Video interview with Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, Co-Convenor of the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) over the murder of a political party supporter in Tangalla today and the lobbing of a hand grenade in Batticaloa. Both incidents are covered in detail in the CMEV Media Communiqué No. 8.
At 12.20 pm today, a bus containing UNP supporters was shot at on the Thalunna road in the Hungama area in Thangalle. Ms. Kusumawathie Kuruppuarachchi who suffered gunshot wounds to the stomach was initially admitted to the Thangalla hospital. She was subsequently transferred to the Matara hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries and was […]
3 January 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka: CMEV notes with concern the escalation of violence in the Presidential Election. CMEV has received reports of 4 Major Incidents of election related violence on 3 January. Instances of the use of fire arms have gone up to 16. CMEV highlights the most recent two incidents in this press release, including the […]
CMEV has recorded a cumulative total of 316 Incidents of election related violence since the issue of the Gazette Notification on 23rd November 2009 announcing the Presidential Election. Of these, 133 are classified as Major and 183 as Minor incidents. The highest number of Major incidents have been reported from the Hambantota(17) and Galle(11) Districts. […]
As of 8th January 2010, CMEV has confirmed a cumulative total of 281 incidents of election related violence of which 117 incidents have been categorized as Major. Of these, 36 incidents are of Assault, 31 are of Threat and Intimidation, 18 of Grievous Hurt, 7 incidents of Hurt, 6 incidents of Attempted Murder, 11 cases […]
5th media communiqué of the Southern Provincial Council election can be downloaded in English, Sinhala and Tamil.
3rd media communiqué of the Southern Provincial Council election can be downloaded in English, Sinhala and Tamil.