Filed two urgent appeals to allow 5 Eritreans to enter Italy. In December 2021, some ASGI member lawyers on a mission carried out in Niamey and Agadez by the ASGI project Sciabaca & Oruka – Beyond the Border met in Niamey a family of four people, including two minors, and a young man, all from Eritrea and […]
Country of transit both for migratory flows within the continent, and for those that have as destination Europe. Niger is considered by European policies as a strategic outpost for border control, largely demonstrated by the funds invested to control the migration phenomenon. Is of crucial importance to monitor: the access to asylum applications by asylum seekers in the country following illegitimate rejections from Libya, including a high number of trafficking victims who are not adequately assisted; the role of international agencies such as Frontex, IOM and UNHCR; the use and storage of biometric data.
Ecowas Court of Justice called to judge the legality of Niger Law No. 36/2015 The press conference will be held online on 22 September 2022 at 11:00 a.m. CEST Niger is one of the main partners of the European Union, and in particular of Italy, in the implementation of border externalization policies. From 2016, thanks […]
FROM 3RD TO 10TH DECEMBER 2021 ASGI CARRIED OUT ITS THIRD MISSION IN NIGER TO ANALYSE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COUNTRY’S MIGRATION POLICIES.HERE ARE THE RESULTS OF THIS INVESTIGATION. The bottleneck of Agadez Since 2016, Niger has turned from the main hub for migrants moving between West and North Africa into a mobility bottleneck where […]
Niger plays a central role in European migration governance strategies. Since 2015, with the approval of Law No. 36, the dynamics of countering freedom of movement have multiplied: behind the rhetoric of combating trafficking and smuggling, there are the pressing EU interests of curbing mobility. Since 2015, there has been a redefinition of the objectives […]
ASGI is shocked to learn that Moussa Tchangari, secretary general of the Nigerien Alternative Espaces Citoyens (AEC) association, was arrested at the end of a demonstration held in Niamey on March 15, 2020 and is still being held arbitrarily.
From June 14 to 19, 2019 three lawyers of the Sciabaca and Oruka projects and a cultural mediator, carried out a second study visit to Niger to further investigate the findings the first mission carried out in November 2018.