News for 7 Sep 2012
07.09.2012 Horki candidate warned by election commission
The election commission of constituency No. 82 in the town of Horki has issued a warning to Andrei Yurkou, parliamentary candidate supported by the For Freedom opposition movement.
07.09.2012 Mass raids on anarchists' homes
The KGB seized computers, flash drives and cell phones. Homes of four anarchist activists from Brest were raided by police yesterday. Activists were summoned to the KGB for questioning, Euroradio reports.
07.09.2012 Another activist of Tell the Truth detained in Minsk
Aliaksandr Artsybashau, activist of the Tell the Truth civil campaign, has been detained this afternoon outside his house in Minsk.
07.09.2012 Brest authorities block initiative to expand election campaigning opportunities
Brest authorities find it inexpedient to expand the list of authorized election campaigning locations in the city, says a reply from the region’s executive committee received by Ihar Maslouski, running for Parliament in constituency No. 2.
07.09.2012 Slutsk activist Vital Amialkovich fined
The administrative commission of Slutsk district executive committee has fined local activist Vital Amialkovich 1 mln. rubles for posting stickers on the wall of a building back on 14 July.
07.09.2012 Minsk police raid office of Tell the Truth campaign, thousands of election leaflets and newspapers seized
The Minsk office of the Tell the Truth was raided by the police last evening.
07.09.2012 Administration of Zelva farm stops candidates’ meeting with voters
Ivan Sheha and Mikhail Karatkevich, parliamentary candidates running in Slonim constituency No. 58, were not allowed meeting employees of Zelva-based fram “Slavutsichy”, after the enterprise’s administration ordered to stop the event, and the farmers were forced to start work.
07.09.2012 Salihorsk authorities issue warning to candidate Viktar Malochka
On 6 September, the election commission of Salihorsk-based constituency No. 68 issued a warning to candidate Viktar Malochka for a number of violations of election campaigning rules.
07.09.2012 Homel authorities fine distributor of independent newspaper
On 6 September, the administrative commission of Homel Savetski District executive committee fined Aliaksandr Protska, local distributor of the Novy Chas independent newspaper, 100,000 roubles under Art. 12.17 of the Administrative Code (“violation of trade rules”).
07.09.2012 Former political prisoner Pavel Vinahradau detained in Minsk
Pavel Vinahradau, activist of the Tell the Truth civil campaign, was detained in Minsk this morning.
07.09.2012 Report on Monitoring Appealing Procedures against Denial of Candidates’ Registration
September 7, 2012