Germany refuses to take in stranded migrants after calls from Minsk – DW

Germany has rejected calls from Minsk for the European Union to take in migrants stranded at the Belarus-Poland border. EU member states have also made it clear they won’t be blackmailed by Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko. He is demanding they take in thousands of migrants. They’re facing harsh winter conditions out in the forests alongContinue reading “Germany refuses to take in stranded migrants after calls from Minsk – DW”

Polish volunteers help migrants in border crisis – DW News

The humanitarian crisis on Europe’s eastern flank shows no signs of easing. Poland is pushing back multiple groups of migrants trying to get over the border from Belarus. Those who make it across – mostly young families from Iraq – are left to face harsh winter conditions out in the open. Now local Polish residentsContinue reading “Polish volunteers help migrants in border crisis – DW News”

Poland weighs declaring state of emergency on Belarus border amid migrant surge

Poland moved on Tuesday towards declaring a state of emergency in two regions on its border with Belarus after hundreds of illegal migrants crossed into its territory this month. The government formally asked President Andrzej Duda to impose the state of emergency for 30 days in parts of the Podlaskie and Lubelskie regions. It wasContinue reading “Poland weighs declaring state of emergency on Belarus border amid migrant surge”

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