Libya Politics

Hundreds of Protesters storm Libyan embassy for anti-slavery march

Protesters descended on the Libyan embassy in London yesterday to demand more is done to stop the sale of slaves in Africa. Disturbing footage showing people being sold in a modern-day slave market in Libya sparked outrage earlier this month.

The organisers said: ‘This is about humanity, human rights , human dignity therefore we invite everyone who feels this is wrong and must be stopped to join us.

260,000 people signed a petition calling on the UK government to put pressure on Libyan leaders. Protesters described the slave markets as a ‘crime against African humanity that dehumanizes all of us because humanity is one

Protester Anika Wilson said: ‘Our voices have to be heard, the slavery in Libya has to end now. My heart cries out for the people in slavery in Libya.



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