Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko hijacked a plane to arrest a journalist

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday forcibly sent his Athens fighter jets from Ryan Athens, Greece to the Lithuanian city of Vilnius, forcing his fighter jet to land at Minsk airport.

Moscow. Positive criticism of the government is the religion of the writer and the journalist, but sometimes governments do not like to be positively criticized by journalists and writers. In such a situation, many countries have censorship on the media and many places have different types of restrictions. If a journalist gives some reports without taking all these trends or brings such news in a society that tarnishes the image of the government, that journalist will have to suffer the consequences.

However, all this happens more in a non-democratic country. In democracies, under law and rule, the media has complete freedom to bring and report all kinds of reports or news to society. Now such a news has come from Belarus, which is very surprising.

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Indeed, the country’s president plotted to arrest a journalist (blogger) in Belarus. The president hijacked the plane to arrest the journalist under the conspiracy. On Sunday, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko reportedly forcibly dispatched his fighter jet from Ryan Athens, Greece, to the city of Vilnius in Lituthia, forcing him to land at Minsk Airport.

Following this, Belarusian police arrested Roman Protasvik, a 26-year-old journalist on a plane. He also arrested his 23-year-old Russian girlfriend, Sofia Sapega. The Boeing 737, carrying more than 170 passengers, was disturbed by the development. Some aviation experts believe the Ryanair was also threatened with being shot down by a MiG-29 fighter jet.

Why the journalist and his girlfriend were arrested

Let me tell you that Roman President Lukashenko is considered an opponent. That clarity has been critical. Roman has been accused of staging street protests after declaring Lukashenko the winner of Belarus’s presidential election last year.

Lukashenko is being criticized globally

Let us tell you that Alexander Lukashenko is known as the ‘last dictator’ of Europe. This is because they are making constitutional amendments and changes in the law to stay in power. Lukashenko’s victory is not considered legitimate by a large number of people in the country and the international community.

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Now President Lukashenko is being criticized globally for hijacking the plane. Lithuanian President Gitanus Nauseda, a member of the European Union (EU), has called on the EU and NATO to respond to the act, prompting Germany to demand an immediate explanation from Belarus.

At the same time, the Prime Minister of Poland has strongly condemned the act and called it an act of terrorism. The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said Belarus’s actions were completely unacceptable.

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko arrested in hijacking

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko arrested in hijacking

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