Pre-electoral Agitation for Lukashenka Starts Early: Report from Secondary School #8 in Hrodna

2006 2006-02-01T10:00:00+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

At the entrance of the secondary school #8 in Hrodna there is the poster Time of Courageous with Lukashenka and a young hockey player on it. Besides, in the “elector’s corner” organized at school there is information about the election and the activity of Aliaksandr Lukashenka.

-- In the Electoral Code such actions are considered as pre-term agitation, which is inadmissible before the registration of candidate to presidency, -- stated the member of Aliaksandr Milinkevich’s initiative group Siarhei Malchyk, chair of Hrodna branch of the Belarusian People’s Front.

At the same time, reminds that the pretenders to presidency Aliaksandr Milinkevich and Zianon Pazniak have already been warned by the Central Election Commission for alleged pre-term agitation.