August 9th, 2022    English News

By BASIL FERNANDO Illegal arrests and illegal detentions do not only harm individuals, they also cause irreparable damage to the legal system as a whole. The recent wave of arrests of those who have participated in peaceful demonstrations has not…

   July 7th, 2022    English News

The  Sri  Lanka  Collective  Against  Torture  (SLCAT)  is  gravely  concerned  about  the  statement  issued by the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) dated 30 June 2022 titled ‘HRCSL  condemns  the  false  media  broadcast  made  by  the  President  of  the …

   August 14th, 2022    Sinhala News

Right to life මානව හිමිකම් සංවිධානයට අනුබද්ධිත හම්බන්තොට දිස්ත්‍රික් මානව හිමිකම් ප්‍රථමාධාර මධ්‍යස්ථානය විසින් සංවිධානය කෙරුණු මානව හිමිකම්,මිනිස් මූලික අයිතිවාසිකම්  සහ රටේ පවත්නා වත්මන් තත්වය පිලිබද හම්බන්තොට දිස්ත්‍රික් මානව හිමිකම් නිළධාරීන් දැනුවත් කිරීමේ වැඩසටහනක් පෙරේදා (13) දවස පුරා අම්බලන්තොටදී පැවැත්විණි….

   August 9th, 2022    Sinhala News

පසුගිය මාර්තු 31 දින සිට පුරවැසියන්ගේ භාෂණයේ හා ප්‍රකාශනයේ නිදහසට බරපතළ බාධා කිරීමේ ක්‍රියාවන් කිහිපයක් සිදු වී ඇති බවත් මෙය අඛණ්ඩව පැවතීම රටේ ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදය අනතුරේ හෙළීමක් බව       Statement by Journalist for Rights

   June 30th, 2022    Activities

රයිට් ටු ලයිෆ් මානව හිමිකම් මධ්යස්ථානය සහ වදහිංසාවට එරෙහි ශ්‍රී ලංකා එකමුතුව විසින් වධහිංසාවට පාත්‍ර වූවන්ට සහය දැක්වීමේ ජ්‍යාත්‍යන්තර දිනය නිමිතිකොට ගෙන පැවත් වූ ” ඔබත් වදහිංසාවට පාත්‍ර වූවෙක් ද ?” යන තේමාව ඔස්සේ සංවාද මණ්ඩපයක් පසුගිය 27 වන දා…

   June 8th, 2022    Picture Gallery
   March 22nd, 2022    Interviews

ධර්මසේන පතිරාජගේ ‘කඩුල්ල’ ටෙලි නාට්‍යය හෝ ප්‍රසන්න විතානගේ නිර්මාණය කළ ‘ඉර මැදියම’ සිනමාපටය නරඹනු ලැබුවෝ, පීටර් ඩි අල්මේදාගේ ප්‍රතිභා සම්පන්න රංගන ඉතිහාසය ‘කූඹියෝ’ ටෙලි නාට්‍යයේ ඩඩ්ලි මල්දෙණියගේ චරිතයට වඩා දිගු අතීතයකට විහිදෙන බව දනිති. ඇත්ත වශයෙන්ම එහි සැබෑ මූලයන් කොටහේනේ…

   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…

යුක්තිය උදෙසා පුරවැසියෝ” එකතුවේ සාමාජිකයින්ගේ හමුව

මානව හිමිකම් ආරක්ෂකයින් සඳහා අධ්‍යාපනික පුහුණු වැඩසටහන

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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…

July 12th, 2021

HRCSL launch an Investigation over Hambantota Port Police

July 2nd, 2021

Kandaketiya Judgement and Continuing Deaths in State Custody – Ruki Fernando

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…

July 2nd, 2021

“21 Years Without Justice – A sister’s long journey to seeking justice” launched today. – K. Sanjeewa.

Sri Lanka is a criminal state. This story proves it. But we have to change this situation somehow. We have to fight continously… The person who is responsible for this murder is fugitive and is still at large even after…

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