What is Palparan doing in Lanao?

May 25, 2007

Bayan Muna Rep. Teodoro Casio, whose group was the alleged target of killers allegedly let loose by Palparan when he was still a general, said this morning that Palparan is in Lanao del Sur and wondered what the infamous general was doing there. “He should keep his hands off the special elections there,” Casio said, referring to the special elections to be held tomorrow in more than a dozen areas in Lanao del Sur, where fraud have allegedly been rampant.

Militarization ensures fraud, not honest elections in Mindanao

May 22, 2007

Commentary: Intensified militarization aims to disrupt the political stability and divide the people in Mindanao. In this way, the coming elections will be under the control of the military, which serves a desperate administration that has no other way to win the elections but through fraudulent means.