Posts tagged with 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, 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.

Monday, 17 January 2022
December 2021: At least one Sudanese man died among 3269 people deported from Algeria to Niger in December 2021

The year 2021 ends with the tragic death of a Sudanese citizen deported from Algeria who died at "point zero" in the desert area of the Algerian-Nigerian border near the town of Assamaka. During the whole of 2021, at least 25396 people were deported from Algeria to Niger.

Sunday, 21 November 2021
November 2021: At least 2286 people deported from Algeria to Niger in four deportation convoys

Regular mass deportations from Algeria to Niger continue unabated. With at least 1040 people deported in a large unofficial deportation convoy on 12th of November, at least 456 people deported in an official convoy on 14th of November, at least 100 people deported in an unofficial convoy on 19th of November and at least 690 people deported in an official convoy on 21st of November the number of people deported since the beginning of the year 2021 amounts to at least 22127 people.

At the same time, deportees who are not Nigerien citizens report being harassed and fined by the Niger police because they do not have a residence permit in Niger.

Monday, 11 October 2021
9th and 11th of October 2021: 1092 people deported from Algeria to Niger

Regular mass deportations from Algeria to Niger continue. With at least 587 people deported in a non-official deportation convoy on 9th of October and at least 505 people deported on 11th of October 2021 in an official convoy, the number of people deported since the beginning of the year 2021 amounts to at least 19841 people. In addition, the situation of Nigerien citizens among the deportees is exacerbated by the fact that since 2020, the Nigerien state no longer supports these people in returning to their home communities.

Friday, 01 October 2021
29th of September and 1st of October 2021: 2169 people deported from Algeria to Niger in two big deportation convoys

Regular mass deportations from Algeria to Niger continue. With at least 894 people deported in a non-official deportation convoy on 29th of September and at least 1275 people deported on the first of October 2021 in a large official convoy, the number of people deported since the beginning of the year 2021 amounts to at least 18749 people.

Friday, 01 October 2021
1st of October 2021: 1275 people deported from Algeria to Niger in a huge official deportation convoy

Regular mass deportations from Algeria to Niger continue. With at least 1275 people deported on the first of October 2021 in a large official convoy, the number of people deported since the beginning of the year 2021 amounts to at least 17855 people.

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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