More than a dozen migrants drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean to find better opportunities in Europe.
Food is scarce for refugees arriving in Belarus. The weather is cold. Some describe harsh interrogations and even allege torture if they do not obey orders.
Thousands of migrants have traveled to Belarus in the hope of crossing into the European Union, only to find themselves trapped on the border in freezing conditions.
The EU on Wednesday accused Belarus of mounting a "hybrid attack" on the bloc by encouraging thousands of migrants fleeing poverty and war-torn areas to try to cross into Poland.
Courts’ report portrays judges as highly efficient; NGO’s report depicts them as lacking sufficient humanity in allowing foreigners to languish in detention.
The coast guard said it recovered three bodies, and the victims were believed to be a woman and two children.
The migrants, mostly from Central and West Africa, had been drifting around 50 miles off the Libyan coast for nearly 24 hours when they were picked up.
The nationalist governments in Poland and Hungary have also locked horns with the EU over the rule of law and climate policies.
Von Storch was referring to a brawl at a public swimming pool at the weekend in Stuttgart where police arrested three youths who had attacked staff.