Ryanair passengers describe flight 'hijacking' and journalist arrest in Belarus – video

Passengers onboard a Ryanair a plane that was forced to divert from its Athens-Vilnius route and make an emergency landing in Minsk where officials arrested a dissident journalist, have described being tired and uncomfortable.

Belarus has faced international condemnation after forcing a Ryanair flight carrying an opposition activist to land in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, in order to arrest him.

Some European leaders have called it an ‘act of state terror and kidnapping’

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