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Migrants risk sea crossing to Yemen; disembark in hell

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The Cairo-based team of investigative reporter Maggie Michael, photographer Nariman El-Mofty and video journalist Maad al-Zikry for bringing to light, with dramatic words and images, the largely unseen story of Ethiopians trying to reach jobs in Saudi Arabia who instead are systematically imprisoned, tortured, raped and starved by traffickers in a remote village on Yemen’s coast. The team brought the victims to life by reaching the site and finding migrants who had escaped only hours earlier, their wounds still fresh; one man died of starvation just hours after the AP saw him.

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