Teachers call on colleagues not to take part in election fraud

posted 11 Oct 2012, 05:02 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 11 Oct 2012, 05:02 ]
Source: HRO.org (info), 10/10/12 

· Electoral rights 

“There were a number of electoral violations in the last elections, responsibility for which to a great extent rests with the teacher members of the electoral commission. As a result, people have lost respect for all of us,” reads an open letter by Russian teachers addressed to their colleagues and those working for the electoral commission, which was posted on blogs and on the website of the Uchitel (Teacher) trade union in the run-up to the regional elections in Russia on 14 October 2012. [Read more]