17.10.2023: 20 migrants in distress rescued in northern Niger on the road between Dirkou and the Libyan border.
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Alarme Phone Sahara was contacted by a Cameroonian migrant who has been trying for 6 years to cross the #Mediterranean to get to #Europe.
Alarme Phone Sahara strongly condemns the racist attacks, hunts on migrant and mass deportations to the Libyan and Algerian borders that have intensified in Tunisia since the end of June 2023.
On 15th of July 2022, a new "operational partnership against migrant smuggling", also called „working arrangement“, was signed in Brussels between Frontex and the EU Capacity Building Mission, EUCAP Sahel Niger, in the presence of Niger‘s Interior Minister Hamadou Adamou Souley.
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.
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.
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
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!
Practices of active solidarity, which should not be forgotten even in times when the corona crisis seems to overshadow everything:
On 12th and 13th of March 2020, 38 persons were rescued with the assistance of an Alarme Phone Sahara team near the Mafrouss well in the desert near the border between Niger and Libya.
Udated fax- and calling campaign.