Updated at 19:23,23-11-2017

Viasna: 76.9% of observers were unable to see the contents of the ballots

Belarus in focus

The Human Rights Defenders For Free Elections campaign said in its findings that the electoral process did not meet a number of key international standards for democratic and free elections. In particular, the legislation still has no regulations on the method of counting ballots by the precinct election commissions.

The counting of votes largely repeated earlier negative practices of opaque ballot counting. More than half of the observers were placed in unsuitable conditions: 76.9% were unable to see the contents of the ballots.\

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