22 July 2017

Accusations of voter intimidation ahead of East Timor elections



21 July 2017 Sydney Morning Herald One of East Timor's largest political parties has denounced "acts of intimidation and terror" against some if its supporters ahead of Saturday's parliamentary elections.
Fretilin issued a statement late on Friday saying its supporters and sympathisers in several villages in Baucau, the country's second largest town, had been told that unless they voted "for certain political parties" their houses would be ransacked and they would be killed. Full article here: http://www.smh.com.au/world/accusations-of-voter-intimidation-ahead-of-east-timor-elections-20170721-gxgcs2.html

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