Monthly Archives: November 2016

  • Language as precondition for integration

    Posted on November 27, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    As reported in previous weeks, reception center for asylum seekers in Zagreb accommodate some 500 persons while the other one in Kutina accommodates 90. According to recent available official data as of November 11th, 23 persons out of which 6 asylum seekers are detained in Foreigners’ detention centre in Ježevo. According to information received from […]

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  • EUROPE PROTECTING BORDERS, REJECTING HUMAN BEINGS

    Posted on November 19, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    Last week’s March of Hope brought refugees from Belgrade to Serbian-Croatian border. Frozen, they had waited for solidarity and compassion. In return they got EU solidarity response – closed borders. Croatian Minister of Interior Orepić even came all the way to Tovarnik to check how successful and professional protection of borders by Croatian police is. […]

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  • UN stands against restrictive migration policies

    Posted on November 13, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    For the past few weeks, state in reception centers remains pretty much the same. Around 500 asylum seekers are in Zagreb based reception centre and some 80 in one in Kutina (mostly families with children). Forced returns to Croatia have been continued. Asylum seekers have been also abandoning reception centers in Croatia. Welcome Initiative volunteers […]

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  • What happened to Alternative to Detention?

    Posted on November 6, 2016 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    Some 520 refugees are currently accommodated in reception center for asylum seekers (Porin) in Zagreb. Around 80 refugees are accommodated in another reception center in Kutina. In detention center in Ježevo there are 43 persons. Dublin returns have been continuously ongoing (average of 200 a month). There are many children among refugees who need to […]

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