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Fears Grow of New Crisis as Refugees in Belarus Driven Into Ukraine



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Belarusian armed forces are pushing asylum seekers from the Middle East who became trapped in the country after they were promised passage to the EU to cross the border into war-torn Ukraine, according to the testimony of people in Belarusian camps.

Dozens of asylum seekers stuck for months in a makeshift dormitory less than a mile from the Polish border, were ordered by a group of Belarusian soldiers to leave the building at gunpoint and given two options: crossing the border into Poland, where guards have beaten them back, or entering Ukraine, one of them said.

Read more at The Guardian

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