News for 8 Oct 2015
08.10.2015 Baranavičy observers state about forgery of documents of early voting
Baranavičy observers Ryhor Hryk and Tatsiana Strelchyk have registered forgery of the electoral documents during the first days of early voting ad filed an appropriate complaint to the Baranavičy Inter-district Prosecutor's Office.
08.10.2015 Homieĺ: lyceum students show turnout of 30% and get postcards and gifts
Students of the light industry lyceum demonstrated the turnout of 30% on the first day of early voting at polling station No. 61, located in the lyceum.
08.10.2015 Hrodna: chairman of PEC No. 110 changes protocol of early voting
Observers of the campaign “Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections” discovered a violation of the electoral legislation at polling station No. 110 in Hrodna.
08.10.2015 Observers register a large turnout discrepancy at polling station No. 20 in Baranavičy
As reported by an independent observer Ryhor Hryk, after 7 p.m. on October 7, precinct election commission No. 20, located in school No. 15 in Hayavaya Str., 59, posted the protocol for public information. There it was indicated that On October 7 there voted 146 people, whereas the observers counted only 87.
08.10.2015 Mahilioŭ: Kastryčnicki District Election Commission refuses to provide information about number of those who have cast their votes
This is reported by the Mahilioŭ human rights defender Barys Bukhel.
08.10.2015 Mahilioŭ: students continue voting early
Mahilioŭ observers register more and more cases of forcing to early voting. The record holder is polling station No. 42, located in gymnasium No. 3 in the Lieninski district of Mahilioŭ.
08.10.2015 Babrujsk citizens vote under supervision of their bosses
Early voting in Babrujsk is covered extensively in the state-run media. During the first two days of early voting, almost all students of colleges came to the polling stations. The newspaper of the Babrujsk City Executive Committee “Babrujskaje Žyccio” explains it with the personal wish of the electors.
08.10.2015 Organizers and participants of rally against Russian airbase are summoned to court
October 4, a rally against the deployment of a Russian airbase was held in central Minsk.
08.10.2015 Preventive supervision can be extended for Pavel Vinahradau
At 2.30 p.m. on October 9 the Biaroza District Court will consier the request of the Biaroza District Police Department to extend the preventive supervision over Pavel Vinahradau. The activist reported about it at his own FB account.
08.10.2015 Kryčaŭ officials ordered to provide turnout of 25% during early voting
Independent observers in Kryčaŭ note that on the second day of early voting, October 7, the number of the people who wanted to vote early increased drastically, especially after 5 p.m., when the working hours ended at state enterprises and organizations.
08.10.2015 Discussion "Murder on Verdict" held in Vilnius
October 7, the discussion “Murder on Verdict” was held at the Museum of Genocide Victims in Vilnius with the participation of the Belarusian human rights defenders, journalists and representatives of the Foreign Ministry of Lithuania.
08.10.2015 Salihorsk: members of PECs and their observers work at the same enterprises
As reported by independent observers, other observers who are present at their PECs are often workers of the enterprises where members of the respective PECs work, and are subordinated to certain members of the PECs outside the electoral process.
08.10.2015 Maladziečna: BCD observer made to quit for fear of dismissal
As reported by the deputy coordinator of the organizing committee of the party Belausian Christian Democracy in the Minsk region Raman Hancharou, pressurization of the members of the organizing committee who participate in the election observation is going on in Maladziečna.