2014 07/03

An application was filed to Minsk City Executive Committee for holding an event on Freedom Day on March 25. This day is the 96th anniversary of the proclamation of Belarusian People’s Republic.

According to the chairman of the BNF Party Aliaksei Yanukevich, march along Independence Avenue and rally on Independence Square is scheduled:

– We have applied for a meeting at 18:00 near the Academy of Sciences. March along Independence Avenue and a rally at Independence Square is scheduled from 19:30 to 20:00. Organizing committee has decided that the main themes of the ideological message of this action will be defending the independence of Belarus, Ukraine and solidarity with the demand to release political prisoners.

The application was signed by representatives of six political parties and public organizations: BNF, the United Civil Party, the Movement “For Freedom”, the Belarusian Christian Democracy, the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada) and the Council of the intelligentsia.

Into the organizing committee a public initiative “Havary Praudu”, the artistic community “Pahonia” and other public organizations are also involved.

By Genadz Barbarych
Belarusian Radio Racyja
Prepared by Ales LETA
Belarusian Legal Portal

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