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39 Countries at UN Express ‘Grave Concerns’ About China’s Abuses

(HRW) A cross-regional group of 39 United Nations member countries issued a stinging public rebuke today of the Chinese government’s widespread human rights violations...

Sri Lankan journalist sacked by Chinese media after COVID-19 story

A Sri Lankan journalist has been sacked by a leading Chinese media institution after his name appeared on a news item accusing the Chinese...

UN experts call for decisive measures to protect fundamental freedoms in China 

GENEVA (26 June 2020) – UN independent experts have repeatedly communicated with the Government of the People’s Republic of China their alarm regarding the...

Trump Attacks W.H.O. Over Criticisms of U.S. Approach to Coronavirus

In effect, the president sought to blame the group for the very missteps and failures that have been leveled at him and his administration. By...

“If the Chinese press were free, the coronavirus might not be a pandemic” argues RSF

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) shows that, without the control and censorship imposed by the authorities, the Chinese media would have informed the public much...

Chinese citizen journalist Chen Qiushi missing in Wuhan after critical reports on coronavirus outbreak

PHOTO: Mr Chen has been publicly critical of the Chinese Government over human rights abuses and media suppression. (Supplied) A citizen journalist who has been critically reporting...

Death of whistleblower ignites calls for political reform in China

(AFP•February 9, 2020) The death of a whistleblowing doctor who was reprimanded for warning about the new coronavirus has sparked rare calls for political...

US and Japan eye eastern Sri Lankan port of Trincomalee

By P.K.Balachandran. Colombo, August 25: The United States and Japan have both cast their eyes on the Eastern Sri Lankan port of Trincomalee to counterbalance...

Pushpa Rajapaksa’s China funded Sri Lanka NGO now a boutique hotel.

Image: Fern Colombo is located 2.6 km from U.S. Embassy, 2.8 km from R Premadasa Stadium and 3.5 km from Khan Clock Tower. ( photo...

Sri Lanka’s currency suffers as debt trap deepens

Image: Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport, in southern Sri Lanka, is called "the world's emptiest airport." It has four scheduled flights per week. (Photo by...

How China trapped Sri Lanka under a mountain of debt

Image: Sri Lankans walk by a Chinese-funded port in Colombo. Photo: Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP via Getty Images. Erica Pandey . Sri Lanka's economy is struggling under the weight...

Sri Lanka the latest victim of China’s debt-trap diplomacy

Image: Beijing has been given a 99-year lease on Hambantota port as part of a debt-reduction deal, amid talk of creditor imperialism following China's...

Welcome To The Surveillance State: China’s AI Cameras See All

By Ryan Grenoble. Across China, a network of 176 million surveillance cameras, expected to grow to 626 million by 2020, keeps watch on the country’s over 1.3...
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Sri Lanka Govt takas over chairmanship of 3 parliamentary committees , previously held by the opposition

The Government moved yesterday to take control of the Chair of the crucial Parliamentary Committee on Public Finance, passing a motion in the House...
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Constitution-making – here we go again! – Sakuntala Kadiragamer

The Ministry of Justice issued an invitation to the public to submit proposals for consideration by an expert committee established to draft a new...

Sri Lanka president tightens grip with constitutional changes

Amendments give Gotabaya Rajapaksa powers to sack ministers and limit oversight. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivers a policy speech in the Colombo parliament on 20 August...

Public Statement on the Government management of the COVID-19 response in Sri Lanka

Image courtesy of Peoplesworld.org/Earanga Jayawardena/AP Public Statement on the Government management of the COVID-19 response The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, that is still evolving....