Student captures coercion to early voting

2010 2010-12-18T17:27:12+0200 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

An anonymous student of Minsk State Technology College video-taped a fact of coercion to participating in early voting by the college administration. The video shows a curator forcing the students to tale part in early voting according to a list compiled by the college administration.

Curator: “I have a list, 18 persons. I am going to come tomorrow and tick those who will have voted.”

Student: “Does it mention for whom you vote?”

Curator: “No. You can vote for whoever you wish. But do not speak to me in a tone like this.”

Student: “Indeed, we have time till Saturday.”

Curator: “You must vote early.”



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