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Sri Lanka responding to its report, praises the UN WG on Arbitrary Detention at HRC 39

Statement by H.E. Mr. A. L. A. Azeez, Ambassador / Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka. 12 September 2018. Mr. President, Sri Lanka is pleased to join this clustered...

Sri Lanka: UN experts on arbitrary detention launch official visit

Image: Welikada prison, Colombo, Sri Lanka ( AI photo) GENEVA (29 November 2017) – A three-member delegation from the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention...

SRI LANKA: Release Balendran Jeyakumari – stop harassments of human rights defenders!

JayakumariA Statement from The Asian Federation against Involuntary Disappearances Today, as the United Nations commemorates the International Day for the Right to the Truth...

No right to campaign for the release of Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praven referring to them as ‘human rights activists – MoD

Ruki Fernando with his lawyers (BBC sandesha photo)Human Rights Organizations or Activists are NOT above the LAWThe arrests and detention of Mr. Ruki Fernando...

Sri Lanka: Arrests of Ruki Fernando and Father Praveen are Attempts to Silence Critics – Joint statement

Sri Lanka: Free Prominent Rights Defenders The arbitrary arrest and detention of prominent human rights defenders is an attempt to silence criticism and divert...

3 Activists Held in Sri Lanka, Raising Fears of Crackdown

vanni post.com NYT/ GARDINER HARRIS and DHARISHA BASTIANSMARCH NEW DELHI — Fears of a broad crackdown against rights activists in Sri Lanka have been...

Sri Lanka: Detention of Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praveen Mahesan is an act of censorship by arbitrary arrest – FMM

17th March 2014/ Press ReleaseThe Free Media Movement (FMM) unequivocally condemns the arrest of Ruki Fernand of INFORM, Human Rights Documents Centre, Colombo and...

Arrest of Ruki F and Fr.Praveen will complicate the search for an honest solution of the National question

JDS photoThe arrest in Sri Lanka of Rev. Fr. Proveen and Ruki FernandoWe the Catholics of the entire Roman Catholic Diocese of Jaffna, comprising...

US expresses concerns over arrest of Sri Lanka HRDs Ruki Fernendo and Fr. Praveen

Fr. Praveen The United States has called on the Government to ensure the due legal process is provided to human rights activists Ruki Fernando...

Ruki Fernando and Fr. Praveen are charged with attempting to create ethnic discord among communities and to promote separatism – Police

Ruki Fernando: Two human right activists arrested by the Terrorist Investigation Unit (TID) of Sri Lanka police last night have been detained under the...

Sri Lanka has rejected recommendation to ratify ILO Convention 189 while the country enjoys the remittance from migrant workers as high as...

Nimalka Fernanda: We are talking about men, women and children whose lives are at risk or in danger.Thank you Mr. President,  This is a...
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