Cambodia’s Artifact Search Won’t End With Informant’s Death

[ad_1] Cambodian officials say a reformed looter who looted Khmer-era temples for two decades and ruled a ring that ended in the late 1990s has died, but they will continue to use his testimony as they work to reclaim more stolen artifacts. The 62-year-old man, Toek Tik, has spent the past two years briefing authorities …

US Takes Action to Return Artifact Said to have been Stolen from Cambodia

[ad_1] US prosecutors in Manhattan plan to return a 10th-century Khmer sandstone statue to Cambodia that was said to have been looted from a temple there more than 20 years ago. In a complaint filed with the Federal District Court in Manhattan on Thursday, prosecutors described how the statue was stolen by a former Khmer …