Regional Organizations, European Journalists to Monitor Darfur Referendum

Eight regional and civil society organizations will be participating in poll process observation of Darfur administrative referendum, government has revealed. It affirms completion of all arrangements to guarantee launch of the referendum on transparent manner. It says the referendum is a constitutional right stated in Doha document.
Government spokesman Ahmed Bilal Othman told (smc) that observation process is available for any organization that may express willing to participate based on regulations set by Darfur Referendum commission. He explains that 12 European journalists are expected to participate in monitoring the referendum. Moreover he said Arab league and some regional figures have agreed to observe ballot operation saying they are expected to arrive in few days.