Anti-corruption pledge becomes secret

| 12/04/2021

(CNS): Following the launch of the awareness campaign to highlight election corruption, aimed at keeping the 2021 elections clean and transparent, a key element of it has now become a secret. The General Election Against Corruption Today (ACT) Education Campaign included the 50 candidates publicly signing a pledge to uphold standards while competing for a seat. But the Anti-Corruption Commission and the Elections Office have now said in a joint release that the names of those signing will no longer be made public. In what appears to be a glaring contradiction to the fundamental principle of the campaign, they said this was because some candidates were upset about the negative implications of not signing.

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