UN: Refugees trade goes on in Libya slave markets - Pakistan Observer

The United Nations has raised alarm over a climbing number of refugees passing through Libya who are being traded in so-called slave markets before being held for ransom and subjected to malnutrition and sexual abuse. Migrants are typically traded for ...

Libya: IOM - African Migrants Traded in Libya's 'Slave Markets' - AllAfrica.com

Hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual exploitation, survivors have told the UN's migration agency. The International ...

African migrants treated like slaves in Libya, says Gambian returnee - NRT

Gambian migrants who voluntarily returned from Libya stand in line as they wait for registration at the airport in Banjul, Gambia April 4, 2017. REUTERS/Luc Gnago. 2 weeks ago. Views 1261. + -. BRIKAMA – A Gambian man who attempted to reach Europe ...

African migrants sold in Libya 'slave markets' - The Voice Online

WEST AFRICAN migrants are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets in Libya, survivors have told a UN agency. Trafficked people passing through Libya have previously reported violence, extortion and slave labour, but the new testimony from ...

Brussels Blog - FT.com (blog)

It takes a lot to shock people who work with migrants in north Africa, but revelations of active slave markets in Libya managed it. The International Organisation for Migration revealed the appalling reality for some of the hundreds of thousands of ...

Migrants sold in Libyan slave trade markets - Caj News Africa

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – THE International Organization for Migration (IOM) has sounded the alarm on the sale of migrants in modern day slave markets in Libya. It is reported hundreds of migrants along North African migrant routes are being bought and sold ...

North African Migrants Sold in Libya's Slave Markets - AllAfrica.com

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) says that young men from North Africa migrating to Libya or Europe in search of jobs increasingly are being caught up and auctioned off as cheap labor, in what has become a booming “slave trade” in Libya.

EU Trust Fund for Africa adopts €90 million programme on protection of migrants and improved migration management ... - EU News

Following up on the Joint Communication on the Central Mediterranean Route and the Malta Declaration, the EU Trust Fund for Africa upon proposal from the European Commission, adopted today a €90 million programme to step up the protection of ...

EU-Libya relations, factsheet - satPRnews (press release)

Through diplomatic action and concrete support, the EU is assisting Libya's transition towards a stable, functioning country and is supporting UN mediation efforts in this regard. The EU underlines Libyan ownership of the political process and the ...

Migrants from West Africa being sold in Libyan markets as slaves for $200 - International Business Times, India Edition

"Selling human beings is becoming a trend among smugglers as the smuggling networks in Libya are becoming stronger," IOM's chief of mission in Libya said. Namrata Tripathi. April 12, 2017 16:29 IST. migrantsReuters. African migrants headed to Europe ...