Posts tagged with Deportations

Friday, 10 May 2024
May 2024: 8 migrants die in Assamaka on the Niger-Algeria border

Between 9 and 13 May 2024, 5 people died following deportation from Algeria and 3 people, including a 3-year-old little girl, died at the Assamaka hospital ward. Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) condemns the deaths of migrants caused by deportation in violent and inhuman conditions.

Friday, 26 April 2024
Deportations of migrants from Algeria to Niger: The Algerian ambassador summoned to the Niger Ministry of Foreign Affairs in response to the many violent deportations of migrants from its territory

Alarme Phone Sahara welcomes the Nigerien government's response to Algeria over the mass pushbacks in the desert towards Niger.

Friday, 22 December 2023
Alarme Phone Sahara mission to Assamaka, December 2023 - Impressions from the Niger-Algeria border

From 15 to 22 December 2023, an Alarme Phone Sahara (APS) mission was held in Assamaka, the village on the Niger-Algeria border where most of the transit traffic between Algeria and Niger takes place, but where the deportation convoys with thousands of people deported from Algeria to Niger also arrive. In 2023, at least 2,631 people were deported from Algeria to Niger via Assamaka - the highest figure in recent years.

Wednesday, 18 October 2023
Assamaka, September and October 2023: Frequent mass deportations from Algeria to Niger continue. Deportees trapped in miserable conditions.

At least 5,012 people deported from Algeria to Niger from 26 July till 18 October 2023.

Monday, 09 October 2023
Urgent appeal from migrants blocked at the border between Tunisia and Algeria

Urgent appeal from migrants who have been blocked at the border between Tunisia and Algeria in the Tebessa area since 05 October 2023. Tunisian forces had deported them to the border zone:

Wednesday, 04 October 2023
Thousands of migrants at risk - video by Channel 4 news

A video report about the precarious situation of migrants and refugees in Agadez, Niger, after July 26th military coup and atrocities many of them had to face when they were in Algeria. Published by Channel 4 News:

Monday, 11 September 2023
Flight through the desert - documentary on migrants' situation in Niger and Alarme Phone Sahara

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:

 

Wednesday, 30 August 2023
August 2023: Deported persons stranded in Assamaka and elsewhere in Niger in conditions that remain precarious. Deportations continued by Algeria.

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.

Thursday, 06 July 2023
Stop the hunt on migrants in Tunisia and deportations to the border! Help and evacuation for people deported to the no-man's-land on the Tunisian-Libyan border!

Alarme Phone Sahara strongly condemns the racist attacks, hunts on migrant and mass deportations to the Libyan and Algerian borders that have intensified in Tunisia since the end of June 2023.

Friday, 05 May 2023
Alarme Phone Sahara report on situation at Assamaka, May 2023

Humanitarian crisis persists in Assamaka despite aid initiatives. Deported migrants make an urgent appeal to their heads of state and the African Union.