“One of the people sustained a swollen calf as a result of the beating”

  • Date and time: February 6, 2018 02:00
  • Location: Tovarnik, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.147575, 19.164551
  • 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), exposure to air condition and extreme temperature during car ride
  • Police involved: Croatian police officers
  • 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 February 6th. 2018, at 2am, 3 people from Afghanistan crossed to Croatia and were arrested by the police while walking on the side of a road. They were put into a van, where the cold air conditioning was activated for 3 hours.

They were deported at Tovarnik’s railtracks, at the deportation point they were beaten. One of the people sustained a swollen calf as a result of the beating.