In a story from Business Insider reported by CNN, the war-riddled Libya has been dealing with a major influx of in their immigrant population, and they have turned to the worst option to mitigate this issue. People looking for a means to live are being sold into slavery, a heinous act most people assume has been expelled from modern society for hundreds of years.

Unfortunately, slave trade still exists today, and sometimes the first steps to ceasing it to exist is to shine a light on the problem. Most people who are enslaved usually lack the resources and communication skills to get themselves out of the situation, so they are forced to endure a life of farm work for minimal food, water, and shelter.

Let’s continue to speak out on this ongoing issue in Libya.