On air at 1700GMT: What does Misrata need now?
This topic was discussed on 18 April 2011. Listen to the podcast.
@LibyaInMe: Revolutionaries in Misrata are saying that #Gaddafi forces are burning the bodies of of their own dead mercs & men...
@ChangeInLibya: Thousands demonstrating in Misrata today and asking "What is the world going to do about Gaddafi's use of cluster munitions" #libya
These are just two areas that tweeters that are against Col. Gaddafi want to talk about as the UN meets in New York to discuss Misrata.
The BBC's Caroline Hawley has this report about Misrata, some of the images are disturbing. She calls it 'a city of fear'. 17 people were reportedly killed there on Sunday.
Misrata is one of the hardest hit places according to aid workers. You may have read that the UK plans to evacuate 5000 migrants out of Misrata today. The head of UN humanitarian relief, Baroness Amos, who is visiting Libya says thousands are in desperate need of medical attention, sanitation, clean water and electricity. So what should the world do? We'll speak to people there and hear their stories. Here's CJ Chivers account in the New York Times of life there.
The BBC's Jonathan Marcus asks whether Misrata is a new phase of the conflict? If you think it is, what does it signify for the rest of Libya?