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Hejaaz Hisbullah

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Justice for Hejaaz: The bell tolls, but the Bar is silent – Gehan Gunatilleke

Seven months have passed since the arrest and detention of human rights lawyer, Hejaaz Hizbullah. When he was taken into custody on 14 April, his...

Sri Lanka: Release Hejaaz Hizbullah from detention -The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales

The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) is concerned at reports of the continued detention of prominent human rights lawyer, Hejaaz...

Why Sri Lanka jailed a Muslim lawyer, Hejaaz Hizbullah without charge for 6 months

Rights groups and members of civil society have raised concerns over the continued incarceration of a Muslim lawyer in Sri Lanka, adding that his...

Hejaaz Hizbullah: The latest victim of Sri Lanka’s draconian Prevention of Terrorism Act

Image: Hejaaz Hizbullah. By Thyagi Ruwanpathirana, Researcher at Amnesty International. As much of the island was celebrating the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, senior lawyer and minority...

Justice for Easter Sunday and Justice for Hejaaz: A Christian perspective – Ruki Fernando

Most of the victims of horrific Easter Sunday bombings were Christian, majority killed inside three churches, and the bombers were Muslims. Immediately after the...

The viral pandemic of the mind and Sri Lanka’s loss of the law

Even as petitions are collected and hands are rightfully wrung for redress regarding the arrest and detention of attorney Hejaaz Hisbullah, it is timely...

AAL Hejaaz Hisbullah case: BASL should be in the forefront of the fight for justice – Javid Yusuf

The arrest and detention of attorney at law Hejaaz Hisbullah purportedly in connection with investigations relating to the Easter Sunday bombings of April 21,...
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