‘We are not parasites’! Minsk, Hrodna residents take to streets (photos)

‘Constitution! Law! Unity!’

On March 15, Constitution Day, marches of non-parasites have been held in Minsk, Mahiliou and Hrodna. According to people who protesting the so-called ‘parasite’ law, Lukashenka’s Decree Nr 3 is unconstitutional.

Decree Nr 3 signed by Alyaksandr Lukashenka in April, 2015 established the obligation of the citizens of Belarus, foreign citizens permanently residing in Belarus, stateless persons, who did not participate in the financing of public spending or participated in such financing less than 183 days (six months – ed.) in the past year, to pay a fee of 20 basic units (appr. $230).

About 3,000 persons have showed up at the rally in Minsk.