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Between May 2017 and May last year, NNK recorded 215 reported cases of push-backs by Croatian police to Serbia, of which 45 per cent involved physical violence.
Between May 2017 and December last year, there were 141 push-backs from Croatia to Bosnia, NNK reported, of which 84 per cent involved violence.
Anti-abortion campaigners joined 'Walk for Life' rallies on Saturday in three of Croatia's cities, Zagreb, Split and Zadar.
Organisers said they wanted to stage a peaceful walk with a goal of "protecting the lives of unborn children - the most vulnerable minority in Croatia and providing support to every pregnant woman".
The Croatian Veterans' Affairs Ministry and local authorities in the towns of Daruvar, Petrinja, Sinj and Sibenik signed agreements on Monday to set up new centres for people who fought in the 1991-95 war.
The centres in the four towns will provide care and assistance, basic physical rehabilitation and sporting, recreational and educational activities for Croatian veterans.
War Veterans in Croatia have warned they will set up road blocks if the government revives plans to locate a centre for asylum seekers in the small rural town of Petrina, about 60 kilometres southeast of Zagreb.
"We do not give up on our requests … If you do not meet them, we'll see you on the state roads on May 26, 2019," the War Veterans of Petrinja wrote on Thursday.
Romania's Prime Minister Viorica Dancila on Friday participated in the opening of a business and trade forum in Dubrovnik, Croatia, on the side-lines of a summit of the heads of government of the Central and Eastern Europe - China 16 + 1 co-operation format, where a website of the 16+1 SME management co-ordination mechanism managed by Croatia was inaugurated.
The streets of the Croatian capital Zagreb on Monday are to host a photographic exhibition of four refugees currently living in Croatia called "Oni/They."
At each individual point, four portraits of one migrant by different photographers will be exhibited. The project is run under the auspices of UNHCR Croatia in collaboration with the Jesuit Refugee Service.
Supporters of the anti-domestic violence campaign "Save me" in Croatia protested on Saturday in three cities - Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik - to "show solidarity with victims of violence and demand that the system adequately protect them", it said.
The movement began only two weeks ago with the start of a Facebook group that already counts more than 45,000 members.