January 31, 2007

Greek children campaign for return of Parthenon Marbles

Posted at 12:40 pm in Elgin Marbles

Students in Greece have linked hands to form a chain around the Acropolis to raise awareness for the campaign to return the marbles.

If you go to there original article, there is also a video clip on the same page of an interview with some of the people involved.


‘We want our marbles back!’

Students in Greece form chain around Acropolis in campaign to bring back Parthenon marbles from Britain.

Thousands of Greek students formed a human chain around the Acropolis to protest for the return of the Parthenon marbles, ancient sculptures that once crowned the Parthenon before being removed by a British Lord in the early 19th century.

Greece has been campaigning for the return of the marbles from London’s British Museum since 1982.

Deborah Kyvrikosaios reports.

© Reuters 2006. All rights reserved.

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