Europe: In a significant development, thousands of Pakistanis are supposedly using Bosnia and Herzegovina in Central Europe to reach the EU zone as illegals.
As the winter started at its peak, they are at the frozen winter borders, for the food they usually depend upon the donations.
Even in the frozen winter, these people doesn’t have the proper facilities to shelter, not even blanket too.
Kasim, a Refuge said” In search of the job he came from Pakistan, he has a shortage of food and shelter. we request the UN to intervene in this matter kindly.”
Despite all fake promises, their own Pakistani government is sleeping and won’t assist them with any help.
A refugee camp which was made at the border had been destroyed due to the fire.
Hamza a refuge said” Chances for the hyperthermia is very high, proper shoes are luxury here.”
To reach Bosnia, Pakistani migrants would generally have to travel overland through Iran, Turkey, Greece, Albania and Macedonia in the hands of traffickers, spending weeks and thousands of pounds in the process and risking arrest, attacks by criminals and even death. However, with a visa, they can fly from Pakistan to Sarajevo, cross the border into Croatia, an EU member, and continue their journey north on the smuggling routes,” the report alleged.
UN refugee agency insisted that only 100 Pakistani migrants arrived in Bosnia in January 2019, but that the numbers started rising.
“There was then a sharp rise in arrivals of Pakistanis in July last year, with more than 2,000 arriving that month compared with fewer than 1,000 in June. After that, the numbers dropped off slightly and then fell sharply again after October. The Bosnian state prosecutor has opened an investigation into the country’s embassy in Islamabad, while FahrudinRadoncic, the security minister, has seized on the allegations as evidence of a “security threat”,” according to a media report.