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Migration Crisis: Poland deploys thousands of soldiers at its border with Belarus

 Migration Crisis: Poland deploys thousands of soldiers at its border with Belarus © P - Leonid Shcheglov Migrants face Polish police officers at the border between Poland and Belarus on November 8, 2021. The situation Stay extremely tense at the border between Poland and Belarus. Several thousand refugees are still massed at the border on the Belarusian side facing the military device set up by Poland.

Aux portes de l’Europe, à la frontière entre la Biélorussie et la Pologne, des dizaines de milliers d’exilés sont toujours bloqués. Impossible pour eux de franchir la frontière. © Leonid Shcheglov BELTA / AFP the gates of Europe, on the border between Belarus and Poland, tens of thousands of exiles are always blocked. Impossible for them to cross the border.

the gates of Europe, on the border between Belarus and Poland, tens of thousands of exiles are still blocked. Impossible for them to cross the border. Iraqi Kurds, Syrians or Lebanese, used by the Plan of President Belarusse Loukachenko who opened their doors to put pressure on the European Union. After days of wandering in the cold and hunger, some chose to turn back. Meeting with the Syrians, who fled to take refuge in Minsk Beirut.

With our correspondent in Beirut, Noah Pignède

Migratory crisis: Vladimir Putin calls on the EU to restore the contact with Belarus

 Migratory crisis: Vladimir Putin calls on the EU to restore the contact with Belarus © Reuters Humanitarian distribution for migrants near the Belarus-Polish border, in the region of Grodno, Belarus, November 11, 2021. While EU members are preparing to adopt sanctions against Belarus, accused of orchestrating the arrival of several thousand migrants at the gates of Europe, Vladimir Putin asked on Thursday to restore the Dialogue with Minsk.

There are a few more days, Abdullah was on the border between Poland and Belarus, an ice forest where many exiles have died. The Syrian dreamed of joining Germany, but ended up turning back towards Beirut where he is hiding. Still traumatized by his experiences, Abdullah refuses to meet us; So he testifies by phone.

"It was a tragedy, he says. Unbearable suffering. We wanted to die. I told the police: "Throw us in jail It will be easier than this hell.." We wandered in the forest, no water, no food. They beat us, we threatened. We are psychologically destroyed. "


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Syrians, Iraqis and Yemenites are now forbidden to Belarus from Turkey

 Syrians, Iraqis and Yemenites are now forbidden to Belarus from Turkey The Alexander Loukachenko regime is accused of sending migrants to its border with Poland, delivering tourist visas to thousands of candidates. emigration to the EU. © Provided by FranceInfo Nationals of Iraq, Syria and Yemen now have the prohibition "buy tickets and to embark for Belarus from the airports of Turkey," announced the General Management of the Turkish aviation, Friday, November 12th.

Find a new way to Damascus Party with friends, Abdullah has fled the regime of Bashar al-Assad and conscription. Today in Beirut, he and his friend Hamza looking at all costs a new path to Europe.

"We can not return to Syria because the majority of us is called to military service, says Hamza. If you enter the country, we risk being jailed. So we want to reach a safe country. Because all we seek is a place where we can live in safety and in dignity. Nothing more. We do not ask more than to be treated like human beings. "

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Injured world by beating Belarusian soldiers and post-traumatic stress disorder, they hope to get a humanitarian visa to seek asylum in France.

► To listen as at the border between Poland and Belarus, where migrants are the hostages of a diplomatic tussle

Belarus: Lukashenko promises migrants that he will not hold them .
© Belta / AFP L E Chairman of Belarus Alexander Loukachenko promised Friday to the migrants stuck on the Polish border that he does not remember force. They want to win Europe, calling Germany to welcome them, at risk of aggravating tensions. Several thousand people, originating mainly from the countries of the Middle East, have flocked in recent weeks on the border of Poland, awakening the fear of Europe of a large migration crisis.

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