June 22, 2021

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Belarus government accused of hijacking plane to arrest journalist

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Belarus has been condemned for diverting a plane, in order to arrest Belarusian opposition journalist Roman Protasevich.

Fighter jets were sent to take down the plane after claiming there was a bomb threat, which witnesses on the flight said “wasn’t true”.

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary also suggested there were KGB security agents on the flight.

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