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news from November 2004

November 29

AFROMET sets out Edinburgh case
AFROMET press release 29 November 04

AFROMET today set out its case for the return of five sacred Ethiopian manuscripts currently kept in the library of Edinburgh University, Scotland. The campaign group sent its statement to the first meeting of a special panel set up by the university to consider AFROMET's appeal.

November 06

Italy Prepares to Return Prized Ethiopian Obelisk
Reuters 06 November 04

Italy finally looks set to heal a feud with Ethiopia by returning one of its most cherished relics, the obelisk of Axum, taken by fascist invaders almost 70 years ago.
 
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