"Everything okay?" a Polish activist asks a Syrian mother whose family has spent a week in the cold, wet woods between Belarus and Poland, among thousands of migrants who have tried to cross to the EU
Governments were quick to denounce the diversion of a Ryanair plane by Belarus as an act of "terrorism" and "state-sponsored piracy" -- but will the country face legal consequences?
The European Union showed a united front by imposing sanctions on several Belarusian authorities. The achievement of the European Union leaders has been commended.