Chair of election commission discharged after appeal by Vitsebsk HR activist

2010 2010-11-23T18:42:30+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en http://spring96.org/files/images/sources/levinau.jpg The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
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Human rights defender Pavel Levinau

Human rights defender Pavel Levinau

According to Vitsebsk human rights defender Pavel Levinau, the Central Election Commission ruled to discharge chair of Vitsebsk election commission #35 Andrei Markouski, after an investigation, initiated upon Mr. Levinau’s appeal, proved his nomination for the post was illegal.

The ex-chair Markouski was charged with rigging of nomination application.

The human rights activist lodged a complaint with Vitsebsk Pershamaiski prosecutor’s office, demanding to prosecute the offender.

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