A state-sponsored ‘hijacking’ – the arrest of Belarus blogger Raman Pratasevich

A state-sponsored ‘hijacking’ – the arrest of Belarus blogger Raman Pratasevich

By The Guardian

Today in Focus

Friday, 28 May

Belarusian journalist Hanna Liubakova examines why Alexander Lukashenko, the president of Belarus, apparently diverted a Ryanair flight in order to arrest 26-year-old blogger Raman Pratasevich. Guardian Moscow correspondent, Andrew Roth, discusses the fallout from the action. Help support our independent journalism at theguardian.com/infocus
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