David Yambio: “EU policy is killing us” - FreedomUnited.org

David Yambio: “EU policy is killing us”

  • Published on
    May 16, 2023
  • Written by:
    Monica Burns
  • Category:
    Human trafficking, Anti-slavery activists
Hero Banner

Video credit: Refugees in Libya

“We have been killed, we have been raped, we have been tortured, we have been extorted, and we have been put to forced labor,” says David Yambio, Libya survivor and advocate.

David Yambio co-founded the survivor-led movement Refugees in Libya which amplifies the voices, experiences, and demands of people who have been subjected to grave mistreatment in Libya.

He calls the E.U. and the Libyan governments out for their role in creating a mass detention system in which refugees are systematically abused and exploited. And he demands urgent change.

“We need our rights to be protected… and to be recognised as human beings,” he urges. Will you tell the E.U. to recognise him and others as human beings? Share his story using the social media buttons and if you haven’t already, sign and share the petition today.

1 Comment
Most Voted
Newest Oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
janet broadley
janet broadley
4 months ago

This is such a needful cause to fight for.

This week

Migrant teens not living the American dream, they’re “living the American nightmare”

An investigative journalism piece from PBS recently uncovered evidence that migrant teens arriving at the U.S. border are being exploited by hiring agencies in the seafood processing sector as a source of cheap labor.   Businesses think child labor = cheap labor  The Public's Radio interviewed more than two dozen migrant teens who described working overnight shifts, killing, cleaning, and weighing crabs. The teens reported they got to sleep for a few

| Monday September 18, 2023

Read more