Posts Tagged ‘CNN’

US President tells the world “CNN is Fake News” but adopts its slavery claims on Libya

  • 29 November 2017 - 15:31
US President tells the world “CNN is Fake News” but adopts its slavery claims on Libya

Libyan social media users, activists and political activists have lashed out at the double standards' policy used by the US when dealing with the sources of news on the media. Since November 15 and onward and up until last Tuesday, the US has been condemning slave markets in Libya where migrants...

French President demands evacuation of migrants from Libya

  • 28 November 2017 - 20:54
French President demands evacuation of migrants from Libya

French President Emmanuel Macron has said that African migrants trapped in Libya must be evacuated. Before his appearance at the EU-Africa summit, Macron told Burkina Faso students that migrant trafficking was a crime against humanity. Macron also indicated on Tuesday to university students...

Burkina Faso summons Libyan ambassador over slavery claims

  • 21 November 2017 - 13:48
Burkina Faso summons Libyan ambassador over slavery claims

Burkina Faso’s foreign minister said on Monday it had recalled its ambassador to Libya over a report that black African migrants were being auctioned as slaves there. The decision by the West African nation followed the broadcast by CNN of footage of what it said was an auction of men offered to...

France to take in African migrants evacuated form Libya to Niger by UNHCR

  • 20 November 2017 - 13:15
France to take in African migrants evacuated form Libya to Niger by UNHCR

France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to NIger by the United Nations refugee agency, French officials announced Monday. After experiencing appalling living conditions at camps in the north African country, the refugees were taken to Niger on Nov 11 by the UN...

Hundreds flock to Libyan embassy in Paris condemning “slave market” as reported by CNN

  • 19 November 2017 - 11:16
Hundreds flock to Libyan embassy in Paris condemning “slave market” as reported by CNN

Hundreds of activists flocked to the Libyan Embassy in Paris on Saturday, outraged with the government’s failure to tackle people smuggling after a CCN report unveiled a network of migrant slave auctions in Libya. About a thousand people turned up to the protest following calls by several...

Libya to probe alleged slave auctions after CNN report came out

  • 18 November 2017 - 12:13
Libya to probe alleged slave auctions after CNN report came out

Libyan authorities have launched a formal investigation into slave auctions in the country following an exclusive CNN report earlier this week, the government said Friday. "A high-level committee has been convened encompassing representatives from all the security apparatus to oversee this...