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Crime & Justice 2013-09-26

Libya tries to preserve cultural heritage

Libyan and international experts are gathered in Sabratha through Thursday (September 26th) for a UNESCO conference on the fight against cultural heritage theft and smuggling, Libya Herald reported.

The 5-day forum aims to help Libya establish a specialised police unit to protect the country's artefacts.

The World Customs Organisation, INTERPOL and the International Council of Museums also participated in the training.

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