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Monday, 30 October 2023
30 October 2023: Message from the Malian migrants who left Arlit on foot to return to Mali

Stranded in Niger, with no evacuation flights and no hope of help from the IOM or other institutions, Malian migrants left Arlit in northern Niger on foot on 30 October 2023.

Tuesday, 17 October 2023
The fire of hope in the desert as an alert signal to save lives

17.10.2023: 20 migrants in distress rescued in northern Niger on the road between Dirkou and the Libyan border.

Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Assamaka, September and October 2023: Frequent mass deportations from Algeria to Niger continue. Deportees trapped in miserable conditions.

At least 5,012 people deported from Algeria to Niger from 26 July till 18 October 2023.

Monday, 09 October 2023
Urgent appeal from migrants blocked at the border between Tunisia and Algeria

Urgent appeal from migrants who have been blocked at the border between Tunisia and Algeria in the Tebessa area since 05 October 2023. Tunisian forces had deported them to the border zone:

Wednesday, 04 October 2023
Thousands of migrants at risk - video by Channel 4 news

A video report about the precarious situation of migrants and refugees in Agadez, Niger, after July 26th military coup and atrocities many of them had to face when they were in Algeria. Published by Channel 4 News:

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.