Election commissions have already removed four candidates of the “European Belarus” campaign from the elections. But the candidates filed complaints to the Minsk City Commission”, Yauhen Afnahel, coordinator of the civil campaign, told Belsat.
The address of Homiel activist Uladzimir Niapomniashchykh, who had previously been registered as a candidate in the parliamentary elections, was removed from TV air, the UCP reports.
On October 23, 201, the Belarusian Association of Journalists presented the first stage of its Monitoring of the Media Coverage of the Parliamentary Elections-2019.
Bdg.by journalist tried to attend a meeting of District Election Commission of district # 107 in Minsk, where one of the contenders was Yury Hubarevich, chairman of the Movement for Freedom. However, members of the election commission did not let the journalist to observe the meeting.
BAJ member, Hrodna journalist Viktar Parfionenka has just been denied accreditation by the Belarus Ministry of Foreign Affairs, again. This was his eleventh attempt as a reporter of the Belarusian Radio Racyja to get official permission to work.
Pavel Sharoyko, convicted of espionage in Belarus, has just been pardoned and released. The President of Ukraine Volodymir Zelensky spread the news during the 2nd Forum of Regions of Belarus and Ukraine in Zhytomyr.
Last week the National Center for Contemporary Arts opened an exhibition of five local artists. One of them – Alexey Kuzmich – came to the opening in a raincoat on a naked body.
Head of Slonim Executive Committee Henadz Khomich sued a number of publications that republished the posting of blogger Stsiapan Putsila (aka NEXTA). NEXTA's Telegramm channel posted that the local top official, as well as his wife a bit later, had been caught drunk driving. Officially, the information has not been confirmed.
In a new report, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) named Turkmenistan, Iran, and Belarus as being among the ten worst countries for press censorship.
Chair of the Central Election Commission wants only the MFA-accredited foreign press and Belarus' "central" media to have access to the CEC press center.