November 22, 2014 - Murzuq region, Libya: Sub-Saharan migrants are seen along a truck heavily loaded with goods at a black market area in the middle of the desert as they head to the border in Southwest Libya. 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 22, 2014 - Murzuq region, Libya: Sub-Saharan migrants are seen along a truck heavily loaded with goods at a black market area in the middle of the desert as they head to the border in Southwest Libya. 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...
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Filename: LIBYA: THE SUB-SAHARAN MIGRANTS
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