Sierra Leone election: The way to inform if the polls might be rigged


As election day attracts close to, the opposition All Folks’s Congress (APC) is stepping up its marketing campaign to place stress on the electoral fee to carry a reputable ballot and on the ruling get together to respect the desire of the folks. Having initially complained in regards to the state of the electoral roll and a last-minute change to the electoral system, opposition leaders have gone by means of the gears.

Of their newest salvo, they referred to as for the electoral fee to be disbanded and changed with an “worldwide accredited electoral physique”. The opposition then organised a protest that led to clashes with the police. So what are the APC so frightened about, and how properly based are their fears?

Over the previous couple of months I’ve obtained a lot of messages warning that the elections might be manipulated in varied methods – by means of repression, censorship of vital voices, and the final minute change to the

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