Vitsebsk: first sitting of precinct commission held in secret

2008 2008-08-14T18:43:16+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

The time and place of the first sittings of the precinct commissions of the village constituency #21, Chkalauskaya constituency #18 and Kastrychnitskaya constituency #20 of Vitsebsk were kept in strict secret.

Despite this, civil activists found that on 13 August at 5.30 p.m. the first sitting of the precinct commission #35 of Chkalauskaya constituency. An observer came to the commission’s office (room #122a at Vitsebsk State University) at 5 pm, but did not manage to get to its sitting. Instead, the sitting was held in room #209. Of course, nobody informed the observer about it.

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