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Germany aims to better protect cultural treasures

China.dot.org 26 Feb 2021
"Our museums house art treasures whose material and immaterial value can hardly be measured ... At the end of November 2019, thieves had entered the Green Vault, a famous museum in Dresden, through a window and stole many historical pieces including priceless diamond jewelry.
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German police raid 20 buildings in crackdown on organised crime

The National 18 Feb 2021
Fugitive twin arrested over Green Vault museum heist in Germany. Lebanese crime clan blamed for $1bn Dresden jewel heist ... Two of the main suspects in the theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum in 2019 are part of the family, which has ties to Beirut ... Bode Museum in 2017.
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Raids at 20 buildings crack down on German organised crime families

The National 18 Feb 2021
Fugitive twin arrested over Green Vault museum heist in Germany. Lebanese crime clan blamed for $1bn Dresden jewel heist ... Two of the main suspects in the 2019 theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum last year are part of the family, which has ties to Beirut.
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German police raid 20 buildings in crack down on organised crime families

The National 18 Feb 2021
Fugitive twin arrested over Green Vault museum heist in Germany. Lebanese crime clan blamed for $1bn Dresden jewel heist ... Two of the main suspects in the 2019 theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum last year are part of the family, which has ties to Beirut.
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Two arrested in police raid on Berlin gangs

Urdu Point 18 Feb 2021
While the authorities did not disclose any further details, Berlin media reported that they were targeting the so-called "Remmo clan", a family of Arab origin notorious for ties to organised crime whose members have been linked to major museum heists in Berlin and Dresden in recent years.
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German police crack down on Berlin organized crime families

Beaumont Enterprise 18 Feb 2021
Two of the main suspects in the 2019 theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum last year are part of the family, which has ties to Beirut. Mohamed Remmo, 21, was arrested by Berlin authorities in December in connection with the Green Vault Museum theft, while his twin brother, Abdul Majed Remmo, is being sought on an international warrant.
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Arab and a Chechen organized crime family clashes trigger raids in Berlin

Hong Kong Standard 18 Feb 2021
Two of the main suspects in the 2019 theft of 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum last year are part of the family, which has ties to Beirut. Mohamed Remmo, 21, was arrested by Berlin authorities in December in connection with the Green Vault Museum ...
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Notorious Arab crime family targeted in early morning raid by 100s of German police in ...

Russia Today 18 Feb 2021
German police and special forces have raided more than 25 properties in Berlin and Brandenburg in an early morning offensive against the country’s most notorious crime group. Two people were arrested ... Also on rt.com German police arrest 3 over last year’s mind-blowing royal diamond jewelry heist at Dresden museum ... .
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How ‘Uncle Tom’ still impacts racial politics

Raw Story 17 Feb 2021
But Uncle Tom is not a relic from the 19th century ... (Penguin) ... From Dr ... Josiah Henson, who lived from 1789–1883, has been turned into a museum to showcase Henson's life, as founder of the Dawn Settlement in Dresden, Ont., for fugitive African Americans ... The museum documents Henson's life but also reaffirms his connection to Stowe's Uncle Tom ... (Mars) ... .
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'Rarest' royal Chinese porcelain bowl—at least 900 years old—discovered in Dresden state collection

The Art Newspaper 11 Feb 2021
A rare Ru bowl more than 900 years old has been discovered in the porcelain collection of the Dresden State Art Collections in the course of a research project that began in 2014 ... Staff at the Palace Museum in Beijing suggested in 2018 that the Dresden bowl could be a Ru piece.
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When everything turned upside down: Georg Baselitz donates six pathbreaking paintings to the Met

The Art Newspaper 28 Jan 2021
Now, Baselitz and his wife have donated six portraits from that pivotal year to the Metropolitan Museum in New York, where they will be unveiled today in the Robert Lehman Wing ... “He’s very interested in the context that the Met collection can provide,” Max Hollein, the museum’s director, said in an interview.
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Dresden poster campaign draws attention to looted Benin bronzes in city’s museum

The Art Newspaper 06 Jan 2021
His posters, on public display in Dresden and towns nearby, show images of Benin bronzes in Dresden’s Museum für Völkerkunde with the text “Missing in Benin.” Ogboh was commissioned to create the posters by the museum, which possesses five Benin bronzes bought in London between 1899 and 1904.
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