Minsk City Executive Committee ban " Silence Day" actions

26/04/2011
Submitted by Aliaksandr Paluyan, GAYBY.NET

Minsk City Executive Committee refused to gay activists in the conduct of " Silence Day" on April 25.

Of the eight applications submitted by members of the organization IDAHO Belarus were rejected by Minsk City Executive Committee under the pretext that the protesters would interfere with pedestrians or in this place will take other measures.

Minsk City Executive Committee, after a single case in the history of Belarus permit peaceful gay and lesbian activists protest, continued to ban public actions.

The intention of activists to alternative, unlawful activities, while not reported, however, the denial of requests for actions plan to appeal in court.

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