News for 10 Nov 2015
10.11.2015 Ukrainian journalists accused of taking ‘extremist’ books in Belarus
The unfortunate incident happened at the Ukraine-Belarus border. Oleksandr Doniy and his colleagues working for the programme ‘Last Barricade’ aired by Ukrainian Central TV channel were going to Vilnius through Belarus. They were detained and kept within 5 hours, Doniy said on Facebook.
10.11.2015 Lidziya Yarmoshyna: Observers should enjoy exercisable right to observe vote count
Tamara Shchapiotkina, an observer from Biaroza, received yesterday a letter from the Central Election Commission sent in response to her complaint. The CEC chair Lidziya Yarmoshyna says that the observer knows “the position of the Central Election Commission on the matters raised in the complaint.” “It ensures the need of the observer to enjoy an exercisable right to observe the counting of votes.”
10.11.2015 1,000 copies of Vital Silitski's book destroyed
Book of political scientist Vital Silitski "The Long Road from Tyranny: Post-. Communist Authoritarianism and Struggle for Democracy in Serbia and Belarus" was released by the ARCHE journal publishing house in October 2015.