Belarussian opposition leader Sergei Tikhanovsky has been sentenced by a Belarussian court to 18 years in prison. Earlier, in May last year, Sergei Tikhanovsky decided to run against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. He was arrested on charges of staging a protest rally.
Before the election, various charges were brought against him, including inciting riots and inciting hatred through social media. He was sentenced by a court in the country’s authoritarian government.
According to the BBC, his wife, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, was chosen to represent him in the arrest of Tikhanovsky. However, Lukashenko won the election by rigging.
After the election, Svetlana claimed that she was the real winner. He was then forced to flee the country by President Alexander Lukashenko.
On Tuesday, Sevetlana questioned the legitimacy of the Belarussian court. She dismissed the verdict against her husband as “unacceptable”.
“I will continue to work for the release of those whom I love,” he said in a video posted on Twitter. He is the leader of millions of Belarusians.
Former United States President Donald Trump has said that former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu never sincerely wanted a peace deal with the Palestinians.
Trump made the remarks in an interview with US media outlet Aegis News on Monday. News Anadolu.
“I don’t think Netanyahu wants to bring peace to Palestine,” the former US president said. He has actually disguised himself and put the United States in danger.
The former Israeli prime minister has come under fire from congratulating Joe Biden on his victory in the US presidential election in November 2020.
In the interview, he described Netanyahu as a rogue politician from the Middle East. Trump claims that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is a better leader than him.
Trump said Mahmoud Abbas sincerely wanted peace, but Netanyahu cheated.
CCTV has been directed to be installed in all booths in Kolkata, India.
The Hindustan Times reported on Tuesday that the Kolkata High Court had directed that CCTV be installed in all polling booths in the Kolkata municipality. CCTV should also be used in strong rooms.
As a result, if the Election Commission wants to use CCTV in 100 per cent booths, there is no objection.
Earlier, the BJP had approached the High Court demanding deployment of central forces in the Kolkata municipal elections.
Municipal elections will be held on December 19 (Sunday) in Kolkata. That is why the commission initially decided to use CCTV in 25 percent of the booths. A case was filed in the Calcutta High Court against that decision.
The plaintiff in the case, BJP leader Devdutt Maji, claimed that there was violence after the assembly polls. There were also shootings in the last general election.
At the hearing of that case, the state government claimed that the commission had taken all necessary steps for free and peaceful elections. Based on various reports, the commission has decided to use CCTV in 25 per cent sensitive booths. Although a division bench of Justice Prakash Srivastava and Justice Rajarshi Bharadwaj directed that CCTV should be installed in all booths in the Kolkata municipal elections. In other words, the commission will have to use CCTV in 4,642 main booths and 365 auxiliary booths. The division bench of the high court also directed the use of CCTV in the strong room.