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The detention was reported by a representative of the Belarusian Association of Journalists, who said Amos Roberts of Australian SBS TV had called him from the airport.

The representative, Ilya Kuznetsov, said border guards had confiscated the journalist’s television camera, computer and all the material he had gathered during a week of reporting before Sunday’s parliamentary election in Belarus, where an authoritarian president has little tolerance for independent media.

The border guards refused to comment.

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