Lyabedzka pickets BT with portrait of Sheremet (photo)

A picket in memory of journalist Pavel Sheremet murdered in Kiev on July 20 was held near the office of the Belarusian State Broadcasting Company, Radio Liberty reports.

Senior deputy head of the Movement for Freedom Yuras Hubarevich, leader of the United Civil Party Anatol Lyabedzka and civil activist Volha Kavalkova approached the building at 1 p.m. on July 20. Signatures in support of the nomination of Yuras Hubarevich for the parliamentary election were being collected there.  

The activists brought portraits of Pavel Sheremet and red-white-flags with them. UCP leader Anatol Lyabedzka expressed his regret about Sheremet’s death. Then the picket participants started asking passers-by to give their signatures in support of right-of-centre politicians.