Author: Debora Del Pistoia
Debora Del Pistoia is a freelance journalist and North Africa campaigner for Amnesty International covering Algeria, Morocco and Western Sahara.

The port city of Oran in the northwest of Algeria is a historically cosmopolitan city that has been both a workplace and way station for generations of migrants. But over the last year, it has emptied of African migrant workers, as a campaign featuring mass arrests and even house-to-house searches has seen hundreds deported and many more volunteer to leave. (More…)