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Violent Pushbacks on Croatia Border Require EU Action

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Recent reports by humanitarian groups and the media paint a gruesome picture of abuse on Croatia’s border with Bosnia-Herzegovina. Photos show injuries consistent with beatings by police batons. Testimonies from migrants and asylum seekers speak of sexual abuse, violence, humiliation and robbery. Click to expand Image A migrant sustained severe head injury and a broken arm following a brutal beating by, what he stated was, six Croatian police officers during a pushback on October 16, 2020, in Bihac, BiH.  © 2020 Danish Refugee Council These harrowing stories are consistent with…

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