europe

'Death or Poland': The 'nightmare' of migrants stuck on the EU's border


Poland has constructed razor-wire fencing along part of its border with Belarus in efforts to prevent migrants crossing into the country.
Poland has constructed razor-wire fencing along part of its border with Belarus in efforts to prevent migrants crossing into the country. © AFP / FRANCE 24

A family, including two young children, huddle together for warmth in a forest on the Belarus-Poland border. They are among the thousands of migrants, mostly from the Middle East, who have attempted to cross into the EU from Belarus over the past year. But they now find themselves trapped between the two countries with seemingly no way out. Victims of a political stand-off, they say they can neither enter Poland nor return home through Belarus.



READ SOURCE

Leave a Reply

This website uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you accept our use of cookies.  Learn more