Brest authorities ban more pickets

2011 2011-10-13T18:03:41+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
Hanna Kanius

Hanna Kanius

The Brest City Executive Committee prohibited holding three pickets in Savetskaya Street. The aim of the pickets was drawing public attention to the necessity of ratification of the agreement about the border-line movement with Poland, which would simplify the rules trans-border movement for residents of the 50-kilometer border zone.

The official reason for the ban is that the organizers wanted to hold the picket in an unauthorized place, and also didn't conclude service agreements with the police, the medics and the public utilities.

According to one of the picket organizers, Hanna Kanius, more than 2000 people have signed the address calling the authorities to ratify the agreement as soon as possible.