BREAKING: Roman Protasevich appears in new video after arrest

6 monate vor


A Belarusian opposition activist who was arrested after the plane he was on was diverted to Minsk in a "state-sponsored hijacking" has appeared in a new video. Journalist Roman Protasevich's flight, carrying around 100 passengers travelling from Athens in Greece, was rerouted while in Belarus airspace from its scheduled destination of Vilnius, Lithuania, to the Belarusian capital on the orders of Alexander Lukashenko. In the video released by Belarusian authorities, Mr Protasevich, who is being held in a jail, says he is in good health and admitted helping to organise mass protests in Minsk last year. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews and https://twitter.com/skynewsbreak Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB
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