Election Proposal – But No Major C...

The  Charter ´97 News Center reports that work in cooperation between the Central Election Commission of Belarus and OSCE has been done, to try and change the electoral laws in the country. However, the chairwoman of the CEC claims that there will be no great changes. “Only some electorial technologies and organizational issues will be changed,” says chairwoman Lydzia...

European Parliament resolution on Belaru...

On 2 April the European Parliament voted for a resolution urging Belarus authorities to improve in human rights and making democratizing changes such as freedom of association, assembly and religion. Another topic was to organize free and fair elections. The EP also wants Belarus to aknowledge the Union of Poles working in Belarus, to reconsider cases of forced drafting into the army,...