• Warsaw Dialogue for Democracy


  • Executive Director of Campaign for Free and Fair Elections, Sri Lanka



    Rajith Keerthi Tennakoon is the Executive Director of Campaign for Free and Fair Elections (CaFFE), an independent election monitor from Sri Lanka. He is also the Executive Director of Centre for Human Rights and Research (CHR) – Sri Lanka, a leading nonprofit civil society organization in the country. He is the Consultant of the Anti-corruption Front, the leading Anti-corruption drive is Sri Lanka.


    He authored books on political communication, political parties and the history of censorship in Sri Lanka and a number of publications issued by CaFFE and CHR on elections, misuse of public property and the reconciliation process.


    He is also a well-known organizer of public movements against suppression and human rights violations. He has acted as a resource person for the Commonwealth Secretariat and an expert of Election Monitoring.


    Previously he worked in University of Kelaniya, and lost his job due to political victimization during the civil war time, as he openly criticized the actions of the government. He is specialized in political communication.