Migrants Being Sold Openly into Slavery in Libya: UN
“The situation is dire. The more the IOM engages inside Libya, the more we learn that it is a vale of tears for all too many migrants,” an authority said.
According to the U.N.’s International Organization of Migration, west African migrants are being traded in open slave markets in Libya. The north African country was thrown into political chaos and economic ruin after Muammar Gaddafi was violently overthrown by a U.S.-led campaign in 2011.
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