End Slavery In Libya Toolkit
We have compiled these resources and tools to help you engage in your advocacy to ensure that slavery in Libya and across Africa ends. If you have events or updates you'd like us to post, send us an email at email@example.com.
Articles of Interest:
CNN exposé "People for Sale" - http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/14/africa/libya-migrant-auctions/index.html
IOM report on Libya Slave Market- http://www.iom.int/news/iom-learns-slave-market-conditions-endangering-migrants-north-africa
Bustle’s comprehensive article on "How to Help End Libya's Slave Trade" - https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-help-stop-libyas-slave-trade-fight-slavery-around-the-world-5554300
Nigeria Government identifies citizens in Libya detention camps - https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/251469-nigerian-govt-identifies-2778-nigerians-libya-detention-camps.html
Doctors Without Borders statement on the state of Libya detention centers - http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/article/libya-must-end-arbitrary-detention-refugees-asylum-seekers-and-migrants
EndItLibya's article "How You Can Help Migrants At Risk in Libya" - https://www.teenvogue.com/story/how-you-can-actually-help-migrants-at-risk-in-libya
How You Can Act
Join/Organize a protest to demand that the enslaving of African migrants end immediately.
Support organizations working to end the scourge of human trafficking and modern slavery.
- IOM (working in Libya) - http://www.iom.int/
- MSF/Doctors Without Borders (working in Libya) http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/
- Pathfinders Justice Initiative, an NGO working in Nigeria to provide holistic, rights based and survivor centered rehabilitation to female survivors of sex trafficking and sexual exploitation - http://pathfindersji.org/
- Diaspora RiseUP! for diaspora updates and alerts on this issue and https://diasporariseup.org/get-involved/
Write or Call the US State Department, the Embassies of Nigeria, Niger, Libya, The Gambia, Ghana, Sudan, Chad and demand action
- Amnesty International - https://www.amnesty.org/en/get-involved/take-action/urgent-stop-selling-and-detention-of-refugees-and-migrants-in-libya/
- List of Embassies with diplomatic mission in the United States - https://www.state.gov/s/cpr/32122.htm
- Call script (coming soon)