Polish-based photographer Kasia Strek documented what it was like for migrants and people in Poland as the crisis evolved at the border in November.
After luring asylum-seekers to the EU as a political stunt, Belarus has now sent people back to the dangerous place they were escaping, rights groups and migrants tell NPR.
The exiled leader of Belarus' pro-democracy movement says that renewed protests and diplomatic pressure will lead to a peaceful political transition and new, free and fair elections.
The Belarusian president appears to regain the upper hand after mass demonstrations against his reelection in a vote that's been criticized by the U.S. and the European Union.
The country's scattered opposition is regaining its footing after President Alexander Lukashenko unleashed his security forces on protesters during four nights of unprecedented violence.