Slave Auctions in Libya

CNN online has a story (with accompanying video) on slave auctions in Libya. You have to read between the lines, but the essence of the phenomenon is black African ‘refugees’ on their way to the Disneyland of Western Europe being captured by Libyan Arabs and sold into slavery.

IOW, something that has been going on for thousands of years.

As a result, don’t expect this story to actually air on CNN itself.

And let’s not let this little episode stop us from believing the Antebellum Porn myth about world slavery.

Neither should we allow ourselves to contextualize this story into the long history of Arab slave traders.

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