News for 15 Dec 2010
15.12.2010 Barysau: 24-hour observation is not permitted
Observers are not permitted to observe ballot boxes at the election precincts of Barysau on a 24-hour basis. As said by the coordinator of the For Fair Election-2010 campaign in Minsk region Mikalai Pakhabau, the commissions even refused to register new observers at one of them. told about this.
15.12.2010 Baranavichy: results of the first day of early voting
14 December, the first day of early voting revealed a lot of violations of the electoral legislation in Baranavichy. The biggest one was registered at election precinct #31, the commission of which is chaired by the chief physician of the local polyclinic, Elmira Bahdanovich.
15.12.2010 Students of Agricultural Academy to be freed from lectures for voting early
The newspaper Nasha Niva has published the letter of a student of Belarusian State Agricultural Academy. According to the letter, all students of the academy were informed that they must vote early, Thursday being the due date, a week before the early voting started.
15.12.2010 Preliminary Monitoring Report on the First Day of Early Voting
10:00, 15 December, Minsk – “Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections” campaign presents its preliminary monitoring report on observation of the first day of early voting (14 December). The observation is being carried out by 600 short-term and 80 long-term observers at 300 polling stations throughout Belarus.