Pro-state candidates use public media for canvassing

2010 2010-04-20T17:30:54+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/agitacyja.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Numerous pro-government candidates running for the local councils of Mahiliou region, as well as those of the town of Polatsk, Vitsebsk region, have made extensive use of the state-owned mass media for their canvassing activities, independent observers report.

The state-run newspapers advertising loyal candidates include ‘Mahiliouskiya vedamastsi’ (#39 of 10 April features an article about Babruisk meat-packing plant, whose head is running for the Mahiliou Regional Council) and ‘Vesnik Mahiliova’ (#9 of 5 February tells about Uladzimir Kaunou, head of Mahiliou plant of ventilation workpieces, who is running for the Mahiliou City Council; #21 of 17 March advertises Henadz Dzenhaliou, head of Mahiliou Capital Construction Department, running for the Mahiliou Regional Council).

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