Authorities prohibit March against abortions

2013 2013-09-12T17:41:34+0300 2013-09-12T17:41:34+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The march was blessed by the heads of the Orthodox and Catholic churches in the country – Metropolitans Filaret and Tadevush Kandrusevich.

"Dear potential participants of the march! We are very pleased that so many people turned up, ready to fight for the protection of the right to life of unborn babies. Unfortunately, for reasons unknown to us, the march was not allowed. Thank you all for your willingness to participate in this event," reads the statement the organizers of the event.

According to, the divine service which was to have taken place in the Minsk Archcathedral at 10.30 a.m. on 21 September will not take place.

The purpose of the march was to draw attention to the protection of traditional family values ​​and the lives of unborn children. The organizers of the march were the public charitable association "Center for Family and Motherhood “Matulia”, Brest youth cultural and educational association " In defense of life and family values" and the charity foundation "Open Hearts", informs

слухаць Радыё рацыя Міжнародная федэрацыя правоў чалавека Беларуская Інтэрнэт-Бібліятэка КАМУНІКАТ Грамадзкі вэб-архіў ВЫТОКІ Антидискриминационный центр АДЦ 'Мемориал' Беларускі Праўны Партал Межрегиональная правозащитная группа - Воронеж/Черноземье
Московская Хельсинкская группа
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