Victor Babakoto: Telegram
The headquarters of the former head of Belgazprombank Victor Babariko, who was called the main rival of the head of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko in the presidential race, announced the list of demands to the authorities. This was reported in the Telegram’s official channel policy.
Fellow Babariko demanded to end the violence in the protests. “Immediately stop the use of physical force and detention. Hide batons, grenades, bullets. Remove from the streets the army and riot police,” — said in the recording. Representatives of the headquarters had considered unacceptable to detain people for “flowers, bracelets, bicycles, opinion, songs, walks, flags, applause.”
They also called for the release of all political prisoners and citizens who were detained for peaceful actions and protests. “They should be released immediately without courts and fines. Pay compensation to all the detainees, beaten and injured by security forces Belarusians,” — said at the headquarters of Babariko.
In addition, supporters of the former head of the BGB called for fair elections. According to them, is required before September 15 to announce a new vote that will be allowed, all the alternative candidates as well as observers from international organizations. Besides, it is necessary to form a new election Commission, a new CEC, to provide video surveillance and public counting of votes.
Babariko was arrested on 18 June together with his son Edward. The banker is accused of organizing a criminal group to bring hundreds of millions of dollars abroad. The Belarusian authorities claim that it was “the puppeteers from “Gazprom””. The former head of Belgazprombank was going to participate in presidential elections. The CEC refused to register Babariko, when he was already in jail.
In Belarus for several days held mass protests and clashes with Riot police. They were called the last presidential election, in which Lukashenko, according to official figures, scored more than 80 percent of the vote.
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