UK Blue shield supported Newcastle Law School in organising the conference: Protecting Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflict and Situations of Forcible Displacement: An (Emerging) Human Right? on 1-2 March 2019. The conference explored the concept of cultural heritage and how this is protected in situations of armed conflict and forcible displacement from a socio-legal perspective. [...]
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ANCBS Statement on ISIS in Iraq, 10 March 2015

As the widespread fighting in Iraq increased, an extremist group calling themselves the Islamic State (ISIS) rose in power, taking over a large area of Iraq and Syria. Guilty of a huge number of human rights violations, the group have also destroyed cultural heritage. ANCBS Statement on ISIS' heritage destruction in Iraq March 10, 2015 [...]
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