Monday 29 March 2010

Looting of Byzantine artefacts from Cyprus: some information

On the estimated 15,000-20,000 icons and several dozen frescoes and mosaics that disappeared after the invasion:
ON the controversial figure Michel Van Rijn: He was an Art dealer who turned Police Informant against the Art Trafficking Circuit. As a lone crusader and Internet whistle-blower his sites attracted a lot of attention of those "in the know". His revelations made him some important enemies, who had enough pull to get his sites to disappear from Google listings (!) and finally they shut them down...

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