libya

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Libya (Arabic: ليبياLībiyā) is a sovereign state in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. The country is made of three historical regions, Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica. With an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometres (700,000 sq mi), Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa, and is the 16th largest country in the world. Libya has the 10th-largest proven oil reserves of any country in the world.

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The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is located in western Libya and contains over one million of Libya’s six million people. The other large city is Benghazi, which is located in eastern Libya.

It is a member of the United Nations since 1955, the Non-Aligned Movement, Arab League, OIC, and OPEC. The country’s official religion is Islam, with 96.6% of the Libyan population are Sunni Muslims.

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adding page during slave auctions going on..ie:

Joey (@joeyayoub) tweeted at 4:30 AM – 25 Nov 2017 :

Slavery in Libya: shock is not solidarity https://t.co/6sF8WjEefZ (http://twitter.com/joeyayoub/status/934383745506955264?s=17)

“To see the pictures of these men being treated like cattle, and to hear the auctioneer describe them as ‘big strong boys for farm work’ should shock the conscience of us all” https://t.co/xpXyHHZSCQ https://t.co/u7Y352QK4f

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/AJENews/status/935644551989157889

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african refugees bought/sold/murdered in libya

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/african-refugees-bought-sold-murdered-libya-171129103602048.html

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african slaves cut open for their kidneys in Libya’s burgeoning organ trafficking market

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/enslaved-immigrants-sold-their-kidneys-liver-libyas-burgeoning-organ-trafficking-market-1650024

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bayo letter to son – our shock will not absolve us

http://bayoakomolafe.net/project/our-shock-will-not-absolve-us/

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refugees

Daniel Wickham (@DanielWickham93) tweeted at 5:34 AM – 15 Dec 2017 :

Amnesty: European governments, including Italy, are knowingly complicit in torture and abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants detained by immigration authorities in Libya https://t.co/g1tGcNLhRo (http://twitter.com/DanielWickham93/status/941647627216711680?s=17)

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refugees

africa

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