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Banning Bottom Trawling Will Greatly Reduce the Incentive to Trespass into Sri Lankan Waters.

(Bottom Trawling) by M. A. Sumanthiran. The issue of poaching by Indian trawlers in Sri Lankan waters has over the years become an increasingly contentious one,...

Statement on HRC 32: TNA Revisions Included in the Sri Lanka’s Office of Missing Persons (OMP)

( TNA welcome the report presented by Zeid and wants International participation in TC mechanisms) Issuing a statement to mark the 32 session of the...

Sri Lanka: Landmark SC Ruling on Executive Power

( Sri Lanka Supreme Court) .* Cabinet decision declared invalid * SC expresses shock at manner Rs. 60 billion tender was awarded *CJ says judiciary duty bound...

Lion’s Blood: Behind Sri Lanka’s Sinha Le Movement

(A monk from the Buddhist organization Bodu Bala Sena (Buddhist Power Force, BBS) uses his phone to take pictures during a speech at the...
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In Sri Lanka Human Rights environment has worsened – UK govt report

The human rights environment in Sri Lanka worsened, with the continuation of surveillance and intimidation of activists and human rights defenders, the detention without...
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Sri Lanka: MP Bakeer Markar alleges police are to arrest 200 critical journalists

Image: Courtesy of IFEX. Opposition Samagi Jana Balavegaya Member of Parliament Imthiaz Bakeer Markar is accusing the government of targeting media-persons critical of the government...

Sri Lanka: 2020 Heroes’ day commemorations are banned in North and East

Heroes' Day commemorations which take place during the 25th of 27th of November every year in Tamil-dominated North and East of Sri Lanka have...

Connecting the dots: The death of a drug trafficker and the state of democracy – Ambika Sathkumamathan

Image: There is widespread concern about the militarisation of the COVID response and broader militarisation under the cover of COVID. Yet, militarisation too is...