News for 13 Oct 2015
13.10.2015 Dead resident of Slonim is still in voter lists
A resident of Slonim, Uladzimir Litsvin, was very surprised at receiving an official invitation to vote, received by his mother, Hana Khilimonchyk.
13.10.2015 Hrodna TECs seem to have ended their work ahead of time
In the evening of October 12 several Hrodna observers didn't manage to file complaints to the territorial election commission of the Kastryčnicki district of Hrodna, as well as to the Hrodna Regional Territorial Election Commission.
13.10.2015 Barysaŭ: football fans get sentenced to fines
At 4 p.m., the administrative cases against the football fans Zmitser Khvedaruk, Vital Budzko and Yury (surname unknown) were considered at the Barysaŭ District Court by Judge A. Bolatau.
13.10.2015 Babrujsk observers file complaints to prosecutor's office and CEC
Babrujsk observers of the campaign “Right to Elect” file resulting complaints to the TEC, prosecutor's office and CEC. The majority of the complaints concern the overestimation of the turnout and the impossibility to observe the vote counting.
13.10.2015 Exhibition of posters against death penalty held in Almaty
A topical exhibition of the Belarusian artist Aleh Ablazhei started in the capital of Kazakhstan, Almaty, on the World Day against the Death Penalty.
13.10.2015 Inflated turnout, non-transparent vote counting. Summarization of election results in Mahilioŭ
“During the voting at polling station No. 6 I took my ballot with me. However, in the final protocol of the precinct commission it is stated that the number of the ballots issued to electors is equal to the number of the ballots in the ballot box”, says Aliaksei Kolchyn, who observed the elections at polling station No. 56.
13.10.2015 Observer is told that the ballot box was cleaned and the ballots changed their places
Alena Shabunia, observer at polling station No. 68 in the Pieramajski district of Viciebsk, photographed the ballot boxes for early voting in the evening of October 10 and in the morning of October 11.
13.10.2015 Charges given to performance participants Yury Ursa and Yauhen Amelkau
After the spontaneous rally and procession on October 11 the police detained not only five activists of the anarchist movement who spent the night in the detention center in Akrestsin Street, but also the participants of an art performance, Yury Ursa and Yauhen Amelkau.
13.10.2015 Report on results of monitoring of mass event on October 11 in Minsk
The assembly and procession of October 11, 2015 in Minsk was peaceful. The absence of an application for holding mass actions, required by law, is not a reason to limit the freedom of peaceful assembly. We should also mention the spontaneous character of the action and the inability to identify the organizers.
13.10.2015 Salihorsk: observers complaint to prosecutor's office regarding turnout overstatement
The independent observer at polling station No. 24 in Salihorsk Viktar Malochka appealed to the Salihorsk District Prosecutor's Office regarding the considerable overstatement of turnout of voters on the election day in the protocol of the PEC.
13.10.2015 Rečyca: the turnout was significantly overstated, commissions held manipulations with home voting
Observer Valery Putsitski reported about peculiarities of voting at polling station No. 20 in Rečyca.
13.10.2015 Baranavičy: observers file complaints on discrepancy in turnout during early voting
The observers Ryhor Hryk and Tamara Strelchyk filed the third appeal to the Baranavičy Inter-district Prosecutor's Office and the Brest Regional Prosecutor's Office and the Central Election Commission regarding the facts of forgery of electoral documents at polling station No. 20.
13.10.2015 Half-day detention for "Long Live Belarus!"
Two young city dwellers spent almost twelve hours at a police station in Žlobin. Last night they painted “Long live Belarus!" on the asphalt in Paliavaja Street.
13.10.2015 Fans get detained at Belarus-Macedonia Match for Scarves with "Pahonia" emblem
The detainees are to stand trial.
13.10.2015 “European Belarus” Activists Called For Military Training
Summons have been received today by Mikalai Kolas and Aliaxandr Rybachenka, who yesterday took part in the protest rally.