Centre for Policy Alternatives on 7 March, 2010

The Slide

Article by Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, published in Daily Mirror, 7 March 2010 The SlideThe Slide

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 10 February, 2010

CONTROVERSY WITH REGARD TO THE STATE MEDIA AND THE APPOINTMENT OF A COMPETENT AUTHORITY

14th January 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka: It is now abundantly clear that a situation has arisen in which the State-controlled media is acting with complete disregard for the principles of balance and impartiality inherent to any notion of responsible and professional journalism (which apply with even greater force in the case of media institutions that […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 31 January, 2010

Presidential Election 2010: Election Day Media Communique No. 3

Read this in full as a PDF here. Map of location here. ### 3rd Media Communiqué, 26th January 2010, 1030Hrs CMEV received reports of multiple explosions in Nallur, Uduppidy, Manipay, Vaddukottai, Chavakachcheri and Tellipallai. CMEV’s mobile teams were dispatched to a number of locations where the attacks had reportedly taken place. CMEV teams verified damages […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 22 January, 2010

Presidential Election 2010: Media Communiqu? No. 20

Released 21 January 2010, download this report in full as a PDF here. ### Western Province Alleged Shooting in Gampaha District According to Western Provincial Councilor Mr. Kithsiri Manchanayake (UNP), at approximately 3.00am this morning, a group of unidentified persons who arrived in 5 or 6 vehicles, attacked the party office as well as home […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 January, 2010

Presidential Election 2010: Special Report on murder

16 January 2010: According to North Western Provincial Councilor Mr. Sanath Nishantha Perera (UPFA), at 3.50pm, UNP supporters had shot at UPFA supporters in front of the UNP party office located in front of the Minnas Private Hospital, Madurankuliya, Puttalam District, resulting in the death of UPFA supporter Mr. Saman Kumara of Thonigala, Anamaduwa. According […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 January, 2010

CMEV records misappropriation of State resources

CMEV captures on photo just a few of the illegal acts of political parties in the run up to the Presidential Elections, including the misappropriate of State resources. Click here for the photos. More will be added soon. CMEV records misappropriation of State resourcesCMEV records misappropriation of State resources

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 11 January, 2010

Presidential Election 2010: Media Communiqu? No. 4

The CMEV brought to the attention of the Election Commissioner the illegal display of banners and cutouts in public places and within the premises Government Offices & buildings, by the letter dated 5th January 2010. CMEV appreciates the order given to the Police by the Elections Commissioner, to remove all illegal banners and cutouts from […]

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