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

English News

May 16th, 2008

Disappeared Fais, reappears after three months

On the 28th of February,48 year old Pithchai Marikkar  fais,father of two children residing at Karathive Puttalam,was abducted by an armed gang in a white colour van. Following day  when the wife and Phais’s bother in law went to Wanathavilluwa …

April 4th, 2008

Suspects in Gerard Mervyn Perera’s Torture Case acquitted & discharged

On the 3rd June 2002  Gerard Perera  of Makewita ,Wattala, was taken into custody and  tortured.  In terms of  Act No22 of 1994 a law incorporating  the Convention against Torture and Cruel and Inhuman Treatment Act, Legal Department  indicted seven…

March 25th, 2008

Police Allegedly assault 14 year old School boy and fabricate charges

Addassuriyage Don Anil Shyama,14 year old school boy from Pattaduwana,Minuwangoda, taken into custody ,kept in the Police Station for four days tortured and fabricated charges . This boy’s father is a labourer, and his mother has left them.  On the…

March 23rd, 2008

The permission granted to Mr Sugath Nishantha to proceed with his Human Rights case against the Police officers of Negombo

The Supreme court of Srilanka has granted permission to proceed with a human rights case filed by Mr.Sugath Nishantha Claiming his fundamental rights were violated by the torture by Police officers of Negombo. The case was filled and was represented…

March 11th, 2008

Key witness in hospital murder case reinstated

L.M.Beatrice the only witness in the murder case of Chamila Dissanayake ,who had been raped , strangled and  pushed out of the 6th floor of the new  wing of the Negombo hospital.  regains her job. . Beatrice   a mother of…

March 9th, 2008

An armed gang in a white Van without number plates abducts a father of two children in Puttalam

On the 28th of February 2008, at about 11.30 in the night  an armed gang  in a white van without   number plates has abducted  48 year old Thamby  Marikar Fais  a father of two children. According to his wife ,while…

March 8th, 2008

The order on Mr. Gerard Mervin’s Police torture case on 27th March

The high court judge, Mrs. J.M.T.M.P.U.  Tennakone announced  on last 17th , that the order on the  Police torture case of  Mr Gerard Mervin Perera’s, father of three children who lived in Makevita,  against the police officers of Wattala,  including…

March 2nd, 2008

Drunken Officer attached to Kataragama District Office assaults mother of two children and breaks her arm

On the 3rd of February 2008,  Mr.Rasika N.Muthumala,Computer Operator, an  employee at Kataragama District Office,had  assaulted and broken  the arm of 34 year old Mrs.Ediriweera Jayasekara Kurudu Patabadige Thanuja Lakshmi,who is residing in a house  belonging to  Kataragama,Gam Udawa Housing…

February 29th, 2008

Police Officer bailed out on Rupees Ten Thousand and Two Personal Bonds of One Million each for giving false evidence.

When  Gerard Mervyn Perera’s  murder case, bearing,  H.C.445/2005 was taken up at  Negombo High Courts on the 25th of January, the 7th witness was charged for giving false evidence, and an order was given to send  him to remand prison. …

February 29th, 2008

Blocking the witnesses against suspected Doctor.Is it a step to protect the accused.?

The Murder at the Negombo GeneralHospital by a Doctor,which made a big uproar   in   Sri Lanka Medical Profession as well as the whole country, is getting cooler and cooler.  The employee who is the one and only witness  has been…

February 29th, 2008

Dentists at Sri Lankan Police Service

It has been reported that , during the past few months , certain  Police Inspectors  and some officers attached to the Sri Lankan Police Service,have assaulted  some  Citizens ,in some parts of the Island, inhumanely,to the extent of  breaking teeth. …

February 13th, 2008

Inhumane beating , fabricating false cases against four School Children by Suriyawewa Police.

On the 20th of January 2008, Inspector and some officers attached to Suriyawewa Police.took four boys  aged 16 years and a young man   to Police custody without any reason assaulted them mercilessly with S-lon pipes and bottles , and had…



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