Belarus officers force migrants across the border into EU at gunpoint – ‘A dirty game’

President Alexander Lukashenko has despatched hundreds of individuals to the Polish border on board busses with officers forcing them to cross at gunpoint. The migrants had been intercepted by Polish forces who stopped them getting into the nation, whereas on the similar time being pushed ahead by Belarus forces.

“They mentioned they might not resist the guards, who all the time carried massive weapons,” Anna Alboth from charity Minority Rights Group, advised the Instances.

A bunch of migrants has been caught in Usnarz Gorny, a village in japanese Poland, for nearly a fortnight.

One other group has been taken to holding centres in Poland.

In line with the Instances, the migrants had been pressured throughout the small Swislocz river on planks.

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This follows a report final week from Lithuania which claimed 12 Belarusian officers crossed the border illegally to pressure a gaggle of migrants into the EU.

Over 4,100 migrants, with the bulk from Iraq, have been pressured into Lithuania illegally from Belarus simply this yr.

The rise within the border crossings started in June when the EU imposed sanctions on Alexander Lukashenko.

The sanctions had been imposed after the President elevated the crackdown on protesters and arrested a dissident journalist who was on board a Ryanair flight.

The airplane was pressured to land in Minsk the place officers arrested the Belarusian journalist Roman Protasevich.

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