Why so many museums are full of stolen artefacts from Nepal and the people fighting to bring them back home

//Why so many museums are full of stolen artefacts from Nepal and the people fighting to bring them back home

Why so many museums are full of stolen artefacts from Nepal and the people fighting to bring them back home

When Virginia Tech professor Sweta Gyanu Baniya saw an ornate 17th century Nepali necklace in the Art Institute of Chicago in the United States, she burst into tears, bowed down and began to pray.Now a video she posted on social media has made the artefact one of the latest targets for heritage activists sleuthing online to bring home some of the thousands of items whisked out over decades from the Himalayan country.Only a handful of relics have been returned so far, but they have come from…

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