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Supermodel Gigi Hadid took to Instagram yesterday to express her anger and concern about the on-going Libyan slave trade. Sharing a Martin Luther King quote, which reads, “There comes a time when silence is betrayal,” Gigi expressed her heartbreak via the caption.


“Heartbroken, angry, and confused at these images that are sickeningly similar to the photos we’ve all seen of mankind’s past of slavery and human trafficking – a history that the whole world should be ashamed of and act accordingly,” she wrote.

Gigi also called for help from the United Nations, saying “The United Nations need to stand up to this with integrity. I know my post can’t change much, but we need to fight with our voices to let those who can truly make a difference in this know that we value the lives and quality of life of our brothers and sisters around the world, in whatever way we can.”