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How the EU is responsible for slavery in Libya

Migrants and refugees being sold into slavery in Libya is not really new information. In April 2017, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported that along the North African migrant routes its staff discovered “slave markets” where hundreds of African young men are being tormented.

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Maetig takes charge of inquiry into auctions as international fury grows over slave trading in Libya

Deputy Presidency Council (PC) leader Ahmed Maetig has announced that he is taking control of the inquiry into allegations that illegal migrants have been sold at auctions as slaves. In a statement, he says the investigation will lead to the arrest of those involved and of them being brought to justice.

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Militias crack down on social, cultural life in Libya

Comic books and video games can be controversial in Libya. Ahmad, 20, who asked not to use his real name, experienced it firsthand while attending the four-day Comic-Con convention — a multi-gaming and comic event that opened Nov. 2 in the capital city of Tripoli.

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International lawyers present ICC with crimes dossier aiming at trying Libya’s strongman Haftar

Human rights lawyers provided evidence Tuesday to the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutors saying that forces loyal to the Libyan strongman in eastern region are responsible for crimes including murder, torture and persecution.

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European lawyers to hold presser in Holland to review Libyan strongman’s crimes

A popular European lawyers’ office announced that it will hold a press conference on Tuesday to advocate for filing a lawsuit at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the commander of Operation Dignity Khalifa Haftar to hold him accountable for the crimes he committed.

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