Easter Island asks London museum to return its 'stolen' statue

Easter Island delegation in London to demand return of sculpture taken 150 years ago.

by

    Representatives from the Chilean territory of Easter Island are in London seeking the return of a statue brought to the United Kingdom 150 years ago.

    The carving, which has a name meaning "lost or stolen friend", was taken from the Pacific island in 1868 by a British explorer.

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from London.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Cricket World Cup 2019 Quiz: How many runs can you score?

    Pick your team and answer as many correct questions in three minutes.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.