BHC representative denied membership on Vitsebsk district election commission

2010 2010-09-28T12:45:10+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Vitsebsk district executive committee and Vitsebsk district council of deputies dismissed the nomination application by local human rights activist Leanid Svetsik, representing the Belarusian Helsinki Committee. The officials provided no explanations for the refusal to elect the human rights defender on Vitsebsk district election commission.

Leanis Svetsik says he is going to appeal the decision in court.

‘Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections’