October 5th, 2021    English News

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    English News

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…

   October 5th, 2021    Sinhala News

අත්අඩංගුවේ සිටියදී පහර දී මරා දැමූ බවට ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොලිසියට චෝදනා එල්ල වන, මුස්ලිම්  තරුණයකුගේ  මරණය සම්බන්ධයෙන් ශ්‍රී ලංකා මානව හිමිකම් කොමිෂන් සභාව  පරීක්ෂණයක්  ආරම්භ කර තිබේ. යාපනයේ පිහිටි ශ්‍රී ලංකා මානව හිමිකම් කොමිෂන් සභාවේ උතුරු පලාත් කාර්යාලයේ සම්බන්ධිකාරක ටී…

   October 2nd, 2021    Sinhala News

ඉදිරියේ දී ජනමාධ්‍ය හැඳුනුම්පත සහිත කෙනෙකු කිසියම් වරදකට පොලිසිය විසින් අත්අඩංගුවට ගත්විට එය රජයේ ප්‍රවෘත්ති අධ්‍යක්ෂාවරයා වෙත අනිවාර්යෙන් දැන්විය යුතු බව ජනාමාධ්‍ය අමාත්‍ය ඩලස් අලහප්පෙරුම පවසයි. අමාත්‍යවරයා මේ සම්බන්දයෙන් පොලිස්පතිවරයාට දැනුම් දී ඇත. බන්දුල ගුණවර්ධන අමාත්‍යවරයාගේ පැමිණිලක් මත ආරම්භ කළ…

   September 25th, 2021    Activities

මෙරට බැංකු ණය ලබාදෙන්නේ යම් ඇපකරයක් තබා ගනිමින් වන අතර ලැබෙන ආදායම් අනුව, ව්‍යාපාරය දෙස බලා  ණය දීම් ක්‍රමයක් ඔවුන් සතුව නැති බවත් මේ නිසා ක්ෂුද්‍ර මූල්‍ය ආයතන මේ ක්ෂේත්‍රයට පිවිස ඇතැයි වරලත් ගණකාධිකාරි හර් ෂ ගුණසේන මහතා පවසයි.‍ මෙම…

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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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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…

August 23rd, 2021

Another suspect dies in police custody

A suspect arrested by the Matugama Police has died suddenly. The deceased has been identified as Vidanage, Bellanagama Dhanuka Saliya, (40) who lives in No. 49, Yatadola. The suspect was arrested by the Matugama Police yesterday (22) in connection with…

August 21st, 2021

07 killed in police custody over last 8 months

The police act in a very careless manner towards the suspects who are being arrested and those who are about to be arrested. The most recent example was the Sooriyawewa police chasing a motorcycle and shooting dead two men on…

Do we have a mechanism to prevent child abuse and crime? – Philip Dissanayake
July 30th, 2021

Do we have a mechanism to prevent child abuse and crime? – Philip Dissanayake

There is a lot of talk about the death of the girl who was employed as a servant in the house of former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen. The media has been reporting on various investigations into the incident, and yesterday the…

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July 30th, 2021

The Complaint by a young mother of sexual harassment suffered at the Padukka Police Station.

July 20, 2021 weerasinghe          A woman raise her voice against police sexual abuse suffered at the Padukka Police station. She appeals to the President and the IGP for seeking justice. The Asian Human Rights Commission  (AHRC) has also sent an…

July 15th, 2021

One million rupees compensation for Sherman who died of police assault!

The Supreme Court today (14) has been ordered to pay one million rupees as compensation for violating fundamental rights to the petitioner Chadik Shaman (42), a resident of Ihala Bomriya, Kaduwela, who died of a police assault after being arrested…

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