Minority To Quiz Foreign Minister Over Libyan 'Slave' Situation

Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey is expected to appear before Parliament to answer questions about the Libyan slave situation.

North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa on Tuesday filed an urgent question at the side of the minority demanding answers on whether some Ghanaians have been caught up in the situation.

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Reports indicate that hundreds of African migrants have been sold in open slave markets in Libya.

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Footage released by CNN from Libya, showed young men from sub-Saharan Africa being auctioned as farm workers.

Slave plunderers reportedly prey on vulnerable people who use Libya’s coast to cross the Mediterranean into Europe, a route that has been described by experts as the deadliest route on earth.

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The situation, has, however, activated international condemnation, but Libyan officials have denied such a claim.

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Meanwhile, the Minority wants the Foreign Affairs Minister to make an apparent clarification if some Ghanaians have been involved in the matter.

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