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May 14, 2009

National Museums Liverpool to return Aboriginal remains

Posted at 9:44 pm in Similar cases

More coverage of the most recent agreement by a British institution to return Aboriginal remains from its collection.

BBC News

Page last updated at 13:56 GMT, Wednesday, 13 May 2009 14:56 UK
Museum returns Aboriginal remains

Members of an Aboriginal tribe held a ritual in front of Liverpool’s World Museum to mark the repatriation of human remains to Australia.

A skull is being returned to representatives of the Ngarrindjeri people because it has strong spiritual and religious significance.
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June 19, 2008

The Liverpool Echo versus Stelios

Posted at 10:41 am in Elgin Marbles

For reasons that are unclear, certain journalists at the Liverpool Echo have take huge objection to Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s involvement with the campaign for the reunification of the Parthenon Marbles. As in the previous criticisms though, the story seems to be getting in the way of the facts.

Even at the time of Elgin’s acquisition of the sculptures, debates in parliament made it very clear, that people were not convinced that his conduct had been all legal & above board.

Liverpool Echo

easyFacts for Stelios
Jun 19 2008 by Joe Riley, Liverpool Echo
IS it a bird? Is it a plane?

No. Just easyJet founder Sir Stelios attempting an emergency landing over the future of the Elgin Marbles, sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens which Greece wants returning from London.

In January, I revealed how Stelios, worth £725m (with a little help from the wallets and purses of passengers at JLA) was backing the campaign by sponsoring a Cambridge University debate.
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