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Tasoula Hadjitofi to release her autobiography

THE ICON HUNTER - A Refugee’s Quest to Reclaim Her Nation’s Stolen Heritage by Tasoula Hadjitofi with Kathy Barrett On Sale: April 11, 2017 Throughout history, art smugglers, war profiteers, and terrorists have stolen countless icons, frescos, mosaics and cultural...

PENDING RATIFICATION OF 1954 HAGUE CONVENTION

The ratification of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict will be mentioned in the Queen’s Speech in British Parliament. This is a result of months of dedicated lobbying by Walk of Truth and the All-Party...

Mayor of London backs efforts to halt trade in trafficked antiquities

Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, today joined members of both Houses of Parliament in vowing to stop London’s art market being used by terrorists to sell trafficked antiquities. The parliamentarians also backed the idea of London Boris Johnson, the mayor of London,...

Islamic State makes millions from stolen antiquities

  The Islamic State (IS) has been generating significant revenues from the plunder of historical artifacts in Syria and Iraq. The organization encourages digs at archaeological sites and takes a share from the sales. All artifacts are said to be...

Tasoula on CYBC – ΡΙΚ1 -G.Kareklas-Proektaseis

Tasoula Hadjitofi. in an in-depth exclusive interview with Yiannis Kareklas shares her own truths about the dangerous road of reclaiming looted antiquities. Μία εκ βαθέων εξομολόγηση της Τασούλας Χατζητοφή στις Προεκτάσεις. Οι αρχαιοκάπηλοι, το κυνηγητό τους, η...

TASOULA ON BBC

Walk of Truth founder comments on Crimean Art dispute BBC Radio interview: 18th April 2014 The Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam is faced with a tough dilemma regarding the return of precious Crimean artifacts and jewels once the current exhibition “Crimea- Gold and...