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On this particular version, we concentrate on the migrant disaster brewing on the European Union’s japanese border. 1000’s of individuals from the Center East have travelled to Belarus within the hope of getting into the EU. Now they’re trapped on the border with Poland, desperately attempting to outlive in freezing situations. We take a more in-depth look and converse to Kinda Youssef from our InfoMigrants web site.
Polish border guards estimate that as much as 4,000 migrants are camped out alongside the border with Belarus. Amongst them are younger kids, with no entry to meals, clear water or shelter from the winter chilly. Warsaw will not allow them to in and is pushing them again with tear fuel and water cannon. Minsk is not letting them return both. We take a more in-depth take a look at how these migrants turned caught in a standoff between Poland and Belarus.
We additionally converse to Kinda Youssef from our InfoMigrants web site, who travelled to the Polish aspect of the border and spoke to a few of the migrants. She tells us extra about how the migrants are attending to the border and the ordeal they face there.
Lots of these trapped on the border are Kurds from northern Iraq, in addition to Syrians. After years of residing in a battle zone, they’ve made the journey within the hope of discovering a greater life in Europe. Our reporters in Iraq and Poland gathered a few of their tales.