Friday, 10 May 2019
Arrival of 370 persons refouled from Algeria at Assamakka, border of Niger

The whistleblower of Alarme Phone Sahara at Assamaka, border of Niger, has announced the arrival of 370 people refouled from Algeria in the morning of Thursday, 16th of May 2019. There were 15 women and 7 children in this group. Among them also were 2 Iraqis and 2 Syrians who are automatically pushed back to "Point Zero" on the Algerian side of the border. The others are West African nationals. The whistleblower reports extreme heat in the area.