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With the security and financial collapse in Libya, human trafficking and smuggling have become a booming trade," says Mahmoud Abdelwahed, reporting from a detention centre in the Libyan capital Tripoli. Modern-day slavery is widespread around the world and Libya is by no means unique ...

Modern Day Slavery In Libya Exposed. A recent CNN investigation has opened the world's eyes to the human trafficking that is taking place there now, but it's been happening for decades. Dr. Sean Foley specializes in American and Middle Eastern history at Middle Tennessee State University. He also personally knew Christopher Stevens,...

Libya is the main transit point for refugees and migrants trying to reach Europe by sea. In each of the last three years, 150,000 people have made the dangerous crossing across the Mediterranean Sea from Libya. For four years in a row, 3,000 refugees have died while attempting the journey,...

Migrants from west Africa being ‘sold in Libyan slave markets’. Gambian migrants returning home from Libya carry bags from UN agency the International Organization for Migration. West African migrants are being bought and sold openly in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency helping them return home.

Libya and modern day slave trade – Rose Moses. As a matter of fact, the situation in Libya is best described as modern day slavery. With many young Nigerians among the victims, it calls for urgent action from both the government, National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons ( NAPTIP) as well as other non-governmental organizations (NGOs)...

It is a modern-day slave trade and Libya is gradually turning into the biggest slave market in the world. Slavery in Libya is gaining deeper roots than even the centuries old slavery in Mauritanian thanks to the illegal migration of tens of thousands across vast deserts and the unforgiving Mediterranean into Europe.

Human Trafficking & Modern-day Slavery. The Libyan economy depends primarily upon revenues from the oil sector, which contribute about 95% of export earnings, about one-quarter of GDP, and 60% of public sector wages. Substantial revenues from the energy sector coupled with a small population give Libya one...

Africa’s new slave trade: how migrants flee poverty to get sucked into a world of violent crime. In Sabha, the clearing house and brothel used for trafficking migrant women was well-known, said Fasan Olaside, a 27-year-old Nigerian builder who was himself kidnapped and held for ransom twice inside Libya.

Sale of Migrants as Slaves in Libya Causes Outrage in Africa and ParisSale of Migrants as Slaves in Libya Causes Outrage in Africa and Paris. The Italian government reportedly began paying the warlords controlling Libya’s coast to curb the flow of migrants earlier this year. In August alone, the arrivals of migrants in Italy fell 85 percent.

Instead, he found himself spending more than two years trying to survive in the underbelly of modern-day slavery. Mahmud Turkia / AFP / Getty Images People at a naval base in Tripoli, after being rescued off the coast of Libya, on July 30, 2018.

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> ‘Modern-Day Slavery’: Migrants Sold At Slave Auction For $400 In Libya

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> ‘Modern-Day Slavery’: Migrants Sold At Slave Auction For $400 In Libya

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Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Brown-2

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Rwanda Offers to Host African Migrants Stranded in Libya - The New York Times

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Rwanda Offers to Host African Migrants Stranded in Libya - The New York Times

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> AU-EU leaders condemn slavery in Libya | City Press

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> AU-EU leaders condemn slavery in Libya | City Press

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> End Slavery — Open Letter To European Leaders – Women's March Global – Medium

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> End Slavery — Open Letter To European Leaders – Women's March Global – Medium

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> IRIN | Child servitude, marriage resemble modern-day slavery

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> IRIN | Child servitude, marriage resemble modern-day slavery

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> 10 Facts About the Darfur Genocide | The Borgen Project

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> 10 Facts About the Darfur Genocide | The Borgen Project

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Refugees being forced into 'modern slavery' by people traffickers before attempting deadly ...

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Refugees being forced into 'modern slavery' by people traffickers before attempting deadly ...

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Esclavage en Libye : les conclusions de l'enquête libyenne "ne sauront tarder"

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Esclavage en Libye : les conclusions de l'enquête libyenne "ne sauront tarder"

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Life outside Nigeria not necessarily better than life in Nigeria - Reps - Vanguard News Nigeria

Modern Day Slavery In Libya >> Life outside Nigeria not necessarily better than life in Nigeria - Reps - Vanguard News Nigeria