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Society & Culture  (tags: Greece, Greek, stolen, PARTHENON, parthenon marbles, ancient Greece, cultural and historical significance )

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Under international law, all stolen goods must be returned to their rightful owners. Please join our petition to restore the Parthenon and to put a stop to political double standards.

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Animae C (511)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 5:13 am

This would make my dear mother who turns 85 soon, extremely happy!

Animae C (511)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 5:15 am
Parthenon Marbles, see here;


Judy T (227)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:10 am
Signed and noted. Thank you, AniMae!

Donna B (104)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:11 am
AniMae Thank you so very much for posting this I know this is a piece of history that needs to be put back where it belongs. Artifacts such as these should never be removed, it is disrespectful to the country which they come from just to be taken and displayed in another part of the world without permission from the country from which they came. It would be like a some one coming into your home and taking just a small thing and not telling you. Not right. I do hope that the artifacts are returned to their rightful place.

Barb SiteIssues V (199)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:25 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you

Betty K (304)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:36 am
Return the stolen goods!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:38 am

Karen Gee (97)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:44 am

Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:44 am
So signed and shared!

Thanks sweetie -x-

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:45 am
#159-thx AniMae

Lady Suki (446)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:52 am

Tuesday June 3, 2014, 6:54 am
Thanks Donna for forwarding -x-

Ruth Ann W (198)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 7:05 am
Thank you Donna and Marie for forwarding. S&N

LaurenBackSoon Kozen (173)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 7:29 am
Noted & Signed. Thanks AniMae.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 7:55 am
Noted & Signed

Mary T (356)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 8:12 am
Signed with 164 supporters 836 NEEDED - thank you AniMae

Inge B (197)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 8:19 am
Under international law, all stolen goods must be returned to their rightful owners.

I wonder if this applies to all the Inca gold that Spaniards stole and equip their cathedrals with???


Charmaine Shannon (38)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 8:34 am
Noted, Signed and Shared !! Thanks Marie for the FWD !!

Ed Site Issues V (196)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 10:50 am
S&N Thanks

Solitary Eagle (324)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 11:21 am
Signed and noted. Thanks, Ani.

Sonia M (61)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 11:56 am
S&N,thanks for sharing

PlsNoMessage se (588)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 1:03 pm

Rhonda B (106)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 1:40 pm
Signed & Noted. Thank you.

jess b (26)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 2:07 pm
Under international law, all stolen goods must be returned to their rightful owners. signed

AWAY AWHILE Cal Mendelsohn (1087)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 3:21 pm
signed and noted--thanks AniMae

GGmaSAway D (193)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 4:01 pm
Signed and will forward. Thanks Marie for the forward and AniMae for the posting. Agree, all stolen art and artifacts should be returned to their rightful countries.

Fiona O (597)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 4:13 pm
Signing gave me great pleasure. When I lived in London, I worked for the British Museum. I had a group of tourists from Iraq. I was overhead when I told them to come let me show you what the English have stolen from your country. I was fired. Did not belong in that setting anyway.

Past Member (0)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 5:50 pm
Signed and noted

Kathleen M (231)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 7:04 pm
Sorry, I meant Brava!

S J (130)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 7:31 pm
done, flagged, thanks AniMae Chi

B Lewenza (76)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 8:26 pm
Signed and noted 805 more signatures. Marbles they were larger than a bowling ball. Destruction seems to be the way of the world these days sad but true. We just had some hellions destroy a whole mass of grave stones dated back to 1800's things that can't be replaced, they even pryed off pictures on the stones, just hateful. Sad

Sharon W (103)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 8:26 pm
Signed, shared & noted ~ Thanks

Fran SiteIssues F (119)
Tuesday June 3, 2014, 11:09 pm
Noted and signed with comment: "It is only right that the Parthenon marbles be returned to Athens. The UK must comply with international law, which requires the return of stolen goods." Thanks, AniMae.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 1:48 am

John Holton (351)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 3:32 am

kate K (481)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 4:41 am
noted and signed .I think it's time to be back at their home .Thank you sweetie :)

Emma S (241)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 6:24 am
Done! Thanks, AniMae.

Marianne R (95)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 6:50 am

Past Member (0)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 9:15 am
Stephen Fry has been an advocate of this & has argued eloquently for the return of the marbles. They were obtained when Turkey was an occupying force & compared it to buying stolen art works from Hitler's occupying army. The marbles did not belong to the Turks & were not theirs to sell.

Gina Caracci (219)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 10:11 am
nothing is sacred anymore..

Angelika R (143)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 11:31 am
Signed, thx (for history's and your mom's sake )

Annemie O (153)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 3:08 pm
Noted & Signed

Rani Lyons (196)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 8:33 pm
Signed :)

Sara W (107)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 10:13 pm
A lot of museums would need to return a lot of their artifacts. Signed.

. (7)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 10:22 pm
Noted, already signed, thanks AniMae.

john sycamnias (244)
Wednesday June 4, 2014, 11:15 pm
Thank you for posting AniMae. Really looking forward to getting results for this cause. Long overdue!!!

Animae C (511)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 4:22 am
You are very welcome John, thank you for creating the petition.

We WILL get those results! : )


Krista Slavin (201)
Thursday June 5, 2014, 1:08 pm
Signed and noted

Allen O (205)
Friday June 6, 2014, 5:51 am
Signed and noted - Thanks AniMae and Donna B for forwarding and John for the petition

desanka s (416)
Saturday June 7, 2014, 5:01 pm
Signer 252. Thank you my sweet friend!

Janice D (85)
Sunday June 8, 2014, 6:45 am
Signed , Noted & shared . Thx for the forward Marie H. & Animae & I wish your mom a Fabulous & Happy Birthday !

Evelyn B (62)
Monday June 30, 2014, 10:23 am
Already signed ... on 8th May

Sarah Addis (35)
Monday June 30, 2014, 11:23 am
All done - thank you John.

Angela K (380)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 5:49 am
Signed & shared , thank you AniMae


Ismail Al ahmad (171)
Thursday July 3, 2014, 6:11 am
Noted and Signed , Thank you AniMae

Past Member (0)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 10:32 pm
Inge is very right! All stolen goods must return to their rightful owners.
And the list is too long...dear white man...

Gabriela Baldaia (104)
Monday September 1, 2014, 6:28 pm
Previously signed !! Thank you.

Sara P (57)
Sunday October 26, 2014, 11:43 am
Signed, thanks AniMae

Slava R (1311)
Saturday November 15, 2014, 8:28 am
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