News for 25 Nov 2010
25.11.2010 HR defender Stefanovich demands to prosecute participants of pro-Lukashenka auto rally
Human rights activist Valiantsin Stefanovich addressed the Central Election Commission with a statement, calling for prosecution of participants of pro-Lukashenka canvassing auto rally, reportedly arranged by foreign nationals.
25.11.2010 Sannikau’s Baranavichy election agent warned
On 24 November Tatsiana Latyshava, chair of Baranavichy territorial election commission, issued an oral warning to Viktar Meziak, election agent of Andrei Sannikau, for submitting an incorrect application for holding a canvassing picket, as well as for arranging a picket in an unauthorized place on 23 November.
25.11.2010 Viasna’s statement on detention conditions of businessman Bandarenka
Member of the National Committee of the United Civic Party, candidate for Parliament during the 2008 election Andrei Bandarenka is serving a sentence in Babruisk penal colony, where he has been repeatedly subject to harassment by the colony’s administration, including repeated ungrounded incarceration, disciplinary sanctions, refusals of medical aid.
25.11.2010 Niakliayeu’s team charged with violations
According to Piotr Mihurski, Uladzimir Niskliayeu’s election agent, the candidate’s campaign team has been charged with violating the election legislation while holding pickets in the town of Shklou on 24 and 25 November.
25.11.2010 Barys Hamaida detained by riot police in Vitsebsk
The opposition activist from Vitsebsk campaigned for boycott of the election, reports Radio Liberty. He came out with a poster "No real election with legitimate outcome is possible without legitimate Constitution".