Gomel City Executive Committee does not allow social activist Vladimir Katsora, Basil and Vladimir Polyakov Siekierki be held on 26 April at the regional center of the rally on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.
In denial, was sent to the activists, Deputy Chairman of the Gomel City Executive Committee for Ideology Elena Klichkovskaya referred to the failure by the applicants to claim 2 decision of the executive committee number two hundred and ninety of nine activists, they say, had enter into agreements with the police, the medical establishment and maintenance spetsavtopredpriyatiem rally.
City council for six years does not allow citizens to organize mass actions, even if they are ordered to specifically defined location — the site of the Deaf in DC "Vipra". The exception was not even the tragic Chernobyl date.
Vladimir Katsora"The authorities are afraid that the sad anniversary of the Chernobyl could bring people to the rally, and they will say out loud, and about radiation hazards, and so-called rehabilitation of contaminated land, and caused economic problems, and, of course, about his attitude towards the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant. Exactly voice of the people and the officials are afraid, referring to his decision as some extra urban services for the service rally. "
Meanwhile in representatives of the public initiative "Gomel democratic forum" distributed leaflets on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster: "The truth about Chernobyl is still hidden."