News for 23 Jul 2015
23.07.2015 Homieĺ Regional Court turns down Fair World election complaint
The Homieĺ Regional Court considered today a complaint by Uladzimir Siakerka, local leader of the Belarusian Party of the Left "Fair World", against the Presidium of the Regional Executive Committee and the Regional Council of Deputies who refused to include in the regional election commission a representative of the party Viktar Khomich.
23.07.2015 Let’s mark together the Day of solidarity with civil society and human rights movement in Belarus!
August 4th is the day marked by democratic activists around the world as the Day of solidarity with civil society and human rights movement in Belarus.
23.07.2015 Viciebsk: Human rights defender loses court appeal against ban on election commission membership
Pavel Levinau had been delegated two groups of voters, who wanted to see him among the members of the Pieršmajski district election commission and the Viciebsk regional election commission.
23.07.2015 Maladziečna executive committee violates CEC decision
On Friday, July 17, a representative of the BPF in Maladziečna, Volha Lahvinovich, brought the documents for nomination to the territorial election commission (TEC) of the party representatives and could not find anyone to whom they should be submitted.
23.07.2015 Collecting of signatures for presidential candidates starts today
July 23 is the first day of collecting signatures by initiative groups of the presidential candidates.
23.07.2015 Minsk city election commission: 61.5% of 2014 commissioners
Of the nine nominated representatives of the opposition parties only three will work in the territorial commissions of Minsk. Dzmitry Kaspiarovich (BPF) – Minsk city election commission, Yury Suares (the Party "Fair World") – the Saviecki district election commission, and Nadzeya Shomchanka (the Belarusian Social Democratic party (Hramada) – the Zavodski district election commission.
23.07.2015 Sluck: 8 minutes to form election commission
On July 22, the Presidium of the Sluck District Council of Deputies and the representatives of the Sluck District Executive Committee formed a territorial election commission in just eight minutes. There was no discussion of the candidates, and most of that time was spent on quoting excerpts from the electoral legislation.
23.07.2015 Maryna Adamovich appeals ban on registration of Mikalai Statkevich’s campaign team
Maryna Adamovich, the wife of political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich, who is his legal representative and the head of the initiative group for his nomination as a presidential candidate, filed yesterday an appeal in the Supreme Court against the CEC's refusal to register the initiative group. The CEC decision was adopted on 20 July.