France urged to return looted African art treasures

Title: "France urged to return looted African art treasures"
Author: Maclean, Ruth
Media Outlet: The Guardian
Publish Date: November 21, 2018

“Experts appointed by Emmanuel Macron will advise him this week to allow the return of thousands of African artworks held in French museums, a radical shift in policy that could put pressure on other former colonial powers, including the UK, to follow suit. Calls have been growing in Africa for the restitution of its cultural treasures, but French law strictly forbids the government from ceding state property, even in well-documented cases of pillaging.”