January 7th, 2022    English News

A man of about 50 years, walks to a vegetable shop in Savithripura, Anuradhapura, and in front of a few others who also have come to buy some vegetables, he asked the small shop owner whether he could borrow two…

   December 23rd, 2021    English News

Former Pradeshiya Sabha member Premathilaka Amaraweera has died in police custody. The suspect who 62-year-old was arrested by the Hungama Police yesterday (December 18) on a charge of selling liquor on Poya Day. Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa stated…

   January 11th, 2022    Sinhala News

මූල්‍ය අපරාදයක් සම්බන්ධයෙන් අත්අඩංගුවට ගෙන සීඅයිඩීයේ පස්වෙනි මහලෙන් බිමට පැන සියදිවි නසාගත් කාන්තාව එම මහලේ රඳවන්නට උපදෙස් ලබාදුන්නේ මොන උසස් පොලිස් නිළධාරියාදැයි ප්‍රශ්නයක් බව පොලිස් ආරංචි මාර්ග ප්‍රකාශ කරයි. අපරාදයක් සම්බන්ධයෙන් යම් සැකකරුවෙක් සීඅයිඩීය අත්අඩංගුවට ගත්විට සාමාන්‍යයෙන් රඳවා තබන්නේ 4වෙනි…

   December 30th, 2021    Sinhala News

  කම්කරුවන්ගේ අයිතිවාසිකම් ආරක්ෂා කිරීමට ඇති ජාත්‍යන්තර කම්කරු සංවිධානයේ  සම්මුතීන් කඩදාසි වලට පමණක් සිමා නොකරන ලෙස ජාත්‍යන්තර වෘත්තීය සමිතියක් ආණ්ඩුවෙන් ඉල්ලා තිබේ. කම්කරු ඇමැති නිමල් සිරිපාල ද සිල්වා වෙත ලිපියක් යොමු කරන IndustriALL ජාත්‍යන්තර වෘත්තීය සමිතිය අවධානය යොමු කොට  ඇත්තේ…

   December 20th, 2021    Activities

පොලිස් වධහිංසනයෙන් සහ නීතී විරෝධී ඝාතන වලට ලක්ව පීඩාවට ලක්වූ වින්දිතයින් සහ ඔවුන්ගේ පවුල් වල සාමාජිකයන්ගේ සහභාගිත්වයෙන් ගොඩනගන ලද යුක්තිය උදෙසා පුරවැසියෝ එකතුවේ හමුවක් දෙසැම්බර් මස 19 වන දින කුරුණෑගලදී  පැවැත්වුනි. වයඹ සහ උතුරු මැද පළාතේ ව්‍යාප්තව සිටින වින්දිතයින්ගේ සහභාගිත්වයෙන් රයිට්…

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අපි පහුගිය දවසක වැලිඔය ගියා, ඒ ක්ෂුද්‍ර මූල්‍ය ණය ගැටලුව ගැන වාර්තා චිත්‍රපටයක් කරන්න. ඇත්තටම ක්ෂුද්‍ර මූල්‍ය කියලා කියන්නේ මොකද්ද? අපි දැන් ඒක දන්නේ බංගලිදේශයේ ආර්ථික විද්‍යාඥයෙක් වුණ මොහොමඩ් යූනුස් හඳුන්වාදුන් ග්‍රාමීන් බෑන්ක් කියන සංකල්පයේ දිඟුවක් විඳිහට. අද ලෝකය පුරාම…

   July 2nd, 2021    Landmark Cases

On the May 7, 2014 Sandun Malinga, a 17 year old boy and four others with him were beaten by police officers, arrested and detained at the Kandaketiya police in the Badulla district. The next day, around 2.30 am, Sandun…

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January 7th, 2022

A Man Borrows Two Papayas To Feed His Starving Children

A man of about 50 years, walks to a vegetable shop in Savithripura, Anuradhapura, and in front of a few others who also have come to buy some vegetables, he asked the small shop owner whether he could borrow two…

December 23rd, 2021

Pradeshiya Sabha member dies in custody

Former Pradeshiya Sabha member Premathilaka Amaraweera has died in police custody. The suspect who 62-year-old was arrested by the Hungama Police yesterday (December 18) on a charge of selling liquor on Poya Day. Police Media Spokesman SSP Nihal Thalduwa stated…

December 12th, 2021

“Court order prohibiting Human Rights Day event in Kandy”

Human Rights Office Kandy (HROK) had organized an event to celebrate international Human Rights Day on 11th December 2021 in Kandy, based on the theme “Ensure the Prisoners their Dignity and Rights to Human Conditions”. As in previous such events, a significant part of…

November 29th, 2021

Foreign intervention against custodial deaths?

Rights group says domestic mechanisms exhausted Follows ‘Tinker Lasantha’ death last week The Committee for Protecting the Rights of Prisoners (CPRP) said yesterday (28) that it would have to seek international intervention regarding the spate of custodial deaths that recently…

November 16th, 2021

Human Rights Commission Chairperson resigns

The Chairperson of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka has resigned. The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) says that Dr. Jagath Balasuriya resigned from his post last October. Commissioner of the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka…

October 5th, 2021

Find the silver lines in the middle of the dark clouds! – Philip Dissanayake

The world civil rights movement as well as the Sri Lankan civil rights movement has a long history. According to Prof. Jayadeva Uyangoda, the non-alcoholic movement of 1912-1915 is said to be the oldest civilian movement in Sri Lanka. This…

September 17th, 2021

State Minister who forcibly entered into Anuradhapura prison threatens prisoners

We strongly condemn the government minister breaking into the Anuradhapura prison with holding an automatic weapon on International Prisoners’ Day. ​An inquiry should be held on this immediately, said Anuradhapura District Samagi Janabalawegaya MP Rohana Bandara He was opposing against…

September 4th, 2021

Relatives of Tamil disappeared denounce both Sri Lanka government and UN

Tamil mothers who commemorated the International Day Against Disappearances, remembering those who went missing 12 years ago, have protested against the Sri Lankan government as well as the United Nations for failing to find their loved ones.Mothers in the north…

Immediate Release of Lawyer and Prisoner of Conscience Hejaaz Hizbullah
August 31st, 2021

Immediate Release of Lawyer and Prisoner of Conscience Hejaaz Hizbullah

26th August  2021  marks  the  500th day  of Hejaaz  Hizbullah’s  incarceration.  Mr.  Hizbullah  is  a prominent Sri Lankan lawyer and advocate of Muslim rights. Mr. Hizbullah was arrested by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on 14th April 2020. He was…

August 30th, 2021

Do not interfere with freedom of expression!

The unions are urging the government to immediately stop suppressing social media activists, respecting the freedom of the public to know and express their views. Commenting to the media, Joseph Stalin, General Secretary of the Ceylon Teachers’ Union, said: It…

August 28th, 2021

Committee appointed to investigate over people detain under PTA

The President has appointed an Advisory Board to make recommendations and advise the President on future decisions, including the investigation, release and bail out of people on prison and detention orders in connection with terrorist activities. The Advisory Board has…

Mangala formula: From funeral to a political feast – Dulan Dasanayaka
August 26th, 2021

Mangala formula: From funeral to a political feast – Dulan Dasanayaka

Mangala is the only national level political leader in Sri Lanka who can smoke a cigar in public. After Sir John Kotelawala and SWRD Bandaranaike, Mangala was the only politician to publish photographs of smoking cigars. Mangala is a real…

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