The terms of reference for the Commonwealth Expert Team (CET) in the last election was: “…shall observe the preparations for the election; the polling, counting, and results process, and overall electoral environment”.
2006 Recommendation of Separation of Party From State
Commonwealth recommended de-linking of party from government in 2006 and 1992, 1993, 1998. Many of us remember all that.
However, in practice, the SPPF now PL, have not de-linked. Administrative offices remain political party offices. Government trucks and cars remain at the use of the Party. The Party rents to the government, buildings it took from the government.
The plethora of communist supporters hanging on to PUC trucks in the last election is a perfect 100% solid evidence of this lack of de linking. The Commonwealth failed to address this comprehensively, yet we provided solid evidence of it in practice. It was as if, they avoided this issue, because if they handled it, they would have to stay in Seychelles, beyond their terms of reference.
Problem: For no effective, exhaustive de-linking of state and party- Tin Medal No.9 to the Communists.
Solution: De link, and we will ask you to give back the medal, you will not have to wear it.
Drag On Radio Station License
In 2006, the Communists passed laws to prohibit political parties or religious organizations from running a radio station. The Communists themselves do not need a radio station. Because they have not de-linked SBC from their party, in practice, they use SBC to their leisure and pleasure. Those that critic this practice at the SBC, are simply fired. Religious organizations get free use of broadcasts when they request them only political parties in the opposition are given a hard time on dissemination of their content via radio and television.
The license fees are prohibitive, and the Communists have vowed to lower them. They should abolish them and let the air waves in
flow with freedom of thought, freedom of music, and freedom of debate. To curtail these human freedoms will make us all live the life more of animals that are kept to a leash to please a greater master. Communists, we are not dogs! Seychelles
Problem: Prohibitive license fees and policy to deny free and liberal access to airwaves. Tin Medal No:10. Keep on racking up the Tin Medals communists.
Solution: Drop the fees, drop the barriers. Alternatively, to save money, give each party one hour per day for music and debates each day on boring SBC radio. The same formula should be applied to SBC TV. Stop putting us to sleep with Communist dogma every night. We see through you and each day we will open 1000 eyes.
Review of Constitution But Do Nothing But Make Promises
In April 16th 2008, Three (3) years ago, James Michel embarked us on a long drawn out process to review the constitution to make necessary changes. This long process, preoccupied the opposition in
, and misled them to believe that change for the better was on the way. In cocktail parties, the opposition was told to give their ideas to make things better. Bernard Georges, SNP was even given the task to rewrite the constitution, but without amendments, of course. That would never come. Seychelles
The Commonwealth is well aware of this. What happened? All the recommendations were placed on a file cabinet and it just sat there collected dust and that was that. We are not fools to be fooled like chickens to a frying pan. For trying to fool the People constitutional reform was coming since 2008, we give the Communists another Tin Medal No. 11. Keep it up, Bravo, communist failures.
Problem: Failure to implement Constitutional Reform for over Three (3) years.
Solution: Implement the reforms or cancel the 3rd Republic, we go to a 4th Republic. Then you can give back the Tin Medal that is bothering you so much. You will make our IOG players proud instead of being shameful to stand next to you.
Campaign Finance Laws
“Money can have a profound impact on outcome elections” according to the Commonwealth. This means, the Commonwealth believes, that money can be used to buy elections.
For this reason, many jurisdictions control finance of elections by law. The Election Commissioner or Commission is responsible for overseeing the finance of elections. However, in
, it has been a free for all, without any redress since 1992. Over 18 years, nothing has been done to address the issue of financing of elections. Seychelles
The 2009 Constitutional Review Committee recommended that proper laws provide for reform in this area to control spending and the use of funds during elections to prevent abuse.
Another recommendation in 2006 by the Commonwealth was the requirement of declaration of campaign contributions. The 2011 report made the same recommendation again, as if the Commonwealth are a bunch of yoyo’s going as far back as 1992, 1993, 1998 recommendations. The recommendations have dragged out for so long and ignored, that the Commonwealth did not bother to reference the past recommendations, I cite here.
Problem: No adequate campaign finance laws in place to insure democracy remains credible since 1992. For this, the Communist gets another Tin Medal No. 12.
Solution: Implement the reforms proposed by the Constitutional Review Committee. That means taking the dust off the file. Pass proper laws to effect proper control of finance of campaigns that will also enjoin foreigners from deciding the outcome of our elections. Once you do that, Communists, we will gladly take back the Tin Medal you wear.
All Seychellois Must Be Allowed To Vote
The current laws require a residency period of Three (3) months for a Seychellois to vote or be registered to vote. This is discriminatory to the citizen.
This discriminatory practice is affecting the outcome of the elections. Many Seychellois overseas pay taxes in
Seychelles, and send money to . Betsy, a footballer in the Seychelles UK, was good enough to play for in the IOG, but he was not good enough to vote in an election. This is unacceptable. Seychelles
Problem: Residency requirement curtails the expression of democratic freewill of the People. Another Tin Medal (No.13) after 17 years of blockage. You communists are doing great in the Tin Medal category, keep it up.
Solution: Remove the residency requirement. Allow all Seychellois that take the time to register, to so vote. For that, we will remove this Tin Medal off your red shirt, until you remove your red shirts, once and for all, for the betterment of
. Keep it on; there is no future for Seychelles under your cloud of mediocrity. Seychelles
Don’t blame me, I just restated the Commonwealth Report, in a way we will all understand, including the Communists who want to ignore it!
Party State you want, you get! One Party State
Boycott National Assembly Elections!
Sesel Pou Seselwa!
May God Bless All Freedom Loving Seychellois!