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Belarus protest leader Maria Kolesnikova threatened with expulsion ‘alive or in bits’

Moscow – Belarus opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova said security officers put a bag over her head and threatened to kill her when they tried to forcibly deport her to Ukraine earlier this week, according to a statement filed by her lawyer on Thursday.Kolesnikova, one of the most prominent leaders of month-long protests against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko, prevented the attempt to expel her by tearing up herpassport.She said in the statement that she had genuinely feared forher life.”In particular it was stated that if I did not voluntarilyleave the Republic of Belarus, I would be taken out anyway,alive …read more

Source:: Independent Online



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