“10 minors were collectively pushed back to Serbia”

  • Date and time: August 13, 2017 00:00
  • Location: Tovarnik, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.156440306584386, 19.167022705078125
  • Pushback from: Croatia
  • Pushback to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 10 person(s), age: 13-17 , from: Afghanistan
  • Minors involved? Yes
  • Violence used: beating (with batons/hands/other)
  • Police involved: Croatian border police with a bus
  • Taken to a police station?: unknown
  • Treatment at police station or other place of detention:
  • Was the intention to ask for asylum expressed?: Unknown
  • Reported by: No Name Kitchen

Original Report

On August 13th, 2017, 10 minors (teenagers between 13 and 17) were collectively pushed back to Serbia. They were caught right after the Croatian border, and all of them were beaten by the Croatian police. The police put them in a bus, stopped somewhere in Serbia and everyone was told to get out. They walked back to Šid from there.