Belarus President Orders Plane To Land To Detain Opposition Blogger 1

Belarus President Orders Plane To Land To Detain Opposition Blogger

 

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko ordered a Ryanair flight carrying a key opposition blogger and headed for Lithuania to land in the Belarusian capital Minsk on Sunday and detained him on arrival, officials and rights activists said.» Subscribe to MSNBC:

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Belarus President Orders Plane To Land To Detain Opposition Blogger

46 comments

    1. Agreed. He lost the election. He should step down and let the country’s elected President take over.

    1. ну да, когда тебе изначально говорят ложь, и повторяют это каждый день, то ты начинаешь верить и тебе начинает казаться что твои мысли – это твоё собственное мнение 🙂

    2. But it is ok to force down a diplomatic plane with Bolivias president Morales because you thought Edward Snowden was on it?
      Hypocrites

    1. Not enough oil there or the DNCbots here would be screaming their fake outrage over this and hollering for more war

    2. He used to be the leader of Belarus, but he lost an election and now he’s just a dictator who refuses to step down.

  1. So the KGB hijacked a plane going from Greece to Lithuania, to arrest a keyboard warrior.
    It used to be a knock on the door in the middle of the night, and getting thrown in a van.
    It’s only a few months since Putin Novichok’d Navalny on a plane…

    1. @Nathan 556 Give it a rest. You know as well as I do the OP was trying to pretend this is Russia and Putin

    2. they still do knock on ur door and take u, todays’ craziness was to show the rest of the country what he can do to people who doesn’t agree with him, that’s very sad

    1. Yes, we understand. Do you think anyone will do anything about it.?….. anything other than talk.?
      I’m guessing…. Not.

  2. This is the kind of authoritarian abuse of power that the GQP can only WISH they could get away with.
    Party of “law and order” they self-proclaimed!

    1. But it is ok to force down a diplomatic plane with Bolivias president Morales because you thought Edward Snowden was on it?
      Hypocrites

  3. Every country and NATO need to get this guy home and sanction Belarus to the highest. This is outrageous

    1. Julian Assange the most famous journalist who has had the biggest story in the last decade is currently facing prosecution from the USA government. Not one of you clowns have a single story talking about it but you’re for press freedom. You people are hyppcritical clowns.

    2. But it is ok to force down a diplomatic plane with Bolivias president Morales because you thought Edward Snowden was on it?
      Hypocrites

  4. Very simple remedy: freeze all Belarus assets abroad, immediately – and block all traffic coming into and out of the country.

  5. When you think you’re safe no one can touch you then bummmmm lukashenko bring you back home what a world we livetrust me could have done the same

  6. May 23, 2021 (The New York Times). A Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius, Lithuania, carrying about 170 passengers, including 26-year-old journalist Roman Protasevich, flew over Belarus when Belarusian air traffic controllers notified its pilots of a “potential security threat on board” and sent the plane to Minsk – reported Irish airline.
    Lukashenko, who is often called “the last dictator of Europe”, personally ordered a MiG-29 fighter jet (armed with air-to-air missiles) to escort the Ryanair plane to Minsk airport, his press service reported. According to the statement, Lukashenka gave an “unequivocal order” to “force the plane to turn around and land.”

  7. This is unacceptable! What can we do as citizens please? I’ll do what it takes, I’ll convince people to do the same, any ideas?

  8. What more do you expect from the filth of man. As they see the defenders of Democracy turn their backs on their own people.

  9. (This will get deleted in like 30 seconds – read fast) Next time he flies, someone should reroute his plane to a foreign airport.

  10. So basically Lukashenko is saying “The press is the enemy of the people”. Hmm, who does that remind you of?

  11. وفق الله تعالى سياده الرئيس لوكشينكو لتحقيق العدل بشكل ودي وسلمي

  12. They forgot the part where Lukashenko ordered an armed MIG up to force the commercial jet to turn east to Minsk.

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