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Aborigines back UK bones panel

Aborigines back UK bones panel
trefwoorden: AustraliŽ - VK - aboriginals
Australian Aborigines have welcomed a plan to set up a panel to oversee the repatriation of human remains held by British museums and universities.
But they say a wider inquiry is also needed to establish just how the body parts came into the possession of the UK institutions in the first place.
The idea of a panel to investigate and adjudicate on ownership claims comes from the Human Remains Working Group.
Commissioned by UK ministers, the group will report formally on Wednesday.

Lees verder bij: BBC News (5 november 2003)