Dunja Mijatovic against censorship TV debate

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Televised debate of the presidential candidates should not be assembling and editing. Such an opinion on October 27 at a press conference in Minsk was of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatovic.

According to her, during a visit to Belarus on 25-27 October, she met with the Chairman of the Central Election Commission of Belarus Lidia Yermoshina. "I expressed my concern about the problems that exist in covering Campaign, — the lack of pluralism in the media and non-governmental organizations in nyavtsyagnenasts work of the Public Council on media disputes. It seems to me, this is a mistake, "- said Mijatovic.

When asked about what the TV debates presidential candidates will be broadcast in the record and may be come to know the installation or censorship, Mijatovic said: "The debate can take place in the air, and in the record." "It is much better if they are in the air, because then you can feel that in the actually there is — in real time. But it is important, when they appear in the record, that they have not undergone editing ", — said Mijatovic.

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