Mahiliou: Members of district election commission proposed people to refuse from signatures for independent candidate

2008 2008-08-21T17:06:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

District election commission # 87 has invented a way to withdraw Tatsiana Shambalava from the race. Shambalava is a member of Belarusian Christian Democracy and a candidate on the unified list of UDF.

Members of district election commission visit the citizens who signed in Shambalava’s support and ask them to sign the statements that they had not put the date with their own hand.

Such a fact were registered by the head of Tatsiana Shambalava’s team Kanstantsin Tyrtychyn.

Tatsiana points out, they found that out from a telephone call from one of the voters who reported such an incident.

“I want the person who has called me to write a complaint to the district election commission and the prosecutor’s office about the incident. He and I need explanations about the incident, -- Tatsiana says, -- I am sure this is not the only case like that”.

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