The editors of the European press demanded the liberation of Roman Protassevich
The European Association of Press Editors (ENPA) has communicated a message from the journalist Roman Protassevich, arrested in Minsk, after the Belarusian air force was dismantled on the plane.
«Unot attacking brutally against the fundamental values of democracy, partagées par tous les Européens, la liberté d’expression et contre la liberté de la presse. L’enlèvement et le scaitement scandaleux d’un journaliste nous menacent tous, en solidarité avec Roman Protassevich, dont nous exigeons la libération immédiate.»
Roman Protassevitch, a journalist of the opposition of 26 years, and the company Sofia Sapéga traveled to the board of a Boeing de Ryanair reliant Athens to Vilnius derouté dimanche on Minsk, the capital of Belarus, after a bomb alert that ‘ it is a revealing message.
Living in exile in Lithuania, Roman Protassevitch is pouring into Belarus for “organizing mass troubles”, a criminal offense of 15 years in prison. The security services of Belarus (KGB) are also placed on a list of “individual implications of terrorist activities”. Selon the opposition, to the cause of this last motive, the opponent encompasses the death penalty in Belarus, the last pays to apply the capital of Europe.