Germany signs deal to return stolen art to Nigeria | DW News

For years, Germany has struggled to own up to its colonial history in Africa. One aspect of that is stolen cultural atrefacts, which are now on display at several German museums. A collection known as the Benin Bronzes are a case-in-point – the British sold them throughout Europe in the 19th century. Now, Berlin is to sign a deal formally recognizing the pieces as property of Nigeria.


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This news story originally appeared at Global News Archives - Social Gov on 5 July 2022

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