Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Authorities give out food in exchange for ‘Yes’ votes

Local authorities in Thingangyun township, Rangoon, have been giving rice and cooking oil to families who agree to vote ‘Yes’ in the constitutional referendum, a local resident said.

A Thingangyun resident said people in one ward had been given the basic goods in return for the whole family voting ‘Yes’.

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