Mass deportations from Croatia and Hungary: Organisations complain of human rights violations
More than 130,000 people were deported from Hungary to neighbouring Serbia without an asylum application being registered. Now Croatia is returning refugees on a large scale to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Croatian police are currently carrying out mass deportations of refugees to Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to media reports on Monday, people from the Republic of […]
LeaveNoOneBehind project: An app for the right to asylum
The project „Claim Asylum EU“ aims to help people seeking protection in the European Union. This is necessary because the border authorities at the EU’s external borders are breaking international law on a massive scale. In the 1951 Geneva Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, signatory states agreed to enshrine the fundamental right to […]
Equipment and training: Germany supports police build-up in Croatia
The Croatian police are known for their brutality and human rights violations at the country’s external borders, yet the German governments continues to train them. Number plate scanners, thermal imaging cameras and vehicles could be used for pushbacks in violation of international law. Croatia has been an official member of the European Union since 2013. […]
Secret aerial surveillance: What does an hour’s flight with a Frontex drone cost?
With a new regulation, the EU border agency has set up its own aerial surveillance with aircraft. With the arrival of drones, migration control with the „Multipurpose Aerial Surveillance“ has become much more effective, but presumably also more expensive. For more than a year, the EU border agency has stationed an Israeli Heron 1 long-range […]