About 5,000 Migrants currently live in three camps near the Lithuanian-Belarussian border | Photo: Mindaugas Kulbis/AP/picture-alliance
A Polish police officer is seen behind a barbed wire fence along the Belarusian-Polish border on November 22, 2021 | Photo: Sergei Bobylev/TASS/dpa/picture-alliance
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson attends an online hearing of the European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs in Brussels on January 13, 2022 | Photo: EPA/OLIVIER HOSLET
Doctors Without Borders said its team had not been allowed access to people at Poland's frontier with Belarus | Photo: Pavel Golovkin/Ap Photo/picture-alliance
From file: A Lithuanian army soldier and border guard officer stand next to the Belarusian border in Druskininkai, Lithuania, on November 4, 2021 | Photo: Janis Laizans/Reuters
Lithuania tripled the payment to induce migrants who entered from Belarus to agree to return home | Source: Website of the Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania
Poland has put up fencing along its border with Belarus to try to stem the flow of migrants coming in | Photo: Safa Karacan/AA/picture-alliance
 2021 was marked by increasingly deadly Mediterranean crossings, the Taliban coming to power in Afghanistan and an influx of migrants at the EU's eastern borders | Photo: InfoMigrants
Polish border guard officers patrol at the Kuznica-Bruzgi checkpoint reportedly push migrants back into Belarus | Photo:  REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
A man outside the 'Bruzgi' logistics center turned makeshift migrant reception facility in Belarus | Photo: Maxim Shemetov/REUTERS
Migrants and refugees wait in limbo as they are pushed back and forth across the border between Belarus and Poland | Photo: Maxim Shemetov/REUTERS
The EU has accused Belarus of pushing people over EU borders with false promises of asylum | Photo: Oksana Manchuk/BelTA/AP/Picture-alliance