In pictures: African migrants in Algeria - Al Jazeera English

In pictures: African migrants in Algeria

A growing number of sub-Saharan Africans are using Algeria as a stopping point on their way to Europe.

Mohamed Kaouche |

For the past three years, the number of immigrants travelling from sub-Saharan Africa to Algeria has risen dramatically. Some are fleeing war and ethnic conflict in their home countries; others seek better economic conditions.

Most are in Algeria as a stopping point on their way to Europe.

On International Migrants Day, learn about these migrants' stories, hopes and fears as they make their way towards Europe.

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