The UN is horrified by of slavery in Libya. Thousands of African refugees are sold in across Libya every . Most of the people are black African men. There are also reports of people having their removed. These are sold illegally. In a statement, the UN said it was, "horrified at reports and video footage showing African in Libya reportedly being sold as slaves". The UN asked to "investigate these activities without delay and to bring the [criminals] to ".
Human rights said urgent action must be taken to stop this -day slave trade. They said slavery was now a terrible in Libya. They said the trade is to "one of the darkest chapters in human history, when of Africans were uprooted, enslaved, trafficked and auctioned to the highest bidder". People are being sold for up to $400 . The UN said: "Slavery has no in our world and these actions are among the [terrible] abuses of human and…amount to crimes against ." It asked all countries to fight to end the slave trade.