Germany rules Hans Sachs’s looted poster collection need not be returned

“A German court has ruled that Hans Sachs’s poster collection that was looted by the Nazis can stay on display in a Berlin museum and need not be returned to the Jewish family from which it was stolen.

The ruling by the Berlin court of appeals left Sachs family members stunned, and came despite Germany’s signature of the Washington Principles in 1998 agreeing to the restitution of art plundered by the Nazis.”

For complete article, see: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article7007140.ece.

If you are interested in the topic of Nazi-looted art and restitution, Cardozo offers a course on Restitution for Wartime Confiscations taught by Prof. Lucille Roussin.

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