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Elgin Marbles

Moot Court Verdict: Return the Marbles to Greece

A moot court (simulated trial) was recently hosted by the Hellenic Australian Lawyers Association (HAL) and Monash Law School to discuss returning the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. The Marbles were taken from Greece 200 years ago by Lord Elgin and...

European Court of Human Rights Throws Out First Legal Bid to Return the Elgin Marbles to Greece [video]

It has been 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin Marbles.” Just when it seemed that these 2,500-year-old marbles might actually be returned to their home in Athens,...

MPs Introduce Bill to Return Elgin Marbles to Greece [video]

After 200 years of Greece being robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called "Elgin Marbles," it looks as though these 2,500-year-old marbles might actually be returned to their home in Athens. The Greek Marbles that are on...

British House of Commons to Discuss Parthenon Marbles on Monday

The British House of Commons will discuss on Monday Greece's demand for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to their rightful home. Greece has asked UNESCO to mediate on the issue and the organization has given a deadline to the...

Greeks Hold Candlelight Vigil for Parthenon Marbles [video]

Despite the rain, hundreds of Greeks gathered outside the Acropolis Museum on Sunday to hold a candlelight vigil asking Britain for the return of the Parthenon sculptures. The rally was organized by President of the Central Union of Greek Municipalities (KEDE)...

Greek Education Ministry to Withdraw School Book With Failed Parthenon Marbles Reference

Greece's Education Ministry will withdraw an art history school book that was criticized for misrepresenting the history of the Parthenon Marbles housed in the British Museum. The textbook, published in 2003, says that the Parthenon treasures, almost half of the 160-meter-long frieze on...

British Museum to Loan More Parthenon Marbles

The British Museum is discussing to loan more Parthenon sculptures to foreign museums, after loaning the statue of god Ilissos to Russia's State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. British Museum director Neil MacGregor told "The Telegraph" that several museums from across the...

Tourists Can Vote on Elgin Marbles' Debate at Athens Int'l Airport

The Greek government has installed four new polling systems at Athens International Airport, asking Greek and foreign passengers to vote on the Parthenon Marbles’ return debate. This action is part of a high-profile campaign which includes Amal Alamuddin Clooney who...

Director of British Museum: ‘No Intention to Return Parthenon Marbles’

London's British Museum Director Neil MacGregor issued a provocative statement to British media today, reiterating that there is absolutely no intention from the British side to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. He repeated that "the museum's long-held position is...

Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures: Marbles Will Return to Greece

Chairman of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, David Hill, during an interview with the Greek service of the Australian SBS state radio network, expressed his belief that the Parthenon marbles -- now on display...