March 7, 2009

Saturday, March 07, 2009 - No comments

Headlines Memo

  • The State Department investigates confiscation and sale by Fidel Castro of a work by Spanish Impressionist Joaquin Sorrolla.
  • Tome Raiders: Rare book theft is sadly often easy to carry out, especially in smaller libraries and places such as monasteries.
  • In a twist on the usual international cultural property spat, can plaintiffs collect damages from a county in the form of confiscating and selling cultural property? Read about a long-running case against Iran by victims of a suicide bombing.
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