Belarusian athlete seeks asylum

CBC News published this video item, entitled “Belarusian athlete seeks asylum” – below is their description.

Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says that she was booked on a flight back to Belarus against her wishes and that she fears for her safety. Tsimanouskaya has sought refuge at the Polish embassy in Tokyo, where she is applying for a humanitarian visa.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/1.6126676

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