Posters looted by Nazis 'won't be returned to Jewish family'





A poster collection looted from a Jewish family by the Nazis can stay on display in a Berlin museum and need not be returned to its original owners, a German court has ruled.

The ruling by the Berlin court of appeals stunned relatives of Hans Sachs, and came despite Germany's signature of the Washington Principles in 1998 agreeing to the restitution of art plundered by the Nazis.

Mr Sachs took 40 years to build one of the world's largest collections of rare posters only to see it looted at gunpoint by the Gestapo on the orders of Joseph Goebbels in 1938, the Times reports....


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