“When he asked for asylum, the police merely responded: No - in Croatia no asylum, go back”

  • Date and time: September 21, 2017 00:00
  • Location: Zagreb, Croatia
  • Coordinates: 45.8150108, 15.981918899999982
  • Push-back from: Croatia
  • Push-back to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 1 person(s), age: 22 , from: Libya
  • Minors involved? No
  • Violence used: beating (with batons/hands/other)
  • Police involved: u
  • 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

One person on the move was pushed back from Zagreb to Serbia on September 21st. The Croatian police caught him in the streets of Zagreb, and the police officers asked for his documents. He answered that he didn’t have any. At the police station, when he asked for asylum, the police merely responded « no – in Croatia no asylum, go back ». He was beaten twice. The first time at the police station, especially being hit in the neck, head and legs. 2 police officers brought him to the train station at the border between Serbia and Croatia, where he was beaten a second time.