“He declared that he wanted to stay in Croatia, but he was placed in a vehicle and brought back to Serbia”

  • Date and time: August 29, 2017 00:00
  • Location: Zagreb, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.8088094, 15.980025000000069
  • Push-back from: Croatia
  • Push-back to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 1 person(s), age: 15 , from: Afghanistan
  • Minors involved? Yes
  • Violence used: destruction of personal belongings
  • Taken to a police station?: yes
  • 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

The interviewee was deported back to Serbia on August 29th. 2017. He was caught in the city center of Zagreb, the police asked him where he was from, he answered Afghanistan. They asked for his documents, and he said that he didn’t have any. The police officers brought him to the police station, where he asked for documents, and declared that he wanted to stay in Croatia. He was placed in a vehicle and brought back to Serbia, along with 3 other people on the move. There were two police cars, bringing them back to Serbia. The police broke his mobile and dropped them of in the area at Sid’s train station.