The shores of Aden in southern Yemen have long served as an escape route for people from the Horn of Africa.

It is a dangerous journey, and those who make it still face the prospect of extortion and abuse by smugglers.

As part of Al Jazeera's special series on escape routes, Omar al Saleh reports from the port of Aden, on the hardship faced by people who take the risky route.

Source: Al Jazeera