Last Tuesday on March 13 along with the Jafari family, two more families were deported from Austria to Croatia. On the same flight from Austria, a young three-member Syrian family was illegally returned to Croatia. More than two years after leaving the war and starting their life again in Austria, the family was suddenly detained, insulated […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
According to the data of the Ministry of the Internal Affairs (MUP), in 2017 1,887 people, mostly from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and Turkey, applied for international protection. Out of that number, 211 people received international protection, and 311 were returned from another EU Member State country based on the Dublin Decree. At present, there are about 430 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
After multiple international and Croatian non-governmental organizations, activists and refugees have been warning and reporting on the illegal and violent expulsion of refugees from Croatia coupled with limited access to the international protection for over a year, Croatian Ombudswoman issued a report to the State Attorney of the Republic of Croatia (DORH) stating that Ministry of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Constitutional Court of Croatia has passed a temporary postponement of execution of the extradition of Kurdish refugee Nurettin Oral to Turkey. Extradition of Oral is forbidden until the decision on the constitutional appeal is final. Should the Constitutional Court adopt the constitutional appeal and should it deny disputed settlement, the decision is to be […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
After the release of the article Potresne priče izbjeglica zaglavljenih pred vratima EU-a: Hrvatski policajci natjerali su me da skinem cipele i bos se vratim u Srbiju (Engl. Disturbing experiences of refugees stuck at the gate of the EU: Croatian police forced me to take my shoes off and to return to Serbia barefoot), one of the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today, on 15 January 2018, at the beginning of the second semester of the school year, we wish to speak about twenty-eight child asylum-seekers from Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Syria and Turkey who enrolled in one of the primary schools in Zagreb a year ago, at the start of the second semester. Some of these children […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Deaths of refugees do not only occur in far-away countries which refugees flee from, or in the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea, but they also happen at the borders of the Republic of Croatia and neighboring countries. A few days ago an Iraqi asylum seeker was found dead frozen in Gorski kotar. Unfortunately, this is not an […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“SOKAK – the project on Diversity and Curiosity” realized by Center for Cultural Decontamination Belgrade, is dedicated to the integration of migrant and local communities through culture and art activities, giving them the opportunity to express themselves, to give voice of creativity and the right to speak in the environment marked as the “migrant crisis”. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The larger number of refugees who have been in Serbia for a long time, some for a year, decided to return to Greece, said Info Park from Belgrade. They are tired of waiting for a decision on whether their international protection will be granted and they lost all the hope; in 2017 Serbia has only approved […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Security Intelligence Agency (SOA) has published this year’s annual report. While we welcome the efforts of security institutions to be more transparent to citizens, we are concerned about some of the interpretations on their behalf, in the realm of the international humanitarian and refugee law. Namely, submitting a request for international protection immediately upon first […]Continue Reading... No Comments.