Sophie Starrenburg


Sophie Starrenburg is a Junior Lecturer in Public International Law at Leiden University and an LL.M. graduate of Leiden University and the University of Cambridge. She has previously worked as a researcher at the Dutch Restitutions Committee for Nazi-Looted Art. Her interests lie in charting the intersections between cultural heritage protection and public international law.

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Who is the victim of cultural heritage destruction? The Reparations Order in the case of the Prosecutor v Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi

On 17 August 2017, Trial Chamber VIII of the ICC issued its Reparations Order in the Al Mahdi case. The Chamber found that Al Mahdi was liable for 2.7 million euros for (a) the damage caused by the attack of nine mosques and the Sidi Yahia Mosque door; (b) the economic loss caused to the individuals whose…

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