From file: A soldier of the Latvian National Armed Forces (NAF) patrols along a new barbed wire fence on the state border with Belarus in Kraslava region, Latvia | Photo: Valda Kalnina / archive / EPA
From file: migrants in the forest near the Poland-Belarus border in November | Photo: Leonid Shcheglov/Belta/AFP/REUTERS
Migrants confined in the Pabradé center in Lithuania, July 6, 2021 | Photo: Reuters
A large number of migrants arrived at Lithuania's border during the summer of 2021 | Photo: Mindaugas Kulbis/AP/Picture-alliance
Migrants at the Rudninkai migrant camp in Lithuania | Photo: DPA/Alexander Welscher
Women in Medininkai camp, Lithuania, stripped and handcuffed on March 2, 2022 | Photo: DR
In the Pabradé camp in Lithuania, soldiers enter with dogs to frighten the migrants | Photo: DR
From file: Migrants returning home from Lithuania in January 2022 | Source: Press release from website of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania
The reception center for migrants in Medininkai, Lithuania, near the border with Belarus | Photo: Private
The view from Sekou's room in Pabradé, Lithuania, in January 2022 | Photo: Private
Workers install four-meter-high fence on Belarusian border in Druskininkai, Lithuania, on November 4, 2021 | Photo: REUTERS/Janis Laizans
Lithuania's Agne Bilotaite said the EU must find common ground on migration if it is to defend its external borders | Photo: Petras Malukas/AFP