Polatsk: electors are freed from work for meeting with deputy head of Vitsebsk oblast executive committee
On 2 September at 3 pm a candidate for deputy at Polatsk city electoral constituency #28 Piatro Yuzhyk (deputy head of Vitsebsk oblast executive committee) had a meeting with the electorate at the open stock company Shklovalakno. According to the information received from workers of the enterprise, the workers of two shifts were made to come to the enterprise hall. Organization of such meetings in the working time is a violation of the electoral laws of Belarus.
The announcement about the meeting read that the entrance was free. Nevertheless, neither journalist Shchukin, nor Yuzhyk’s rival at this constituency Albert Markau (member of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada) were let in by the janitor.
Human rights activists for free elections