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Are Black People Still Enslaved in 2017?

A Libyan slavery survivor details Europe’s involvement and organ trafficking of Black people.

CNN recently broke a story about Black people being sold into slavery in Libya. One Black man named Bouquet Ismael detailed his experience about being a slave in Libya, and he was sold about five times. He posted a video online detailing the horrors that many black people have been forced to go through while in bondage.

During Ismael’s testimony, he gave a very detailed description about his personal experience, along with other Black people who were forced into slavery in Libya. He also detailed who is responsible for enslaving Black people, and who is making money from it.

Ismael said the video that many people have seen on CNN with Black people being sold into slavery is from 2017. He also said Libyan slavery was going on many years prior to 2017, like in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

“Blacks being sold is hurtful, that’s true, but believe me there’s worse, if I tell you there’s worse than that! That’s because I have been sold, I know what Libya is because I made it out of Libya. I was sold for $270,” Ismael said. “In a place called Sabha that many know. I worked for six months on a plantation, and by the Grace of God, I was able to escape, but it wasn’t over. I escaped one hell hole to embrace another worse one. I fled Sabha for Bangali. I was kidnapped by a group of rebels, and the rebel leader was Abdul Karim.”

According to Ismael, Karim has over 350 African women in captivity right now, and there is so many African men in captivity that he lost count. The Black men and women were whipped every day, and electric wires were forced to be on their bodies. At the time Ismael was enslaved by Karim, over 1,000 people were in captivity.

By the Grace of God, Ismael escaped alone in 2016, but when he escaped he couldn’t help his brothers and sisters who were still locked up. He said he had nobody to express himself to because everybody is connected to the same migrant trade.

When NGO’s (Non-governmental organizations) come visit the Blacks in prisons, they dress the prisoners in Adidas outfits, which gave the impression that the prisoners were doing well in prison. No migrants wouldn’t dare speak out about the injustices happening to them because if they did, it could result to their death.

The NGO’s come to the prisons giving the prisoners hope that they may get deported, but getting departed never happened, because the NGO’s and Libya do business together.

Ismael also said the Libyan Navy is supposed to show support and hospitality by deporting the people to their respective countries. This is the same Libyan Navy who rescue people at sea, but resale them to the rebels, who torture them and force their family to send money.

Ismael knows from experience because he was in Libyan prisons five times.

“If people are caught while crossing the Mediterranean Sea, it’s the beginning of your worst nightmare,” Ismael said. “You don’t even have enough to eat, you go out to find something, you are kidnapped. It’s not easy.”

Libya is the only country in the world that sell weapons every Friday. On the sidewalk, Kalashnikovs (automatic rifles) are sold for less than a dollar, only in Libya.

The young Black girls in Libya are tortured in the Raskah prison. The guards make the Black men take off the Black women’s clothes, and force them to sleep each other. If the Black men don’t comply, the guards break their legs with weapons.

Ismael called out the African leaders, saying they stay quiet with their mouths closed, and the video from CNN was just a snippet. He said this is painful, and is turning the world upside down.

“If they show you the actual reality, it can set off a 3rd World War, but we didn’t have phones at the time to film what was happening. There’s worse than selling Blacks in Libya. There’s much worse! There’s much much worse than that! When I say much worse, believe me,” Ismael said. “I experienced Libya from the entrance to the exit. Time is of essence, we don’t even have a second to waste. Libyan’s have private prisons, meaning that every Libyan built his own private prison, and he can catch 15-20-40 migrants, depending on how big his house. Locks you up, and forces you to pay. We don’t talk about people who are being kidnapped and held in private prisons.”

The Libyan state prisons are financed by Europe. Migration of Africans to Europe must be stopped because the same people who catch migrants in the Mediterranean Sea are the same people who resale them to the rebels and submit them to slavery, and make them work hard. Many Africans have died from this.

When Africans die at sea, the corpses wash up on the shore in Souara, and nobody is filming or talking about this. For instance, when they send 15-20 boats to the Mediterranean Sea, there may be seven boats that make it back. What happened to the other boats? They all drowned.

According to Ismael, one boat holds 120 migrants at a time, and if multiple boats are holding 120 Black people and only a few made it to their destination. This also means a lot of Black people have died while at sea. African cemeteries are not heard of in Libya, so what happens to the thousands of drowned corpses?

A big hole is dug, and the corpses are dumped inside, but the hole is never covered with dirt, just to make the Africans' believe they have been buried. This is only the beginning because this is when the organ trafficking starts.

Libyan’s remove the essential organs before filling the hole. They decapitate the African bodies, and take the organs they need to sell the westerners (United States).

There are American and French boats at sea under the pretext of extracting oil.

“It’s all business, not oil. When you hear that there are four or 25 boats that sunk at sea, what do you think happened to the bodies?” Ismael said. “No one is talking about that. There are millions of Africans who died in Libya, and some families think their kids made it to Europe, but it’s not so. You can’t even tell the family because you will break their hearts.”

Ismael is from Cameroon, which is in Central Africa, and he lost a lot of friends, and many are still in jails, jails that even African presidents can’t find because they are underground. In order to free the Black people from these jails, Ismael suggested someone is needed who knows the territory to expose these prisons.

“I can’t cry anymore, I’m tired of crying. We saw too many corpses, we thank all of you for the huge protest you did for us today. It’s truly heartfelt,” Ismael said. “African leaders, if you come, if you don’t come, you’ve already exposed your guilt! But our brothers’ manifestations give us hope to escape the hell we are all facing. God has always the last word. I thank you.”

To check out the video of Bouquet Ismael detailing his experiences and realities of being forced into slavery in Libya, click here:

To hear this story of Black people being enslaved in 2017 is heart-breaking, but it’s not getting enough attention from the mainstream media outlets in my opinion. Yes, the story broke on CNN, but it feels like the mainstream media spoke about the story a few times and it disappeared from everybody’s psyche. Just because this story disappeared from some peoples psyche doesn’t mean that these injustices are still not happening to Black people every day in Libya.

I applaud Bouquet Ismael for his bravery, and telling the world the hell he had to go through before escaping, and showing compassion for his other brothers and sisters who are still forced to be in captivity.

I hope we as human beings will one day treat each other as we would like to be treated, because in my opinion the world would be a better place once everybody stops and thinks about how they would react or feel if they were forced to be in somebody else’s shoes who experienced some sort of oppression.

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to injustice everywhere.”

– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

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I put my music page on Twitter and I got a surprise because Blu & Exile “Liked” my tweet! It was unexpected, but it was welcomed to get acknowledgments from one of my favorite music artist’s.

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