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Inside Yemen's 'torture camps'

18 July 2013 Last updated at 20:57 BST

Eighty thousand Ethiopians risk their lives every year trying to get to Saudi Arabia and the promise of a better life.

They're smuggled in boats across the Red Sea to Yemen and then must trek five hundred kilometres to reach the Saudi border.

But it's a journey fraught with danger where thousands are tortured and sexually exploited by criminal gangs.

Yalda Hakim reports.

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