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Preserving Libya's Cultural Heritage

Preserving Libya's Cultural Heritage: LFJL launches Tourathna On the ninth anniversary of the 17 February uprisings in Libya, Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) announces the launch of its new platform, Tourathna, dedicated to preserving and showcasing Libyan cultural heritage. The right to access and enjoy cultural heritage is a human right guaranteed by international […]

A Portrait of Libya in Transition

A multimedia exhibit showing Libya’s transition on the long road to democracy after a violent conflict opened at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday 29 January 2013. The exhibit, "Libya in Transition: Helping to Build a New Democratic Libya", documents through photographs, videos and text panels the challenges and accomplishments as Libya strives to […]

Protecting Libya’s Heritage as Country Tries to Resurrect Tourism Industry

Libya boasts a rich cultural heritage; Palaeolithic rock paintings, Greek and Roman ruins and ancient desert oases. These historic treasures, including six UNESCO World Heritage sites, have suffered years of neglect and most recently the perils of conflict. During the conflict in Libya there were allegations that pro-Gaddafi troops and missiles were being hidden in […]