Fraud and Violence: Mainstays of Bangsamoro Electoral Politics (Postelection)

22 May 2019 Bulletins / CEMS

Despite the Palace’s assessment that the May 13 polls was “generally peaceful”, a total of 108 Early Response Network reports on election-related conflict incidents say otherwise. Among the reports were heightened tensions among rivals, explosives set off to sow fear among voters and poll workers, and incidents of gunfights and fistfights.

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