The Centre for Monitoring Election Violence, as a member of the March 12th Movement (M12M), is organising a signature campaign in Badulla today. The vehicle parade of M12M has approached Badulla after a long march. And many of the religious / CSO / Political leaders are putting their signatures at this very moment at the function […]
CMEV wishes to acknowledge the work of the Commissioner of Elections, his officials in Colombo and throughout the Northern Province, as well as the Police in the holding of the Northern Provincial Council Election. Furthermore, the cooperation and assistance extended to CMEV greatly assisted us in our work. CMEV also acknowledges the financial support of […]
CMEV was formed in 1997 by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA), the Free Media Movement (FMM) and the Coalition Against Political Violence as an independent and non-partisan organisation to monitor the incidence of election related violence. Currently, CMEV is made up of CPA, FMM and INFORM Human Rights Documentation Centre. Final report on election […]
Total number of Incidents: 398 Major incidents: 223 Minor incidents: 175 Firearms involved: 53 Intra party disputes UPFA against UPFA – 75 UNP against UNP – 2 Details here in Sinhala, Tamil and English.
Elections and Minorities: Present Problems and Alternatives for the Future May 2010 marks the first anniversary of the end of the war. Since the defeat of the LTTE, Sri Lanka had a Presidential Election in January 2010 and will have Parliamentary Elections on 8th April 2010. These two national elections held in a post war context […]
5 April 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka: CMEV has received confirmation of the first election related murder and reports of the further intensification of violence as the campaign draws to a close today, midnight. A tense situation is reported from the Sinhala areas of the Digamadulla District due to the competition between candidates for preference votes. […]
Total number of Incidents: 363 Major incidents: 206 Minor incidents: 157 Firearms involved: 49 Intra party disputes UPFA against UPFA – 72 UNP against UNP – 1 Details here in Sinhala, Tamil and English.