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Sri Lanka: The weakening of Independent Commissions will hamper checks & balances and protection of people’s rights. – HRC SL

In its statement to UN Human Rights Council on the High Commissioner's Report,  Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka emphasises that the weakening of...

HRC SL requests Prez Sirisena to adhere to HR guidelines related to emergency rule.

"Commission does not dispute that emergency regulations are needed at a time like this in order to provide protection to the public and to...

Abortion laws should be based on strong medical & secular grounds, not on religious beliefs – Chair, HRC-SL

(DN/ 05 Oct 2017)Human Rights Commission Chairperson Dr. Deepika Udagama advocating on the revision of abortion laws in the country stressed that the public...

Government is not responding to our requests – HRCSL

  “For the Human Rights Commission to be successful in pushing for policy and legal reform, the government has to be responsive. The government has...

Sri Lanka: Amendments To Code of Criminal Procedure Act Goes Against the International Standards – HRC SL

( Does Govt want to give Police unlimited powers re recording statements from suspects) (SLB /23 Sep 2016) In a letter  Prime Minister Wickremesinghe, regarding the...

Appointment of Yasantha Kodagoda To Torture Committee of HRC-SL Inappropriate – AHRC

(A Sri Lankan policeman keeps watch at a demonstration in the capital, Colombo, on August 14, 2014.  © 2014 Getty Images)   Writing to the Ministers...

HRC of Sri Lanka on Detention Under PTA

The Human Rights Commission welcomes the Directives issued by His Excellenry President Maithripala Sirisena on the arrest and detention of persons under the Prevention...
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Sri Lanka: Persistent denial of the right to internal self-determination entitle a People to external self-determination. -TNA

Writing to Experts Committee to Draft a new Constitution for Sri Lanka the Tamil National Alliance says that  "the failure to offer a meaningful...
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HRC 46: International HR organisations call for international action & protection of HRDs in Sri Lanka

Image: Nada Al-Nashif, Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights making concluding remarks at the ID on Sri Lanka report. Making interventions at the interactive dialogue at...

LTTE atrocities and the report of the OHCHR investigation on Sri Lanka

Many reports of the United Nations and International Human Rights organisations such as Human Rights Watch have documented human rights violations by LTTE for...

The End of an Era of Extremism in Sri Lanka –  Victor Ivan

Image: Every leader commencing from Anagarika Dharmapala up to Gotabhaya who had led the country along this path have disrupted the country and carried...