Should Cambodian "blood antiquities" be returned?
Vlasic, M., and Davis, T. (2012), ‘Should Cambodian “blood antiquities” be returned?’, CNN, 7 June.
The last time most New Yorkers focused on pillaged antiquities from Cambodia was likely after the release of the Angelina Jolie film “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,” which featured the
heroine’s adventures through the country’s famous archaeological wonder, Angkor Wat.
Now, real “tomb raiding” is making the news as the Cambodian government seeks to recover antiquities allegedly plundered from the kingdom’s ancient sites during its civil war, ethnic cleansing and foreign occupation.
Article also available http://edition.cnn.com/2012/06/07/opinion/vlasic-davis-cambodia-art/index.html, accessed 11 January 2013.