On Wednesday 11 March 2020, a National Preventive Mechanism representative monitored two forced removals of foreign citizens from the territory of the Republic of Serbia. The citizen of Afghanistan was escorted from the Shelter for Foreigners to Nikola Tesla Airport in order to return to his home country by plane, whereas a citizen of Croatia, also from the Shelter, was escorted to Batrovci border crossing and handed over to Croatian authorities.

The monitoring was conducted with the full cooperation of the Shelter staff.