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they hope to reach a silly and the white eighty but often migrants find themselves trapped in Libya and victims of widespread and horrific sexual violence these are the findings of a study by the women's refugee commission shocking those who let it I've worked in humanitarian aid for around sixteen years %HESITATION in over twenty emergencies and these accounts were among the worst that I've ever heard they are quite disturbing research is said when they asked them about sexual violence they said things like this is normal in Libya and this happens to everyone the findings are deeply alarming testimonies included people being forced to rape corpses castration unforced incest there were many cases of people being killed for refusing to participate will bring film to extort money from relatives it's also used for punishment and good control of detainees in both official detention centers as well as unofficial places of captivity %HESITATION we heard a number of times how if a man tries to escape the detention center and is caught he is brought back and all the other men in the detention center have to rape this man the study warns refugees and migrants the traps in a nightmarish web of extortion exploitation abuse and sometimes slavery in Libya the place thousands is sent back to you by the eve