No Name Kitchen, Border Violence Monitoring, [Re:]ports Sarajevo and Escuela con Alma have published a common report summarizing current developments in pushbacks and police violence in the Western Balkans, mainly in Bosnia-Herzegovina and along the Serbian borders with Hungary and Croatia.
As such, this report contains analysis and a review of the situation in these areas as well. In total, this report covers 41 case reports on border violence and collective expulsions.
The report details, among other things:
- The rise in deportations and push-backs to Montenegro from BiH
- The continued use of a garage inside of the Korenica (HR) police station compound as informal and unsanitary site of detainment for large groups of apprehended people-in-transit before their push-backs
- The case of a chain push-back from Germany to Serbia
- Internal transit controls on refugees and migrants within BiH
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