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People for sale: Exposing migrant slave auctions in Libya

Category:Breaking News Story Of The Year


On November 14, 2017, published an exclusive multiplatform report exposing slave auctions in Libya for the first time.

The report included never-before-seen footage, obtained by CNN journalists working undercover at great personal risk, of an auction in Libya where people were being sold, some for as little as $400 each.

The story sparked a global uproar and led to a series of protests, investigations and concrete action by several governments.