News and reports tagged with Niger

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

Deportation convoys and "humanitarian" deportation charter

Thursday, 03 October 2019
Arlit / Niger: People killed and others injured in a bus accident

Tragic accident after deportations from Algeria to Niger

 

Emergency evacuation mechanism for refugees: more than 1300 evacuees from Libya to Niger resettled (UNHCR)

An article in French on the evacuation of refugees from Libya to NIger on Niamey.com:

Emergency evacuation mechanism for refugees: more than 1300 evacuees from Libya to Niger resettled (UNHCR)

HCR Niamey

Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Summary from the Algerian-Niger border at Assamakka since 17th of June 2019

Deportations, discovery of 4 dead people and a survivor woman found in the middle of the desert.

Despite the delay in news publications, much has happened in Assamakka's surroundings on the Algerian-Niger border since June 2019. This is a summary of the latest events based on the reports by Mohamed Souleymane, Alarm Phone Sahara's Alert Launcher in Assamakka, and Azizou Chehou, Alarm Phone Sahara's coordinator in Agadez:

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

The refoulements from Algeria to Niger continue on a large scale.

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.  

Friday, 03 May 2019
03rd of May 2019: Helping in rescue of migrants from Niger Republic at Kaouar valley in the Tenéré desert

image sauvetage Latai 2

Images of rescue of 28 migrants between Achinouma and Latai in the Tenéré desert.

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.