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Wednesday, 04 October 2023
đź”´Distress call from a Cameroonian migrant in Libyađź”´

Alarme Phone Sahara was contacted by a Cameroonian migrant who has been trying for 6 years to cross the #Mediterranean to get to #Europe.

Monday, 18 September 2023
Joint statement - Arrivals in Lampedusa: Solidarity and resistance in the face of Europe's reception crisis.

Following the arrival of a record number of people on the move in Lampedusa, civil society expresses its deep concern at the security response of European states, the crisis of reception, and reaffirms its solidarity with people on the move arriving in Europe.

Tuesday, 12 September 2023
On the current situation in Niger

Statement by Alarme Phone Sahara on the situation in Niger after 26th of July 2023 military coup. Alarme Phone Sahara demands to stop threats of war and lift sanctions imposed on Niger, to organise humanitarian corridors, evacuations and resettlements for migrants and refugees stranded in Niger and to guarantee humanitarian assistance for those in need.

Monday, 11 September 2023
Flight through the desert - documentary on migrants' situation in Niger and Alarme Phone Sahara

A short documentary by "Deutsche Welle" showing glimpses on situations of migrants and refugees in Agadez and Assamaka in Niger, deportations from Algeria and practical solidarity work by Alarme Phone Sahara:

 

Wednesday, 30 August 2023
August 2023: Deported persons stranded in Assamaka and elsewhere in Niger in conditions that remain precarious. Deportations continued by Algeria.

At a time when thousands of migrants and refugees are trapped in a country troubled by sanctions and threats of war, Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) continues its practical solidarity.

Sunday, 23 July 2023
No to the shameful agreement between Tunisia and the European Union! Halt mass deportation at the borders and to the desert immediately! Rescue and evacuation now!

On July 16th 2023, a new agreement focusing on the fight against "irregular migration" was signed between Tunisia and the European Union in Tunis amidst mass deportations, human rights violations and deaths of migrants in the desert.

Monday, 27 February 2023
Report of the Transnational Conference on the Criminalisation of Migration 27 and 28 February 2023 in Niamey, Niger

Finally, the Alarme Phone Sahara presents its report on the conference on the criminalisation of migration, in particular through the Nigerien "anti-smuggling" law 2015-036. The issues discussed remain highly topical.

Thursday, 06 July 2023
Stop the hunt on migrants in Tunisia and deportations to the border! Help and evacuation for people deported to the no-man's-land on the Tunisian-Libyan border!

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.

Friday, 23 June 2023
Statement by Alarme Phone Sahara regarding visa harassment against our representative at Tunis Carthage airport

Alarme Phone Sahara informs the public that one of our representatives from Niger, who is invited for a Round Table at the EU Parliament and other activities in Belgium and Germany, was arbitrarily prevented from boarding his flight from Tunis Carthage Airport to Frankfurt, Germany, by the Tunis Air staff on 23 June 2023.

Friday, 05 May 2023
Alarme Phone Sahara report on situation at Assamaka, May 2023

Humanitarian crisis persists in Assamaka despite aid initiatives. Deported migrants make an urgent appeal to their heads of state and the African Union.