“They dropped them right after the border, opening the doors in the middle of nowhere”

  • Date and time: August 27, 2017 00:00
  • Location: Vinkovci, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.2879058, 18.805678100000023
  • Push-back from: Croatia
  • Push-back to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 2 person(s), age: 25 , from: Syria
  • Minors involved? No
  • Violence used: no violence used
  • Police involved: 20 police men from Vinkovci
  • 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 27th. two people from Syria, were caught in Vinkovci by 20 police officers, who were in the town. They declared that they were not victims of any physical violence. The Croatian police put them in the back of a truck with blocked GPS and phone signal. They dropped them right after the border, opening the doors in the middle of nowhere, near the railway tracks, and they pointed to Sid which was 6km. away.