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In Slovenia, police have been accused of breaching international law in dealing with applications for asylum. Police have rejected the claims.

Slovenia’s Commissioner for Information, Mojca Prelesnik, has called on security forces to make public documents on the way migrants are treated at the border with Croatia.According to Prelesnik, the treatment and procedures for asylum requests were not in line with international legislation because applications were considered regardless of...

A majority of Europeans want a ban on immigration from Muslim-majority countries, a poll has revealed.

An average of 55 per cent of people across the 10 European countries surveyed wanted to stop all future immigration from mainly Muslim countries.

The Chatham House study, conducted before US President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning immigration to the US from seven predominantly Muslim countries, found majorities in all but two of the ten states opposed...

The European Union prides itself on being a bloc of fairness, justice and equality. But is it ignoring abuses against refugees in Eastern Europe?

It’s not just heads of state who have launched an all-out assault on refugees. Public officials, policemen—and an overwhelming majority of the public have joined in.

1. Hungary

“Every single migrant poses a public security and terror risk.” —Viktor Orban, Hungarian Prime Minister.

Hungary was one of four EU members in...

Coup soldiers attacked civilians with tanks, F-16 jets and helicopters. They targeted innocent civilians deliberately. Turkish parliament and Presidential Complex were also bombed by coup plotters. However, despite this tragic event that no representatives or officials from EU have visited for condolence since failed coup in Turkey.

The European Union (EU) is abandoning all pretense of human rights restraints in its refugee policy. A strategy paper published last week by the EU Commission outlined migration partnerships that will compensate nine states in Africa and the Middle East, both transit countries and countries of origin, for their cooperation in deterring refugees.
The goal of the agreements—described as “compacts”—is “the combatting of causes of flight and a reduction of irregular migration to Europe,”...

Hundreds of thousands could become trapped in Greece after Macedonia, Croatia and Slovenia announce frontier closures.
European leaders claim to have closed the main refugee route to northern Europe, raising the possibility of tens if not hundreds of thousands of refugees being trapped in Greece while the EU attempts to finalise a deal that could see them all returned to Turkey.
Macedonia, Croatia and Slovenia – three of the countries that lie between Greece and the preferred...

Serbia and Slovenia will demand visas as of midnight. Thus, thousands of refugees near the town of Idomeni by the Greek border with Macedonia will not be permitted to enter into Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. Serbia’s Interior Ministry said Serbia was informed of the new restrictions scheduled to begin on Tuesday by Slovenia and will act accordingly and close its borders with Macedonia and Bulgaria for refugees and other migrants who do not have valid visas. It also says "Serbia...

The Balkan countries are closing their borders to refugees one by one. As of last night, Slovenia and Serbia began to demand visas from refugees. In a statement by Croatia this morning, it was announced that borders were closed to refugees.
The closures by Slovenia and Serbia come to mean that thousands of refugees waiting in the town of Idomeni near the Greek border with Macedonia will not be allowed to cross into Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. Through these measures, European...

Slovenia, Serbia and Croatia closed their borders and started demanding visas. “We can find a new route and go to Germany in one way or another,” say refugees. The rising number of refugees escaping countries in the Middle East, especially Syria, and North Africa and taking refugee in Europe causes the migrant crisis to escalate. On the other hand, the number or countries sealing their borders against refugees continues to grow.
Having limited border crossings and taken in only Syrian...

Waiting in the rain last night in Slovenia, 1,800 refugees is a precursor to many likely freezing cases in the winter.
The winter and xenophobia hit refugees. With the cold weather coming, refugees faced great danger since they had no place to take refuge in. Experts warn that if no urgent solution is taken, it will claim the lives of many. Last night, 3,000 refugees waited in the rain in Slovenia. It was the same at the Serbian and Croatian border.

Trying to cope with refugee inflow, Slovenia’s call for help was answered. The European Commission approved 10 million euros in emergency funding to help Slovenia. The money will be used to help finance policing of the border with Croatia, a statement issued by the European Commission's representative office in Slovenia said.
A chunk of the money will also be used to cover the cost of policemen from other European Union countries that are helping the Slovenian police. In addition, it...

Over the past 24 hours, more than 12,000 refugees have arrived in Slovenia, according to Slovenian police. Slovenia has asked the European Union (EU) for police force to help regulate the flow coming from Croatia, said Slovenian Interior Minister Vesna Gyorkos Znidar.
European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos is visiting Slovenia to discuss the migrant crisis. The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called an extraordinary meeting of...

Slovenia’s parliament is expected to approve changes to its laws to enable the army to help police guard the border. The government stated that it was inevitable to take additional measures after thousands of migrants crossed in Slovenian territory after Hungary sealed off its border. The Slovenian government revealed that 8,000 migrants crossed into Slovenian territory on Monday only and that only 2,000 of them passed into Austria. “This is not about enforcing an extraordinary condition,...

Following Hungary’s blocking crossing from the Croatian border with razor wires, refugees, mostly Syrian, headed to Slovenia. After the change in direction, Slovenian police announced that the first bus carrying refugees arrived at the border. "The bus is on the border crossing. The migrants will now go through a registration process,” said police spokesperson Bojan Kitel.