Situation on the Polish border: death of a teenager reported, provocations avoided

Police in the Podlaskie region said the night on the border with Belarus was quiet from Wednesday to Thursday. Several hundred migrants are said to have gathered near Białystok on Wednesday night.

At the time, a Polish newspaper, OKO Press, reported that a 14-year-old Iraqi migrant had died on the border with Belarus. The teenager is reported to have died from the frostbite. The publication states that it received this information from the migrants themselves, with whom it maintains contact.

At the time, the Polish NGO Grupa Granica and the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights said they would turn to the International Criminal Court “for Belarus’s crimes against humanity.”

On the Polish border, where there are currently several thousand migrants, former Polish Prime Minister and former European Council President Donald Tusk met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Reuters / Photo by Scanpix / Migrants at the Polish border

According to the largest Polish independent publication Gazeta Wyborcza, D. Tusk stated during the meeting in Berlin that “Belarus’s actions pose a threat not only to Poland, but also to Lithuania and the entire European Union.”

There are about 4,000 people on the Polish border since Monday. migrants. On Monday, they tried to cross the border at the Kužniči border checkpoint, but were not admitted.

Polish politicians and officials say even more migrants could arrive at the country’s borders in the coming days.


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