Black People Are Being Openly Bought and Sold in Libyan Slave Markets by alternet.org

Black People Are Being Openly Bought and Sold in Libyan Slave Markets by alternet.org

Black People Are Being Openly Bought and Sold in Libyan Slave Markets by alternet.org

For refugees fleeing violence, poverty and oppression in parts of Africa to its east, south and west, Libya has become a temporary landing point; a gateway that ultimately leads to the shores of southern Europe. But Libya has been torn apart by tribal warring and violence since 2011, when U.S.-led forces overthrew Muammar Gaddafi while making little effort to stabilize the region.

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