AYS Special: A large-scale police operation sweeps refugee squats in Northern Serbia

The largest eviction of people was carried out at the settlement in the former Grafosrem industrial facility, but was accompanied by the clearance of multiple other smaller squats throughout the city of Šid / The Deputy Head of the Municipality of Šid, Mr Zoran Semenović was also in attendance, declaring the abandoned factory site to be his property, loudly insulting NNK volunteers that were present and — together with police — removing these witnesses from the area

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Nov 24, 2019 · 4 min read
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People have been cuffed and removed from the squats in the Šid area. Photo: Davy Jones

Undocumented people taken from the streets

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Injuries sustained by the plastic cuffs used by police officers. Photo: Davy Jones

A politician removed witnesses from the area

People’s belongings bulldozed away

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Gone in the eviction: tents, blankets, power grid… Photo: NNK
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Remains of the squat in the abandoned Grafosrem building. Photo: Davy Jones

Unknown people filming volunteer’s house

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