“They just gave back our mobiles and forced us to leave Croatia”

  • Date and time: July 30, 2022 03:00
  • Location: Bukovlje
  • Coordinates: 45.225004, 15.968737
  • Pushback from: Croatia
  • Pushback to: Bosnia
  • Demographics: 4 person(s), age: 2 minors and 2 young adults , from: Afghanistan
  • Minors involved? Yes
  • Violence used: no violence used
  • Police involved: Police officers wearig blue shirt
  • Taken to a police station?: no
  • Treatment at police station or other place of detention:
  • Was the intention to ask for asylum expressed?: Yes
  • Reported by: Blindspots

Original Report

The respondent shared the following information regarding a pushback during the night of the 29th to the 30th July. The respondent started with 3 other mens – 2 minors – from Afghanistan. The group started in Kladusa 29th at 3pm. The police intercepted the group after they crossed a river at this location: 45.266226, 15,971365. Police officers in blue shirts asked the group to sit down and took all the mobile phones and all the power banks. They also checked all the bags. Then the police transported them in a white van. The car drove 40 minutes and reached the border at 45.225004, 15.968737 close to Bukovlje. The group asked asylum. However, one of the police officer denied it. The respondend says: “They just gave back our mobiles and forced us to leave Croatia”.