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Commonwealth group in Sri Lanka ahead of election

A group deployed by the Commonwealth to observe the presidential election in Sri Lanka has called on stakeholders to demonstrate commitment to a “peaceful, transparent, credible and inclusive” poll. The Commonwealth Observer Group (COG), whose members are drawn from various Commonwealth regions with backgrounds ranging from political, electoral, civil society and human rights as well as legal fields, was invited by the Sri Lankan Election Commission to observe the 16 November poll. The COG will receive briefings from relevant stakeholders including election management officials, representatives of political parties, civil society groups,…

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Sri Lanka War Crimes Against Tamils: Oregon Journalist Will Give Key Note Address at FeTNA in Baltimore

Tim and BonnieBALTIMORE – A key note address will be delivered at the FeTNA (Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America) conference in Baltimore, Md. on July 6th and 7th. (www.fetna.org), by Salem-News.com’s Executive News Editor, Tim King.

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