November 14, 2014 - Tripoli City, Libya: Sub-Saharan migrants wear Nigerian traditional clothes as they celebrate at the Christian church in Tripoli City. Often chased and jailed by smugglers and authorities migrants hide themselves among the church's community. Libya's revenues from smuggling trade including human trafficking is up to 10% of the national GDP, making this one of the most profitable illegal business across the country. In spite of the international concern of human rights violations, Sub-Saharan migrants risk their lives across Libya, often jailed, sold and kidnapped during their hazardous trip through the Sahara desert to the coastal ports as most of them attempt to reach Europe. (Photo/Narciso Contreras)
November 14, 2014 - Tripoli City, Libya: Sub-Saharan migrants wear Nigerian traditional clothes as they celebrate at the Christian church in Tripoli City. Often chased and jailed by smugglers and authorities migrants hide themselves among the church's community. Libya's revenues from smuggling trade including human trafficking is up to 10% of the national GDP, making this one of the most profitable illegal business across the country. In spite of the international concern of human rights...
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