Human smuggling market in the Horn of Africa

Chathman  House, a think-tank in the United Kingdom, estimated that the human smuggling market in the Horn of Africa could generate over $20 Million a year.

The report came to their estimate of the market based upon the 77,802 registered arrivals in Yemen in 2009.

Source: Glen Johnson, “Sailing to Yemen with human traffickers,” Al Jazeera, Opinion, July 18, 2011.