. Roman Protasevich: House arrest for man seized in Ryanair Belarus jet drama « JO LEE MAGAZINE

BBC NEWS/A Belarusian dissident who was taken off a Ryanair jet forced to land in Minsk has been transferred to house arrest, authorities have confirmed.

Roman Protasevich was taken into custody on suspicion of inciting unrest after his dramatic capture on 23 May.

His girlfriend, Russian citizen Sofia Sapega, was arrested with him and has also been moved to house arrest, Belarus’s investigative committee said.

The EU responded to the plane incident with sanctions on Belarus.

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