A couple of days CNN published an undercover video shows a slave auction in Libya, it was so sad to see this happening in my beautiful country by a group of criminals. I was speechless, I couldn't process what i saw.
few hours from the release of the video, Libyans on Twitter started #LibyansAgainstSlavery to express their sympathy with the victims of slavery, others expressed their opinions on what we can do to fight this, while other apologized to the world, so here's the best of it:
#LibyansAgainstSlavery— مـــ ع ـــاذ ⵎⵓⵄⴰⴷ ⵣ (@M_Abouzamazem) November 18, 2017
I am Libyan, I work for IOM, me and my colleagues are working hard in daily bases to provide all kind of help & assistance to migrants who are struggling in detention centers all over Libya, the ones who work in slavery trade are the minority here not us.
We have an issue with #racism in #Libya and it's the time we fix it by firstly outlawing the use of the racist word (3***) atleast socially that should be our first aim to acknoledge and fix what we can fix #stoptheword3a #LibyansAgainstSlavery— Nader Elgadi (@Tajourian) November 18, 2017
This is a picture of a football tournament organized for African workers in Tripoli, #Libya#LibyansAreNotSlaveTraders#LibyansAgainstSlavery pic.twitter.com/itBQh5uZHO— الْبَاوِنْدِي (@Bawendi) November 19, 2017
The Libyan people are innocent of all these acts that are beingpetrated by criminal gangs. , that pic today at Tripoli Libya #LibyansAreNotSlaveTraders#LibyansAgainstSlavery pic.twitter.com/a43FXOjYYo— ali (@ali_aabdo7755) November 18, 2017
I'm a regular Libyan citizen— الْبَاوِنْدِي (@Bawendi) November 18, 2017
I'm against slavery, most of us are!
However, as long as our state is broken
We can do nothing to stop it
We will do everything we can to support the cause#LibyansAgainstSlavery
«Since when you have taken people for slaves and they were born free» - Umar ibn Al-Khattab.#LibyansAgainstSlavery— Hamida Aburounia (@haburounia) November 19, 2017
We Libyans against slave trade, these militia leaders do not represent us, we need your help to eliminate them #LibyansAgainstSlavery— ASHRAF (@Ashraf_Sheffoo) November 19, 2017
#LibyanSlaveTrade I am from Libya & this "#" is unjust!— فؤاد رمضان القريتلي (@FuadGritli) November 19, 2017
it is a slavetrade yes!
it was caught on camera! in Libya! yes!
but come on! is it that easy to mislead the public?
Warlords & war benefactors r a multinational global disease
don't pin it on Libya #LibyansAgainstSlavery
Believe it or not we as #Libyans are suffering as well and a lot of us end up in the same situations our African brothers & sisters are witnessing in Libya although they still suffer 10 times worse. I support helping & saving them, this has to end! #LibyansAgainstSlavery— Muhanned Kalash (@MuhannedK) November 19, 2017
#LibyansAgainstSlavery Libya is a beautiful ethnic mix of Berber, Tuareg, Tebu & Arabs; what you see today is called greed.— Pope (@Abukersh) November 18, 2017
I'm all for defending the reputation of Libya. However, that only happen by dealing with issues rather than denying. This is a chance we deal with racism in our society in Libya to marry a white/Pale skin is still associated with beauty! Black is opposite!#libyansagainstslavery— Nader Elgadi (@Tajourian) November 19, 2017
All I can say in the end of this post that every one in Libya (Libyan or Not) is suffering from those war lords, if you wanna fight slavery, corruption, and all the other crimes, then fight the millitias..I am a regular Libyan citizen and I'm against slavery— Najwa Wheba ⵏⴰⵊⵡⴰ (@NajWheba) November 19, 2017
But I’m also against European support to some militias, I’m against double standards
I want to remind the world that people in my country are powerless,they also suffer Bcoz f foreign intervention #LibyansAgainstSlavery