The Slave Trade Is Alive and Well in Islamic Libya West African Migrants Sold at Open Markets
Where are you, Black Lives Matter? Sharing a « plight » with Palestinians, perhaps?
Black Lives Matter has been busy making pilgrimages to the West Bank and touting the Palestinian « cause » but mum’s the word as African slaves are being traded in public squares throughout Islamic Libya.
International Business Times reports that Libyans have been exploiting newly arrived migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa, hawking them in « public slave markets » to the tune of $200 (£160) and $500 (£400) a piece.
Most of the slaves are reportedly held captive before being sold. IBT reports:
Survivors have told the International Organization for Migration (IOM) how there are slave markets and private prisons all over Libya.
Mohammed Abdiker, IOM’s head of operation and emergencies, said: « The situation is dire. The more IOM engages inside Libya, the more we learn that it…
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