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A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the exploitation of migrants and refugees the north African country.
Libyans and migrants are still being detained in appalling conditions and sold in open slave markets.
Libyan media seized this statement and used it to try to discredit CNN’s reporting about the slave trade in the country. “Here the possibility arises that the channel has published the report ...
Smugglers in Libya are auctioning migrants off as slaves. At a property outside Tripoli, CNN witnessed a dozen men go under the hammer in the space of minutes.
Libyan officials have denounced the migrant slave auctions exposed in a CNN investigation, but claim more support is required from the global community to tackle the issue.
The history of slavery spans many cultures, nationalities, and religions from ancient times to the present day. However the social, economic, and legal positions of slaves were vastly different in different systems of slavery in different times and places. Slavery appears in the Mesopotamian Code of Hammurabi (c. 1860 BC), which refers to it as an established institution.
The European Union is working with Libyan coastguards to reduce the number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean Sea. But many of those intercepted end up in detention centres in Libya, where ...
Former US President, Barack Obama should be held responsible for the alleged ongoing slave trade in Libya. Reno Omokri, a former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, who made the allegation also claimed that Obama staged the removal of former Libyan President, Muammar Gaddafi from power.
Teports of migrants being sold into slavery have focused attention back on the chaos in Libya.
Africans are being sold at Libyan slave markets. Thanks, Hillary Clinton. 'We came, we saw, he died,' she joked. But overthrowing Gadhafi was a humanitarian and strategic debacle that now limits ...