Mahiliou: authorities don't even pronounce names of political parties

2012 2012-07-10T18:01:52+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 10 July a press-release about the formation of 13 constituency commissions on election to the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the 5th Convocation appeared at the website of the Mahiliou Region Executive Committee.

The press-release provides only information about the number of nominees of pro-governmental parties and NGOs who were included in the commissions – the Belarusian Federation of Trade Unions (14 people), “Belaya Rus” (12), the Belarusian National Youth Union (12) and the Communist Party of Belarus (9).

The names of the democratic parties – the Belarusian Leftist Party “Fair World” (2 included nominees) and the United Civil Party (1) weren't mentioned. Their nominees are mentioned only in the general statistics, according to which 15 people were nominated to the commissions by political parties.

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