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Kwame Opoku, Dr.: 253 Publications

The Benin Cockerel above was looted by the British invasion army in 1897 during their notorious 'Punitive Expedition' in which they stole over 3500 Benin artefacts from the palace of the Oba of Benin.

Will Others Follow Jesus College Cambridge By Returning Looted Benin Artefacts To Nigeria?

Dec 10, 2019

rsquo;Truth must be repeated constantly because error is being repeatedly preached round about all the time, and ...

Nov 21, 2019

ldquo;The British Museum takes its commitment to being a world museum seriously. rsquo; rsquo; Statement by ...

Oct 15, 2019

Readers may recall that we have often called on European museums to reveal the number of looted African artefacts th ...

Sep 25, 2019

When we were schoolchildren, we wondered how Europeans were able to establish slave trade which benefitted them main ...

Sep 16, 2019

We reproduce below a press release from a Berlin based NGO alliance on the proposals of the Prussian Cultural Heritage F ...

Jul 28, 2019

ldquo;It is especially difficult to procure an object without at least employing some force. I believe that half ...

Jul 12, 2019

After the very intensive discussions of French restitution policy, largely prompted by the Sarr-Savoy report , and b ...

Jul 6, 2019

Most readers know by now that the defenders of the looting of African cultural artefacts are very active and surpris ...

Jul 2, 2019

lsquo;One of the most noble incarnations of a people rsquo;s genius is its cultural heritage, built up over t ...

Jun 15, 2019

lsquo;It is indeed unfortunate that so much Nok material has been looted over time to supply the international m ...

Jun 2, 2019

lsquo;From this scene I strolled away to the northern gate, to where the dead body of the late Master of ...

May 30, 2019

Germany is returning to Namibia a navigation landmark, a stone cross, padr atilde;o, which the Portuguese sea ...

May 25, 2019

lsquo; rsquo;Truth must be repeated constantly, because error is being repeatedly preached round about all the t ...

May 21, 2019

Never has the absence of coordination of African positions on museum matters been so clearly observed as in recent month ...

Apr 15, 2019

ldquo;The restitution of those cultural objects which our museums and collections, directly or indirectly, posse ...

Author: Kwame Opoku, Dr.
Publications: 253 opinions
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