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Leaks from the British Museum

We have been monitoring the progressive deterioration of Room 18, the Parthenon Sculpture gallery for some time now. Our most recent contact with the British Museum is best summarised in this article. British Museum: Finally the Truth Leaks Out On … Continue reading

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Vale William St Clair

We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincere condolences at the passing of our dear friend William St Clair. In his response to William’s passing our Founder and Chair Emanuel J Comino AM said: I’m very sorry … Continue reading

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The Campaign Continues

We reproduce this comprehensive article about our founder and the chair of our committee Emanuel J Comino. This is also a story about the movement he has inspired. Βy Yannis Andritsopoulos, London Correspondent for the Greek daily newspaper Ta Nea … Continue reading

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Only in the Acropolis Museum

There is only one fitting place for the Parthenon Marbles presently in the British Museum to be reunified, is the Acropolis Museum. Only here can their peerless beauty, the genius of their creation, their dynamic relationship with place, history, and … Continue reading

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George Bizos, Anti-Apartheid Lawyer Who Defended Mandela, Dies at 92

This is Alan Cowell’s obituary from the New York Times Alan Cowell wrote A champion of human rights, he represented his client and friend in the so-called Rivonia trial of leaders of the African National Congress in the 1960s. George … Continue reading

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Battle for the Parthenon Marbles

Irina Korobina, President of the Russian Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures (RCRPS), has sent us the Committee’s excellent video. We are most impressed by the Russian Committee’s work. In Russian, but subtitled in English throughout, the work … Continue reading

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The Acropolis and the Parthenon in Neo-Hellenic art as emblems of national and world heritageNew Post

This article from Dr. Alexandra Kouroutaki is in French. Dr. Kouroutaki is a member of the Specialized Teaching Staff at the School of Architecture of the Technical University of Crete. She holds a doctorate in art history from Bordeaux Montaigne … Continue reading

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ADDRESS BY E.J. COMINO OAM, FEBRUARY 1986

This was an address to the Royal Commonwealth Society of NSW on the occasion of the Greek Night organised by the Kytherian Ladies Auxiliary Committee on 22 February 1986. We publish this because it is a document from the very … Continue reading

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Silent protest for the reunification of the Parthenon Marbles outside the British Museum – 20 June

An article from UK correspondent for Ta Nea, Yannis Andrtisopoulos On Saturday 20 June, the British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles (BCRPM) organised a silent protest outside the gates of the British Museum, which remains closed. The … Continue reading

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Celebrating the 11th Anniversary of the Acropolis Museum

This state of the art museum is the future home for all of the sculptures from the Parthenon. For too long the Parthenon Marbles, that Elgin had removed from the Parthenon, have languished in an entirely inappropriate place. The British … Continue reading

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