Protection of cultural property

The handbook of international humanitarian law, 2021

The chapter provides an in-depth, black-letter legal account and analysis of the substantive rules of international law dealing with the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict. It synthesizes the various overlapping conventional provisions into concise, general statements of law, clarifies which accord with customary international law and which do not, and offers a detailed exegesis of each rule as it has been applied by states.