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The police caught 12 people and locked them in a closed van for 15 hours without food or water

Date & Time 2017-07-09
Location Danube, Croatia
Reported by No Name Kitchen
Coordinates 45.76036768, 18.95004272
Pushback from Croatia
Pushback to Serbia
Taken to a police station unknown
Minors involved yes
WLTI* involved no
Men involved no
Age unknown
Group size 12
Countries of origin Afghanistan
Treatment at police station or other place of detention detention, denial of food/water
Overall number of policemen and policewomen involved unknown
Violence used no violence used
Police involved Croatian police

A 16 year old person from Afghanistan reported being pushed-back to Serbia on September 7th, 2017, at around 22 pm. The respondent states that he was caught in Croatia, while trying to cross the border by boat, on the Danube river.

According to the respondent, the police caught 12 people, including him, and locked them in a closed van for 15 hours without food or water. All of them asked for asylum, but the police refused.

They were brought to the police station in Zagreb, before being taken back to Serbia, to Sombor’s camp.