News for 1 Jul 2015
01.07.2015 Human rights activists: “We want to perceive the statement of the authorities that the elections should go quietly as the absence of human rights violations”
July 1, a press-conference, dedicated to the start of the campaign for monitoring the presidential elections in Belarus was held at the office of the Human Rights Center “Viasna”.
01.07.2015 Valiantsin Stefanovich: Ministry of Information acting like "Ministry of Truth"
As stated by the Information Minister Liliya Ananich, the Ministry of Information tries to teach the owners of Internet resources responsibility in the information space and attentively considers each application of citizens about the work of the media.
01.07.2015 Presidential Administration bounces report on discrimination of Belarusian language
Administration of the President has again left without consideration the report of the Salihorsk BHC representatives regarding the observance of the rights of Belarusian-speaking citizens in the area, which they sent to the office of the President after correcting the formal defects.
01.07.2015 Statement on the occasion of the beginning of the campaign to monitor the presidential elections in Belarus
The House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus has determined the date of the next presidential elections - October 11, 2015. According to Art. 81 of the Belarusian Constitution, the President is elected for five years directly by the people through universal, free, equal and direct suffrage by secret ballot.