British government attacks voting rights

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This video, from daily The Independent in Britain, says about itself:

UK local elections 2018: Should you need ID to vote?

3 May 2018

People have been denied the right to vote in local British elections for the first time due to a controversial new pilot of checks that force voters to prove their identities before casting their ballot.

Emulation of Donald Trump‘s United States Republican attack on voting rights by the British Conservative government …

By Ceren Sagir in Britain:

3 May 2018

Voters denied their democratic right to vote

PEOPLE were denied their democratic right to vote today after failing to show proof of identity under a new rule being tried out to “combat electoral fraud”.

Many were left fuming on being turned away from polling stations for not bringing a form of ID, while others refused to cast a ballot in protest.

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