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We are not coming here for joking, we want life

Date & Time 2022-06-15
Location Kelebija, Serbia
Reported by No Name Kitchen
Coordinates 46.16827228, 19.55877542
Pushback from Hungary
Pushback to Serbia
Taken to a police station no
Minors involved yes
WLTI* involved no
Men involved yes
Age 11 - 22
Group size 9
Countries of origin Afghanistan
Treatment at police station or other place of detention
Overall number of policemen and policewomen involved 5 officers one van
Violence used beating (with batons/hands/other), kicking, destruction of personal belongings
Police involved 5 hungarian police officers

The respondent is a 16 years old boy from afghanistan. He was pushed back  on the 14th june 2022 at 3 AM from Hungary to Serbia. He was pushed back with eight other Afghan PoMs, aged from 11 to 22.

The respondent states that after five hours walking in Hungary, the group was apprehended by five Hungarian police officers driving a blue car. According to the respondent, the nine of them were beaten with kicks, punches and batons. The respondent got a very swollen jaw, and the doctors that visited him afterwards were suspecting a fracture.

The respondent also recalls that the police officers  broke their phones. They did not ask for personal information, but only for their country of origin and no pictures were taken. None of the POM expressed the will to ask for asylum.

The respondent reports that, after they were beaten, they were loaded into a van, taken to the border crossing point of Kelebia and pushed back from there.

We are not coming here for joking, we want life