Spain: Summary Expulsion of 42 People to Morocco

Spain: Summary Expulsion of 42 People to Morocco

On 3 January, the Spanish NGO Caminando Fronteras reported the summary removal by Spanish authorities of 42 people disembarked in the morning at Chafarinas, a Spanish group of small islands situated 3.5 km from the Moroccan Coast. As testified by a recorded message...
Peaceful Refugee Protest in Agadez Brought to Violent End

Peaceful Refugee Protest in Agadez Brought to Violent End

Niger’s authorities violently dispersed a sit-in protest of around 1000 refugees outside the office of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Agadez that had lasted 20 days. The group of mostly Sudanese refugees, who escaped Libya, had been protesting peacefully outside of...