Pickets of solidarity with political prisoners prohibited all over Belarus

According to the REI trade union's Homel regional legal inspector Leanid Sudalenka, the city authorities have put under a threat the very principle of freedom for peaceful gatherings of citizens by such decision.

Leanid Sudalenka has told to praca-by.info that the Homel city executive committee prohibited the pickets on the ground that the applicants did not pay for the services of police, ambulance and communal services, and chose the most crowded places of the city for conducting pickets. 

Let us remind you, the activists of the Radio Electronic Industry's eployees' trade union in Homel and other towns and cities of Homel region filed 27 applications for conducting pickets against harassment of the presidential candidates and members of their electoral HQs, to the local executive authorities.