The United Nations boss has said he is horrified reports slavery in Libya. Reports show thousands African refugees are being sold auctions and markets across Libya every week. Most the people being sold are black African men. There are also reports the enslaved people having their organs removed. These are sold the illegal organ trade market. The UN's Antonio Guterres spoke a televised statement. He said: "I am horrified news reports and video footage showing African migrants Libya reportedly being sold as slaves." He added: "I [hate] these appalling acts and call all…authorities to investigate these activities delay and to bring the [criminals] to justice."
A group human rights experts said urgent action had to be taken to stop this modern-day slave trade. The Special Procedures the Human Rights Council said: "It is now clear that slavery is an outrageous reality Libya. The auctions are [similar to] one the darkest chapters human history, when millions of Africans were uprooted, enslaved, trafficked and auctioned to the highest bidder." The enslaved men are reportedly being sold between $300 and $400 each. Mr Guterres said: "Slavery has no place our world and these actions are the most [terrible] abuses human rights and…amount to crimes humanity." He asked all countries to fight to end the slave trade.