Weekly Analytical Report: July 18-24
Observation is carried out by activists of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee and the Human Rights Center “Viasna” in the framework of the campaign Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections
- nomination groups have been collecting signatures by means of pickets and door-to-door canvassing without significant obstacles;
- the process of collecting signatures was once again accompanied by abuse of administrative resources, but not as extensively as in earlier elections;
- registered political parties have been able to nominate their candidates for the House of Representatives;
- the elections continue to be unobtrusive for the Belarusian society; government-run media confine themselves to publishing official materials and articles related to the potential pro-government candidates.