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Belarusian activist screams in protest over Protasevich arrest


A Belarusian activist decrying the recent arrest of a Belarusian journalist screamed for a minute during a press conference on Monday.

Jana Shostak claimed: “We can't be silent anymore and all we have left is a minute of screaming.”

The plane carrying Roman Protasevich was forced to change course to head for the Belarus capital Minsk after a reported bomb scare, escorted by a MiG fighter jet.

The UK Government has condemned the hijacking, and demanded for Mr Protasevich’s release.

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