A delegation from Easter Island, backed by the Chilean government, is in London to ask for the return of a Moaï statue important to the indigenous people of the island and on display at the British Museum since 1869.
The Rapa Nui people of Easter Island are asking the British Museum to return one of the island’s sacred Moai statues, stolen 150 years ago by British sailors. It’s one of the many artifacts looted by the UK in its imperial days.
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