Prisoners Rights Group condemns A’pura Prison deaths

The Committee for Protecting the Rights of Prisoners vehemently condemned the recent deaths of two prisoners…

JSC green lights release of certain prisoners

The Judicial Service Commission in a circular issued today (26) has laid down guidelines to be…

In light of COVID-19 spreading: Examine the release of some prisoners – CPRP

The Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners (CPRP), yesterday (16), handed over a letter to the…

Prisons Ordinance doesn’t prohibit private hospital treatment – CPRP

The Committee for Protecting the Rights of Prisoners (CPRP) pointed out that there was no provision…

Magazine Prison incident: Police record statement from CPRP Chairman

The Crime Detection Unit of the Borella Police Station, yesterday (2), recorded a statement from the…

Ensuring prisoners’ franchise: JVP proposes PSC

The National People’s Power Movement and Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) announced that they would propose the…

Prisoners’ demands: CPRP to seek assurances from candidates

The Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners (CPRP) will be putting forward five demands to the…

Over anonymous petition alleging underworld involvement: Prisoners’ rights group secy summoned to CID

Committee for Protecting the Rights of Prisoners General Secretary, Sudesh Nandimal Silva was yesterday (21) summoned…

Welikada Prison killing Trial-at-Bar: Further hearing on 21 October

The Colombo High Court yesterday (18) fixed 21 October for further hearing of the Welikada Prison…

2012 Welikada Prison riots IP Rangajeewa and two others indicted

Retired Prisons Additional Director V.K. Kudabandara testifying as the second witness before the three-Judge Bench of…