The Ethnic Relations Commission has issued a call on the political leaders to urge their supporters to immediately stop and reject any inclination by to taunt, confront and intimidate supporters of opposing sides.
The ERC said it is engaging political leaders on the development and its proposed Code of Conduct.
In a statement, the ERC said it condemns the unacceptable conduct of purported supporters of contesting political parties over the past few days, which have resulted in heated confrontations in different parts of the country, such as at Wismar and Non-Pariel.
Both the APNU+AFC and the PPP have complained about their campaigns being confronted by supporters of the other side during campaign events.
The ERC said it would like to remind the public that under the Laws of Guyana, campaigning by political parties during the elections period is allowed, but wants citizens and supporters to reject outright all attempts at provocation, and instead concentrate on issues being put forward by the candidates.
The ERC noted that it will continue to monitor the political campaigns with vigilance and play its role in promoting harmony, good relations and peace in our society.
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