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Sri Lanka: Young poet Ahnaf Jazeem awaits justice

Kamanthi Wickramasinghe. As Ahnaf Jazeem languishes in detention for writing poems that were said to have advocated peace and harmony, many academics and human rights...

Complaint by a Monk: Summons issued on social media-based online commentator

Summons has been issued to social media based online commentator, Indika Rathnayaka, to be present at the Organised Crimes Prevention Division, on 29 July,...

An open letter to HRCSL: Uphold Ramzy Razeek’s fundamental rights to freedom of speech, expression and publication

In an open letter the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka, the Liberation Movement calls on Government authorities to uphold detained social media activist...

Sri Lanka: UN Declares Detention of Author Shakthika Sathkumara a Violation of International Law

Washington, D.C. – The United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has issued an opinion finding the Government of Sri Lanka to be in contravention of...

Sri Lanka’s HRCSL provides its analysis of the scope of section 3 of the ICCPR Act in the context of recent abuses of the...

Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka Hon. Dappula De Livera pC Attorney- General Attorney General's Department Hulftsdorp Street Colombo. Hon. Attorney General, The Human Rishts Commission of Sri Lanka's (HRCSL) analysis of the...

HRCSL Issues Guidelines on Application of Hate Speech Law (s.3 of ICCPR Act)

Image: Writer Shasthika Sathkumara was arrested and kept in detention for more than 100 days for writing a short story. Case against him is...

Concerns raised over emerging trend of abusing the ICCPR Act to criminalize freedom of expression at HRC 41

Image:Fr Ashok Stephen (FA) delivering his speech at HRC 41. Franciscans International, International Movement against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) and Asian Forum...
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