Protest in the face of massive police repression
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Deportation convoys and "humanitarian" deportation charterPhoto source: middleeastmonitor.com
Tragic accident after deportations from Algeria to Niger
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)
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:
The refoulements from Algeria to Niger continue on a large scale.
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.
Images of rescue of 28 migrants between Achinouma and Latai in the Tenéré desert.
Migrants and refugees lost between Point Zero and Assamakka after pushback from Algeria. Alarme Phone Sahara condemns practices putting peoples' lives at stake.