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On the eve of election day, Southern Tagalog regional poll-watchdog Kontra Daya, Kontra Karahasan received reports of election-related violence against militant groups in the region. In Los Baños, Laguna, at around 12:30 mn, 3 members of Kabataan Partylist, a member of Bayan Muna Partylist and Barangay Human Rights Officer Virgilio Tandang were arrested and physically injured by alleged Makati police officers while in a mass-action of residents against the alleged vote-buying and flying-voter scheme of a mayoral candidate.

Media Release March 29, 2010 Kontra-Daya, COURAGE, Migrante, Kilusang Mayo Uno, Gabriela, Kadamay and other militant groups today stormed the COMELEC office to condemn the poll body’s blatant leniency in allowing GMA-backed partylists to run in the 2010 elections. The militants called on the public to junk Arroyo’s collaborators in the upcoming polls. A number…

(Bulatlat.com) It is not the absence of laws, but the incompetence of Comelec officials that has resulted in the entry of spurious partylist groups in the May 10 elections. This was the analysis of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance) as it vowed to oppose the partylist nomination of Pampanga Congressman and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo…

News Release March 23, 2010 The anti-fraud group Kontra Daya today challenged the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to dispel fears of a failure of elections by conducting mock elections. Comelec Commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal had hit back yesterday at critics who have raised various concerns on what will e the first automated elections in the country’s…

By ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO
Catholic priest Fr. Joe Dizon, convener of the anti-fraud and election monitoring group Kontra Daya, raised hell earlier this week over the Commission on Elections’s (Comelec) accreditation of a partylist group that is, by its own declaration, a project initiated by an official of the Arroyo administration and a prominent ally of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

PRESS RELEASE March 1, 2010 The anti-fraud and election monitoring group Kontra Daya today slammed the Commission on Elections (Comelec) for having allowed a government-sponsored partylist group to run in the 2010 elections. Kontra Daya convener Fr. Joe Dizon said the “partylist group” Batang Iwas Droga, or BIDA, should not have been accredited for the…

BY BULATLAT Posted May 30, 2007, 6:18 p.m. Election watchdog Kontra Daya joined the Concerned Citizens and other groups in a protest rally, Wednesday, near the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) where the national canvassing is ongoing. The Commission on Elections (Comelec) canvassed votes from Sulu on the same day. The group warned against rigging…

BY EMILY VITAL BULATLAT May 25,2007 – 3:46 p.m. Election watchdog Kontra Daya has sent a team to Lanao del Sur to observe the special elections on Saturday. Led by Emmie de Jesus, one of the Kontra Daya convenors, the six-person team left for Lanao del Sur early morning, Friday. Nitz Mahinay serves as the…

BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat Breaking News / Election Watch May 21, 2007 – 2:41pm The poll monitoring group Kontra Daya (Anti-Fraud) has called on the next Congress to impeach Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Benjamin Abalos for what it described as the “questionable, tainted” character of the recently-concluded senatorial and local elections. Kontra Daya…