There were many reports about police violence against refugees in Croatia in the past months. This time an unaccompanied minor from Syria returned to Bosnia with a video recording of a push-back in action.
More than 700 academics, activists, artists, and journalists, as well as some 50 collectives, initiatives, editorial boards, and organizations have reacted to the eruption of hatred against the refugees and migrants channeled through the media and social discussions in Croatia.
“At the border to Croatia — only 224km from Austria — more than 20,000 people hope to break through on their way to Central Europe. An analysis from “Group III (migration)” in the interior ministry says the rush could happen soon.” This is what fake news and hate propaganda looks like. The article, and this is only part of it, was published on Sunday by one of the most influentially daily newspapers in Austria — Kronen.
No Name Kitchen has been collecting reports about pushbacks from Croatia to Serbia or Bosnia during several months. And here we share with you one of the last reports.
Yesterday the self-organised refugee protest camp at the Bosnian-Croatian border near Velika Kladuša was evicted by the Bosnian police. There are also reports of police violence against migrants in the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, and restrictions of the freedom of movement of migrants in Bosnia.
Migrants protested for the third day in a row against EU border policies at the Maljevac border crossing. Croatian cops violently stopped migrants at the Bosnian/Croatian border. Several migrants were injured. The protests are ongoing.
Yesterday migrants protested against the EU border regime at the Bosnian Croatian border. Today they continued their protest. A Two reports by No Name Kitchen.
In the past weeks I reported a lot about Hambacher Forest. The struggle against RWE’s open pit mine is important, climate change is already taking its toll. On Monday I returned to Velika Kladuša at the Bosnian side of the Bosnian/Croatian border. Apart from people that are fleeing for war and persecution, more and more people are also forced to leave their villages and cities because of climate change.
Letter from doctor Dimitar Anakiev about the need for support at the Bosnian/Croatian border.
Croatia: And yet another case of police violence while people try to reach the European Union.