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They requested asylum but the Croatian police told them that asylum doesn’t exist in Croatia

Date & Time 2018-02-17
Location Near Buhaca, Croatia
Reported by No Name Kitchen
Coordinates 45.1911155, 15.7673136
Pushback from Croatia
Pushback to Bosnia
Taken to a police station unknown
Minors involved no
WLTI* involved no
Men involved no
Age unknown
Group size 4
Countries of origin Algeria
Treatment at police station or other place of detention
Overall number of policemen and policewomen involved unknown
Violence used no violence used
Police involved Croatian police

A group of four people, all Algerians, crossed from BiH into Croatia. Shortly after crossing the border, when walking near the area of Buhaca, the Croatian police caught them and put them into a van. The Croatian police drove them a short distance and the took them out of the van and pushed them back towards Velika Kladusa.

The respondent shared how the group did make a verbal request for asylum, but this was requested by the Croatian police who told them that asylum doesn’t exist in Croatia.