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Polish soldiers set up a barbed wire fence on the border between Poland and Belarus on September 1, 2021 | Photo: Maciej Luczniewski/NurPhoto/picture-alliance
Migrants in Poland | Source: Screenshot report DW
Poland alleges that Belarus, angered by European sanctions, is intentionally sending migrants across their shared border as a kind of blackmail | Photo: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty Images (via DW)
Screenshot from the program 'Monitor' aired on German broadcaster WDR about pushbacks at the Croatian border | Photo: Monitor/WDR

A Frontex officer in Lithuania in July 2021 | Photo: EPA/STR
From file: Young migrants enter the Spanish enclave of Ceuta from Morocco, 19 May 2021 | Photo: EPA/JALAL MORCHIDI
A group of at least 30 refugees has been stranded at the Polish-Belarusian border | Photo: Irina Polina/TASS/Picture-alliance
From file: A group of migrants mainly from Afghanistan and Iraq at the border between Belarus and Poland on August 19, 2021 | Photo: Jakub Kaminski/East News/Imago Images
Polish police officers stand at the Polish-Belarusian border near Usnarz Gorny village, northwest Poland | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA/ARTUR RESZKO POLAND OUT)
Migrants arriving to the port in Cadiz, Spain, on August 27, 2021 | Photo: EPA/Spanish National Police
Poland says more troops will be sent to the border in the wake of four deaths there | Photo: Picture-alliance
Polish soldiers eye the Belarusian border through a newly-erected wire fence | Photo: Dominika Zarzycka/Picture alliance