International organisations, politicians, and journalists have all reported the dire conditions facing African migrants in Libya from at least 2010. This new urgency can be attributed in part to the rise of new forms of organising for racial justice. Like the Black Lives Matter movement which has broadened the concerns of global racial solidarity not just in the U.S. where it was born, but also across other racially divided societies like South Africa and Brazil, writes Nanjala Nyabola for IRIN.
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