Opposition group denied permit to stage anti-abortion picket in Minsk


The city authorities in Minsk rejected an application from the members of a committee that is organizing the Belarusian Christian Democracy Party that sought to stage a picket against abortions. In one case, officials said the park at the Bangalore Square was closed for reconstruction. In another case, officials said a picket near a maternity home would disturb the public order. 

belmy.info reminds that a series of pickets was planned to take place in the framework of the Strong Family -- Strong Belarus campaign by the Belarusian Christian Democracy.