News for 9 Oct 2015
09.10.2015 Policeman governs electoral process at polling station in Rečyca
October 8, a policeman forbade Valery Putsitski, who observes the elections at polling station No. 20, located in secondary school No. 2 in Rečyca, to observe the process of sealing the ballot box.
09.10.2015 Baranavičy: discrepancy in turnout keeps growing
The independent observers disovered a yet larger discrepancy in the results of the third day of early voting at polling station No. 20 in Hayavaya Str., 59.
09.10.2015 Babrujsk: voters can be evicted from hostel for refusing to vote early
The independent observers who monitor the early voting at polling station No. 69, located in secondary school No. 8, learned about new facts of forcing to early voting.
09.10.2015 Trials of organizers and participants of rally against Russian airbase in Belarus (updated)
Today, the Centraĺny District Court of Minsk considers the administrative case against the organizers and participants of the rally “For Free, Neutral and Peaceful Belarus”, held on October 4 on Svabody Square in Minsk. All defendants are charged under Art. 23.34 of the Code of Administrative Offenses, “violation of the order of organizing and holding mass events”.
09.10.2015 Employees of enterprises and institutions of Salihorsk district come to vote early
Salihorsk observers point at the forced character of early voting and register the massive turnout of workers of the enterprises and institutions of Salihorsk.
09.10.2015 Brest: SMS-messages with calls to vote are sent even to foreign citizens
In recent days, many residents have received a text message from the alleged "Central Election Commission" (that's how the SMS messages are signed).
09.10.2015 "Pencil and Eraser" - a new look at the death penalty (video)
"Pencil and Eraser" is a new animated film, produced by volunteers of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders against the Death Penalty in Belarus”, which continues the series of the short and vivid clips of the human rights collection, including “Executor” and “Queue”.
09.10.2015 PEC No. 14 in Hrodna refuses to provide information about number of electors in voter lists
An observer of the campaign "Human Rights Defenders for Free Elections" Uladzimir Khilmanovich addressed precinct election commission №14 of the Lieninski district of Hrodna with the request to provide information about the number of the electors in the voter lists.
09.10.2015 Viciebsk: students go to vote early en masse, while members of ballots, received by PECs, changes
More than 500 electors, students of the technological university, have voted at polling station No. 47 in the Pieršamajski district of Viciebsk.
09.10.2015 Salihorsk: PEC chairman considers appeal of independent observer by himself
Mikhail Kudzelka, Chairman of precinct election commission No. 32 in Salihorsk, refused to consider the appeal of an observer of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee Uladzimir Shyla, in which the latter asked to hold the elections openly and transparently, collegiately,
09.10.2015 Report on the results of monitoring of the third day of early voting at the elections of President of the Republic of Belarus in 2015
The early voting started at the elections of President of the Republic of Belarus started on October 6 in conformity with the Electoral Code of the Republic of Belarus.