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They kicked and punched them, using hands and sticks; they also beat the minors

Date & Time 2017-08-28
Location Near Dobova, Slovenia
Reported by No Name Kitchen
Coordinates 45.15881587, 19.18281555
Pushback from Croatia, Slovenia
Pushback to Serbia
Taken to a police station yes
Minors involved yes
WLTI* involved no
Men involved no
Age unknown
Group size 6
Countries of origin Algeria
Treatment at police station or other place of detention denial of food/water
Overall number of policemen and policewomen involved unknown
Violence used beating (with batons/hands/other), kicking
Police involved Slovenian police, Croatian border police

On August 29th, 2017, a group of 6 Algerians, 3 of them minors, were captured by the Slovenian police on a train from Zagreb to Ljubljana, at the Croatian-Slovenian border.

They were kept in detention for eight hours without food or water. Then they were handed over to Croatian police, who brought them to the Serbian-Croatian border.

At the border, police officers took them out of the van one by one and sent them across the border. They kicked and punched them, using hands and batons. They also beat the minors. The interviewee had injuries at the chin and shoulder. Others also had their heads injured.