Posts Tagged ‘slave market’

Canadian Prime Minister: Treatment of migrants in Libya is “abhorrent and despicable”

  • 27 November 2017 - 20:26
Canadian Prime Minister: Treatment of migrants in Libya is “abhorrent and despicable”

Canada has condemned the alleged migrant slave trade taking place in Libya, in a statement issued Monday by the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. The Canadian PM said that targeting of desperate migrants from Africa – vulnerable children, women, and men struggling to find a home and a place of...

Protesters in Brussels outraged at “Libya slave market” reports

  • 26 November 2017 - 13:01
Protesters in Brussels outraged at “Libya slave market” reports

50 people were arrested on Saturday in Brussels after police officers were attacked and shops damaged on the margins of a protest over the recent revelations of migrant slave markets in Libya, authorities said. A group of people broke off from the demonstration against slavery in Libya before...

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...

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...