May 17, 2024 Comments Off

The 15th anniversary of the end of the Sri Lankan civil war brings reminders of the horror that unfolded, particularly during the war’s final months–of the Mullivaikkal massacre on May 18, 2009. Tamil

May 3, 2024 Comments Off

JOIN US on June 25 for our Arts Exhibition marking The United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Through diverse artistic expression, we aim to shed light on the ongoing

February 27, 2024 Comments Off

  This letter was originally sent to the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment on 25 January 2024, concerning the position of then-Acting Inspector-General of

February 23, 2024 Comments Off

Introduction Those of us who are closely watching the unfolding atrocity in Gaza in 2023/24 will no doubt be painfully reminded of Sri Lanka during the last phase of the civil war in

February 9, 2024 Comments Off

In May of this year, we will be commemorating 15 years since the end of the civil war in Sri Lanka, when tens of thousands of Tamil civilians were killed by the armed

January 26, 2024 Comments Off

The Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice is a small but dynamic campaigning organisation that aims to bring about a just and lasting peace in Sri Lanka based upon accountability and respect

October 17, 2023 Comments Off

On Sunday 10th September, it was reported that a Malaiyaha Tamil plantation family were violently evicted from their single-room makeshift home, which was then destroyed by around ten men claiming to be state security officials at

July 23, 2023 Comments Off

Forty years ago today, on 23rd July 1983, a mass anti-Tamil pogrom broke out in Sri Lanka, in which an estimated 3,000 Tamil people died at the hands of Sinhalese mobs. Since then,

May 18, 2023 Comments Off

On  18  May  2009,  the  war  in  Sri Lanka came to a bloody, murderous end on the beaches of Mullivaikkal, after months of brutal violence meted out by the Sri Lankan armed forces.

March 7, 2023 Comments Off

President Ranil W.,  announced   that  Sri  Lankan local elections, due to be held on 9th March 2023, will be indefinitely delayed, as the Sri Lankan government continues its assault on democratic rights.