Centre for Policy Alternatives on 5 October, 2015

Statement on the UNHRC Resolution

October 1, 2015, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) welcomes the adoption of the resolution titled ‘Promoting Reconciliation, Accountability and Human Rights in Sri Lanka’ at the 30th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. In a paradigm shift from past positions, the Government of Sri Lanka co-sponsored the […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 August, 2015

Parliamentary General Election 2015: Media Communiqué 02

Download this communique as a PDF here. 02nd August 2015 Colombo, Sri Lanka, at 1630 hrs As of 2nd August 2015, CMEV has recorded a total of 402 incidents of election related violence and malpractices.  Of these, 71 have been classified as major including 5 incidents involving the use of fire -arms. Minor incidents have been […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 August, 2015

Summary of incidents recorded by CMEV from 13th of July to 02nd of August

Major incidents: 71 Minor incidents: 331 Firearms involved: 7 Download the full report here.

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 August, 2015

Parliamentary General Election 2015: Media Communiqué 01

Access this communique as a PDF here 01st August 2015 Colombo, Sri Lanka The Center for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) officially commenced monitoring of the incidence of election violence and malpractice in the 2015 General Election. Since the start of the nominations period on the 6th of July, CMEV has deployed around 200 field monitors including […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 August, 2015

Summary of incidents recorded by CMEV: 13th July to 1st of August

Major incidents: 65 Minor incidents: 292 Firearms involved: 5 Download the full report here.

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 August, 2015

Summary of incidents recorded by CMEV from 13th of July to 31st

Major incidents: 61 Minor incidents: 261 Firearms Involved: 5 Download the full report here.  

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 August, 2015

Parliamentary General Election 2015: Special Media Communiqué

31rst July 2015 Colombo, Sri Lanka At 11.30 am today, shooting was reported at Bloemendal Road in front of the St. Benedict College grounds in Kotahena. Rajiv Seneviratne the Campaign Manager for the United National Party speaking to CMEV from Srikotha party headquarters confirmed that the incident had taken place while Mr. Ravi Karunanayake was canvasing with […]

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