Balkan Regional Report – April 2022

Summary and analysis of pushbacks and internal violence documented by BVMN during the month of APRIL

In April, the Border Violence Monitoring Network (BVMN) shared 30 testimonies of pushbacks impacting 832 people-on-the-move across the Balkans and Greece. This report brings together first-hand testimonies from a range of countries in the region to look at the way European Union states and other actors are affecting systemic violence towards people crossing borders. In terms of trends in pushbacks observed in the last month, this report analyses systematic pushbacks perpetrated against people-on-the-move in Greece.

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Balkan Regional Report – March 2022

Summary and analysis of pushbacks and internal violence documented by BVMN during the month of MARCH

In March, the Border Violence Monitoring Network (BVMN) shared 36 testimonies of pushbacks impacting 762 people-on-the-move across the Balkans. This report brings together first-hand testimonies from a range of countries in the region to look at the way European Union states and other actors are affecting systemic violence towards people crossing borders.

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Balkan Regional Report – February 2022

Summary and analysis of pushbacks and internal violence documented by BVMN during the month of FEBRUARY

In February, the Border Violence Monitoring Network (BVMN) shared 32 testimonies of pushbacks impacting 364 people-on-the-move across the Balkans. This report brings together first-hand testimony from a range of countries in the region to look at the way European Union states and other actors are affecting systemic violence towards people crossing borders.

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Balkan Regional Report – January 2022

Summary and analysis of pushbacks and internal violence documented by BVMN during the month of January

In January, the Border Violence Monitoring Network (BVMN) shared 29 testimonies of pushbacks impacting 344 people-on-the-move across the Balkans. This report brings together first-hand testimony from a range of countries in the region to look at the way European Union states and other actors are affecting systemic violence towards people crossing borders. It delves into emerging trends in pushbacks and border violence against people-on-the-move in northern Serbia, focusing mainly on evictions and forced removals in the towns of Srspki Krstur and Dala.

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Balkan Regional Report – December 2021

Summary and analysis of pushbacks and internal violence documented by BVMN during the month of October.

In December the Border Violence Monitoring Network (BVMN) shared 30 testimonies of pushbacks impacting 280 people-on-the-move across the Balkans. This report brings together first-hand accounts from a range of countries in the region to look at the way European Union states and other actors are affecting systemic violence towards people crossing borders.

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