SURVIVORS of slave auctions in Libya have described
the ordeal as 'total hell'.
Footage of the migrants being sold off in the
war-torn country has been circulating on-line.
As CNN broke the story of the African men being sold
at an auction outside of the capital of Libya, Tripoli.
A team of CNN reporters went to the war-torn
country to further investigate and were shocked to discover that $400 about (R
could buy one a slave.
It's alleged there are other auctions
taking place at nine locations in Libya.
According a report on News24, Libya has long been a
major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe.
It's alleged the slaves are sold by the local cops: "The
police then sold me for $365 to a man who made me work in a tomato field for a
month. You have to work.
"When the Arabs entered they wore masks due to the
"They are buying you. You're there, you have been
arrested, you see they are judging your price like merchandise. They bought you
and you're going to work... like a slave," he said.