“They asked for asylum but the police responded there was no asylum for them.”

  • Date and time: February 2, 2018 00:00
  • Location: Tovarnik, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.1648822, 19.152205800000047
  • Pushback from: Croatia
  • Pushback to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 10 person(s), age: unknown , from: Algeria
  • Minors involved? No
  • Violence used: no violence used
  • Police involved: Croatian police
  • 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

10 Algerian men were hiding in a train, when they were found and caught by the Croatian police at the train station of Tovarnik. There were 7 police officers. They asked for asylum but the police responded that there was no asylum for them. They were driven in a police van to the border side near Adasevci, where they were pushed back to Serbia. From there they walked one hour to Sid.