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M.H. and Others v Croatia – 15670/18; 43115/18

Country Croatia
Status FINAL
Court ECtHR
Relevant Law Article 2, 3, 5, 34, Article 4 Protocol 4
Year 2021
Found for Applicant

The applicant along with her six children attempted to apply for asylum in Croatia, after entering the country from Serbia. They met Croatian police officers who told them to go back to Serbia by following a set of train tracks. A few minutes later, a train appeared on the tracks and seriously injured one of the children, resulting in their death. The Court found that this was a collective expulsion with no individual assessment. The Court found violations of Articles 2, 3, 5, and 34.