News for 22 Oct 2010
22.10.2010 HR activist Stefanovich reports blatant violations by Lukashenka’s campaign team
On 22 October, activist of the Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections campaign Valiantsin Stefanovich lodges a complaint with the Central Election Commission against a number of violations reported by the web-site of the European Radio for Belarus.
22.10.2010 Barysau observers apply for involvement in signature verification procedures
Barysau independent observers Aleh Matskevich and Maryna Statkevich have lodged official statements with the district executive committee and Barysau territorial election commission, demanding access to observing signatures verification and constituency formation procedures.
22.10.2010 Minsk kindergarteners engaged in canvassing for Lukashenka
Independent observers report numerous cases of enforced involvement of the staff of Minsk kindergartens in canvassing activities for the current President Lukashenka, despite lack of membership on his campaign team.
22.10.2010 Brest canvassers forced outside students’ hostels
Uladzimir Niakliayeu’s Brest campaign team activists will have to canvass for signatures outside the city’s education institutions, after they repeatedly faced bans to maintain canvassing activities in students’ hostels.