The Human Rights Commission states, it will render its fullest support to hold the Presidential Polls in a free and fair manner.
Chairman of the Human Rights Commission: Deepika Udugama says, they will be observant, on as to whether the voting rights of the public are infringed, when public officials and police officers carry out their duties.
The set of guidelines in this regard will be released on Monday.
She further stated, more attention will be paid in the run-up to the Presidential Election, on the activities of the media.
The propagation of “hate speech” is prohibited under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights Act.
The Human Rights Commission has begun recording complaints pertaining to the Presidential Polls.
Complaints can be brought to the attention of the Commission, over telephone number: 1996.