Minsk Regional Court has dismissed today a complaint lodged by a number of voters from Salihorsk constituency No. 69 who argued that famous civil activist Uladzimir Shyla nominated as their representative to local constituency election commission was illegally deprived of his right to act as election commissioner.
News for 16 Jul 2012
16.07.2012 First denial: election commission denies registration of Valery Karankevich’s initiative group
The election commission of Krychau constituency No. 83 has denied registration of an initiative group of Valery Karankevich, after 6 out of 15 of his supporters withdrew their signatures for nominating him as a candidate for Parliament.
Vasil Khvatsik, head of Drahichyn housing department, has reportedly abused a concert marking the town’s birthday on 15 July to campaign for Yury Darahakupets, head of Ivanava housing department, who is expected to run for Parliament, as his initiative group has already been registered.
Valery Karankevich, resident of the town of Khotsimsk (Mahiliou region), who is expected to run in the forthcoming general elections, has lodged a complaint with the region’s executive committee, saying that the election campaigning regulations imposed by Khotsimsk authorities are extremely restrictive.
The voters of Malaryta district (Brest region) have yet been unable to see the list of members of constituency No. 8 election commission, despite the fact that a sitting of the commission was held on 9 July.
Ihar Maslouski and Hanna Kanius, Brest leaders of the Belarusian Social-Democratic Party (Hramada), have faced certain obstacles while attempting to submit their applications for registration of initiative groups to run for the Parliament.
The Smarhon-based “Svetly Shliakh” local government-owned newspaper has finally published the executive committee’s official decision on authorized election campaigning locations, says human rights defender Ales Dzerhachou. Meanwhile, the executive committee’s official web-site has not yet started to cover the forthcoming elections.