Videofact: Brest children hold procession in the city
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Videofact: Brest children hold procession in the city

Видеофакт: Брестчане с детьми проводят шествие по городу

Protest against a battery factory take on a new format.

In Brest on 10 February was held Sunday the feeding of pigeons in protest against the construction near the town battery factory. According to the human rights defender Vladimir Velichkin, he was approached by about 200 people, according to "the Brest newspaper".

For the first year of protest after feeding pigeons people have not gone home and marched through the streets of Pushkin and the Soviet to the cinema "Belarus", where some time listening to the street musician. Then, at the request of the audience, he included a cover of the song "to Live", which is considered the anthem of the protest movement.

We will remind, on March 4, 2018 in Brest was first held, the feeding of pigeons in protest against the construction of the plant.

Видеофакт: Брестчане с детьми проводят шествие по городу

Since such silent action held on Lenin square every Sunday. At different times they came from 20 up to more than 250 people.

Видеофакт: Брестчане с детьми проводят шествие по городу
Видеофакт: Брестчане с детьми проводят шествие по городу

Despite numerous applications for holding rallies, pickets and demonstrations to Brest and residents were allowed to gather and protest only once – a rally "against Bestchance lead" was held on 29 April in the Park of soldiers-internationalists and was attended by about 2 000 people.

Видеофакт: Брестчане с детьми проводят шествие по городу
Видеофакт: Брестчане с детьми проводят шествие по городу

Weekly promotions on feeding pigeons pass under the scrutiny of the police. Repeatedly demonstrators were detained and brought to administrative responsibility. Reached and the intervention of Riot police.

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