Video of press conference on Southern Provincial Council Election (Sinhala)

Video of press conference held on 13 October 2009 on Southern Provincial Council Election. Sinhala version.

The video covers the context within which the election was held, key characteristics of election violence in the run up to and on the day of the elections, and key concerns over the conduct of free and fair elections in the country.

Video of press conference on Southern Provincial Council Election (English)

Video of press conference held on 13 October 2009 on Southern Provincial Council Election. English version.

The video covers the context within which the election was held, key characteristics of election violence in the run up to and on the day of the elections, and key concerns over the conduct of free and fair elections in the country.

Election Day Violence Update (in Sinhala)

CMEV coordinator Jagath Liyanaarachchi speaks on the nature of violence on the Western Provincial Council election day. He also speaks of the importance of this election within the context of the humanitarian crisis in the Vanni today and the war.

For a related video in English featuring Co-Convenor of the CMEV Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu, click here.

Election Day violence update by Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu

Co-Convenor of the Centre for Monitoring Elections Violence Dr. Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu speaks on voter turnout and violence on the day of the Western Provincial Council elections, and also on how the elections results will be interpreted by political parties.

This video is also available in High Definition (HD).