Mogilev city executive committee refused to allow members of the Free Trade Union of Metalworkers to May 1 rally, timed to coincide with the International Day of Solidarity of Workers.
According to one of the applicants Galina Lisitsyna trade union action had place in the Soviet area of Mogilev. City council argued the refusal by the fact that the Soviet space is not a specific place to hold such shares.
Lisitsyn"The letter stated that the venue for public events organized by the political, social and trade union organizations is an area at the House of Culture of the street Chelyuskintsev 64 A. There is a park or public garden. I went there today. Watched. There's nobody there except for dog owners. There we had pursue its share. Denied us familiar — yet again. On actually other reason. Our union is independent. It is not included in the state union federation, and is a member of the Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions. "
In picket under the slogan "Protect human rights work "had to attend to thirty people.
The place where the officials sent union activists picketed, is far from the crowded city streets. Next — the emergency building of the former home of culture and recreation executive committee. Earlier, a place for public events has been appointed area in front of this building.