The African Union is calling for swift action to identify and bring to justice all perpetrators and accomplices, after a CNN video showed migrants being auctioned as slaves in Libya.
AU Statement on the Plight of African Migrants in Libya
African Union, 20 November 2017
The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has learned with dismay of reports on the auctioning of African migrants in Libya as slaves. Following the… Read more »
Migrants in Libya
UN chief 'Horrified' at Buying and Selling of African Migrants
UN News, 21 November 2017
Expressing horror at news reports and videos showing African migrants in Libya allegedly being sold as slaves, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday… Read more »
At a property outside Tripoli, CNN's Nima Elbagir witnessed a dozen men go under the hammer in the space of minutes. see more »
European nations most affected by African migrants trying to reach their shores for safety of economic opportunities are hosting a summit with African leaders from Chad, Niger and ... Read more »
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