Refugee Crisis

March 13, 2019

New report by Amnesty International accuses the EU and European governments of being actively complicit in – and helping to fund – ‘violent and illegal’ pushbacks of migrants and refugees from Croatia.

March 7, 2019

Bosnian ministries recorded a dozen deaths last year among migrants and refugees in the country, but precise data on those who lost their lives crossing the country remain absent.

February 14, 2019

Local authorities in northwest Bosnia are threatening to send thousands of migrants and refugees to the capital, Sarajevo, unless the state authorities assume direct responsibility for them by February 15.

December 16, 2018

A Croatian watchdog organization on Sunday published video material that it says proves that the Croatian police systematically and violently expel migrants and refugees from the country on border with Bosnia.

December 11, 2018

A new report by international watchdog Human Rights Watch accused Croatian police of abusing, beating and extorting money from migrants and refugees while not allowing them to seek asylum.

November 16, 2018

An imaginative project has been collecting drawings from thousands of refugees and migrants across Europe and North Africa, in which they sketch their lives before, now and in the future.

November 13, 2018

Bulgaria is the latest EU-member state to clarify that it will be not back the UN pact on migration, due to be signed next month in Marrakech, claiming it puts the national interest at risk.  

November 12, 2018

While migrants and refugees pile up in Bosnia, becoming prime targets for smugglers, only a handful of smuggling cases has ended in a court conviction.

October 30, 2018

Bosnia and Herzegovina has struggled with an influx of migrants and refugees in 2018, but official data shows that there is a low rate of offending among those attempting to transit the country on the way to the EU.

October 25, 2018

An EU diplomat said that hundreds of migrants and refugees, massed on Bosnia and Herzegovina’s border with Croatia for a second day running, must be told that illegal migration is unacceptable.