The journalists taking on Belarus’ regime

The journalists taking on Belarus’ regime


Roman Protasevich, the journalist arrested off the diverted Ryan Air flight, is described a personal enemy of Belarusian President Lukashenko.

The 26-year-old Roman Protasevich was the news editor of the enormously successful opposition news channel Nexta during the height of last summer’s mass protests in Belarus. #

The Telegram channel played a major role in organising the protests.

Roman’s former colleagues say they now fear for their lives.

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