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Rescue helicopter video shows boat capsize aftermath

12 October 2013 Last updated at 15:38 BST

Footage released by the Italian Navy has shown the aftermath of the latest capsizing of a boat carrying migrants from Africa.

Malta and Italy launched a rescue operation after the incident on Friday, in which at least 30 people died.

Amnesty International's Europe and Central Asia Director, John Dalhuisen spoke to the BBC's Maxine Mawhinney.

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