Art Investigation 'Empathy Alone Doesn't Help Us Any Further'

Bavarian Justice Minister Winfried Bausback has defended the controversial handling of the trove of possibly looted art in a Munich apartment. He has also called for a new law to lift the statute of limitations in such cases in the future.
Bavarian Justice Minister Winfried Bausback: "I presume that Mr. Gurlitt's rights will be safeguarded during this process."

Bavarian Justice Minister Winfried Bausback: "I presume that Mr. Gurlitt's rights will be safeguarded during this process."

Andreas Gebert/ dpa
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen