From Australia to Canada: Global Picket of Solidarity with Belarus
Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya addressed all Belarusians and declared the anniversary of her husband’s detention – May 29 – the day of the Global Solidarity Picket.
“The whole world has been supporting the Belarusians in our struggle for our rights and freedom for a year. Today, May 29, on the day of Syarhei Tsikhanouski’s detention, people in dozens of countries and hundreds of cities will go to the Global Picket of Solidarity with Belarus. There will also be a large rally in Vilnius at 18:00. I will definitely go there – you should come too,” urged Tsikhanouskaya.
Also, actions of the Global Solidarity Picket were held in different cities of the world.
The city of Bialystok joined the Global Picket of Solidarity and hung a white-red-white flag on the Branicki Guesthouse.
Italian students from Padua held an action of solidarity with the Association of Belarusians in Italy Supolka.
Belarusians and members of the Bremen-Belarus Solidarity Committee Razam came out on Marktplatz square in the old town of Bremen, next to the famous Bremen musicians. With their children, WRW flags, and portraits of political prisoners, they spoke in German about the events in Belarus.
Belarusians in New York gathered outside the UN building in support of all political prisoners and protesters in Belarus.
In Sweden, the green-red flag was replaced with white-red-white one near the town hall of Stockholm municipality Nakka. The Belarusian embassy is located there.