“The three people asked for asylum and the police officer replied 'Fuck off'”

  • Date and time: April 29, 2018 15:30
  • Location: forest near Vinkovci, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.2879058, 18.805678100000023
  • Push-back from: Croatia
  • Push-back to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 3 person(s), age: unknown , from: Afghanistan
  • Minors involved? No
  • Violence used: beating (with batons/hands/other), kicking, theft of personal belongings
  • Taken to a police station?: unknown
  • Treatment at police station or other place of detention:
  • Was the intention to ask for asylum expressed?: Yes
  • Reported by: No Name Kitchen

Original Report

Three Afghani people were caught in the forrest near Vinkovci, and two of them were beaten by police officers. The police officer kicked them in the head, arms, back and legs, and beat them with batons. The police officers took their phones, checked for GPS location, and took their money (70 euros). The police asked them where they had crossed the border. The three people asked for asylum and the police officer replied “Fuck off”. Afterwards, the police pushed them back to Batrovci.