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Samawansa Amarasinghe

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Article 16 of the Constitution, That Makes Muslim Women Second-Class Citizens, Must Go! – WAN

( A group of Muslim students visiting Galle Fort ©s.deshapriya) Statement by Women's Action Network. Constitutional reforms pointless, if fundamental rights does not apply to all...

Wejeweera didn’t Listen to Last Minute Security Warnings Says Samawansa Amarasinghe

( Rohana Wijeweera) Somawansa Amarasinghe, the former leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP)  says that  Rohana Wijeweera did not listen to security warnings by politburo...
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Sri Lanka: A Muslim businessman detained  under PTA over FB posts.

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Ranjan Ramanayake is a clean, honest politician and 4 years’ rigorous imprisonment is unprecedented and exceptionally severe – M.A. Sumanthiran, M.P.

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Sri Lanka: Four years prison term for contempt of court violates the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

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Sri Lanka to appoint one more commission before the upcoming UNHRC session & has turned down an offer to co-sponsor a new resolution.

Image: The issue of enforced disappearances has never been properly investigated in Sri Lanka. President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa is to appoint a new Commission of Inquiry...