On the occasion of the third anniversary of Croatian membership in the European Union and visit of Dimitris Avramopoulos, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, „Welcome“ Initiative (further Initiative), condemns European treating persons in need for protection and security, and expresses concern about inadequate preparation Croation institutions for welcoming refugees. Even Croatian […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The return of a very large number of refugees from Austria to Croatia, as many as 1,700 refugees from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, has been announced. These are the refugees who came to Austria via the so-called Balkan refugee route. Although this information is two weeks old, Interkulturelles Zentrum and Initiative Welcome emphasize that there […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
In the past three years, the joint campaign Frontexit has denounced the incompatibility of the Frontex agency with the respect of fundamental rights. The establishment of a new European border guard body to replace Frontex, which the European Parliament approved last 5 July, is yet another step further in the war waged by the European […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today, first refugees were moved from the European Union to Croatia. Four refugees who come from Eritrea arrived from Italy and are housed in shelter in Zagreb. Therefore, authorized institutions organized a reception. The Welcome Initiative greets the warm welcome expressed to the newcomers. They are also warning about the refugees who come to Croatia […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today the day began with the news about closing the Serbian – Croatian border Bezdan – Batina. It was unofficially said that the border is closing because of the refugees who tried to cross the border. The fence was installed on the bridge that connects two countries. By making that decision Croatian government showed its […]Continue Reading... No Comments.