Vital Rymasheuski: CEC proposals for changes in the electoral process is a mockery of the OSCE recommendations
Mr. Vital Rymasheuski, BCD co-chairman comments these changes: "Central Election Commission in Belarus' proposals on changes to the electoral process is a mockery of the recommendations of the OSCE and independent observers.
Substantial changes - transparent voting, opportunity to participate in counting of votes for representatives of the independent democratic candidates - have been discharged. According to the statements by Yarmoshyna, observers will be three meters from the counting of votes the table - that will not give any opportunity to see how people actually voted. The authorities also fear the inclusion of representatives of independent candidates in the local election commissions. Their inclusion in the higher-level commissions are irrelevant, since all falsifications occur in the local election commissions, "- he said.
"You can already expect that the elections will be brutally rigged again and that is a preparation of another criminal offense, which violates the Constitution and the rights of the Belarusian people, of every citizen to free and fair elections, the right to elect the government," - said co-chair of the BCD.
According to him, today tens of thousands of members of election commissions of all levels, pro-government ideology workers participate in the fraud. "In this situation we need as many independent observers as possible. Independent monitoring is the only tool that can detect violations and prove that the authorities in Belarus remain illegitimate. We call upon all citizens of Belarus, who care about the fate of the country, to join the "Right to Choose" election observation campaign!"