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Greek children campaign for return of Parthenon 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.

Reuters [1]

‘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.

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