News and reports tagged with Unhcr

Thursday, 08 October 2020
UNHCR camp in Hamdallaye, Niger: Refugees protest after three days without food

Call for protest e-Mails to Alessandra Morelli, UNHCR representative in Niger

Video of refugee protest at Hamdallaye

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

 

Sunday, 23 February 2020
Agadez: 111 Refugees sentenced after crackdown on protest at UNHCR

Reports about abuses by security forces. Refugees forced to sleep in the desert without shelter.

 

Saturday, 04 January 2020
Agadez: UNHCR camp set on fire by refugees after weeks of unanswered protests

Niger authorities arrest 335 asylum seekers. Alarme Phone Sahara says No to the criminalization of desperate people, but calls on those in charge of resolving the situation to opt for more realistic and feasible solutions based on the demands of the refugees!

Monday, 16 December 2019
Agadez, 16th of December 2019: Refugees leave camp and start sit in at UNHCR

On 16th of December 2019, almost 1000 refugees left the UNHCR camp in Agadez, Niger, and started a sit-in at the UNHCR office.

Wednesday, 13 November 2019
Niamey, 13th of November 2019: sit in of Sudanese refugees in front of UNHCR headquarters

Once again, Sudanese refugees stranded in Niger are demonstrating to demand a solution for their future

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Thursday, 20 June 2019
World Refugee Day in protest

By Moctar Dan Yaye, Niamey

manif Hamdallaye

This year, Thursday, 20th of June, was celebrated around the world as International Refugee Day. But in Niger the celebration of this day was interrupted by demonstrations.

Emergency evacuation mechanism for refugees: more than 1300 evacuees from Libya to Niger resettled (UNHCR)

An article in French on the evacuation of refugees from Libya to NIger on Niamey.com:

Emergency evacuation mechanism for refugees: more than 1300 evacuees from Libya to Niger resettled (UNHCR)

HCR Niamey

Friday, 19 July 2019
Agadez: Sudanese minors returned to camp, waiting for solutions from UNHCR

#DesertMarchAgadez
#MarcheDesertAgadez

Manif soudanais Agadez

According to Alarme Phone Sahara team in Agadez, the minor refugees who had made a demonstration through the main roads of Agadez before setting off for the desert finally returned to the UNHCR camp, waiting for solutions.