Archive for June 17th, 2022


Slave Markets Open 24/7: Refugee Babies, Boys, Girls, Women, Men…

Human Wrongs Watch

MADRID, Jun 17 2022 (IPS)* – In addition to slave selling and buying deals in public squares and garages in ‘liberated’ Libya, as already reported by IPS time ago, a widespread exploitation of men, women, and children has been carried out for years at refugee camps worldwide.

Two young victims of human trafficking, who were rescued from the Dzaleka Refugee Camp, are receiving support at a shelter in Malawi. Credit: UNODC

One of them is a Malawi refugee camp, where such inhumane practice has been reported by the UN Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Malawian Police Service.

“I even witnessed a kind of Sunday market, where people come to buy children who were then exploited in situations of forced labour and prostitution,” on 11 June said UNODC’s Maxwell Matewere.

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