Lawyer Inessa Alenskaya is admitted to founder of opposition Belarusian Telegram channel NEXTA Roman Pratasevich detained during the incident with Ryanair flight in Minsk as Belarusian Radio Liberty reported.
According to Alenskaya, Pratasevich “is good; he is cheerful, glad, there is nothing to worry about. According to the non-disclosure of information, the lawyer could not say where Pratasevich is located and in what status.
“I was not informed about the volume of information that I cannot publish that is why I cannot report anything more,” the lawyer said.
On May 23, the founder of the largest opposition telegram channel of Belarus NEXTA, journalist Roman Pratasevich, was detained in Minsk. The plane with Roman Protasevich on board flew from Athens to Vilnius. Suddenly, the plane gave a distress signal, changed course, and made an emergency landing at the Minsk National Airport. The emergency landing was caused by a mining signal.
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko claimed that Roman Protasevich, the founder of the NEXTA Telegram channel detained in Minsk, allegedly took part in the war in Donbas.
In Belarus, journalist was served charges. He was put on the international wanted and list and he was included on the list of people involved in the terrorist activity. Earlier, the Belarusian activities filed the request to Poland on his extradition.