• Choose between assisting UPFA candidates and your responsibilities – CaFFE demands District Secretary of Moneragala
    Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has urged the District Secretary of Moneragala to remove himself from the position of the District Returning Officer for the coming Uva elections as he is involved in a Ministry of Economic Development led programme to promote the UPFA. Speaking at a press conference held today CaFFE Executive Director Keerthi Tennakoon said he has written to the District Secretary of Moneragala, the Commissioner of Elections and the Ministry of Economic Developmen
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  • Vehicle of the organizer of Haliela UNP rally attacked Attempt to burn the vehicle thwarted
    A three wheeler that belongs to United National Party (UNP) supporter NHN Naushad of Hali Ela, Badulla was attacked today morning. The attack follows a small pocket meeting held near Hali Ela Muslim Mosque yesterday, which was organized by Naushad. "A group travelling in a Defender Jeep and Van arrived at my house today morning at 2.45 am. They turned my three wheeler over and tried to set it on fire. But they failed to do so because neighbours gathered. Seeing the people the group fled,....
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  • Promises Broken: Two more JVP offices in Moneragala attacked
    Despite the assurances given by the IGP yesterday (Sept. 10th) that the election violence in Moneragala will be controlled, two more Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) offices were attacked today. A group arriving in a white van attacked the JVP office at the 10th kilometre post in Weheragala, Monaragala, around 2 am. At the time JVP supporters were inside the office and they were asked not to step out of the office. 'Don't come out. You can't campaign here,' the assailants have threatened J
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  • Four university students supporting the JVP in Moneragala assaulted One abducted and later left on the road after assaulting
    Four university students who were campaigning for the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) were assaulted at Maduruketiya, Moneragala today (September 8) around 6.30 am by a group travelling in a Defender Jeep without number plates. One of the students was abducted and was later left on the roadside after further assault, Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) observers claim. Although attacks by armed men travelling in unmarked Defender Jeeps have become common in Moneragala
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  • All illegal election offices of Moneragala should be removed
    Although the authorities have only given permission to operate 219 election offices for the United Peoples Freedom Alliance (UPFA) in Moneragala district, the UPFA candidates maintain over 970 election offices, Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE) has observed. Two UPFA offices at Raja Mawatha, Buttala, Kataragama were attacked last night bringing the number of attacks on election offices in Moneragala to 52. Since most election related violence occur due to illegal election offices,
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 IGP to visit Monaragala today
IGP to visit Monaragala today
2014-09-13
IGP N.K Illangakoon will be visiting in Monaragala today in a bid to inspect the security levels in
'Police Chief Incompetent And Biased' - JVP Leader
'Police Chief Incompetent And Biased' - JVP Leader
2014-09-13
JVP leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake challenged the Inspector General of Police to disclose.....
UPFA planning to hold Uva PC polls on two days
UPFA planning to hold Uva PC polls on two days
2014-09-13
UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Parliament yesterday that the government.....
Pope’s visit not political says Bishop
Pope’s visit not political says Bishop
2014-09-13
The Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, today urged the Government.......
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Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya said today the situation in the Moneragala District ......
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UPFA Uva Province chief ministerial candidate Shashindra Rajapaksa today said he was not prepared to
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Some vehicles, mainly Defenders, sans number plates displaying VIP labels had become a public nuisan
Incidents - Pre-election Period
Aug-11 2013 - Aug-15 2013
Badulla District
Assaults 15
Election law violations 72
   
Total 87
   
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Moneragala District
Assaults 59
Election law violations 189
   
Total 248
   
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