Head of Working Group of PACE Parliamentary Assembly Uta Zapf Is Pulled out of Polling Station by Head of Election Commission

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The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

According to RFE/RL

The head of the Working Group on Belarus of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Uta Zapf came to Minsk as an official observer of the Parliamentary election. When she attempted to come to a polling station, she was pulled out by the head of the polling station election committee. According to Uta Zapf, her colleagues and she also faced with the reluctance of members of election committees to answer their questions. She said that Aliaksandr Lukashenka made it impossible to observe the election and the referendum according to OSCE standards.

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