2022-06-24 24th of June 2022, Melilla: Dozens of migrants killed by Moroccan security forces! Spanish-Moroccan migration agreement kills!
2022-03-22 20th and 22nd of March 2022: More deportation convoys arrive in Niger, while living conditions of deportees are deteriorating.
2022-03-10 January to March 2022: Mass deportations from Algeria and Libya to Niger. At least 3376 people deported from Algeria to Niger since the beginning of 2022 until 8th of March.
2022-01-17 8th of December 2021: Death at point zero / Assamaka after deportation convoy At least one Sudanese man died among 3269 people deported from Algeria to Niger in December 2021
2021-11-21 November 2021: At least 2286 people deported from Algeria to Niger in four deportation convoys. Deported persons also facing police repression in Niger.
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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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Friday, 24 June 2022
Melilla 24th of June 2022: Dozens of migrants killed by Moroccan security forces! Spanish-Moroccan migration agreement kills!

Dozens of migrants were killed by Moroccan security forces on Friday 24th of June 2022 at the border between the city of Nador and the Spanish enclave of Melilla after an attempt of crossing the border to Melilla.


Tuesday, 22 March 2022
March 2022: Arrival of further deportation convoys. Precarious situation in Assamaka and in the cities of Niger

On 20th and 22nd of March 2022, at least 1693 people were deported from Algeria to Niger. Alarme Phone Sahara teams report precarious situation in Assamaka and in the northern cities of Niger for thousands of deportees who are not or not sufficiently taken care of in IOM camps.

Thursday, 10 March 2022
January to March 2022: Mass deportations from Algeria and Libya to Niger

The year 2022 has started with large-scale deportation convoys from Algeria and Libya to Niger, accompanied by systematic violations of the rights and dignity of the people concerned.

Tuesday, 01 March 2022
Body of a dead driver found in the desert in the Dirkou area, northern Niger

On 1st of March 2022, a whistleblower of Alarme Phone Sahara found a vehicle lost in the Sahara desert and the body of the deceased driver.

Sunday, 22 May 2022


Tuesday, 26 October 2021
The three borders of the Sahel

Article by Mauro Armanino
Illustrations: Dan Yayé M

Thursday, 07 October 2021
Refugees in Libya: Urgent letter to African Union after brutal raids and killings

On 7th of October 2021, refugees and migrants in Libya published an urgent letter to the African Union. After the latest wave of brutal raids against migrants and refugees in Tripoli. people started a protest in front of the Tripoli UNHCR office. According to refugees in Libya, 6 persons were murdered by detention guards.

Friday, 06 August 2021
The criminalisation of mobility and the rhetoric of defending migrants: the Niger experiment

An anasysis by ASGI, Italian partner organisation of Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) - with an interview with APS.


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Monday, 27 June 2022
Infotour Alarme Phone Sahara 2022

Solidarity against the EU border regime in the Sahara

With Azizou Chehou and Moctar Dan Yayé from Niger

Wednesday, 22 June 2022
Issouf Garba - a story of a migrant and the solidarity of Alarme Phone Sahara

The story of Issouf Garba, of the ordeal he went through between Libya and Niger and of his return to his family with the support of Alarme Phone Sahara.

Sunday, 15 May 2022
Report of the Alarme Phone Sahara mission to Dirkou, Bilma, Latai and Siguidine

With the aim of research and of improving the work of Alarme Phone Sahara on the ground, a mission took place to visit Dirkou, Bilma, Latai and Siguidine in the zone of the Kawar desert in the North of Niger, a zone crossed by many migrants and travelers. The region is also known for its dangerous risks on the migration routes and many migrants have lost their lives and been burried in the Kawar desert.

Tuesday, 12 April 2022
Time to listen to Refugees in Libya!

It is the 189th day the @RefugeesinLibya protest. Since October 2021, hundreds have self-organized to claim their rights. They face violence and oppression but continue to fight. Now, it's time to listen.

Follow their online event on April 13, 7pm CEST: https://t.co/lusnHWb7jM https://t.co/q2wyResouc