Video: Who is to blame for African migrants’ slavery in Libya?

Politicians in Europe are keen to stem the flow of African migrants. But they often drown in the Mediterranean or are left stranded in transit countries where they face torture, rape and forced labour.

People trafficking in Libya has provoked an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.

The UN-backed government in Libya is promising to increase the number of flights repatriating stranded migrants.

And Libya’s Ambassador to the United Nations says the slave auction video will be fully investigated.

So,how can illegal migration be controlled in a failed state?

Presenter: Laura Kyle
Guests:
Salah Al Bakkush, senior adviser to the negotiating team of the High Council of States
Leonard Doyle, spokesman for the International Organization for Migration
Rhiannon Smith, Managing Director of Libya-Analysis

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