German Interior Minister Nancy Faeser announced that her country’s border controls with Poland, the Czech Republic and Switzerland will be extended beyond December 15 for at least two months, with the aim of reducing irregular migration. “Our measures are effective,” Faeser told the German newspaper “Rheinische Post” in statements published on Friday, December 8. “Our […]Read more..
Intending to seek international protection
A Syrian migrant was shot at the Polish-Belarusian border
A 23-year-old Syrian migrant was shot by a Polish soldier while trying to cross the border from Belarus, according to what non-governmental organizations in the region announced, amid human rights accusations against Polish border guards of “racism” and “aggression” toward migrants. On Sunday, November 5, the Polish Prosecutor’s Office confirmed opening an investigation into the […]Read more..
Warnings against the use of immigrants as political tools
Belarus accuses Poland of using violence against migrants to keep them away from Europe
Belarus accused Poland of using “violence and abuse” on their common border to deport migrants trying to enter the European Union through its territory, while Poland confirms that Russian and Belarusian special services are “organizing the crossings of migrants” to its borders, amid warnings from activists that migrants are being used as tools in the […]Read more..
The number of immigrants and asylum seekers arriving in Germany across the Polish and Czech borders is increasing, which leads to great pressure on the border state of Saxony, especially with the rising pace of the Russian-Ukrainian war. German media reported, based on private sources from the police in the state of Saxony, that during […]Read more..
While voices came from the Christian Democrats in Germany calling for more border controls to limit the flow of refugees, the German Ministry of the Interior did not see that there was a need to discuss such a measure at the present time. The flow of refugees to Germany has increased recently due to the […]Read more..
An Iraqi couple went through difficult months fearing deportation to refugee camps in Poland, just before the German authorities decided at the last minute to cancel the deportation and consider their requests for church asylum. In an effort to obtain protection, the Kurdish family lived under the roof of the Protestant Church, but their lives […]Read more..