Amal Clooney for the Sculptures of the Parthenon

October 17, 2014 3:30 PM

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On the eve of human rights barristers Amal Alamuddin Clooney and Geoffrey Robertson's visit to the Greek prime minister, Antonis Samaras, it would seem that Melina Mercouri's dream for the return of the Parthenon sculptures, sadly known as 'the Elgin Marbles', might actually come true in the not-too-distant future.

Scholars from the world over, art lovers as well as enlightened film stars who use their fame for noble causes, seem to have moved the lines of public opinion if not public opinion itself (let us not underestimate public opinion) that made theirs move.

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