News and reports tagged with Pushback

Tuesday, 30 March 2021
More deportations from Algeria to Niger on 28th and 30th of March - 6249 persons deported within March 2021

At least 1285 more people were deported from Algeria to Niger on 28th and 30th of March 2021. With that, the total number of people deported within March 2021 rises to the total number of at least 6249 persons.

Saturday, 13 March 2021
Again deportation convoys from Algeria into the desert at the border of Niger!

Official and non-official mass deportation convoys from Algeria to the border of Niger are continuing in March 2021. According to the whistleblowers of Alarme Phone Sahara, at least 1054 people have arrived in March only at the border post of Assamaka after being deported.

Friday, 29 January 2021
Disruptions in the return of 172 Malian nationals deported from Algeria

Report about the story of 172 persons from Mali who were stranded in Agadez / Niger after being deported from Algeria and had big troubles with the way how the IOM handled their accomodation and their return to Mali.

 

Testimony of Maman Na Hajau on his deportation from Algeria

Maman Na Hajau arrived in Assamaka, on the Algerian-Nigerian border, with a group of 683 people deported from Algeria in an "official convoy" on 27th of July 2020. He was interviewed by Oumarou Hadi, Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) alert person in Assamaka.

Testimony by Yahaya Oumarou, deported from Algeria to Niger on 20th of June 2020

Yahaya Oumarou was deported from Algeria to Niger in June 2020 with an "official convoy". He arrived in Agadez on 20th of June 2020 with a group of 240 people who had been deported.

 

Niger: Pushbacks and containment under the sign of the Covid crisis-19

The situation in the face of the Corona crisis also produces new challenges and plights for people on the flight- and migration routes in Niger, as borders are shut down and a signifficant number of people remain blocked at IOM and UNHCR camps and transit centres.

© Info Migrants

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.