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Opposition Coalition to Fight Against “illegitimate” Election

The opposition coalition, demonstrating against the call for a snap general election by the ruling Dominica Labor Party DLP says in the spirit of peaceful mobilization and dialogue, the coalition movement intends to meet directly with the President to protest this latest outrage.

According to Leader of the Dominica Freedom Party Bernard Hurtault, the movement declares that it will also engage with all private sector, religious, and other civil society organizations as they met on Tuesday, November 15th with the intent to further marshal the forces of good in the country to bring pressure to bear on this government to cancel what they describe as an illegitimate election.

The movement further states that the mobilization will not stop regardless of the outcome of this present election but they intend to organize, lead, and engage will all fellow citizens as, on November 14th the opposition coalition met with the senior command of the Commonwealth of Dominica Police Force and agreed to a mutually beneficial framework of engagement.

It says that both parties agreed that they have certain rights and obligations under the constitution and that the police command regardless of ideological contests, have a constitutional duty to maintain law and order on the island at all times and agreed on a framework to ensure that law and order will be a mutually attained goal in these times.

 

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