News for 11 Sep 2012
11.09.2012 Mahiliou coordinator of independent observation campaign fined
Judge Aksana Ratnikava of Mahiliou Leninski District Court has fined Yury Novikau, regional coordinator of the “For Free Elections 2012” observation campaign, 4 mln. rubles for distributing products with the campaign’s logo, including observers’ notebooks, guidelines and election newsletters.
11.09.2012 Kalyakin warned for sabotaging credibility of authorities
The politician told to the website charter97.org about a warning, issued for him by Attorney General's office.
11.09.2012 Mahiliou printing companies reject election fliers of UCP candidate
The Mahiliou-based Spirydon Sobal printing firm has refused to produce the election leaflets of local opposition candidate Uladzimir Shantsau, on the ground that they called on voters to boycott the elections.
11.09.2012 Candidate detained at election picket in Khotsimsk
The police of Khotsimsk (Mahiliou region) have detained today candidate Valery Karankevich during an election picket staged in an authorized place.
11.09.2012 Mahiliou Social Democratic activist loses job
Mikalai Zalozny, Mahiliou activist of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada), has been forced to quit his job as a plumber at a state-owned hostel, after a campaign of harassment reportedly caused by the activist’s involvement in the current elections.
11.09.2012 Vitsebsk printing firm blocks orders by opposition candidates
Vitsebsk opposition candidates Alena Famina and Aliaksei Haurutsikau have not been able to have their election fliers printed for five days already, as they suspect sabotage by a local printing firm to prevent the candidates from distributing the leaflets at today’s meetings with voters.
11.09.2012 Biaroza state-run weekly fails to publish opposition candidate’s election programme
The election programme of Valiantsin Lazarenkau, member of the Tell the Truth campaign and the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada) running for Parliament in Ivatsevichy constituency No. 11, has not been published by local state-owned newspaper called “Mayak” in its issue of 8 September.