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About 1,000 archeological pieces were stolen from the National Museum of Baghdad during the US-led war to Iraq.
The US will do everything in its power to recover Iraq's stolen antiquities, attorney general John Ashcroft said yesterday at an international conference organised by Interpol.
Artistic freedom for Iraqis has arrived, now that the threat of censorship and persecution has disappeared. Iraqi artists, however, are not completely free from fear.
International Council of Museums has warned museums around the world to be vigilant with respect to art objects originating from Iraq offered for sale or reported to be stolen as a consequence of the conflict in that country.
All of the Israel's cultural institutions are to shut down on June 1 if the government does not restore funding for artistic productions, artists' leader and actor Yoram Hatav said in the Knesset while lobbying MKs to block a cut to culture budgets this week.
As US troops prepare for a potential war in Iraq, an international coalition of archaeologists, lawyers, researchers and art collectors believe some of the world's most important archaeological sites are at risk.