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The United Nations has said he is horrified by of slavery in Libya. Reports show of African refugees are being sold in auctions and markets across Libya every . Most of the people being sold are black African men. There are also reports of the people having their organs removed. These are sold on the organ trade market. The UN's Antonio Guterres spoke in a televised . He said: "I am horrified at news reports and video showing African migrants in Libya reportedly being sold as slaves." He added: "I [hate] these appalling and call upon all…authorities to investigate these activities without and to bring the [criminals] to justice."

A group of human rights said urgent action had to be taken to stop this modern-day slave . The Special Procedures of the Human Rights Council said: "It is now that slavery is an outrageous reality in Libya. The are [similar to] one of the darkest in human history, when millions of Africans were uprooted, enslaved, trafficked and auctioned to the highest ." The enslaved men are being sold for between $300 and $400 each. Mr Guterres said: "Slavery has no in our world and these actions are among the most [terrible] of human rights and…amount to crimes against ." He asked all countries to fight to end the slave trade.

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