Pickets scheduled every day from 16 to 31 July in the Park of Culture and Rest "Mazurino" in the Park of Culture and Rest named after the 30th anniversary of the Komsomol.
Chairman of the Vitebsk city organization of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada) Olga Shpakovskaya received from the municipal authorities response to the first request with the refusal to carry out daily pickets June 23 to July 2.
Written response signed by Olga SHPAKOVSKY vice-chairman Paul Losich Vitebsk City Hall. Refusal he talked to him that "the town is not public vznimalisya any questions concerning the conclusion on 5 and a half years Dr. Alexander Kozulin. Ex-presidential candidate Kozulin has been convicted in Vitebsk, because you have ordered picket has no relevance. On this basis, Vitebsk authorities consider it inappropriate to hold pickets. "
"The plan of mass cultural and sports activities already approved"
According to the chairman of the Vitebsk city organization of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hulk) Olga Shpakovskii favorite Alexander Kozulin sentenced for political reasons and must be released. Because pickets scheduled as a public action disagrees with the verdict known politician.
Venues for protests were chosen by chance: recreation park railroad and recreation park "Mazurino" specifically defined by bureaucrats for public events. But in refusing the first application states that "the administration of the district to train all summer approved a plan of mass cultural and sports activities in the recreation park railroad".
Vitebsk Social Democrats also intend to draw people’s attention to the plight of other political prisoners — Andrei Klimov, Artur Finkevich Dmitry Dashkevich — but claim their immediate release. But they have no doubt that the city authorities would allow such holding pickets.
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