13 November 2019, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) and the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) are deeply concerned with recent developments that may impact the Presidential Election due on 16th November. These stem from recent media reports that highlight to several anomalies with the affidavit submitted by Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, […]
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 […]
Major incidents: 71 Minor incidents: 331 Firearms involved: 7 Download the full report here.
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 […]
Major incidents: 65 Minor incidents: 292 Firearms involved: 5 Download the full report here.
Major incidents: 61 Minor incidents: 261 Firearms Involved: 5 Download the full report here.
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 […]