The European Union (EU) might impose new sanctions on Belarus as of Monday, 15 November, since Belarusian President Aleksander Lukashenko continues to use migrants to destabilise the security and stability of Poland, and therefore of […]
The liberal Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament wants new sanctions targeting the Lukashenka regime in Belarus. The call comes as a response to what the group calls ‘the continued trafficking and exploitation of migrants as part of a perverse hybrid war against the EU’.
A group of around 30 refugees have been stuck in Usnarz Górny at the Poland-Belarus border, in conditions the International Organization for Migration called “extremely harsh (…) with limited access to drinking water and food, medical assistance, sanitation facilities and shelter”. Those conditions resulted now over the week-end in the death of four refugees – frozen to death as Polish border guards confirmed.
Since 1 June 2021, more than 1,000 migrants have attempted to cross the border from Belarus to Lithuania. Lithuanian prime minister Ingrida Simonyte claimed that, over the past month and a half, more migrants have tried to cross the state borders than in the last four years combined. The Lithuanian State Border Guard Service has declared a state of emergency and has started to build a fence on the almost 700km long border.
Nowhere in Europe has the Coronavirus impacted society as much as in Belarus. For the past two months, the streets of Minsk have been turned into the stage of a possible revolution. Together with Budapest-based […]