Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) is a cooperation project between associations, groups and individuals in the Sahel-Saharan region and Europe with the aim to defend the lives and the freedom of movement of migrants and refugees against repressive and often deadly migration policies. The members of the Alarme Phone Sahara network are based in Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Morocco, Germany and Austria. Alarme Phone Sahara's office is located in Agadez, Niger, which is a crossroads of migration in the Sahelo-Saharan zone. There is also a network of whistleblowers in the region that works in collaboration with the Agadez office.

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Heartfelt pleas from Refugees in Niger

Once again, Sudanese refugees living in UNHCR refugee camps in Agadez are adressing themselves to the UNHCR with the urgent demand for a solution for their situation, as they have been blocked in Niger since 2017 without any positive results for their cases. Read and spread their demands:

 

 Sudanese refugee sit-in in Agadez, Dec. 2019

 

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Testimony of Maman Na Hajau on his deportation from Algeria

Maman Na Hajau arrived in Assamaka, on the Algerian-Nigerian border, with a group of 683 people deported from Algeria in an "official convoy" on 27th of July 2020. He was interviewed by Oumarou Hadi, Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) alert person in Assamaka.

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Testimony by Yahaya Oumarou, deported from Algeria to Niger on 20th of June 2020

Yahaya Oumarou was deported from Algeria to Niger in June 2020 with an "official convoy". He arrived in Agadez on 20th of June 2020 with a group of 240 people who had been deported.

 

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Agadez: Collective Kitchen for migrants stranded in Niger

On 4th of July 2020, the 1st Collective Kitchen for migrants stranded in Niger took place at the Alarme Phone Sahara office in Agadez.

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Friday, 28 August 2020
28th of August 2020, 90 km from Dirkou: Tragic accident in the desert - 4 people killed and 2 wounded

On 28th ofAugust 2020, Laouel Taher, alert person of Alarme Phone Sahara (APS), was informed of an accident 90km west of Dirkou in northern Niger by a satellite phone call. According to current reports, four people have died and two have been injured.

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Monday, 27 July 2020
Resumption of travel between African states - new large-scale deportations from Algeria to Niger

Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) Alarme Phone Sahara condemns the increased resumption of deportations and pushbacks from Algeria to Niger as traffic between African countries resumes.

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Tuesday, 02 June 2020
Assistance to travelers in distress on the Agadez-Dirkou desert track

Frequent cases of distress in the desert have already killed many people during the last few years. The whistleblowers of Alarme Phone Sahara, likeLaouel Taher, are doing their best to assist people in distress and help to save their lives.

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Sunday, 31 May 2020
ALERT TO THE AUTHORITIES OF NIGER: PEOPLE IN DISTRESS IN THE DESERT ON THE LIBYA-NIGER AXIS!

Migrants currently on the Libya-Niger route have alerted the authorities of Niger that they are stranded in the desert and dying of thirst. They are calling for help from the authorities.

Trigger waring: Photo shared by people in distress can be harmful to look at!

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