Friday, November 12, 2021

Belarus-Poland border crisis traps thousands in "catastrophic" conditions


CNN offer the following summary of the humanitarian migrant crisis along the Belarus/Poland border:

  • Thousands of people trapped on the border between Poland and Belarus are being stopped from crossing into Poland by some 15,000 soldiers.
  • The European Union, the United States and NATO have accused Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko of manufacturing a migrant crisis on the EU's eastern frontier as retribution for sanctions over human rights abuses.
  • Stranded people are facing "catastrophic" conditions in freezing forests and makeshift camps at the border.
  • The US and EU are preparing to levy fresh sanctions on Belarus.

Click the CNN link above for updates.


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