AC author Seán Fobbe comments on the role of the international community in cultural heritage preservation, the importance of a multidisciplinary approach, and key legal instruments to protect cultural patrimony.
AC author Seán Fobbe discusses the unique challenge of cultural heritage preservation in Iraq; the difficulty of prosecuting war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide; and broader patterns in cultural crimes worldwide.
AC author Seán Fobbe comments on the groundbreaking work of RASHID International, a landmark report documenting cultural heritage destruction during the Yazidi genocide, and the intersection of human rights and cultural heritage preservation.
How to Protect Outstanding Cultural Heritage from the Ravages of War? Utilize the System of Enhanced Protection under the 1999 Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention
Seán Fobbe analyzes the power of international humanitarian and cultural property protection law to shield outstanding cultural patrimony in conflict zones.
Antiquities Coalition Policy Note: Taking the First Step Toward Ending Illegal Antiquities Trafficking
A relatively easy-to-negotiate, yet underutilized, bilateral diplomatic memorandum of understanding can empower governments to stop cultural heritage trafficking and protect transparent, legal markets.
How to Successfully Fight the Illicit Trade in Stolen Art and Antiquities in Asia? Remove an Antiquated English Law from Hong Kong’s Legal System
Steven Gallagher analyzes how Hong Kong’s laws and regulations can be improved to prevent trafficking of art and antiquities.