Baranavičy: schoolchildren required to become a "living corridor" on Independence Day

2015 2015-07-02T15:31:31+0300 2015-07-02T16:06:49+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The Department of Education, Sports and Tourism of Baranavičy City Executive Committee strictly ordered the administration of the city's schools to send their pupils to participate in the annual holiday parade of veterans on the Independence Day.

This follows from a letter signed by the deputy head of the department Sviatlana Sidarevich, received by Baranavičy schools have received on the eve of July 3. The letter emphasizes that the registration of participants of "living corridor" will be very strict. Meanwhile, the letter mistakingly indicates June 3 (not July 3) as the date of the state holiday.