Refugees crossing from Bosnia 'beaten and robbed by Croatian police'

Refugees crossing from Bosnia 'beaten and robbed by Croatian police'
 

The lucky ones escaped with only their mobile phones smashed. Those less fortunate say they were beaten with sticks, taunted or attacked with dogs. Many allege they had large sums of money stolen.
According to the testimony of migrants and monitoring groups, the Croatian police force is engaging in a systematic campaign of violence and theft against migrants and refugees attempting to find a route to western Europe through the country.
The Guardian spoke to dozens of men in the Bosnian border towns of Velika Kladuša and Bihać, who said they had been subjected to violence at the hands of... read more

 
15 August 2018 in World News, Views: 56
Source: Guardian
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