Cultural heritage and mass atrocities

Urbani, Carlotta (A.A. 2019/2020) Cultural heritage and mass atrocities. Tesi di Laurea in International protection of cultural heritage, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Francesco Francioni, pp. 116. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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The connection between mass atrocities and cultural heritage. The problem. Defining cultural heritage. Destruction of cultural heritage: why does it occur? Destruction of cultural property as a crime under international law. Two qualifications: war crime and crime against humanity. Destruction of cultural heritage as evidence of intent to commit genocide. Prohibition of deliberate destruction of cultural heritage in peacetime. Individual criminal responsibility for deliberate destruction of cultural heritage. Prosecution of individuals under international criminal law. The ICC judgment in the Al Mahdi case. Cultural crimes entailing state responsibility. CJ and genocide cases: Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro, Croatia v. Serbia. The progress made within the framework of the United Nations.


Bibliografia: pp. 92-104.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: International protection of cultural heritage
Thesis Supervisor: Francioni, Francesco
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Thatcher, Mark
Academic Year: 2019/2020
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 26 May 2021 13:39
Last Modified: 26 May 2021 13:39


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