‘Police searched my baby’s nappy’: migrant families on the perilous Balkan route

‘The game’ of crossing the Croatian-Bosnian border with children often results in degrading treatment and violent pushbacks, refugees sayAn Afghan girl pulls her baby sister along in a pram through the mud and snow. Saman is six and baby Darya is 10 mo…

‘The game’ of crossing the Croatian-Bosnian border with children often results in degrading treatment and violent pushbacks, refugees say

An Afghan girl pulls her baby sister along in a pram through the mud and snow. Saman is six and baby Darya is 10 months old. They and their family have been pushed back into Bosnia 11 times by the Croatian police, who stripped Darya bare to check if the parents had hidden mobile phones or money in her nappy.

“They searched her as though she were an adult. I could not believe my eyes,” says Darya’s mother, Maryam, 40, limping through the mud and clinging to a stick.

Related: Croatia denies migrant border attacks after new reports of brutal pushbacks

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