In this week’s Parthenon Report, Don Morgan Nielsen explores the fine line between the justice of morality over conventional legal justice in the international effort to have the British Museum return the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece.
Tag: Boris Johnson
Famous author Victoria Hislop has returned to Greece for the sequel of her world best-selling book ‘The Island’, set on the tiny island of Spinalonga. She talks about Brexit, the Parthenon Sculptures and her experience in Greece during the pandemic.
George Clooney repeats his claim that the Parthenon sculptures should be returned to Athens. This comes despite the fact that in 2014 when he said that returning them was “the right thing to do”, Boris Johnson compared him to Hitler. Last December Clooney admitted in an interview that the comparison: “still makes me laugh. Bit of a stretch.”
Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni has responded to statements made by Prime Minister of the UK Boris Johnson in an interview in which he claims that that the 2,500-year-old Parthenon sculptures are “legally owned by the British Museum’s Trustees.”