Why it’s time to return looted colonial art

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I am the founder of decolonialtours.com. In our tours, we talk about Germany's colonial past.

As someone of African descent, I have a personal connection to the topic of looted artifacts.

These articles explore what’s happening at museums around the world regarding the narratives they hold on to when it comes to colonialism.

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Spotlight on Germany's colonial past: When can Ngonnso return home?

Editor's Note

German colonizers looted a statue called Ngonnso from west-central Africa at the beginning of the 20th century. The statue now sits in a Berlin museum as a tribe from Cameroon pushes for its return.

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BBC Culture

The masterpieces stolen by the Nazis

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It's time for museums to return their stolen treasures

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