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Thomson Reuters Foundation – Sale of migrants as slaves in Libya may be crime against humanity – U.N. by Kieran Guilbert

Young African men bound for Europe are frequently caught in trafficking networks and sold for labour in Libya. NEW YORK, Dec 7 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The sale of migrants into slavery in Libya may amount to crimes against humanity, the United Nations Security Council said on Thursday, voicing “grave concern” after footage appearing to …

Black Agenda Report – by Bruce A. Dixon

If the news that black Libyans and black migrants from sub-Saharan Africa were being sold as slaves in Libya was a surprise to you, then you were not reading Black Agenda Report during the 2011-2012 NATO intervention in that country. We covered it. Almost everybody refused to question US foreign policy in Africa during the reign of …