Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 1 August, 2009

On Rajiva Wijesinghe

Article based on interview broadcast on public television in Sri Lanka with Rajiva Wijesinghe, the Secretary General of the Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process. Published in The Sunday Island, 2nd August 2009.   On Rajiva WijesingheOn Rajiva Wijesinghe

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 31 July, 2009

Report of CMEV field visit to Vavuniya, 30th July 2009

The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) made a fact finding visit to Vavuniya from 23-24th July to assess the situation there with regard to the Urban Council Election on 8 May 2009. CMEV met with political party leaders, candidates, the Assistant Election Commissioner, Police, members of the Bar Association, Chamber of Commerce, Civil Society […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 7 June, 2009

The state of Emergency in peacetime

Article written by Asanga Welikala, Senior Researcher, CPA published in The Sunday Leader, 7 June 2009. The state of Emergency in peacetimeThe state of Emergency in peacetime

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 5 June, 2009

The rendezvous of victory

Article written by Sanjana Hattotuwa, Senior Researcher, CPA published in The Sunday Leader, 7 June 2009. The rendezvous of victory

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 4 June, 2009

Children in Advertising in Sri Lanka – A Media Study

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) in collaboration with UNICEF organised a half-day consultative meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Children and Advertising in Sri Lanka on 1st August 2003. This consultative meeting was held to examine the complex interaction of relations between advertising, media and children – a topic on which there was very […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 1 June, 2009

CPA receives threatening letter

CPA received this letter on 1st June 2009 via the post. The scanned Sinhala original is available as a PDF to download, along with the English translation. ### NOTICE TO THE TRAITORS (DESHADROHIS) The wretched war that lasted throughout 30 years has now come to an end. Blood thirsty wicked terrorists were finished from this country. […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 28 May, 2009

CMEV letters to the Commissioner of Elections Mr. Dayananda Dissanayake (and his reply), and the Minister of Provincial Council and Local Government on the deprivation of voter rights in the President

CMEV letters to the Commissioner of Elections Mr. Dayananda Dissanayake (and his reply), and the Minister of Provincial Council and Local Government on the deprivation of voter rights in the Presidential Election of November 2005

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