The Algerian government has subjected according to UN information, more than 120 migrants in the Sahara. At least some of them are registered refugees, said the UN refugees Agency, UNHCR. The organization expressed concern about the safety of the group, which will consist of Syrians, Palestinians, and Yemenis.
twenty had known that they held three kilometres from the border with the Niger far under the open sky in the desert. The fate of the remaining 100 is uncertain. The UNHCR called on the government in Algiers, to allow the United Nations immediate access to the Affected.
According to the UNHCR, the refugees were brought on the second Christmas day from an institution in the südalgerischen city of Tamanrasset in the border region. Neither the UNHCR had been involved in the Deportation, nor is it supported, contradicted the Organisation Reports by Algerian media.
The refugee Agency pointed out that Algeria had around offered 50 000 Syrian war refugees. In addition, anyone who had to fear in his homeland for his life, but I have a right to individual examination of the asylum application.
2018, more than 2,200 refugees in the Mediterranean sea died
In the past year, more than 2,200 refugees in the Mediterranean sea have died, according to the UNHCR. The number of dead or missing reported people spent at 2262. In the year 3139 of death or missing cases were registered accordingly. The total number of people over the sea to Europe come people went back, therefore, 172.301 in the year 2017 on 113.482.
in 2015, were still more than a Million people over the sea to Europe. In the meantime, have shifted, however, the refugee routes: most of The refugees arrived in 2018, in Spain, such as the UNHCR announced. Previously, Italy and Greece were the main arrival countries.