Lawyers group throws down the gauntlet

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

Several RTI requests filed

Several right to information (RTI) requests have been filed seeking information pertaining to those facing potential…

Indian Law Commission recommends abolition

The Law Commission of India whilst recommending the abolition of the death penalty for all crimes…

Study proposes experts’ discussion

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

Report to OHCHR’s Spl Rapporteur on torture

The Sri Lanka-based Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners (CPRP) presented a special report on the…

Prez Secy refuses RTI request

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

CPRP to meet UN delegation

The Committee for Protecting Rights of Prisoners (CPRP) has been provided with an opportunity tomorrow (4)…

UN SPT delegation apprised of issues

The Committee for Protecting the Rights of Prisoners (CPRP), which met the visiting United Nations Subcommittee…

No more a deterrent than life imprisonment Law Comm. of India

By Ruwan Laknath Jayakody The Law Commission of India noted that the death penalty does not…

Call for immediate action on assault of prisoners at Angunakolapalessa Prison in Sri Lanka

On 16th January 2019,leaked video footage was released to the media, showing brutal and systematic assault on…