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The police ordered the men to go back to Serbia.

Date & Time 2018-03-25
Location Horgos Border crossing, Hungary
Reported by Rigardu
Coordinates 46.17109666, 19.99368004
Pushback from Hungary
Pushback to Serbia
Taken to a police station unknown
Minors involved yes
WLTI* involved no
Men involved no
Age 16 - 25
Group size 6
Countries of origin Pakistan
Treatment at police station or other place of detention
Overall number of policemen and policewomen involved unknown
Violence used no violence used
Police involved Hungarian border police

In the evening on March 25th. 2018, at about 10-11pm. 6 men from Pakistan crossed the Serbian-Hungarian border by hiding in a truck, in a container. The interviewee and his friend were both underaged – 16 years, the were about 20-25 years. They crossed the Serbian-Hungarian border near Horgos, probably at Horgos – Röszke Border Crossing Station. At the crossing Hungarian police officers checked the truck and caught the men. The men expressed their intention to seek asylum, but the officers didn’t respond appropriately. The officers searched their bodies and bags, and asked for their names. The men replied and the interviewee showed his identity card from Obrenovac camp.

No documents were filled nor did they take fingerprints or pictures. The men were not asked to sign any papers nor did they receive any documents. After about 3-4 hours the group was transported with car for about 10-15 minutes to another place on the Serbian-Hungarian border close to Horgos Serbia, where the police ordered the men to go back to Serbia. The men returned to the Serbian side and walked for 2-3 hours to Horgos Serbia.