Republic of Korea
Practice Relating to Rule 38. Attacks against Cultural Property
The Republic of Korea’s Military Law Manual (2005) provides that special attention shall be paid to cultural property during armed conflicts.
The Republic of Korea’s Operational Law Manual (1996) provides that marked cultural properties shall be respected as long as possible.
The Republic of Korea’s ICC Act (2007) provides for the punishment of anyone who commits the war crime of “[d]irecting attacks against civilian objects, namely buildings dedicated to religion, education, art, science or charitable purposes [and] historic monuments” in both international and non-international armed conflicts.