From The Post: Obrador Urges Civil Resistance
The Post's Manuel Roig-Franzia reports on Sunday's rally in Mexico City in support of Andrés Manuel López Obrador. The presidential runner-up called for peaceful public pressure to force a vote-by-vote recount of the election. But there are growing fears that protests will become violent.
López Obrador stoked the crowd with allegations of voter fraud, saying Calderón would be an "illegitimate" president. He repeated his contention that the Federal Electoral Institute, an internationally respected independent organization, rigged computers to ensure Calderón's victory. And he made a new claim, saying his supporters should protest because "errors" were committed in 60,000 of the country's 130,000 polling places.
Read the full story.
Blogs That Reference This Entry
TrackBack URL for this entry:
Please email us to report offensive comments.
Posted by: Mario | July 17, 2006 10:12 PM
Posted by: Mario | July 17, 2006 11:05 PM
Posted by: maya0 | July 18, 2006 12:38 AM
Posted by: Raul | July 18, 2006 02:55 AM
Posted by: zac | July 18, 2006 08:49 AM
Posted by: Miguel Alvarado | July 19, 2006 02:49 PM
Posted by: Michael | August 8, 2006 05:02 PM