members of both Houses of Parliament in vowing to stop London’s art market being used by terrorists to sell trafficked antiquities. The parliamentarians also backed the idea of London becoming a safe haven for works of [...]

Culture and jihad, grimly connected through the art market’s “blood antiquities”

November 30th, 2015|Media Reports on Walk of Truth Activities|

Source: The Economist WHEN ISLAMIC STATE made its deadly onslaught on Paris on November 13th, this was rightly denounced as an attack not just on innocent human beings, but on civilisation. The killers struck in the heart of a city whose museums, monuments and ancient places of learning speak of lofty ideals and human creativity [...]

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