A Permanent International Art Crime Tribunal?
In an article arguing for the return of the Parthenon marbles, Christopher Hitchins asserted, in response to the oft-made argument that return of the sculptures presently held in the British Museum to Athens would set a precedent: “There is in existence no court or authority to which appeals on precedent can be made.”1
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