MIGRATION CRISIS



In Poland, 311 people detained by police for migrant smuggling

Since the beginning of the migration crisis, 311 people have been detained ...

24.11.2021
poland , migration crisis

Women's Union appeals to European officials

The Grodno regional organisation of the Belarusian Women’s Union has posted its appeal to European officials. The ladies are now rendering possible assistance to refugees and cannot remain silent on seeing what is happening at the border. Below is the text of their appeal. Photo by Vitaly Pivovarchik Why are you keeping silence, dear gentlemen, when Polish security forces are using tear gas against defenceless children, women and families of refugees from Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan who are ...

10.11.2021
migration crisis , women

Belarus’ Information Ministry stands for unrestricted coverage of events on the border

Belarus’ Information Ministry is closely monitoring the development of the refugee situation on the Belarusian-Polish border and advocates open and unrestricted media coverage of the events taking place there – as stated by the ministry’s official website Photo by Aleksandr Kushner In this regard, the Polish side's ban on the work of media representatives in the border zone is outrageous and is a gross violation of journalists’ rights to carry out their professional activities. To ensure ...

10.11.2021
information ministry , migration crisis

Lukashenko on business approaches to migrant issue

A mafia-like structure operates in the European Union and facilitates the transit of migrants. This statement was made by the President of Belarus yesterday in an interview with the Editor-in-Chief of Russia’s Natsionalnaya Oborona magazine and a military expert, Igor Korotchenko, BelTA reports Photo: www.belta.by “People travel, go to the border. About 2,000 of them or maybe slightly more than that concentrated in various places – in Minsk, in forests yesterday. It was the first time like ...

10.11.2021
Lukashenko , migration crisis

Lukashenko about war with migrants at Polish border

In an interview with the Editor-in-Chief of Russia’s Natsionalnaya Oborona magazine and a military expert, Igor Korotchenko, President Aleksandr Lukashenko made a few comments about the situation with migrants at Belarus' border with the European Union, BelTA reports photo: www.belta.by Aleksandr Lukashenko noted, “You have to agree that resorting to weapons in the modern world is tantamount to suicide. Even more so here, in the centre of Europe. And even more so with Belarus. Because all the ...

09.11.2021
Lukashenko , migration crisis , border

Lukashenko, Putin discussed situation on Belarus-Poland border

Presidents of Belarus and Russia, Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin, had a telephone conversation – as informed by the Belarusian leader’s press service, BelTA reports photo: www.belta.by Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin synchronized watches on the bilateral agenda in general, discussed topical integration issues on the radar of the heads of state. However, the telephone conversation focused on the situation on the Belarusian-Polish border as well as on the tough actions of the ...

09.11.2021
Lukashenko , putin , border , migration crisis

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