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The officers immediately beat them with batons and handcuffed them

Date & Time 2018-09-27
Location close to Slovenian border, Sosice, Croatia
Reported by No Name Kitchen
Coordinates 45.73742949, 15.36673102
Pushback from Croatia
Pushback to Serbia
Taken to a police station yes
Minors involved no
WLTI* involved no
Men involved yes
Age unknown
Group size 12
Countries of origin Afghanistan
Treatment at police station or other place of detention detention, personal information taken
Overall number of policemen and policewomen involved 6
Violence used beating (with batons/hands/other), theft of personal belongings, handcuffed
Police involved 6 Croatian male officers

The group of 12 had started in Bosnia and tried to enter Slovenia after crossing Croatia. They report that, on September 27, 2018, at about 3 pm, when they were walking near the Slovenian border, they were arrested by six officers. The officers immediately beat them with batons and handcuffed them before taking all 12 of them to a police station.

There, the 12 individuals were registered and the officers took their jackets, blankets, money and phones. The group of 12 had to spend the night in the police station without receiving food or water although they asked for it. They did not ask for asylum.

Early the next day, the group was told to enter a van with 10 other people on the move. All 22 individuals were then transported to a spot near Sid (SRB), and dropped off there after a four-hour drive.