Croatia: Slovenian police pepper spray refugee at Harmica border
Slovenian police used pepper spray after a man tried to break through the border fence in Harmica on Sunday. The escalations led to altercations between the migrants and refugees and with the police. Many in the crowd attempted to calm down the situation, negotiating and mediating tensions.
Croatia: Police scuffle with refugees on Tovarnik border
Scuffles broke out between refugees and police in the Croatian border town of Tovarnik, Friday, as the former endured long hours of waiting for buses transporting them to the northern border.
Croatia says “no more migrants”
After finding itself suddenly in the path of Europe’s biggest migration in decades, Croatia says it can no longer offer the migrants a refuge and will send them onwards. Mana Rabiee reports.
Blockades fail to halt Croatia migration
Migrants are streaming cross-country from Serbia to the European Union, undeterred by Croatia’s closure of almost all road crossings after a mass influx. Paul Chapman reports.
Croatia – Migrants stuck in rain at crossing to Slovenia | Editor’s Pick | 19 Oct 15
Hundreds of migrants and refugees remained stranded in Croatia in front of a border crossing to Slovenia on Monday morning.
Drenched by persistent rain, they huddled by makeshift fires or under plastic sheets.
A Croatian train had taken them late on Sunday from Cakovec to Trnovec, around 200 metres (218 yards) from the Sredisce ob Dravi crossing.
Slovenia said on Sunday that it would not allow entry to new arrivals after more than 2,000 people arrived in the small nation in one day.
Some 100 refugees and migrants were allowed to advance through the crossing early on Monday, but hundreds more remained stranded.