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Foreign poll observers commence pre-poll monitoring in Sri Lanka
Sun, Apr 4, 2010, 12:26 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Apr 04, Colombo: Local monitoring groups in Sri Lanka said that international poll monitors have commenced their pre-poll monitoring activities for the April 8 general elections.
People’s Action for Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) Executive Director, Rohana Hettiarachchi told the media that 16 foreign elections observers have already commenced pre- polls monitoring in selected districts including Jaffna in the North.
The foreign monitors are to operate in eight districts.
According to PAFFREL, there have been more complaints on intra- party violence this year as opposed to the 2004 parliamentary election.
Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) Executive Director, Somsri Han-Anuntasuk said they hope there would not be violence in the polls scheduled to be held on April 8.
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