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2021

06

Apr

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UN Condemns ‘Violent Pushback’ of Migrants by Croatian Police

The UN Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday condemned the Croatian police’s allegedly violent pushback of a group of migrants trying to cross the border into the European Union country. The UN mission said that on April 2, UN and NGO teams encountered a group of 50 men walking close to the border with […]

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Country: Croatia
Source: , BI

2019

05

Dec

‘People are not animals’; stranded migrants freeze in Bosnian forest

A senior human rights envoy who visited the camp on Tuesday demanded its immediate closure, though a Bosnian government minister said it could take up to a month to move the refugees to a more secure location. “People are people, not animals,” said Mauloddin, 24, an Afghan who set off for Europe 3-1/2 years ago. […]

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Country: Croatia
Source: AA , Reuters

06

Sep

Serbia raps Croatia over treatment of Afghan migrants

Serbia’s refugee agency has accused Croatian border police of torturing a 16-year-old Afghan refugee and of denying him and 15 other migrants travelling with him their right to claim asylum in the European Union. Croatia’s interior ministry dismissed the accusations as “unfounded and… absolutely incomprehensible” and said they stem from Zagreb’s determination to protect its […]

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Country: Croatia
Source: EN

01

Aug

Croatia’s president admits abusive migrant pushbacks

After months of official denials, Croatia’s president has admitted that the country’s police are involved in the violent pushbacks of migrants and asylum seekers apprehended inside the country. The best chance for thousands of refugees stuck in Bosnia is to cross its border with Croatia to make it to the European Union. For the past […]

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Country: Croatia
Source: The Guardian , Human Rights Watch

04

Apr

Bosnians deported from Croatia for ‘refusing to spy on Muslims’

Dozens of Bosnian citizens have claimed that Croatia has revoked their working permits, deported them and labelled them as national security threats after they refused to work as spies and provide information on Muslims in Bosnia. Their testimonies were published this month in Zurnal, an independent Bosnian news website. Zurnal claimed that Croatian intelligence officials […]

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Country: Croatia
Source: TimeTurk , Aljazeera

2018

24

Oct

Croatian police use tear gas, batons to block migrants‘ entrance to country

Croatian riot police have clashed with migrants seeking to enter the country from across the Bosnian border, Reuters reported on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, hundreds of migrants broke a Bosnian police cordon and blocked the Maljevac border checkpoint in northwestern Bosnia in a bid to pressure Croatian authorities into allowing them clear path towards Western EU countries through Croatia. They reportedly shouted “Open borders!” hurling stones at Croatian police, […]

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Country: Croatia
Source: Sputnik