“when he asked for asylum they told him that he was too far from the capital”

  • Date and time: September 13, 2017 08:00
  • Location: 18km from Zagreb, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.82075341951064, 16.148087112890607
  • Push-back from: Croatia
  • Push-back to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 13 person(s), age: unknown , from: Afghanistan
  • Minors involved? Yes
  • Violence used: no violence used
  • 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

On September 13th. a 16 year old person from Afghanistan was pushed back from Croatia to Serbia. The police caught him about 18km from Zagreb, and when he asked for asylum they told him that he was too far from the capital, so he had to go back to Sid. He was walking in a group of 13 people (only teenagers and young people). The police brought them back to Batrovci in a van, at 8am.