US returns 30 stolen antique artworks to Cambodia

The United States is committed to returning stolen works of art and antiquities to the countries of origin. - AFP/National Gallery of Australia pic, August 9, 2022.

THE United States yesterday returned 30 stolen works of art and antiquities to Cambodia that had been looted from the southeast Asian nation, including from an ancient Khmer city, and illegally trafficked around the world for decades.

Manhattan federal prosecutor Damian Williams officially handed over the looted antiquities to Cambodia’s ambassador to the United States, Keo Chhea, in front of press.

Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!

Sign up or sign in here to comment.