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Law: Artifacts / Easter Island / Scared Statue Battle #1132779

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Dec 08, 2018
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(Studio: Jose Diaz Balart) Report introduced.

(London: Lucy Kafanov) The legal battle over the sacred statues of Easter Island that represents the efforts of many countries {like Egypt} to get there artifacts back examined; scenes shown of the statues on the Easter Island of the Rapa Nui people with one in a British museum, about the battle by Greece to get the Elgin marbles back from Britain, France's recent return of art taken from colonies, the war by ISIS against art in the Middle East. [Easter Island Governor Tarita Alarcon RAPU†- says we want the statue back after 150 years.] [Grand Egyptian Museum dir. Tarek TAWFIK†- says they should be returned to Egypt.] [University 'of Edinburgh art history dept. fellow Tiffany JENKINS†- comments on the art legal issue.]

Reporter(s):
Balart, Jose Diaz;
Kafanov, Lucy
Duration:
00:02:00

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