News for 28 Feb 2014
28.02.2014 Hrodna Regional Election Commission rejects nine complaints
On February 28, a meeting of the Hrodna Regional Election Commission considered complaints by candidates that were earlier denied registration in different constituencies. Observer Viktar Sazonau, who attended the meeting, said that the Commission had considered nine complaints of eight different people.
28.02.2014 Employer: Dismissal of opposition candidate due to lack of competence
"Nothing personal, they ordered to fire you," Viktar Harbacheuski, a member of the BCD organizing committee, who is running as a candidate for the Kobryn City Council, heard these words from the director of a private company "Velpak-Kobryn", Andrei Beze.
28.02.2014 Possibilities of signing and ratification of UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities discussed at highest level
These issues were raised at the seminar "The system of social protection of disabled persons in the Republic of Belarus: State and prospects for development. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities", organized by the Standing Committee of Education, Science, Culture and Social Development of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly, the Standing Committee on Labor and Social Issues of the House of Representatives, as well as the United Nations Office in the Republic of Belarus.
28.02.2014 Brest police chief accused of discrediting Interior Ministry
Police Major General Ivan Sauchyts has been dismissed for discreditable conduct.