Welcome to Croatia and Croatia Full of Torture – using the language of tourist slogans, are the latest billboards set up in Cista Provo municipality, where artists have intervened in public space for more than a decade through billboards, highlighting various social issues.Continue reading Billboards Welcome to #Croatia – Croatia Full of Torture placed along the border with #Bosnia and Herzegovina
Croatian media outlets reported this week on the case of an unaccompanied minor from Afghanistan who was subject to severe and inhuman treatment at the hands of Croatian authorities who was locked in a dark room, where officials questioned him and later “forced him to take his clothes off, made him get into water, where they released electricity through a [taser], which led to him losing consciousness.” During the incident, he suffered a broken rib, internal bleeding, and lost a significant amount of blood.Continue reading Croatian border: “I told them: ‘Stop! You’re hurting me. I cannot breathe.’”
Processed under the readmission agreement, many people were denied their right to asylum procedure by the Slovenian police, still conducting systematic expulsions to Croatia under the guise of the readmission. This is a report written by Slovenian activists documenting the continuing unlawful police practice at the border between Croatia and Slovenia.Continue reading Report on illegal practice of collective expulsion on Slovene-Croatian border – #NoBorders
Bosnia, Croatia, June 2nd 2019: Are You Syrious reports about yet again another case of brutal police violence against people who tried to cross the Bosnian/Croatian border at Velika Kladuša. Last month, Youssef died in the border town. One of the people who died because of “hidden violence”.Continue reading Again brutal police violence against people who tried to cross Bosnian/Croatian border
Video footage published on May 15 by journalists from the Swiss media outlet SRF shows Croatian authorities engaged in the process of a collective expulsion. This video further increases the burden of proof against Croatian authorities who continue to deny their involvement in these illegal actions. This footage compliments previous video footage published in December by Border Violence Monitoring (BVM)demonstrating 54 collective expulsions, so-called push-backs, along the Croatian-Bosnian border.Continue reading Video footage about pushbacks on #EU external Border from #Croatia to #Bosnia
Dear everyone, a year has passed already since BEK collective opened a new squat and social center in Zagreb, Croatia.Continue reading #Zagreb: Social center #BEK, new call for volunteers
Report with a link to loads of video- and other material about illegal push-backs from the EU outer border (Croatia) to Bosnia.Continue reading First footage of illegal push-backs on the Croatian-Bosnian border
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.