Feature - Migration in Niger
"Niger is a key transit point for Sub-Saharian migration, and its central cities have been a common stopover for migrants and refugees passing through the country since a longtime.
In many scenarios, the original plan for many migrants is to go to Europe and, for the ones that are not able to accomplish it, the journey ends in the city of Agadez, known as “ the desert entrance”. Since 2016, the road to Europe is no longer accessible and Niger government began implementing a law criminalising the transport of migrants. Soldiers have been posted throughout the desert roads and smugglers are being...