Observer gets deprived of accreditation twice a day in Minsk

April 22, 2016 19:32

Observer from the campaign Right to Choose 2015 Maria Paklonskaya was deprived of accreditation twice a day in Minsk. The young woman observed the early voting at polling station #65 in Minsk Pershamaiski District. 

Paklonskaya noticed that the ballot box was not sealed when the polling station opened, Euroradio reported. She decided to photograph it and was pronounced a verbal warning. 

She did not take any pictures but was deprived of accreditation ‘for hindering the work of the election committee’. 3 out of 13 members of the committee made the decision.

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