Monday, November 6, 2023

Restoring Asia’s Stolen Artifacts


In an effort to recover looted artefacts from museums and private collections across Europe, the US, and Australia, 101 East has joined the hunt. For centuries, thousands of ancient artefacts have been taken from Asian countries and ended up in Western museums and private collections. Now, a team of archaeologists, activists, internet sleuths, and lawyers are working together to locate these priceless stolen artefacts and return them to their rightful homes. Investigators from Cambodia, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States are gathering firsthand testimonies from looters and using photographic and forensic evidence to track down the pieces stolen by one of the world’s most notorious art thieves. This special report follows the hunt for Asia’s stolen artefacts. The video has a duration of 25 minutes and 10 seconds.

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