Protecting Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict: The Work of the Blue Shield
6 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last revised: 9 May 2017
Date Written: March 2, 2017
Cultural property is always a victim during armed conflict. There is nothing that can be done about such damage and destruction, and humanitarian issues - saving people - is a far greater priority than saving old buildings, libraries, archives, and archeological sites. This paper highlights the work of the Blue Shield and heritage community to help to mitigate the impact of armed conflict on the remnants of our common past.
Keywords: cultural property, armed conflict, Blue Shield
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Stone, Peter, Protecting Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict: The Work of the Blue Shield (March 2, 2017). RUMLAE Research Paper No. 17-02, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2940084
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