News for 2 Mar 2014
02.03.2014 Brutal dispersal of mass event in support of Ukraine
At 2 p.m. on March 2 activists of various civil society movements tried to hold a protest action near the Embassy of the Russian Federation. They were met by paddy wagons and policemen, most of whom were dressed in civvies.
02.03.2014 Salihorsk activist of the United Civil Party again appeals actions of the district newspaper at the Office of Prosecutor General.
The Office of the Prosecutor General forwarded to the Minsk Regional Prosecutor's Office the appeal of Deputy Chairman of the Minsk regional organization of the UCP Viktar Malochka concerning a violation by the district state-owned newspaper “Shakhtsior” of the Law “On Applications of Citizens”.
02.03.2014 Shklou activists complain about violations of electoral legislation
February 28, BPF Deputy Chairman Ryhor Kastusiou filed a complaint with the Shklou District Prosecutor's Office in order to draw attention to violations of the electoral legislation during the publication of the data of candidates for the Shklou District Council in the district newspaper “Udarny Front”.
02.03.2014 Horki: alternative candidate complains about biased attitude of the electoral commission
Entrepreneur Andrei Bazhko became popular among Horki district residents after a picket near the local PMC in 2011, when he demanded to pay the money earned by him in the JSC "Aleksandryiskaye" in the Shklou district. Mr. Bazhko managed to get his demands implemented. He is not a member of any political party and positions himself as an independent candidate.
02.03.2014 Rechytsa: independent candidate gets warned for nothing
On February 28 at a meeting of the Rechytsa District Election Commission a candidate for the district council, coordinator of the civil campaign “Tell the Truth!” Aleh Shabetnik was issued with a warning.