News and reports tagged with Niger

Saturday, 14 November 2020
The mass deportations from Algeria to Niger continue - when will this drama be stopped?

At least 1089 people deported between 12th and 14th of November 2020. 

Saturday, 31 October 2020
Algeria - Niger: At least 6747 people deported since 30th of September

People who were deported report brutal violence and theft by Algerian security forces.

 

Thursday, 08 October 2020
Large scale deportations from Algeria to Niger continue - protest also from Human Rights Watch

Another deportation convoy arrived in Assamaka on 8th of October 2020. Human Rights Watch (HRW) condemns the Algerian state's violations of the rights of refugees and migrants.

 

Thursday, 08 October 2020
UNHCR camp in Hamdallaye, Niger: Refugees protest after three days without food

Call for protest e-Mails to Alessandra Morelli, UNHCR representative in Niger

Video of refugee protest at Hamdallaye

Climate crisis: Floods in the West African coutry of Niger (September 2020)

Video & speech on the occasion of the World Day of Action on Climate Change - by Moctar Dan Yaye, Alarme Phone Sahara

 

Friday, 28 August 2020
28th of August 2020, 90 km from Dirkou: Tragic accident in the desert - 4 people killed and 2 wounded

On 28th ofAugust 2020, Laouel Taher, alert person of Alarme Phone Sahara (APS), was informed of an accident 90km west of Dirkou in northern Niger by a satellite phone call. According to current reports, four people have died and two have been injured.

Monday, 27 July 2020
Resumption of travel between African states - new large-scale deportations from Algeria to Niger

Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) Alarme Phone Sahara condemns the increased resumption of deportations and pushbacks from Algeria to Niger as traffic between African countries resumes.

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.

Tuesday, 02 June 2020
Assistance to travelers in distress on the Agadez-Dirkou desert track

Frequent cases of distress in the desert have already killed many people during the last few years. The whistleblowers of Alarme Phone Sahara, likeLaouel Taher, are doing their best to assist people in distress and help to save their lives.

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!