In Baranavichy they attempted to cancel the gathering of people to nominate delegates to the Congress of Democratic Forces.
According to Radio Liberty, info materials were confiscated from one of the United Civil Party activists. The police also attempted to make reports registering alleged organization of an unauthorized meeting by the UCP leader Anatol Liabedzka and the PCB leader Siarhei Kaliakin.
The gathering to nominate delegates to the Congress of Democratic Forces attended by more than 40 people was held in the head-quarters of the Baranavichy Branch of the Party of Communists. During the gathering more than 10 police officers came to the party office. They detained Anatol Liabedzka, Siarhei Kaliakin and the chair of the Minsk City Branch of the United Civil Party Ihar Shynkaryk. 40 party information bulletins were confiscated from Mr. Shynkaryk, and the police also attempted to make reports registering the alleged organization of an unauthorized meeting by Mr. Kaliakin and Mr. Liabedzka. Both politicians refused to testify and left the police station. The gathering nominated two delegates to send to the Congress from Baranavichy. They became a representative of the trade union of businessmen and an activist of the Belarusian Language Association.