EWER Alert: 35 Incidents Recorded Before, During and After Local Elections

November 10, 2016

While the majority of Local Elections on October 29th proceeded without issue, Belun’s Early Warning, Early Response system recorded 35 incidents of electoral violence before, during and after election day. Thirteen incidents involved physical violence, including four with rock throwing, while the remainder involved verbal violence, including arguing and shouting. Details about the characteristics of all recorded incidents can be found in the full Alert.