Belarusian Helsinki Committee
Coalition of organizations
Primary Thematic Area:
Subtopic of primary thematic area:
The legislation provides a period of no more than 1 month for the duration of the election campaign. This rule limits both the candidates’ opportunity to campaign and the citizens’ right to obtain full information about the candidates and their election platforms. It is proposed to extend campaigning period for up to at least two months. In addition, it is necessary to discharge the entities in charge of political advertising of any liability for the content of advertising provided by the candidates or political parties.
Degree of Recommendation's Priority / Urgency / Relevance:
Body / Institution Responsible for Implementation:
Authorities (general, broad), Parliament