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By Sumaiya Rizvi


The election monitoring body Centre for Monitoring Election Violence (CMEV) reported that some counting officers and agents of the main opposition candidate at counting stations in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Kurunegala and Matale had been physically assaulted when they were carrying out their duties.

The spokesperson for the Centre for Monitoring Election Violence Dr. Pakiasothy Saravanamuttu raised concerns over the incidents in a letter to the Elections Commissioner.


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  • Wednesday, 27 January 2010 11:53 AM

    votes should be counted again, if doubts and violence has taken place

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 11:55 AM

    Ha ha Dr. Pakiasothy !

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 11:59 AM

    No faith in the final results then!

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 12:08 PM

    They will come up with all excuses to cover their Defeat! All NGO'S couldn't believe what had happened!

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 12:16 PM

    About CMEV
    CMEV was formed in 1997 by the Centre for Policy Alternatives(vikalpa prathipaththi kendraya) (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.

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 12:22 PM

    any other concerns sir?

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 08:58 PM

    Think twice, before resettling in your motherland!

    Wednesday, 27 January 2010 11:10 PM

    How could the Elections Commissioner have declared anyone a 'winner,' when the 'misdeeds' he mentioned had, in fact, occurred?

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 12:33 PM

    OK now we can declare SF as the real winner, Pundits

    Thursday, 28 January 2010 12:56 PM

    if there was nothing unfair about the election and no violence etc to report, then why was the elections commissioner held under house arrest and not allowed to speak to the public except to make the pre-recorded statement? you lankans are a bunch of fools.


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