Later activists came to the monument to the Belarusian hero of "Heaven's Hundred" Mikhail Zhizhevsky on the Hrushevsky street, where a minute of silence was honored in memory of the deceased activist. After that, the participants moved to the Belarusian Embassy in Kyiv, where they plan to hold a rally.
Activists marched with the slogans “Freedom to Belarus!”, “No to repression!”, “Freedom to political prisoners!”, “No to torture in prisons”. Participants of the columns wanted to draw the attention of the international community to the situation in Belarus.
The next presidential election to be held in Belarus on August 9. At the same time, potential opponents of the current president, Alexander Lukashenko, who has been leading the country since 1994, were arrested.
In this regard, thousands of Belarusians took to the central streets of their cities in protest. Belarusian police began to detain protesters. On June 19, over 100 people were detained without any reason.
Subsequently, in many countries, actions were held against political repression and persecution in Belarus and demanding to ensure the right of Belarusians to democratic elections.