May 30, 2010 Comments Off

The Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace & Justice is launching a series of interviews to mark the first anniversary of the end of nearly three decades of armed conflict in the country. We

May 29, 2010 Comments Off

On the first anniversary of the end of Sri Lanka’s civil war, Pakistani lawyer, politician and human rights activist Aitzaz Ahsan writes on why the ongoing abuses in Sri Lanka should concern Pakistanis

May 12, 2010 Comments Off

Whilst the anniversary of the end of the military offensive in Sri Lanka fast approaches, we are reminded it is also the anniversary of an another “significant nail” in the coffin of a

April 22, 2010 Comments Off

According to Tapan Bose, a well-known Indian journalist, film producer and a political activist, Basil Fernando’s book provides us an insight into “abysmal lawlessness and the zero status of the citizens”, the militarisation

March 8, 2010 Comments Off

Professor Emeritus Stuart Rees is the Director of the Sydney Peace Foundation (founder of the Sydney Peace Prize) at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has said about the on-going situation in Sri

March 1, 2010 Comments Off

The Council is delighted to welcome two new Advisers, both renowned academics Adele Barker is a specialist in Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona and has a deep knowledge of

February 25, 2010 Comments Off

Ms Arnestad lived in Sri Lanka and made a quite remarkable film ‘My Daughter the Terrorist’. She and producer Morten Daae won the Best Norwegian TV Documentary award at the 2009 Gullruten (the Norwegian

February 25, 2010 Comments Off

The Council of Advisers is delighted to welcome its second Sri Lankan member, the leading human rights advocate Basil Fernando. Basil has been the Executive Director of the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) and

February 25, 2010 Comments Off

The Council of Advisers is delighted to welcome Aitzaz Ahsan, the first Pakistani member. Mindful of the dreadful situation in which Pakistan found itself – and the bravery of many legal professionals not least

February 14, 2010 Comments Off

Twelve UN Human Rights Council Experts Issue Joint Report on Secret Detention around the World Craig Scott, Professor of Law Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto; Member, Board of Advisors, Sri Lanka Campaign for