Speak Out! - Opinion: What can be done to recover African artefacts?

Is Nigeria right to reject claims that the looting of the Benin artefacts by the so-called Punitive Expedition was legal?

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These museums are in receipt of stolen goods. These treasures were taken illegally and ought to be returned. There was nothing legal about them been taken. The Europeans and Americans are using spurious arguments to keep hold of these items and ought to return them. These museums know its theft and have the front to think that they should be allowed to keep stolen property.

Thu 19 July 2012, 8:31 pm

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