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We had to walk and sit in the rain for more than one hour

Date & Time 2023-10-24
Location Less than a kilometre from the border fence stretch between Backi Vinogradi and Horgos
Reported by Collective Aid
Coordinates 46.155086819003, 19.880446053188
Pushback from Hungary
Pushback to Serbia
Taken to a police station no
Minors involved yes
WLTI* involved no
Men involved yes
Age 11
Group size 17
Countries of origin Syria
Treatment at police station or other place of detention
Overall number of policemen and policewomen involved
Violence used exposure to air condition and extreme temperature during car ride
Police involved Hungarian police.

Around 11pm on the 24/10/23, less than a kilometre into Hungary a group of 17 Syrian males including 3 children of 11, 13, and 15 were pushed back into Serbia by Hungarian police after crossing the section of fence between Backi Vinogradi and Horgos. The group were held between 60-90 minutes, sat in the rain before being forced to walk for over an hour back to the Serbian border.