“They were kicked one by one, and the police ordered them to 'go to Subotica, don’t come back!'”

  • Date and time: September 21, 2017 00:00
  • Location: Near Tompa, Hungary
  • Coordinates: 46.23121240122311, 19.535064697265625
  • Push-back from: Hungary
  • Push-back to: Serbia
  • Demographics: 6 person(s), age: unknown , from: Afghanistan
  • Minors involved? Unknown
  • Violence used: kicking
  • Police involved: Hungarian border police, 3 "police army" and 4 police men and 4 police women
  • Taken to a police station?: unknown
  • Treatment at police station or other place of detention: personal information taken
  • Was the intention to ask for asylum expressed?: Unknown
  • Reported by: No Name Kitchen

Original Report

A 20 year old person from Afghanistan had been deported from Hungary, on September 21st. The police caught him along with a group of 6 people, approximately 20km. after the border, on an highway. They were 3 army officers and 4 police men on the road and 3 police women. The officers asked them where they were going, and they answered Austria. Their phones were taken. They waited 1 hour on the highway while their mobiles were checked, as well as their belongings.

A car arrived, and they asked for their belongings back, but nothing was given back to them. They were kicked one by one, and the police ordered them to « go to Subotica, don’t come back ! ». The officers also took pictures of them, and asked for their names and filled put a document with their information.