Statement by Alarme Phone Sahara on the situation in Niger after 26th of July 2023 military coup. Alarme Phone Sahara demands to stop threats of war and lift sanctions imposed on Niger, to organise humanitarian corridors, evacuations and resettlements for migrants and refugees stranded in Niger and to guarantee humanitarian assistance for those in need.
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A short documentary by "Deutsche Welle" showing glimpses on situations of migrants and refugees in Agadez and Assamaka in Niger, deportations from Algeria and practical solidarity work by Alarme Phone Sahara:
At a time when thousands of migrants and refugees are trapped in a country troubled by sanctions and threats of war, Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) continues its practical solidarity.
On July 16th 2023, a new agreement focusing on the fight against "irregular migration" was signed between Tunisia and the European Union in Tunis amidst mass deportations, human rights violations and deaths of migrants in the desert.
The two persons were interviewed by the Alarme Phone Sahara team.
Directed by: Hadi Oumarou and Assoumana Agada
Edditing: Assoumana Agada
Deportations from Algeria to Niger continue on a large scale, with 5181 people deported between 29th of October and 04th of December 2022 according to Alarme Phone Sahara's observations. At the same time, Alarme Phone Sahara observes that thousands of migrants in Niger, including newly arrived deportees, no longer have access to the services of the International Organization for Migration (IO
Between 8th and 21st of October 2022, at least 1964 people from various countries were deported from Algeria to Niger. The number of people deported since the beginning of 2022 is now at least 19069.
The Alarme Phone Sahara team from Assamaka went to "Point Zero" with their tricycle to assist the deportees, especially the sick, injured and weakened, to get to the village of Assamaka.
During the months of August and September 2022, at least 4747 people were deported from Algeria to Niger, according to Alarme Phone Sahara's whistleblowers in Assamaka, the Algerian-Nigerian border. The number of people deported since the beginning of 2022 is now at least 17105.
Article on "Info Migrants" on Senegalese Migrant's protest in Agadez on 19th of September against the way the IOM handled their so-called "voluntary return", letting them wait for months under precarious conditions and repeatedly delaying their departure.