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The Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law)

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public international law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Cultural property,
  • Law,
  • Protection (International law),
  • International,
  • Law / Air & Space,
  • Art treasures in war,
  • War (International law),
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7767441M
    ISBN 100521867975
    ISBN 109780521867979

    The protection of cultural property during times of armed conflict or occupation is of great importance, because such property reflects the life, history and identity of communities; its preservation helps to rebuild communities, re-establish identities, and link people's past with their present and future. When the circumstances so dictate, a legally sanctioned military response in strict conformity with jus in bello may be warranted to thwart the destruction of cultural property. According to IHL, attacking cultural property or using it for military purposes is prohibited, unless required by imperative military necessity. The last conclusion to be drawn is that the common charge that a concern for the wartime fate of cultural property shows a callousness towards the wartime fate of people is misplaced. Article 9.

    The legal protections that relate to cultural property in armed conflict are spelled out in international treaty and customary law, including the Hague Convention on the Protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict and its two Protocols as well as the Additional Protocols to the Geneva Conventions. It is used as a synonym for armed conflict, within the meaning of modern international humanitarian law, and is not intended to denote a formal legal state which can only commence with a declaration and end with a treaty of peace. It must also be stated that the primacy of jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute these crimes rests in the first instance with the national authorities. The world must work to protect cultural property during times of conflict, not only because it shows respect for all peoples and cultures, but because the heritage of one civilization is the heritage of the entire world. After the entry into force of amendments to the present Convention or to the Regulations for its execution, only the text of the Convention or of the Regulations for its execution thus amended shall remain open for ratification or accession. Offence of dealing in cultural property and implications for the art market The offence of dealing in unlawfully exported cultural property will carry a maximum seven-year jail term.

    Notifications The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization shall inform the States referred to in Articles 30 and 32, as well as the United Nations, of the deposit of all the instruments of ratification, accession or acceptance provided for in Articles 31, 32 and 39 and of the notifications and denunciations provided for respectively in Articles 35, 37 and You can help by adding to it. The Parties to the conflict shall be bound to give effect to the proposals for meeting made to them. Granting of special protection 1. In the event of an armed conflict not of an international character occurring within the territory of one of the High Contracting Parties, each party to the conflict shall be bound to apply, as, a minimum, the provisions of the present Convention which relate to respect for cultural property.


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The Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict (Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law) by Roger O"Keefe Download PDF Ebook

The application of the preceding provisions shall not affect the legal status of the parties to the conflict. A responsibility to protect our common heritage We have a responsibility to protect such invaluable worldly possessions of our common heritage.

Gilles Dutertre From toGilles Dutertre served as a prosecution trial lawyer and, subsequently, as a sentence enforcement judge in France.

The parties to the conflict shall endeavour to bring into force, by means of special agreements, all or part of the other provisions of the present Convention.

It must also be stated that the primacy of jurisdiction to investigate and prosecute these crimes rests in the first instance with the national authorities. Shoamanesh has held several international consultancies and has published widely, with a particular focus on the Middle East.

Second Protocol to the Hague Convention[ edit ] Criminal acts committed against cultural property in the late s and the beginning of the s highlighted the deficiencies in the implementation of the Hague Convention and its First Protocol.

Article 4. It should come as no surprise, then, that deliberate attacks on such a profoundly important manifestation of our identity is increasingly seen as repugnant to our cultural ethos in this new century.

Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict

Offence of dealing in cultural property and implications for the art market The offence of dealing in unlawfully exported cultural property will carry a maximum seven-year jail term.

Transport of cultural property Article The Director-General shall transmit the replies, received under paragraph 1 of the present Article, to all High Contracting Parties. To receive special protection, cultural property must also be located an adequate distance from an industrial center or location which would render it vulnerable to attack, and must not be used for military purposes.

Live Stream Newsletter Citadel of Aleppo, Because the Bill is still being finalised and must pass through other legislative stages in Parliament before it becomes law, it is possible concerns such as these may be dealt with in new drafts. The High Contracting Parties undertake to plan or establish in peace-time, within their armed forces, services or specialist personnel whose purpose will be to secure respect for cultural property and to co-operate with the civilian authorities responsible for safeguarding it.

Article 5. It is often collateral damage in battles and bombings, the object of theft for those seeking to sell valuable objects, or the target of destruction The Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict book an attempt to destroy a people's culture or evidence of a culture's existence.

This is because even if through incidental effects, the destruction of cultural property still means that people, communities, and societies lose out. If one of the The Protection of Cultural Property in Armed Conflict book Contracting Parties commits, in respect of any item of cultural property under special protection, a violation of the obligations under Article 9, the opposing Party shall, so long as this violation persists, be released from the obligation to ensure the immunity of the property concerned.

The signal failure of international law in the Second World War to prevent the levelling from the air of the cultural heritage of Germany and Japan was in many ways anomalous, a function of a specific moment in both the laws of armed conflict and military technology: legally, the classical law on bombardment had been rendered obsolete but the regime that would come to replace it was still underdeveloped; technologically, the massive increase in the explosive yield of ordnance and the capacity to deliver it from the air had not been adequately matched by advances in the precision with which it could be targeted.

This reflects an increased effort to fight impunity through effective criminal prosecution since the adoption of the Hague Convention in Notifications The Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization shall inform the States referred to in Articles 30 and 32, as well as the United Nations, of the deposit of all the instruments of ratification, accession or acceptance provided for in Articles 31, 32 and 39 and of the notifications and denunciations provided for respectively in Articles 35, 37 and Relation to previous conventions 1.

In parallel with this, a conviction took shape in the Renaissance among the educated elites of Europe that the learned arts and sciences comprised a transnational common weal. General provisions regarding protection Article 1.

The destruction or looting of sites and objects of cultural significance, especially when intentional, can create lasting resentments and obstacles to peace.

To borrow from the words of Prosecutor Bensouda at the opening of the case of the Prosecution v. Depending on the circumstances, such acts may also constitute persecution under article 7 as a crime against humanity.

Only four years after the Roerich Pact was signed, the government of the Netherlands presented a draft for a new convention, in the drafting of which the International Museum Office of the League of Nations was also significantly involved.table of contents i.

introduction §§1–43 a. the purpose of this manual §§1–2 b. the importance to military forces of the protection of cultural property in armed conflict §§3–6 c. the sources of the international rules on the protection of cultural property in armed conflict §§7–33 (i) the law of armed conflict.

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Many more policies, laws and treaties to protect cultural heritage have been adopted worldwide since then.This book fills pdf in the exploration of the protection pdf cultural heritage in armed conflict based on the World Heritage Convention.

Marina Lostal offers a new perspective, designating a specific protection regime to world cultural heritage sites, which is so far lacking despite the fact that such sites are increasingly magicechomusic.com by: 2.The focus is on the control system of the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict because it offers warring parties, as well as states parties.May 20, ebook The Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict and its protocols provide the regulatory instruments, complemented by human rights law and international criminal law as well as UNESCO conventions.