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Greek bid for return of Parthenon marbles rejected by ECHR
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Greek bid for return of Parthenon marbles rejected by ECHR

Panos - Jul 20, 2016

The first-ever legal bid to force the UK to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece has been thrown out by the European Court of Human Rights. The…

Greece considers legal action against the UK for the Parthenon marbles
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Greece considers legal action against the UK for the Parthenon marbles

Panos - May 10, 2016

As the 200th anniversary since British Lord Elgin removed marbles from the Parthenon looms, the Greek government is considering appealing to the international justice system for their…

UN signs resolution bolstering bid for return of Parthenon Marbles
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UN signs resolution bolstering bid for return of Parthenon Marbles

Sokratis - Dec 12, 2015

The UN General Assembly Plenary has adopted a resolution that could bolster Greeceā€™s ongoing bid for the return of the Parthenon sculptures from the British Museum in…

Government and opposition clash in Parliament over Parthenon Marbles
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Government and opposition clash in Parliament over Parthenon Marbles

ilias1 - Dec 09, 2015

The Parthenon Marbles and the efforts to repatriate the marbles kept in London prompted the latest clash between the government and opposition parties in Parliament. The latest…