News for 1 Oct 2015
01.10.2015 Administrative proceedings brought against Valery Misnikau
Mr. Misnikau was summoned to the Čyhunačny District Police Department of Viciebsk, where the head of the department of law enforcement and prevention, Major Aliaksandr Rybakou questioned him regarding his appeal to the prosecutor's office.
01.10.2015 Human Rights Situation in Belarus: September 2015
September was marked by an ongoing trend of certain mitigating in the human rights situation in the country, which began in August, with no systemic changes in the area observed, however.
01.10.2015 Mahilioŭ observers won't be allowed to take photos and attend passing of documents from precinct to territorial election commissions
September 30, electoral trainings for the heads of the precinct election commissions of the Lieninski and Kastryčnicki districts of Mahilioŭ were held. The traning that was held at the Kastryčnicki District Executive Committee was attended by the human rights activist Barys Bukhel.
01.10.2015 Mahilioŭ: human rights activist believes that the absence of individual invitations to the election is no accidental
Mahilioŭ human rights activist Barys Bukhel believes that the absence of individual invitations to the elections is one of the new fundamental distinctions of the election campaign from all previous ones.
01.10.2015 Kličaŭ: police burst into house of democratic activist at night
As reported by an activist of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party in Kličaŭ, Liudmila Hushcha, the police broke into her house at night without any sanction. They explained to the frightened woman that they were “looking for a thief”.
01.10.2015 Coordinative Council of NGOs and political parties of Mahilioŭ region calls on people to support Aliaksandr Lukashenka
According to the Mahilioŭ human rights activist Barys Bukhel, this is the first case of overt campaigning in the local media in support of Aliaksandr Lukashenka apart from the publication of the electoral programs of the presidential candidates.
01.10.2015 Viachaslau Siwchyk gets summoned to police
The police want to interrogate Viachaslau Siwchyk, chairman of the Movement of Solidarity "Together", who has recently returned to Belarus, regarding the street protests of December 19, 2010.