PTF On Building A Secure Country, Disciplined, Virtuous & Lawful Society: Complaints Lodged With HRCSL

A complaint has been lodged with the Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka against the Presidential…

JSC green lights release of certain prisoners

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

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…

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…

Prisoner voting rights EC to discuss with Party Secys

The Elections Secretariat, whilst acknowledging that there are practical issues with regard to implementing the right…

Prisoners’ rights group call for me​chanism to grant those in remand the right to vote

A Prisoners’ Rights group has written to the Justice Minister and the Elections Commission (EC) requesting for…

Lawyers group throws down the gauntlet

The Lawyers for Democracy (LfD) organisation announced that they would if necessary challenge President Maithripala Sirisena’s…

Study proposes experts’ discussion

A sociological research conducted on the death penalty in the country has proposed that experts from…

Prez Secy refuses RTI request

A right to information (RTI) request, filed with the Secretary to the President, Udaya Ranjith Seneviratne,…