Investigation Finds Dutch Restitutions Panel Too Often Sides with Museums

December 7th, 2020

An investigation into Dutch Museum restitution policies has found that the restitution review panel in the country too frequently sides with the institutions which hold the works in question. “If it’s looted art and there’s an heir, the interests of the museum shouldn’t be taken into account,” Jacob Kohnstamm, a lawyer who led the panel that wrote the report. “We’re trying to strive for justice.”

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