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PRIORITIES

Protect our treasures

Contest efforts to make it easier for the government to seize and forfeit art and antiquities deemed cultural property long in U.S. collections based on obscure foreign laws.

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Facilitate lawful trade in cultural artifacts

We will propose legislative fixes to facilitate lawful trade in cultural artifacts on designated lists openly and legally available for sale and export in other UNESCO state parties.

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End embargos so they don’t hurt legitimate collecting

We will encourage Congressional oversight over the U.S. Customs implementation of import restrictions.

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Protect sacred Native American artifacts and collecting too

Contest efforts to make it easier for the government to seize and forfeit art and antiquities deemed cultural property long in U.S. collections based on obscure foreign laws.

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Promote reasonable due diligence

We encourage all collectors, dealers and museums to exercise reasonable levels of due diligence before purchasing archaeological or ethnological objects. 

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Promote safe harbor for archaeological and ethnological artifacts from war zones

We advocate safe harbor for antiquities and ethnological objects from war zones brought to the U.S. that are held for their protection and display in recognized public institutions, pending their return at such time that peace is reestablished and the object’s safety can be guaranteed.

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  • @global_her RT : Why Have US MOUs Become so Restrictive Against Coin Collectors? - CoinsWeekly https://t.co/V1vD1PSzAD
    Friday, April 16, 2021 - 10:46
  • @global_her RT : Learn more about how and the archaeological lobby have orchestrated MOUs with repressive MENA government… https://t.co/w4Z9ofQDUC
    Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 17:00
  • @global_her RT : The ACCG has requested that Sec. of State Blinken ensure there is a fair representation of the coin trade's interes… https://t.co/VbAk3gJSk1
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  • @global_her RT : NETCHER Project: 194 Recommendations Locked in Unreality https://t.co/gdmbSvrUbJ
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  • @global_her RT : Is ICE Writing Its Own Laws? The Curious Case of the Chandler Museum https://t.co/JED4RZbbz0
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  • @global_her RT : The MOU has absolutely nothing to do with this project that also received EU funding… https://t.co/l5Cn8Wrecg
    Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 10:07
  • @global_her Down from 55,000 in the 19th c. under the Ottomans. There is a story to be told, but u… https://t.co/DX6M8z774Y
    Monday, April 5, 2021 - 13:52
  • @global_her If there are no more Jewish worshipers, and the restoration project does not honestly e… https://t.co/V2P2VHs67s
    Monday, April 5, 2021 - 12:36
  • @global_her They say the new museum will stimulate tourism, but will it actually lead to less tourist money being sp… https://t.co/gqa6l6V2vN
    Monday, April 5, 2021 - 09:45
  • @global_her Well, it is that too, along with justifiable national pride. The bigger question being glossed over is w… https://t.co/hxo97Tl4VZ
    Monday, April 5, 2021 - 09:41
  • @global_her One has to wonder how many of those "looted Bibles" confiscated from refugees from Syria were actu… https://t.co/WaRyZZULCZ
    Friday, April 2, 2021 - 17:44
  • @global_her The archaeological lobby has far too much behin… https://t.co/TPd1cGihSx
    Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 16:49
  • @global_her RT : 3| It's time for to put an end to the influence of and the antiquities lobbyists who are… https://t.co/3LrCUh0MM4
    Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 16:46
  • @global_her RT : 2| We repeat our recent request to : Suspend the cultural property MOU with Yemen & recogniz… https://t.co/a5wGsJuvhp
    Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 16:43
  • @global_her RT : 1| As Jews are currently being ethnically cleansed from Yemen, the U.S. government continues upholding its policy o… https://t.co/vgZcit0IqH
    Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 16:43
  • @global_her Law enforcement (particularly Bulgarian law enforcement) is known for grossly inflating… https://t.co/Rm89CJAkmv
    Monday, March 29, 2021 - 14:02
  • @global_her Amazing Rand is the first source cited even though it questions the extent of the problem!
    Monday, March 29, 2021 - 09:43
  • @global_her RT : Pinocchio review - wooden heart. Film review by Nick Hasted- wonderful fantasy brought to life, also a study of the… https://t.co/obV3UvVsw0
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