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They asked for asylum and the police replied 'No'.

Date & Time 2018-04-26
Location Near Brcko, Croatia
Reported by Rigardu
Coordinates 44.8726563, 18.8106276
Pushback from Croatia, Bosnia
Pushback to Serbia
Taken to a police station yes
Minors involved
WLTI* involved?
Men involved?
Group size? 2
Treatment at police station or other place of detention detention, photos taken, personal information taken
Overall number of policemen and policewomen involved unknown
Violence used no violence used
Police involved?

Two Afghani people were caught by police in Brcko (5 minutes walking from the Bosnian-Croatian border). They asked for asylum and the police replied ‘No’. The police officers said that they would pass them on to the Croatian authorities. They were then moved to Gunja (Croatia). The police checked their phones and took pictures of them. They stayed in detention the whole night, and at 11am. the police officers moved them to another place of custody. The police officers asked questions about their families and also checked their bags. The Croatian police pushed them back from Batrovci to Serbia.