Tag Archives: Cultural Property

#MiPatrimonioNoSeVende: Recent Developments in the Mexican Government’s Campaign to Recover its Stolen Cultural Property

By: Alyssa Perez April 14, 2023 Almost a year ago it was estimated that since launching its strong, unique #MiPatrimonioNoSeVende campaign in 2018, the Mexican government had recovered approximately 9,000 archaeological and historical objects that were illegally abroad. Under the slogan #MiPatrimonioNoSeVende (“My Heritage is Not For Sale”), the Mexican government has facilitated the return of 2,522 objects from Barcelona, […]

Ukrainian Culture at Risk: The “Legalized” Looting of Ukrainian Territories Under Russian Control

By: Alyssa Perez November 18, 2022 It is currently impossible to know the total number of Ukrainian cultural heritage sites and objects that have been looted or destroyed by Russian forces in occupied Ukrainian territories throughout the conflict in Ukraine. As of November 7, 2022, UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has verified […]