Category: Niger


Eritrean refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said it has evacuated 159 Eritrean asylum-seekers from...
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Migrants in Niger: new routes, shorter, more dangerous

To fight against irregular migration, the Nigerien authorities adopted a law in 2016 that strongly penalises smugglers and all...
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Migration: women and children, the most vulnerable victims

The migratory route is an obstacle course with enormous risks for the migrants. It is particularly stressful for the most...
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Awareness Raising Day on the Migrant Project in Niamey

The Migrant Project in Niger, in partnership with the NGO Aide à l’Information Communautaire (AIC), organised on 18...
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Algeria returns 370 migrants to Niger, including 38 children victims of criminal networks

Algeria repatriated to Niger a group of 370 Nigerien clandestine migrants, including 38 children, on 12 November, according to...
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First group of irregular migrants airlifted to Niger by UNHCR from Tripoli since June

As violence rages in Libya’s capital Tripoli, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says it has airlifted...
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Over 400 stranded migrants rescued in Sahara desert

Over 400 stranded migrants traveling on foot were picked up by search and rescue teams along the Niger-Algeria border, according...
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More migrants return home voluntarily through IOM Niger

The UN Migration Agency’s Assisted Voluntary Return Programme in Niger has reported that so far this year it has sent home a...
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