In Belarus are held pickets for the presidential nomination of the opposition candidates

In cities of Belarus, held a picket to collect signatures for the presidential nomination of the opposition candidates. The shares are accompanied by arrests, the broadcast is Charter97.

“In 26 years got this is a total lie, I’d like to change was this year”, — said the participant of the action in Brest. “Tell (Belarusian President Alexander — ed.) Lukashenka our request: go! You promised a lot and lied a lot, it’s time to fulfill at least one promise — to leave. You talked about it, because now do one — go away!”, — said the resident of Minsk, who also came to the rally to sign for the presidential nomination of the opposition candidates. The queue of those wishing to subscribe are arranged in many cities, including Mogilev.

the Participants of the pickets massively delayed, reports DW with reference to Belarusian human rights defenders and activists themselves. Detentions are held in Minsk, Grodno, Vitebsk, Gomel, Baranovichi.

According to human rights defenders, opposition activists were detained in different cities of the country. The exact number is not given.

— Belarus news (@belnovosti2020) May 31, 2020

according to the Belarusian human rights centre “Viasna” in Minsk detained three members of the initiative group for nomination for President of the country Svetlana Tikhanovski, activists of the unregistered Belarusian social democratic party Valentin Trotsky and Veronica Mishchenko. Unknown stopped the car of an opposition politician Mikalai Statkevich.

Opposition politician Mikalay Statkevich was detained on the way to the Komarovsky market in Minsk. The politician planned to participate in a legal picket in Minsk:

— (@charter_97) May 31, 2020 the Next presidential elections in Belarus must pass 9 AugustTA. Now the presidential candidates are collecting signatures for the nomination, among them are four women.

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