“He asked for asylum but he was pushed back after 2 hours”

  • Date and time: April 11, 2018 12:00
  • Location: Velika Gorica near Zagreb, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.7142122, 16.075243099999966
  • Pushback from: Croatia
  • Pushback to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 1 person(s), age: unknown , from: Afghanistan
  • Minors involved? Yes
  • Violence used: beating (with batons/hands/other), theft of personal belongings
  • Police involved: Croatian police
  • Taken to a police station?: yes
  • Treatment at police station or other place of detention: personal information taken
  • Was the intention to ask for asylum expressed?: Yes
  • Reported by: No Name Kitchen

Original Report

A minor from Afghanistan was caught in Velika Gorica, near Zagreb on April 11th. 2018, at 12am. He was in a truck. The police took him to the police station. He asked for asylum but he was deported after 2 hours. They asked for his personal informations and wrote them down, but they did not give him any papers. The officers from the police station took him to the border and hit him in the head with a stick. After that, he was pushed back to Serbia near Batrovci.