• Political Science
  • Published 2017

The Destruction of Cultural Property in Timbuktu: Challenging the ICC War Crime Paradigm

@inproceedings{Higgins2017TheDO,
  title={The Destruction of Cultural Property in Timbuktu: Challenging the ICC War Crime Paradigm},
  author={Noelle Higgins and Mohamed Elewa Badar},
  year={2017}
}
Cultural property has been destroyed, looted and trafficked throughout history, particularly during conflict situations. In many instances, the property that is destroyed belongs to, and / or represents, minority groups and its destruction impacts significantly on minority culture. ISIS, and related jihadist groups, have, in recent times, actively engaged in the deliberate destruction of cultural property in numerous States, including Iraq, Syria, and Mali. This has been described as ‘cultural… CONTINUE READING