After yesterday was marked as a day of empty camp, today’s evening was quite intensive. We are expecting 16 buses from Šid, with a total of 800 people. There are currently 150 at the camp, who arrived in three buses around 18.30. We expect seven more buses within the next hour. Upon arrival, refugees are being […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today was a quiet day, in fact, not a single person went through the registry tent. The camp was completely empty, whish is a result of the ever more rigorous profiling of refugees along the Balkan route. We have already noted that the numbers of Afghanis registered in Croatia dropped drastically- only 15 were […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With regards to today’s meeting of the Chiefs of Police of Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia, who are in Zagreb discussing the humanitarian crisis, the Welcome! Initiative calls for these countries not to reach for measures of returning the refugees back to insecurity, by uplifting the internal border controls and playing ping- pong with […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The challenge of refugee protection is one of the most complex and serious issues currently facing the European Union. In 2015 more than one million refugees were seeking protection in the EU, the majority fleeing war and violence in the Middle East and heading towards a few EU-member states like Austria, Germany and Sweden. This […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
10 theses against the current emergency urbanism and a planned referendum against refugee housing. A referendum about housing for refugees in which they can’t take part? No way. Asylum seekers are not entitled to vote and can’t take part in a referendum. Inhabitants organized in the “Initiatives for Integration” IFI have declared that they […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It was a sunny and warm day at Slavonski Brod yesterday. Three trains arrived today at the Camp, same as previous days. The first train arrived at 8 a.m., the second at 3 p.m. and the last at 8 p.m. People were mostly requesting jackets, shoes and trousers. There were many families with small children, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Although MUP yesterday released the information that „refugees were not returned from Slovenia“ (http://www.mup.hr/229575.aspx), the media indicate the opposite – that since the beginning of current year 70 people have been returned from Slovenia to Croatia (http://www.index.hr/vijesti/clanak/u-sloveniji-privedeno-9-izbjeglica-zbog-sumnji-da-su-ilegalno-usli-u-zemlju/872893.aspx). Recently, Slovenian police have released the information about sending back 15 people who passed through Croatia, just […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
With regards to announcement by the Minister of Internal Affairs Vlaho Orepić, introducing a new regime of transporting refugees by rail directly from Macedonia to Austria, the Welcome! Initiative reminds of the necessity to introduce secure and protected air, land and sea corridors for refugees wishing to reach their desired destinations, in order to reduce […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It was a bright spring day in Slavonski Brod yesterday, so crossing the Croatian part of the route was more pleasant for refugees. As in the last few days, many children passed through the camp. The first train arrived before 6 in the morning, the second one at 15.00, while the thrid one arrived little after […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The day in Slavonski Brod started with a drizzle, but the rest of the day was bright and much warmer than usual for this time of the year. Three trains arrived to the camp: around 6.00, 15.00 and one slightly after 20.00. The number of refugees who arrived at the camp was similar to previous […]Continue Reading... No Comments.