Monthly Archives: October 2016

  • Detention For Nobody!

    Posted on October 31, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in Uncategorized.

    Regarding the new fence set up on the Slovenian side of the border, Ministry of the Interior gave us the information that the level of readiness is increased (especially on the „green“ border). The number of illegal crossings is lower as well. Croatian government reacted to Slovenian border with statements that Croatia will not follow […]

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  • EU Member States again repeatedly playing the tape of irresponsible decision-making

    Posted on October 26, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    State and conditions in Reception centers for Asylum Seekers in Zagreb and Kutina are similar to what we reported last week. Children enrolled to schools receive support from volunteers for their home-works and learning for school. Since there is really no policy framework for integration in Croatia, different NGOs compensate and support refugees in their […]

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  • In solidarity with refugees and activists in Greece

    Posted on October 17, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    600 refugees are currently in Croatia, some 80 in Kutina’s and some 500 in Zagreb’s Reception Centre. Most children are enrolled into schools now; therefore volunteers have provided support in studying. Language courses for adults have been provided too and course participants are getting better in their everyday communication in Croatian. However, numbers of uncertainties […]

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  • A Europe united against refugees

    Posted on October 14, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in It Matters.

    Many observers see in the politics of the European member states a profound divide between the ‘old Europe’ and the so-called Visegrad group of Hungary, Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. In their view, Viktor Orbàn’s xenophobic campaign against the ‘enforced relocation of non-Hungarians in Hungary’ supported by 98% of voters highlights this division, notwithstanding […]

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  • Returned to Croatia facing uncertainty

    Posted on October 4, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    This has been an overwhelming week for state of human rights in Europe. While forced returns of refugees from western European countries to Croatia have been taking place fast track, government plans of refugees’ reception and care remain unknown. Such acts of institutions cause legal uncertainty of refugees who have been, after the initial integration […]

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