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Freedom To Choose Important Pillar Of Our Democracy

One of the strong pillars of our democracy is the freedom to choose which political party is to govern us. That opportunity comes again next year when we go the
08 Aug 2017 11:00
Freedom To Choose Important Pillar Of Our Democracy

One of the strong pillars of our democracy is the freedom to choose which political party is to govern us. That opportunity comes again next year when we go the polls again.

We do that via the ballot box. It’s an individual choice, between you and God, no one else knows.

So you are free to exercise what you believe in and choose a political party that represents  your belief.

People who say they know who you voted for are lying. It’s a form of intimidation to try and influence the way you vote.

Any politician who is doing this is not only violating your basic human rights but is not fit to be involved in a democratic election.

Freedom to choose is a basic tenet of our democracy. It is also a divine law.

As we  move closer to the general election, politicians will spin their own propaganda. Some, driven by desperation, will use scare tactics, to influence the way people vote.

We hope that anyone spreading lies that will incite people and cause problems will be taken to task by the law.

Nemani Delaibatiki

Feedback: nemani.delaibatiki@fijisun.com.fj



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