August 5, 2022 Comments Off

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

July 26, 2022 Comments Off

The Sri Lanka Campaign has joined with People for Equality and Relief in Lanka (PEARL) and 15 other organizations in writing to Singapore’s Attorney-General’s Chambers, requesting that former Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa

March 4, 2022 Comments Off

by Alan Keenan London School of Economics and Political Science, GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub   The original version of this essay was delivered as a presentation to a webinar organised by

September 29, 2021 Comments Off

We the undersigned human rights organizations strongly condemn the ongoing persecution and reprisals by Sri Lankan authorities against student leaders, labour union leaders, teachers, academics, and others involved in recent protests against education

April 28, 2020 Comments Off

Two weeks ago, a senior Muslim lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah was arrested by members of the Sri Lankan intelligence agencies. Two weeks on, he has not been informed of any charges, has not been

November 19, 2019 Comments Off

On Sunday morning, Gotabaya Rajapaksa claimed victory in Sri Lanka’s Presidential elections having obtained 52.25% of the total votes cast. He did so with a significant margin on his closest rival, Sajith Premadasa,

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 30, 2010 Comments Off

The bombing has surely stopped. But for Tamils in the North and independent journalists and human rights defenders in the South the attacks continue. MCM Iqbal, the widely respected former secretary to two

May 25, 2010 Comments Off

Even prior to the end of Sri Lanka’s armed conflict in May 2009, Human Rights Watch has called upon the United Nations to establish an independent international investigation into violations of international humanitarian

May 24, 2010 Comments Off

OFFICIAL STATEMENT: One year since the war in Sri Lanka ended, the situation for ethnic minority Tamils and Muslims remains of concern as communities in the former war-torn areas await justice, security and