News and reports tagged with Pushbacks

Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Almost 5000 Migrants deported from Algeria to the border of Niger within one month while Niger is hit by a murderous terror campaign

New deportation convoys from Algeria into the desert border zone on 21st and 23rd of March 2021. At least 137 civilian persons murdered in the Tillia region in Niger.

Tuesday, 16 March 2021
Thousands deported from Algeria to Niger and Mali within few days. 60 People killed in a bus accident at deportation convoy? Demand for truth and clarification!

Official and non-official mass deportation convoys from Algeria to the border of Niger are continuing in March 2021 to an unprecedented extent. Another 2098 people arrived at the border post at Assamaka on 14th and 16th of March after being deported from Algeria according to the whistleblowers of Alarme Phone Sahara.

Sources from Gao in Mali also report the arrival of 125 deported migrants coming from the Algerian-Malian and Niger-Malian border. 

Meanwhile, sources from Algeria are reporting that one of the deportation buses had an accident on the road, killing 60 of the people who were to be deported. This shocking news has so far not been confirmed for sure.

Alarme Phone Sahara demands truth and clarification from the Algerian state on what actually happened on the deportation convoy that left Algiers on 12th of March and calls on anyone who can witness what happened to share their information!

Saturday, 14 November 2020
The mass deportations from Algeria to Niger continue - when will this drama be stopped?

At least 1089 people deported between 12th and 14th of November 2020. 

Saturday, 31 October 2020
Algeria - Niger: At least 6747 people deported since 30th of September

People who were deported report brutal violence and theft by Algerian security forces.

 

Thursday, 08 October 2020
Large scale deportations from Algeria to Niger continue - protest also from Human Rights Watch

Another deportation convoy arrived in Assamaka on 8th of October 2020. Human Rights Watch (HRW) condemns the Algerian state's violations of the rights of refugees and migrants.

 

Monday, 05 October 2020
New wave of deportations: More than 2500 citizens from sub-Saharan countries deported from Algeria and Morocco on a large scale

Alarme Phone Sahara condemns the racist treatment of migrants and refugees by the Maghreb states and their collaboration with the European border regime

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.

Monday, 20 April 2020
Arlit: Protest and revolt by people who were deported against remaining stranded at the IOM camp

In Arlit, around 640 people, mostly migrants deported from Algeria, are currently stranded in the IOM transit camp. On 20th of April, people protested and revolted against the unbearable conditions in which they are currently living.

©Fatma Ben Hamad, "Obesrvateurs France 24"

Friday, 22 November 2019
Morocco: pushbacks of Sub-Saharan people to the border with Algeria have resumed since November 2019

According to reports, in the week before 22nd of November, the Moroccan authorities again carried out pushbacks of migrants to the border with Algeria.

Friday, 20 September 2019
Assamaka: Arrival of 350 persons deported from Algeria on 20th of September 2019

According to available information, a total number of 350 people deported from Algeria into the desert on the Niger border arrived in Assamaka on 20th of September 2019.