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From file: The barbed-wire border fence between Poland and Belarus | Photo: Viktor Tolochko/Sputnik/dpa/picture alliance
From file: Afghan, Pakistani and Bangladeshi migrants near the Turkey-Iran border in Van, Turkey on July 27, 2021 | Photo: Mesut Varol/AA/picture-alliance
Demonstrators accused Polish authorities of cruel behavior and of pushing migrants back over the border | Photo: Aleksander Kalka/imago
The barbed-wire border fence between Poland and Belarus | Photo: Viktor Tolochko/Sputnik/dpa/picture alliance
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)
 Croatian border policemen keep watch at Maljevac border crossing with Bosnia and Herzegovina | Photo: Fehim Demir/archive/EPA
Screenshot from the program 'Monitor' aired on German broadcaster WDR about pushbacks at the Croatian border | Photo: Monitor/WDR
Camera footage from 2018 shows Croation authorities, armed with batons, forcing a group of migrants back into Bosnia | Copyright: Border Violence Monitoring Network
The investigation endorses the accounts of asylum seekers saying they have been beaten by masked men during pushbacks | Marko Djurica / Reuters
An Iraqi asylum seeker is assisted by paramedics after fainting in a forest outside the area covered by the state of emergency on October 3, 2021 in Podlasie region in eastern Poland | Photo: Jakub Kaminski/East News
Huts in a refugee camp in Cyprus | Photo: DW/M. Karakoulaki
Adults and minors refugees and migrants stand behind razor wire at Kara Tepe camp on Lesbos island, Greece on September 19, 2020 | Photo: EPA/Vangelis Papantonis