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AUTHOR: KWAME OPOKU, DR.

Do French Museums Still Need To Study Looted African Treasures?

Do French Museums Still Need To Study Looted African Treasures?

May 26, 2024 | Feature Article

Europe would have done better to tolerate the non-European civilizations at its side, leaving them alive, dynamic, a ...

Apr 15, 2024 | Feature Article

lsquo;African art, like any great art, some would say, in any case, more than any other, and for a long time if n ...

Feb 28, 2024 | Feature Article

ldquo;Gold gleams throughout the Ashanti story: one wonders in retrospect whether the punitive expedition would have ...

Nov 10, 2023 | Feature Article

As we stated in last year 39;s Restitution Day message, 39;On every Restitution Day,10 November, we shall take sto ...

Sep 28, 2023 | Feature Article

We were very surprised to read the following from a leading Nigerian newspaper reporting on a speech made by a German en ...

Sep 19, 2023 | Feature Article

39;The looting of Benin City and Maqdala were British crimes then and now: it should be a matter of national shame ...

Sep 7, 2023 | Feature Article

When I first saw the British Museum some decades ago, I was impressed, not to say overwhelmed, by the massive concrete s ...

Jun 5, 2023 | Feature Article

There have been intense debates recently in Nigeria on the question of the ownership and custody of returned looted arte ...

May 24, 2023 | Feature Article

One of the first things we learn about the Benin bronzes is that they were made for the Oba of Benin by a guild of b ...

May 21, 2023 | Feature Article

ldquo;Gold gleams throughout the Ashanti story: one wonders in retrospect whether the punitive expedition would have ...

May 21, 2023 | Feature Article

ldquo;Gold gleams throughout the Ashanti story: one wonders in retrospect whether the punitive expedition would have ...

May 14, 2023 | Feature Article

39;our research methods resemble the interrogations of an investigating magistrate much more than amicable conversa ...

May 2, 2023 | Feature Article

Readers will recall that in a previous article, I mentioned the recent Declaration of the Nigerian Federal Government th ...

Kwame Opoku, Dr.
Kwame Opoku, Dr.

Former Legal Adviser, United Nations Office, Vienna.. More Dr. Kwame Opoku writes about looted cultural objects