Liberia Elections 2011 Daily News Review-11th November, 2011
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Monrovia, November, 11th 2011; following the release of provisional results of Tuesday November 8th second round elections, the National Chronicle in a story headlined, Trouble Breeds Again ( As CDC Holds Demonstration Today), reports that within just four days after demonstrators of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) threw stones at police officers as teargas and gun firing were used to contain the illegal demonstration, today the CDC will hold a demonstration to remember their partisans killed during Monday's march.

The Democrat also reports that, More Endorsement (As Carter Center Declares Election Transparent). The October 11th general and presidential election and Nov-8 run-off presidential election were free, fair and transparent with no evidence of vote rigging, the Carter Center, one of the observer institutions, declared Thursday, a day after ECOWAS arrived at the same conclusion.

According to the Daily Observer, Run-Off Election Was Transparent -AU Mission Releases Findings. African Union Observer Mission to the Nov-8-2011 presidential run-off election in Liberia says the poll was peaceful and held in accordance with the electoral law of Liberia.

In the News story, Ellen Gets Over 90% Votes - NEC Says Turnout Is Normal, the paper reports that, preliminary results from Tuesday's presidential Run-Off election released by the National Elections Commission NEC have placed the ruling party candidate president Ellen Johnson in a comfortable lead.

The New Dawn on the CDC issue mayhem reports that, CDC, Funeral Home Tussle Over Body. Violence is reported to have almost ensued at the Abraham Roberts Funeral Home on Tuesday, Nov-08, when a few stalwarts and supporters of the Congress for Democratic Change demanded the remains of the boy killed during Monday's clash between the CDC and Liberian Police outside the party's headquarters in Congo Town.

We end the review with another story from the New Dawn newspaper. In the story headlined, MPC Differs with CDC, the paper reports thatthe standard Bearer of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change or MPC Simeon Freeman, has criticized the Congress for Democratic Change CDC for what he terms wrongfully assembling its supporters when campaign activities had ended. He said the action of the CDC amounted to provocation of the police and other well meaning Liberians to act otherwise.

This daily news review is compiled by African Elections Project (AEP) Media Monitoring Center at LMC, Monrovia, Liberia.

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