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
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.
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.
On the 1st February, the Sri Lankan government will undergo its fourth Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. You can watch it here between 9:30-12:30
The Sri Lankan government should immediately end the arbitrary detention of Wasantha Mudalige, a student activist who was arrested on August 18, 2022, 7 human rights organizations said today. Since August 21, Mudalige,
To read the first part of this series on militarisation in Sri Lanka, click here. The power wielded by the armed forces has been in the spotlight in Sri Lanka in the last few
In recent months, Sri Lanka has been rocked by an economic, social, and political crisis. Whilst the situation on the ground has been in constant flux, the security forces have exploited the crisis
We, the undersigned organizations, condemn the Sri Lankan authorities’ violent crackdown and increasing reprisals against peaceful protesters in Sri Lanka. This includes arrests, intimidation and the brutal attack on the protest camp in