Activist fears over Belarus vote
Marina Bogdanovich alleges intimidation by incumbent president who is expected to be re-elected on Sunday.
Last Modified: 19 Dec 2010 13:20 GMT

Belarus is holding a presidential election on Sunday, with Alexander Lukashenko, the country's presdient, widely expected to be re-elected for a fourth term.

After 16 years in office, Lukashenko has become Europe's longest serving leader. But opposition candidates say they are facing intimidation, and have told Al Jazeera that the post-Soviet state will continue to lack the freedoms that characterise other Euopean countries if Lukashenko is re-elected.

Neave Barker reports from Minsk, the capital of Belarus.

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