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May 4, 2010 Comments Off

Sri Lanka’s civil war might be over, but the European Union recently dropped the island’s preferential trade status because of human-rights violations. Guest columnist Peter Mountford says Sri Lankan media are not free

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

April 20, 2010 Comments Off

Col R Hariharan served in Sri Lanka as the head of intelligence for the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka between 1987 and 1990 and is still well connected with the Indian

April 18, 2010 Comments Off

Tapan Bose is no stranger to violence and human rights abuse in South Asia. As Secretary General of the South Asia Forum for Human Rights, and based in Nepal, he has seen and

April 15, 2010 Comments Off

19th May marks the first anniversary of the end of the internal conflict between Sri Lankan government forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which lasted for more than 30 years.

March 28, 2010 Comments Off

The United States Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour criticized the Sri Lankan Government, pro-government paramilitary forces and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for blatant human rights violations in its

March 16, 2010 Comments Off

Speaking at the 2nd Geneva Summit for Human Rights, Tolerance and Democracy, the Chair of the Sri Lanka Campaign, Edward Mortimer, made a strong plea for human rights activists to do more to

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

February 4, 2010 Comments Off

We at the Sri Lanka Peace and Justice Campaign are delighted that Ms Freeman has started a public discussion about the role of visitors to Sri Lanka in general, and writers and artists

January 28, 2010 Comments Off

UN Secretary-General Should Work for Independent International Investigation United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and key international actors should take steps to bring accountability for Sri Lanka’s grave human rights violations so that the