News and reports tagged with Refugees

Sunday, 23 February 2020
Agadez: 111 Refugees sentenced after crackdown on protest at UNHCR

Reports about abuses by security forces. Refugees forced to sleep in the desert without shelter.

 

Saturday, 04 January 2020
Agadez: UNHCR camp set on fire by refugees after weeks of unanswered protests

Niger authorities arrest 335 asylum seekers. Alarme Phone Sahara says No to the criminalization of desperate people, but calls on those in charge of resolving the situation to opt for more realistic and feasible solutions based on the demands of the refugees!

Monday, 16 December 2019
Agadez, 16th of December 2019: Refugees leave camp and start sit in at UNHCR

On 16th of December 2019, almost 1000 refugees left the UNHCR camp in Agadez, Niger, and started a sit-in at the UNHCR office.

Thursday, 20 June 2019
World Refugee Day in protest

By Moctar Dan Yaye, Niamey

manif Hamdallaye

This year, Thursday, 20th of June, was celebrated around the world as International Refugee Day. But in Niger the celebration of this day was interrupted by demonstrations.

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