TITLE

Silent Majority

AUTHOR(S)
Faiola, Anthony
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
New Republic;06/19/2000, Vol. 222 Issue 25, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the demonstration staged by the supporters of opposition leader Alejandro Toledo to protest the outcome of the presidential elections in Peru. Accusation that President Alberto Fujimori had stolen the race; Withdrawal of Toledo in the runoff claiming that conditions for a fair election did not exist; Call of the opposition leader for a massive campaign of civil disobedience; Percentage of the Peruvians who either supported or were satisfied with the democratic system; Claim of Toledo and other advocates of democracy that it was election fraud that accounted for Fujimori's victory in the election.
ACCESSION #
3205684

 

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