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Great Socialist People's. Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Libya) The Libyan economy depends primarily upon revenues from the oil sector, which contribute about 95% of export earnings, about one-quarter of GDP, and 60% of public sector wages.
Child labour; Child soldiers; Conscription; Debt; Forced marriage. Bride buying; Wife selling; Forced prostitution; Human trafficking; Peonage; Penal labour ...
Contemporary slavery, also known as modern slavery or neo-slavery, refers to institutional slavery that continues to exist in present day society. Estimates of the number of slaves today range from around 21 million to 70 million, depending on method used to estimate and the definition of slavery being used.
Slavery in Libya: Life inside a container. Two Eritreans, sold as slaves, share harrowing details of their time inside illegal detention centres in Libya.
As you can imagine, information on modern slavery is difficult to gather because it is a crime that is often hidden: in factories, on farms, in homes; behind closed doors in the world’s richest and poorest nations. When it comes to fighting (and solving!) crime, information is extremely powerful because without knowing all the facts, it’s nearly impossible to make progress.
But Libya has oil, and therefore money, so those who had neither set off across the Sahara to get what they could. More than a million Africans were working in Libya when Gaddafi was deposed in 2011.
The 2018 Global Slavery Index provides a country by country ranking of the number of people in modern slavery, as well as an analysis of the actions governments are taking to respond, and the factors that make people vulnerable.
Smugglers in Libya are auctioning migrants off as slaves. At a property outside Tripoli, CNN witnessed a dozen men go under the hammer in the space of minutes.
Migrants and refugees stuck in Libya are being sold into slavery, CNN reported earlier this month.. The combination of Libya’s splintered government in the wake of Muammar Gaddafi’s fall and ...
A video of men appearing to be sold at auction in Libya for $400 has shocked the world and focused international attention on the exploitation of migrants and refugees the north African country.