Refugees are moved from place to place as Hungary and Croatia bicker

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Hungary has begun transferring refugees to its border with Austria. Croatia earlier said it couldn’t accommodate refugees and is taking the refugees to Hungary.

Officially, many borders are closed, but it appeared Saturday that some refugees were moving through an unofficial corridor to Austria, as Hungary and Croatia traded words over the situation.

Hungary accused Croatia of violating international law, saying a train carrying more than 1,000 migrants and about 40 Croatian police had arrived unannounced and that Croatia was engaging in “intentional participation in human smuggling.” Read more…

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Croatia shuts border after more than 11,000 refugees enter the country

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ZAGREB, Croatia — Croatia has closed its border with Serbia after more than 11,000 refugees entered the country.

The bulk of the refugees — some 6,000 to 8,000 — ended up in the city of Beli Manastir, where the local media describes the situation as “chaotic.” Most, however, are trying to get to the country’s capital, Zagreb, and continue toward Slovenia.

Most of the refugees interviewed by local TV stations in the last few days expressed their desire to reach Austria and Germany, pointing out that they do not plan to stay in Croatia or Slovenia Read more…

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