Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Ballot boxes readied ahead of vote

Officials are preparing for Sunday's parliamentary elections in Thailand after months of massive and sometimes violent anti-government demonstrations. Poll workers checked ballots and other materials inside the boxes which will be distributed to various polling stations early Sunday morning. Despite anti-government protests and recommendations from the country's election commission, the government is pushing ahead with the elections. Opposition leaders have called on supporters to boycott the vote but not interfer with voting Analysts say Sunday's poll will likely not change the situation. Extra security forces will be deployed across the country to control any violence. Ten people have died and at least 577 have been wounded in politically related violence since late November. No one was injured in the latest incident, a drive-by shooting overnight at an anti-government camp near a polling station.

© DailyMotion -


Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of Tolerance.ca® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of Tolerance.ca®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of Tolerance.ca® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
Email:
Heading:
Message:
 
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of Tolerance.ca®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter