May-June 2007: Fraud and violence mark Philippine elections

The mid-term elections held in the Philippines on 14 May 2007 was marred by massive fraud and violence. The conspicuous presence of international observers did not deter Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her political allies from using government resources and other foul means to secure electoral victory for pro-administration candidates, especially in the House of Representatives. In fact, some of the international observers were even harassed and intimidated by security forces of the Arroyo regime.

     Download May-June 2007 issue of LIBERATION International

The mid-term elections held in the Philippines on 14 May 2007 was marred by massive fraud and violence. The conspicuous presence of international observers did not deter Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her political allies from using government resources and other foul means to secure electoral victory for pro-administration candidates, especially in the House of Representatives. In fact, some of the international observers were even harassed and intimidated by security forces of the Arroyo regime.

In this issue:

NDFP scoffs at US saber-rattling 

Filipino children victimized by US-Arroyo regime's dirty war

Army troopers abduct, torture six children in Mt. Province

Curing more than the illness

Fujimori must pay for his crimes

Latin America digs in against US attack

Vilma Espín Guillois: Cuban heroine and revolutionary

Cuba scores victory at UN Human Rights Council

NYC meeting salutes Philippine revolutionary leader

     Download May-June 2007 issue of LIBERATION International

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