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Center for Peace, Non-Violence and Human Rights / Centar za mir Osijek

NGO Directory, 27 October 2011

Zupanijska 7
Osijek HR-31000

Tel: +385 31 206 887
Fax: +385 31 206 887
Email: centar-za-mir@centar-za-mir.hr
Web: www.centar-za-mir.hr




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Serbia: Europe's forgotten refugees

A study of the lives of three Europeans who have been living as refugees in Serbia for more than 15 years.

Serbia is the only European country with a protracted refugee population. More than 90,000 refugees from Croatia and from Bosnia and Herzegovina remain there, victims of wars that erupted after the break-up of the former Yugoslavia in 1991.

These long-term refugees live under appalling conditions in dingy apartments and overcrowded collective centres – the nearest thing to refugee camps in modern Europe.

This set of pictures tells the story of three displaced people, the problems they face and their hopes for the future.

Serbia: Europe's forgotten refugees