Armed Conflict

Masterpieces and ancient sites that survived millennia can violently disappear in just seconds in times of war. Around the globe, we are today witnessing cultural destruction on a scale not seen since World War II. Through the links below, learn about how armed conflict threatens our shared heritage, as well as how international law and policy seeks to safeguard it for future generations.


April 14, 2022

Think Tank Warns Russia Is Successfully Weaponizing History and Cultural Heritage as Part of Its Information Warfare Campaign

Latest Policy Brief from the Antiquities Coalition Lays Out Roadmap for NATO and Its Allies to Fight Back  History and cultural heritage have become one of Russia’s most effective weapons […]

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March 06, 2019

Public’s Help Needed to Recover “Blood Antiquities”

Antiquities Coalition and Yemen Release Information on Thousands of Artifacts Looted Amid War with al-Qaeda and Insurgents Blood antiquities are financing the civil war in Yemen, exacerbating the world’s worst […]

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