Puttalam, Sri Lanka - Democratic Socialist Republic of
A POSTER OF OPPOSITION CANDIDATE IN SLING IN PUTTALAM.
A poster for an opposition political candidate in Puttalam, Sri Lanka,
about 120 kilometer (75 miles) north of Colombo, shows the candidate,
Sisil Wickremesinghe with his arm in a sling. Violence in the buildup
to Wendesday's parliamentary elections has killed 41 people, according
to independent election monitors. the slogan in the poster says "do
away with the politics of violence". Picture taken December 1.