Supporters of Belarus activist taken from diverted plane fear he’ll be tortured in jail – CBS News
The president of Belarus is being condemned after ordering a fighter jet to force a commercial flight to land in the country over the weekend. One of the passengers was a prominent critic of Belarus’ authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko, and the 26-year-old activist was arrested when the aircraft landed. CBS News foreign correspondent Charlie D’Agata joined CBSN from London to discuss.
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