GRAVE CONCERNS FOR A FREE AND FAIR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION AND THE RULE OF LAW

20th January 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is deeply concerned by the developments this week that suggest the remainder of the election campaign and the presidential election itself would not be conducted according to the legal procedures and limitations established by the Constitution and the law.

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Supreme Court allows petition by police assault victim

By S.S.SelvanayagamThe Supreme Court yesterday granted leave to proceed with the fundamental right violation petition filed by a UNP election campaigner against the police officers who allegedly assaulted him.The Bench comprising Chief Justice Asoka de Silva, Justices Shirani Tilakawardane and S.I.Imam granted leave to proceed with the application for the…

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