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Switzerland joins the international campaign for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures.

NEWS UPDATE
December 15th, 2008

Today it was announced that The Swiss Committee the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles (Comité Suisse pour le Retour des Marbres du Parthénon) has joined the International Association for the reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures.

The Chairman of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, David Hill said he welcomed the addition of the organisation to the international campaign. The Executive of the Swiss committee includes:

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Marbles Reunited joins the international campaign for the return of the Parthenon Sculptures.

NEWS UPDATE

November 11th 2008

Today it was announced that British based Marbles Reunited campaign has joined the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures.

The Chairman of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, David Hill said he welcomed the addition of such an esteemed group to the international campaign.

The Executive of Marbles Reunited includes:

Emeritus President: Eddie O'Hara MP.

Chair: Andrew George MP

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Vatican fragment from Parthenon Frieze is returned

Following only a few weeks after the return of the Palermo Fragment from the Parthenon Frieze, the Vatican has also returned a fragment from the frieze.

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Palermo fragment from Parthenon Frieze is returned

After many years of negotiations between the Greek & Italian governments, the Palermo Fragment from the Parthenon Sculptures has now been returned on loan to Greece. Gradually the Parthenon Sculptures are being retrieved from abroad, meaning that when the New Acropolis Museum opens, more of the Parthenon Sculptures will be on display in Athens than have been seen there for over two hundred years.

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Legality of Elgin's Firman called into question

Elgin's right to the Parthenon Sculptures has long been justified by a translation of the Firman (permit) that he was supplied with by the Ottoman authorities. New Research though suggests that this may not be the case.

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