ALGIERS- The Algerian government on Wednesday “totally” rejected and “in detail” the assertions of UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants Felipe Gonzalez Morales, expressing its “astonishment” at the content of his press conference following his visit to Niger.
ORAN- Thirty one would-be immigrants were intercepted Monday in the north-east of Cape Falcon, in the commune of Ain El Turck (Oran, 432-km west of Algiers), by the units of the Coastguards of Oran, in two distinct operations, said this security body.
ALGIERS-The African civil society parliament has recently chosen Algeria to host the 2nd international Conference on irregular migration on 19-21 November 2018 in Algiers following a selection among five African candidate countries.
TIPASA-The state of health of 10 young people (aged 23-30) rescued on Friday morning by the Coastguards off Cherchell is stable, a doctor at Maham Hospital in Cherchell (Tipasa) told APS.
ALGIERS- “Algeria which has always succeeded in containing the phenomenon of illegal migration is to day facing an unfounded criticism campaign,” said Sunday, in Algiers, Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Nouredine Bedoui.
ALGIERS- Algeria will not agree to host centres for illegal immigrants, said Sunday in Algiers Minister of Interior, Local Authorities and National Planning Noureddine Bedoui.
NOUAKCHOTT (Mauritania) – Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia declared Saturday in Nouakchott that Algeria "will not agree to host centres for illegal migrants," stressing that Algeria position on this matter has already been expressed by Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel.
WASHINGTON- Algeria remains a country of transit and destination for the illegal migrants coming mainly from sub-Saharan African countries, said the annual report of the U.S Department of State on trafficking in persons, published Thursday in Washington.
ALGIERS- Algeria has expressed to the Office of the UN High-Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), through its permanent representative to Geneva, its "strong disapproval" of the "unacceptable" remarks made by UN agency's spokesperson regarding the conditions in which illegal migrants were returned to their respective countries, the ministry of Foreign Affairs said Friday in a statement.
ALGIERS- Algeria has strongly denied allegations of some non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that it has failed in its international obligations of solidarity towards sub-Saharan migrants, said Thursday the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.