Cultural Heritage and the Arts

ICC Issues Reparations Order in Cultural Property Destruction Case (August 17, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On August 17, 2017, Trial Chamber VIII of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a Reparations Order in

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Condemning Terrorist Destruction of Cultural Property (March 24, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 24, 2017, the Security Council adopted a resolution condemning the unlawful destruction o

Korean Court Rules Statue Stolen from Japan Can Remain in the Country (January 26, 2017)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On January 26, 2017, the Daejeon District Court ruled that a South Korean temple could retain possession of a Buddhist s

ICC Finds Al Mahdi Guilty of Cultural Destruction War Crime, Court’s First Such Ruling (September 27, 2016)

Author: 
Eric A. Heath

On September 27, 2016, in The Prosecutor v.

Al-Mahdi Enters ICC's First Guilty Plea, Admitting to Destruction of Cultural Property in Mali (August 22, 2016)

Author: 
Douglas Cantwell

On August 22, 2016, Ahmad Al-Faqi Al Madhi admitted guilt at the start of his trial at the Internation

International Criminal Court Begins First Trial for Destruction of Cultural Property (March 2, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On March 2, 2016, the International Criminal Court opened its first war crimes trial for the destruction of cultural property.