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ICOM ANNUAL REPORT 2016

Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk for Yemen

Published!!

A considerable number of sites and museums have been looted and cultural objects from Yemen are today at risk of being illegally trafficked. As a response to that risk, ICOM is publishing, with the generous support of the U.S. Department of State, an Emergency Red List of Cultural Objects at Risk for Yemen.

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