Monthly Archives: November 2015

  • Call to open the borders along the Balkan route countries now!

    Posted on November 26, 2015 by Danela in News.

    In these days, along all the ‘Bakan route’ borders (Macedonia, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia), thousands of refugees desperately trying to reach Fortress Europe are facing new difficulties.Whilst mainstream media are all focusing on the terrorist alarm, from the 19th of November Macedonian borders are officially sealed off for all those who cannot prove to be […]

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  • “Bombs Do Not Kill Ideology”

    Posted on November 21, 2015 by andrea in News.

    4,742 migrants entered Croatia since 6pm last night and currently there are still 2,677 people at the Slavonski Brod transit centre. From the beginning of the migration crisis, 408 108 refugees entered the Republic of Croatia. The day in the camp was quiet.  During the day, refugees were arriving to the camp in Slavonski brod […]

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  • ‘Welcome” initiative against separating refugees

    Posted on November 20, 2015 by Danela in It Matters.

    The decision to tighten refugee entry criteria, allowing only the transit of persons from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, and stopping those who do not come from war-affected countries, is a serious blow to the rule of law and brings people who come in search of a safe haven into an insecure position, activists of the […]

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  • Nobel peace laureates: closing borders puts women, children at greater risk

    Posted on November 17, 2015 by Danela in It Matters.

    A fact-finding delegation led by three Nobel peace laureates is warning that closing borders will put the lives of tens of thousands of refugees—especially women and children—at greater risk and will dim even further the chances of ending the war in Syria. “We cannot let what happened in Paris be used as an excuse to […]

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  • More then 700 people on Solidarity March in Zagreb – first one after Paris attacks

    Posted on November 17, 2015 by Danela in It Matters.

    During 8th Solidarity march, Antifascist Network of Zagreb and “Welcome!” Initiative – together with 700 citizens – have asked EU governments and institutions to show humanity and solidarity with migrants. March in support of refugees started on the Trg žrtava fašizma with a minute of silence for all victims of Paris attacks, and the participants […]

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  • Stricter Controls of Refugees at Slavonski Brod Camp

    Posted on November 17, 2015 by andrea in News.

    Yesterday was marked by the 8th Solidarity March which started at the Trg žrtava fašizma with a minute of silence for all the victims of the Paris terror attack. With the sense of compassion and solidarity with all the victims of violence and terrorism in Europe and all around the world, we have sent the […]

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  • A Larger Number of Doctors to Arrive at Slavonski Brod Camp

    Posted on November 17, 2015 by andrea in News.

    Yesterday looked a lot to Saturday as regards the number of refugees coming to the camp and its conditions.  Many people have asked what is the atmosphere like in the camps after terror attacks in Paris, but the atmosphere remained the same, particularly among refugees. As we have already written, the tensions have increased and many refugees are […]

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  • Refugees Staying at Slavonski Brod Camp

    Posted on November 14, 2015 by andrea in News.

    According to the information by Croatian Ministry of Interior Affairs (MUP), 8,732 people entered Croatia today which was definitely visible at the camp.  Even though the refugees did not stay at the camp for longer periods of time and the weather was warm and sunny, there were still needs for warmer clothes and medical assistance. […]

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  • Established Organisation at Slavonski Brod

    Posted on November 12, 2015 by andrea in News.

    The day and night passed by peacefully in Slavonski Brod. The average waiting time to leave the camp seems to be between 4 to 6 hours. All refugees received food, while they could also have a shower if they wanted. Due to the fact that they are staying at the camp for a shorter periods […]

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  • Migrant fence is not a technical issue

    Posted on November 12, 2015 by andrea in News.

    A large number of refugees passed through the camp in Slavonski Brod and they were all placed into the heated sectors. They all receive food at the entrance while they get clothes if they need it (once the volunteers notice a refugee inadequately dressed, they take clothes to them).  This kind of approach to distribution […]

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