Inflammatory statements on GECOM stalemate must be rejected

first_imgDear Editor,The Indian Action Committee (IAC) rejects any attempt to instigate a racially charged atmosphere regarding the current stalemate over the selection of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM).We urge groups and persons to refrain from engaging in race hate and polarising campaigns to support their respective positions. This will not help the cause of national unity, nor will it allow an environment for meaningful dialogue.Our ethnic relations situation is too fragile for any extreme, irresponsible and reckless behaviour and statements.  We call on civil society, political leaders, the media and the international community to reject and rebuff any effort at instigation and making inflammatory statements.This type of behaviour once again necessitates the urgent establishment of the Ethnic Relations Commission.The IAC urges responsible statements and conduct, and absolute respect for the Constitution and due process in our land.Yours sincerely,Indian ActionCommitteelast_img read more