Croatia

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Croatian border police accused of sexually assaulting Afghan migrant
Asylum seeker says she was threatened at knifepoint in latest in string of reports of violent pushbacks on Bosnia–Croatia border

Lorenzo Tondo

07, Apr, 2021 @6:15 AM

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‘They can see us in the dark’: migrants grapple with hi-tech fortress EU
A formidable battery of drones, thermal cameras and heartbeat detectors are being deployed to exclude asylum seekers

Andrei Popoviciu

26, Mar, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Croatia: landmine from 1990s Balkan wars kills asylum seeker
Device explodes near border with Bosnia, killing one man and injuring at least four others

Lorenzo Tondo and agencies

07, Mar, 2021 @3:53 PM

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20.5m years of life may have been lost to Covid across 81 countries, study finds
Data shows Covid has taken far greater toll than flu, to which it is often dismissively compared

Sarah Boseley

18, Feb, 2021 @7:52 PM

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I crossed the world to see my dying dad – then the pandemic took me on a wild Europe odyssey
When I tried to return from Jersey to Australia, I had no idea the journey would lead me through 16 cities in nine countries, and take nearly five months

Andy Ball, with Elias Visontay

06, Feb, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘Police searched my baby's nappy': migrant families on the perilous Balkan route
‘The game’ of crossing the Croatian-Bosnian border with children often results in degrading treatment and violent pushbacks, refugees say

Lorenzo Tondo in Bosanska Bojna

01, Feb, 2021 @7:15 AM

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'Black book' of thousands of illegal migrant pushbacks presented to EU
Shocking dossier of systematic violations of asylum seekers along the notorious ‘Balkan route’ compiled by watchdog groups

Lorenzo Tondo

23, Dec, 2020 @7:15 AM

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The Dayton Accords: a peace agreement for Bosnia – archive, 1995
The agreement reached on 21 November 1995 by the presidents of Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia ended the war between the former Yugoslav republics, outlining an agreement for peace

compiled by Richard Nelsson

18, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Inquiry launched into EU commission's protection of migrants at Croatia border
Investigation follows allegations of brutal pushbacks of refugees into Bosnia and lack of monitoring of border police

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo and Daniel Boffey in Brussels

10, Nov, 2020 @11:22 AM

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Croatia denies migrant border attacks after new reports of brutal pushbacks
Instances of alleged beatings and sexual assaults against asylum seekers continue to blight special units

Lorenzo Tondo

23, Oct, 2020 @9:31 AM

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Covid surge 'very serious' in Germany and 'out of control' in Spain
Czech PM apologises for bringing back tough measures; Poland and Croatia set daily records

Peter Beaumont

22, Oct, 2020 @4:10 PM

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Croatian police accused of 'sickening' assaults on migrants on Balkans trail
Testimony from asylum seekers alleging brutal border pushbacks, including sexual abuse, adds to calls for EU to investigate

Lorenzo Tondo

21, Oct, 2020 @5:30 AM

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