Cultural Heritage and the Arts

ICJ Indicates Provisional Measures in Armenia and Azerbaijan Cases

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On December 7, 2021, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered provisional measures in the

The Hagia Sophia, Secularism, and International Cultural Heritage Law

Turkey announced in July 2020 that it would turn the Hagia Sophia back into a mosque.[1] The edifice has a long history, and is treasured, inter alia, for its non-denominational nature, showcasing multiple, overlapping religious layers. In fact, it had been a non-religious museum for 85 years.

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Volume: 
24
Issue: 
25
Author: 
Lucas Lixinski and Vassilis P. Tzevelekos
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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