Secretly Recorded Pushback Videos Croatia Conducts Illegal Pushbacks of Vulnerable Migrants

Research conducted by DER SPIEGEL together with other media partners shows that Croatian border officials are brutally pushing back asylum-seekers, including babies, pregnant women and children with disabilities.
A pushback at the EU's external border: "Go back to Bosnia”

A pushback at the EU's external border: "Go back to Bosnia”

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Sajad, 16, in the forest at the border: He long ago stopped counting how many times he has tried to cross it.

Sajad, 16, in the forest at the border: He long ago stopped counting how many times he has tried to cross it.

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Anwar with his nephew: "We're like animals to them."

Anwar with his nephew: "We're like animals to them."

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An illegal pushback by a Croatian official: Many are provided with no opportunity to submit an application for asylum protection.

An illegal pushback by a Croatian official: Many are provided with no opportunity to submit an application for asylum protection.

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