News and reports tagged with Pushback

Wednesday, 29 January 2020
October 2019 to January 2020: Continuation of deportation convoys from Algeria to Niger

Intensified migrant hunting campaign announced in Algeria

©Louiza Ammi/Liberté

MOUNCHILI, hero of migration and victim and of anti-migration policy

The story of Mounchili, a migrant from Cameroon, who was deported from Algeria into the desert on the border of Niger in January 2020.

 

Sunday, 20 October 2019
September and October 2019: Massive deportations from Algeria to Niger

Deportation convoys and "humanitarian" deportation charter

Photo source: middleeastmonitor.com
Friday, 10 May 2019
Assamakka, border Algeria-Niger: At least 1316 people refouled since 1st of May 2019 - alarming situation of mentally ill people

According to the whistle blower of Alarme Phone Sahara, at least 1316 people have been refouled from Algeria to Niger in the zone of the Assamakka border checkpoint since 1st of May 2019, often under conditions of life-threatening human rights violations.  

Thursday, 02 May 2019
Night from 1st to 2nd of May 2019: Wave of pushbacks from Algeria to Niger

Migrants and refugees lost between Point Zero and Assamakka after pushback from Algeria. Alarme Phone Sahara condemns practices putting peoples' lives at stake.