Humans are being bought and Sold at modern-day slave auctions in Libya, according to an investigation by CNN.
The news channel found evidence of two separate auctions, held after dark at undisclosed locations in the war-ravaged country, which has become the epicentre of the ongoing migrant crisis.
Footage showed men, the majority from Niger, being auctioned off by local slavers for 600 Libyan dinar each — roughly equivalent to $400 or £300.
Reporters at CNN were given mobile phone footage showing one group of men being sold at an indoor auction, which they said they were able to independently verify.
Later they travelled to Tripoli, Libya, and were directed to an auction which they managed to film in person.
Reporter Nima Elbagir said she saw 12 men sold off in a matter of minutes by a...
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