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Rajapaksa politics and recent extrajudicial killings in Sri Lanka-Nalaka Rupasinghe

Image: Mass murderers Brenton Harrison Tarrant and Anders Behring Breivik. ‘’Authoritarian leaders often exercise power arbitrarily and without regard to existing bodies of law.’’ Extrajudicial killings had been...

Two crime suspects seek court protection following deaths of fellow crime suspects in police custody

Justice Minister endorses BASL’s concerns over ‘extra-judicial killings’ The Court of Appeal will take up the high profile case of convicted prisoner Gampola Vicarage Samantha...

Extrajudicial killings point to a decline towards dictatorship: Sajith

Extrajudicial killingsOpposition Leader Sajith Premadasa. Opposition Leader Sajith Premadasa yesterday called on the Government to put an end to extrajudicial killings and to launch an...

Killing of M. Madush in police custody: Police version is a pure fabrication, the lawyer writes to BASL

Calling of the President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka to condemn the police action in the strongest possible terms, the attorney representing...

SRI LANKA: Two more extrajudicial killings

Image: Chadik’s Wife, son and daughter; Chadik Shyaman Wickramarachchi was killed at the Peliyagoda police on 25th Feb 2017. ( Newsfirst photo) Bijo Francis. Two more...

Another suspect of Kamburupitiya murders shot dead by the police

Chinthaka Wasantha the main suspect of the murder of a police constable and his wife in Kamburupitiya died due to a confrontation with STF...

SRI LANKA: Murders and extrajudicial killings

A Statement by the Asian Human Rights CommissionOn November 22, a suspect in the killing of a police constable and his wife was himself...
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