Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Mugabe: Police can help voters

From News24:

Mugabe amends electoral laws

Harare - Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has amended electoral laws to allow policemen into polling stations later this month to "assist" illiterate people to vote, state radio said on Tuesday.....

"Section 59 of the act has also been amended and will allow two electoral officers and a police officer on duty to assist semi- literate voters," the radio quoted part of the presidential proclamation as saying.

Voters who are "physically incapacitated" will also be assisted to vote by two electoral officials and a policeman, the report said. The radio did not say why the laws had been changed. ...


blackstone said...

Fear tactics at it's worst. Do you mind if i repost this on my blog?

boinky said...

the post is public, and includes a link if you want to repost.

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