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Vol 61 No 15

Published 23rd July 2020


Ugly compromises

President Farmajo is pushing through a flawed electoral system and the fallout has led to demonstrators taking to the streets of the capital

The main response of the government to the crowds that have gathered to protest the new electoral law and the postponement of elections is to fire shots over their heads. Throughout July it has become increasingly clear – and the presidency then admitted – that the government was not going to change its mind about the electoral law governing the next election.

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