Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 May, 2009

Press Release Re: National List Nominations, Constitutional and Statutory Obligations, and Representative Democracy – 7th April 2004

On Wednesday 7th April 2004, the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) wrote to the Commissioner of Elections expressing deep concern at certain newspaper reports that various persons whose names do not appear in the nomination lists or lists under Article 99A of the Constitution (i.e., National List) as submitted to the Commissioner during the nomination […]

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CPA CHALLENGES 18TH AND 19TH AMENDMENTS

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) has filed two petitions in the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka challenging the constitutionality of passing both the 18th and 19th Amendments to the Constitution with a two-thirds majority vote in Parliament. The reasons for the challenges are quite distinct from those of most of the other petitions. CPA’s […]

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Full text of CPA’s response to The Sunday Times article titled “CPA-LTTE-TRINCO” – 15th October 2003

15th October, 2003 Mr. Sinha Ratnatunga The Editor The Sunday Times 08, Hunupitiya Cross Road Colombo 2 Dear Mr Ratnatunga, SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT: ‘CPA-LTTE-Trinco’ by Chris Kamalendran The Sunday Times, Sunday 12th October 2003 I am writing with reference to the above article which appeared in your edition of Sunday 12th October 2003. The article contains a series of […]

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Avatar Centre for Policy Alternatives on 25 May, 2009

PA’s letter to Daily News Editor regarding the headline story on the CPA poll – 21st March 2004

21st March, 2004 Geoff Wijesinghe Editor Daily News Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. Lake House Colombo 10 Dear Sir, IMPRESSIVE FREEDOM ALLIANCE LEAD IN INDEPENDENT OPINION POLL DAILY NEWS. SATURDAY MARCH 20, 2004 I am writing in response to your headline story as titled above, which appeared in your issue of Saturday 20 March 2004 […]

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CPA’s letter to Daily News Editor – 24th March 2004

24th March 2004 Mr. Geoff Wijesinghe Editor – Daily News Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd. Lake House Colombo 10. Dear Sir, CPA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR STATES……. I am writing to you re the above report which was carried in your edition of Tuesday 23 March 2004, at the bottom of the front page or page 1. […]

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CPA’s response to the Daily News headline story ?Daily News sets the record straight? – 27th March 2004

CPA’s response to the Daily News headline story “Daily News sets the record straight” of 27th March 2004 29th March, 2004 Mr. Geoff Wijeysinghe Editor Daily News Lake House Colombo 10 Dear Sir, Daily News sets the record straight, Daily News, Saturday, March 27, 2004 I am writing with reference to the above headline story […]

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Misreporting of Social Indicator Opinion Poll and the Letter to Hon. Lakshman Kadirgamar PC MP – 29th March 2004

There has been a recent controversy over the reporting by the Daily News of an opinion poll conducted by Social Indicator, the polling unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA). Social Indicator published the poll in the form of a report entitled “The Sri Lankan Voter and the April 2004 Election”, which was released […]

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