Commons:Urheberrechtsregeln nach Gebiet/Afghanistan

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Diese Seite gibt einen Überblick zu den Urheberrechtsbestimmungen in Afghanistan insofern diese für das Hochladen von Werken in die Wikimedia Commons relevant sind. Beachte, dass jedes aus Afghanistan stammende Werk sowohl in Afghanistan, als auch in den vereinigten Staaten gemeinfrei sein, oder unter einer freien Lizenz erhältlich sein muss, bevor es in die Wikimedia Commons hochgeladen werden kann. Wenn der Urheberrechtsstatus eines Werks aus Afghanistan zweifelhaft ist, ziehe die entsprechenden gesetzlichen Bestimmungen zu Rate.


Afghanistan kam im späten 19. Jahrhhundert unter eine lose britische Oberhohheit. Nach dem dritten Anglo-Afghanischen Krieg 1919 erlangte das Land seine Unabhängigkeit. Seitdem wurde es von Staatsstreichen, Invasionen und Bürgerkriegen heimgesucht.

Afghanistan has been a member of the World Trade Organization since 29 July 2016 and the Berne Convention since 2 June 2018.[1]

As of 2018 the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an agency of the United Nations, listed the 2008 Law Supporting the Rights of Authors, Composers, Artists and Researchers (Copyright Law) as the main IP law enacted by the legislature of Afghanistan.[1] WIPO holds the text of this law in their WIPO Lex database.[2]


Under the 2008 Copyright Law, protection is as follows:

  • Works published or broadcast during the life cycle of the author shall be protected 50 calendar years after his/her death unless the author has decided differently.[2008 Article 16.1.1]
  • Joint works published or broadcast during the life cycle of the authors shall be protected for 50 years after the death of the last author.[2008 Article 16.1.2]
  • Works published or broadcast with metaphorical (pseudonym) names shall be protected for 50 years after the first year of the publication.[2008 Article 16.1.3]
  • Works not published during the life cycle of the author and in the case of the joint work, that have not been published during the life cycle of the last author, shall be protected for 50 years effective from the first year of publication and broadcast.[2008 Article 16.1.4]
  • ­ Audiovisual works shall be protected for 50 years effective from the first year of the publication or broadcast.[2008 Article 16.1.5] If the work is not published or broadcast, it shall be protected for 50 years from fixation.[2008 Article 16.2]
  • Photography and painting works shall be protected 50 years effective from the first year of publication and broadcast.[2008 Article 16.1.6]


Public Culture (National Folklore) is an expression which include characterized principles of traditional artistic heritage originated or developed by a group of people in the State which reflect their artistic heritage and include the following expressions: Oral expressions such as tales, popular poetry and riddles; Musical expressions: include popular songs accompanied by music or without music; Motion expressions, include popular Atans (national dance), plays and other special popular artistic and ritual forms; Identical expressions such as products or popular art such as drawings with lines and colors, engravings, statuary, pottery, needlework, woodwork, mosaic, metalwork, jewelry, knitting, carpet weaving and other textiles; Musical instruments; Different architectural works.[2008 Article 3.23] National folklore shall be the public property of the State, the Ministry of Information and Culture, shall protect National Folklore by all legal means.[2008 Article 45]


COM:TAG Afghanistan

Siehe auch: Commons:Lizenzvorlagen


COM:FOP Afghanistan

Siehe auch: Commons:Panoramafreiheit

X mark.svg Nicht OK, nur für den persönlichen Gebrauch

Reproduction of published Work is permitted by a natural person without the Author’s authorization provided that it is exclusively for the personal use, the followings are exceptions: 1)­ Reproduction of architecture Work in the form of a building or construction ...[2008 Article 39(1)]


COM:TOO Afghanistan

Siehe auch: Commons:Schöpfungshöhe

According to the 2008 Copyright Law, work that may be protected includes: Photography work that has been created using an innovative mode; Innovative work of handicraft or industrial art (carpet designs, rugs, felt carpet and its attachments etc.); Innovative work which has been created based on the public culture (folklore) or national cultural heritage and art.[2008 Article 6(1) items 7-9]


Siehe auch: Commons:Briefmarken Copyright expires 50 years after first put in circulation.[2008 Article 16.1.6] Use {{PD-Afghanistan}}.

Siehe auch


  1. a b Afghanistan Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights). WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization (2018). Retrieved on 2018-11-08.
  2. Law Supporting the Rights of Authors, Composers, Artists and Researchers (Copyright Law). Afghanistan (2008). Retrieved on 2018-11-08.
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