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Group to bring postponement of ARMM polls to UN court 07/01/2011

Friday, July 1, 2011

Group to bring postponement of ARMM polls to UN court

07/01/2011
A workers and farmers political group said yesterday it would bring to the United Nations court the postponement of elections in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), saying the move is “a blatant violation of human rights.” At a forum in Manila, Partido ng Manggagawa at Magsasaka (PMM) president Jose Malvar Villegas Jr. said the postponement of polls in ARMM on Aug. 8 is equivalent to “illegal cancellation of elections” as this denies people their right to choose their leaders. “President Aquino cannot just appoint officials or his allies to take over in ARMM..... MORE
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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20110701met5.html

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