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Belarus: Further information: Pratasevich and Sapega under house arrest

Index Number: EUR 49/4511/2021

Belarusian journalist Raman Pratasevich and his partner Sofya Sapega have been moved from pretrial detention to house arrest and no longer appear to be at imminent risk of torture and other ill-treatment. They were arbitrarily detained by the Belarusian authorities on 23 May, after their Ryanair flight was illegally forced to land in Minsk, Belarus’ capital. Amnesty International will continue calling for their immediate release.

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