Slonim police pay interest to people who attended the Day of Nematsevich' memory with white-red-white flags

2012 2012-05-10T17:23:28+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 8 May the day of commemoration of the martyr feat of the Apostolic Greek-Catholic Exarch of Belarus Anton Nemantsevich and his parish on the territory of Palesse and Hrodna region. The secretary of the Congregation on affairs of Eastern Churches, archbishop Kiryl Vasil took part in the commemorative prayer. 

Solemn assemblies were held in the Albiartsin suburb of Sloni, in the Church of the Peace Queen, and also in the center of the city, in St. Andrew's church and gathered several hundreds of believers. Some of them came to the assemblies with white-red-white flags. However, nobody expelled or warned them. Only after the end of the events officers of the Slonim District Police Department started asking who held the flags, and were answered that these believers came to pray for Anton Nemantsevich from other cities.