News for 14 Sep 2012
14.09.2012 Ales Bialiatski seeks meeting with priest
The imprisoned Viasna leader Ales Bialiatski is still deprived of a possibility to have a meeting with a Roman Catholic priest, says Babruisk civil activist Siarhei Latsinski, quoting a letter received from the human rights defender.
14.09.2012 Mahiliou opposition candidate receives warning
Leanid Padbiaretski, member of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Hramada) and activist of the Tell the Truth campaign running for Parliament in Mahiliou constituency No. 84, has received an official warning for allegedly staging a picket in an unauthorized place.
14.09.2012 State-owned TV and radio reject 33 speeches by UCP candidates
33 out of 68 election addresses by parliamentary candidates representing the United Civil Party of Belarus have been taken of air on state-owned TV and radio channels, says the UCP spokesperson Mrs. Hanna Krasulina.
14.09.2012 Hrodna candidate Ales Straltsou warned
Ales Straltsou, member of the Belarusian Popular Front Party running for Parliament in Hrodna constituency No. 52, has received an official warning for allegedly producing an election poster having no output data.
14.09.2012 Khotsimsk: opposition candidate faces administrative charges
On 13 September, parliamentary candidate Valery Karankevich relieved a letter from Khotsimsk district executive committee, saying that administrative charges had been brought against the candidate.
14.09.2012 Rechytsa pro-government candidate meets voters in working hours
Adam Vashkou, candidate for Parliament running in Rechytsa constituency, had a meeting with employees of the district’s forestry during their working hours, says independent observer Valery Putsitski.
14.09.2012 Pro-government candidate in Pinsk violates election rules
The election posters of Mrs. Zinaida Mandrouskaya, member of the House of Representatives running for another term in Pinsk constituency No. 14, have appeared in a number of the town’s shops and state-owned organizations, observers of the Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections campaign report.
14.09.2012 Fair World candidate silenced by state-owned media
Viktar Bury, candidate for Parliament representing the Fair World Party, has not been able to present his election programme on TV, radio and in state-run newspapers.
14.09.2012 BCD activist detained in Brest
Zmitser Shurkhai, activist of the Belarusian Christian Democracy, was detained last evening at Brest central bus station.