News and reports tagged with Niger

Sunday, 31 May 2020
ALERT TO THE AUTHORITIES OF NIGER: PEOPLE IN DISTRESS IN THE DESERT ON THE LIBYA-NIGER AXIS!

Migrants currently on the Libya-Niger route have alerted the authorities of Niger that they are stranded in the desert and dying of thirst. They are calling for help from the authorities.

Trigger waring: Photo shared by people in distress can be harmful to look at!

Migrants and refugees deported to Niger despite Corona crisis and stranded in IOM camps. Protests sparked by unbearable conditions.

As borders between African states are closed due to the Corona crisis, deportations and pushbacks continue and thousands of migrants and refugees are stranded in transit countries such as Niger. Protests arise while people complain about bad living conditions inside camps and mismanagement by the IOM.

Monday, 20 April 2020
Arlit: Protest and revolt by people who were deported against remaining stranded at the IOM camp

In Arlit, around 640 people, mostly migrants deported from Algeria, are currently stranded in the IOM transit camp. On 20th of April, people protested and revolted against the unbearable conditions in which they are currently living.

©Fatma Ben Hamad, "Obesrvateurs France 24"

Freedom for Moussa Tchangari and the other representatives of civil society in Niger!

Alarme Phone Sahara, together with Afrique-Europe Interact, supports the struggle for the liberation of the representatives of the Nigerien civil society arrested after a demonstration against corruption and bad governance on 15th of March 2020 in Niamey, capital of Niger.

  

Send support letters to demand freedom for Moussa Tchangari, Mounkaila Halidou, Sani Chekaraou, Moudy Moussa, Habibou Soumaila and Maikoul Zodi!

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

Testimony by Galius Moumouni Efouad, presently at the IOM transit centre in Arlit, Niger

Galius Moumouni Efouad was deported from Algeria to the border of Niger near Assamaka, put in quarantine and then brought to the IOM transit centre in Arlit.

Coronation Niger: Reflecetions by Mokamit

Reflections by Mokamit on the implications of the Corona crisis for the society in Niger and how the crisis is used for political gains of those in power.

Thursday, 12 March 2020
38 people rescued by APS team in the Sahara Desert between Niger and Libya

Practices of active solidarity, which should not be forgotten even in times when the corona crisis seems to overshadow everything:

On 12th and 13th of March 2020, 38 persons were rescued with the assistance of an Alarme Phone Sahara team near the Mafrouss well in the desert near the border between Niger and Libya.

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

Saturday, 18 January 2020
Demonstrations in Niamey against the presence of the French army and foreign military missions

Protest in the face of massive police repression