• Court rules to keep Madina’s family in detention!

    Posted on May 30, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in Uncategorized.

    After the court hearing that took place on the 18 of May, the majority of the Madina’s family will remain in the detention center in Tovarnik, since the court decision didn’t annul the decision of the Ministry of the Internal Affairs on their detention. The Administrative Court in Osijek decided that only one out of four […]

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  • Madina’s family finally meets their lawyer

    Posted on May 23, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    Since the Ministry of the Interior (MUP) was not able to justify the detention of Madina’s family to the ECHR, lawyers Jelavic finally met with the family, after 50 days of waiting and uncertainty. ECHR has also ruled the temporary measure for the third time on May 11th while repeatedly and explicitly requesting Croatian government to relocate the […]

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  • Stop Deportations! Stop The Criminalization Of Refugees And Activists!

    Posted on March 30, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    Last Tuesday on March 13 along with the Jafari family, two more families were deported from Austria to Croatia. On the same flight from Austria, a young three-member Syrian family was illegally returned to Croatia. More than two years after leaving the war and starting their life again in Austria, the family was suddenly detained, insulated […]

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  • Despite Warning and Appeals, No Significant Changes for Those Seeking Safety

    Posted on March 6, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    According to the data of the Ministry of the Internal Affairs (MUP), in 2017 1,887 people, mostly from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and Turkey, applied for international protection. Out of that number, 211 people received international protection, and 311 were returned from another EU Member State country based on the Dublin Decree. At present, there are about 430 […]

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  • THE OMBUDSWOMAN REVEALS FRIGHTENING FACTS ABOUT POLICE TREATMENT OF REFUGEES

    Posted on February 23, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    After multiple international and Croatian non-governmental organizations, activists and refugees have been warning and reporting on the illegal and violent expulsion of refugees from Croatia coupled with limited access to the international protection for over a year, Croatian Ombudswoman issued a report to the State Attorney of the Republic of Croatia (DORH) stating that Ministry of […]

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  • Constitutional Court decides on the postponement of extradition of the Kurdish refugee detained in Croatia

    Posted on January 27, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    The Constitutional Court of Croatia has passed a temporary postponement of execution of the extradition of Kurdish refugee Nurettin Oral to Turkey. Extradition of Oral is forbidden until the decision on the constitutional appeal is final. Should the Constitutional Court adopt the constitutional appeal and should it deny disputed settlement, the decision is to be […]

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  • We must warn and react against human rights violations!

    Posted on January 15, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    After the release of the article Potresne priče izbjeglica zaglavljenih pred vratima EU-a: Hrvatski policajci natjerali su me da skinem cipele i bos se vratim u Srbiju (Engl. Disturbing experiences of refugees stuck at the gate of the EU: Croatian police forced me to take my shoes off and to return to Serbia barefoot), one of the […]

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  • Education System, Refugees and Destructive European Asylum System

    Posted on January 15, 2018 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    Today, on 15 January 2018, at the beginning of the second semester of the school year, we wish to speak about twenty-eight child asylum-seekers from Iraq, Afghanistan, Iran, Syria and Turkey who enrolled in one of the primary schools in Zagreb a year ago, at the start of the second semester. Some of these children […]

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  • SHAMEFUL MIGRATION POLICIES CAUSE REFUGEE DEATHS

    Posted on November 27, 2017 by Lovorka Sosic in News.

    Deaths of refugees do not only occur in far-away countries which refugees flee from, or in the Mediterranean and the Aegean Sea, but they also happen at the borders of the Republic of Croatia and neighboring countries. A few days ago an Iraqi asylum seeker was found dead frozen in Gorski kotar. Unfortunately, this is not an […]

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  • Sokak – News from the neighborhood

    Posted on November 9, 2017 by Lovorka Sosic in Uncategorized.

    “SOKAK – the project on Diversity and Curiosity” realized by Center for Cultural Decontamination Belgrade, is dedicated to the integration of migrant and local communities through culture and art activities, giving them the opportunity to express themselves, to give voice of creativity and the right to speak in the environment marked as the “migrant crisis”. […]

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