This government was caught within 100 days ”- Lawyer Lihini Fernando
Withdraw from the Geneva resolution is a bribe to the Southern region for the General Election.
Rewarding Free Education…
In the19 th century and beginning of the 20 th century, around only 2% or 3% of the population can enter to the education. With the free education system had introduced in the 1944, the education sector had begun to change. .... Read More >>
The professional human rights minister has threatened to the government officers…
The professionals for a better future (vantage) are a network of academics, professionals, and entrepreneurs who love the country and wish to contribute actively towards the development of aprosperous Sri Lanka where all citizens can live in peace and harmony. The vision of the VIYATHMAGA is to mobilize the nascent potential of the professionals, entrepreneurs, to effectively influence the moral and material development of Sri Lanka in par with the other developed countries where all citizens live in an environment of equity and fair play, with equal opportunities in the advancement of these ideals. .... Read More >>
Seindamardu urban council…
By releasing special gazette from the government, notified Seidamarudu divisional secretary area as the urban council are since 14 th February 2020. An extraordinary gazette notification has been issued with the signature of Minister of provincial councils and local government bodies Janaka Bandara Thennakon announcing the establishment of a seindamarudu urban council which is currently a divisional secretary with effect from 20 th of March. .... Read More >>
Udayanga Weerathunga’s Next Plan?...
Former Sri Lankan ambassador of Russia Udayanga Weerathunga, who has been a covert figure in the Sri Lankan media for many years, arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake yesterday. He was arrested by the CID..... Read More >>
PRESIDENT NEEDS TO RESOLVE DISPUTE OVER NATIONAL ANTHEM
An issue that has surfaced and which is causing heartburn among Tamil-speaking citizens is the likelihood that the national anthem will not be sung in Tamil at the forthcoming National Independence Day celebrations on February 4. .... Read More >>
Thai judge survives shooting himself in the chest in open court as a protest against interference with judicial independence
In a Thai courthouse on 4th October 2019, Judge Khanakorn Pianchana shot himself in the chest as a protest against interference with the independence of judges in their decision-making process. Fortunately, he survived the suicide attempt – made in open court – and is reportedly out of intensive care..... Read More >>
It is not at all suitable for civil society to promote an army officer – Ruki Fernando
Mr Ruki Fernando Human Rights Defender says it is not suitable that an army officer who served in military for long becoming the president of Sri Lanka. This will be a threat to the democratic structure. .... Read More >>
Suhada Gamlath gets it all wrong !
Suhada Gamlath the Chairman of victim and witness protection authority has informed the Presidential Secretary that he will resign from his post and if he does not resign the President Secretary will take action against him told Hon. Thalatha Athukorale, Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms. .... Read More >>
Harsha in Courts for 10 years for a crime which he did not commit!
Right to Life Human Rights Centre got to know about an incident of arrested of a man who looks similar to the culprit who is issued an warrant by the courts foe keeping illicit liquor and the Ja Ela police has arrested and is imprisoned him for more than 10 years and was produced in courts. .... Read More >>
Severe punishments for false campaigns
Laws are being made to impose severe punishments against false campaigns according to Mrs. Talatha Athukorale, Minister of Justice and Prison Reforms...... Read More >>
Police caught red handed when trying to hide a murder!
On last 30th the Appeal court examined the Writ petition filed against failing to take any disciplinary action against the police inspector and other suspects attached to the Wadduwa police station for the torture and murder of NimalChandrasiri in 2012, a resident of Thalpitiya in Wadduwa. The acting police officer in charge has produced an affidavit stating that disciplinary action was taken and the suspecting officers are suspended. .... Read More >>
Our King who forgets what he told in the morning by evening
The speech made by HE the President at the SLFP 68 anniversary captured the attention of many. In the middle he stopped his written speech on paper and made a few controversial statements regarding the new constitution as well as the Bond issue. .... Read More >>
Pamunugama police trying to sweep Anne Ranaweera incident under the carpet.
Sept. 2nd at the Human Rights Commission it was revealed that a catholic priest has signed the documents consenting Anne Ranaweera would like to settle the case. She was arrested by the Pamunugama police alleging that she is running a massage center in guise as a traditional ayurvedic centre. .... Read More >>
Kalamkari heats Trincomalee
On the last 30th a Tamil woman in the Trincomalee bus stand who was clad in a sari with prints of a face similar to the face of the Buddha was heavily accused by a Buddhist monk. This incident grabbed the attention of a number of people. .... Read More >>
How the poor pay for the national debt and for corruption?
The one of the most frequent practices in the public hospitals now is that patients have to pay for everything. For example, a patient undergoing an operation has to buy everything from outside shops, even the plaster that is used to cover the wound caused by the operation. This explains to the extent to which public health system has become privatized to the great disadvantage of the poorest section of the Sri Lankan society. .... Read More >>
Returning knives and axes in police custody: Acting OIC interdicted
Service of the Acting Officer in Charge (OIC) of the Wellambada police station in Kandy has been interdicted with immediate effect, for attempting to return knives and axes that were in Police custody, as stated by Police Spokesperson ASP Ruwan Gunasekara..... Read More >>
73 Police Officers Transferred
Therefore, four (4) Senior Superintends of Police, Twenty Three (23) Superintends of Police, Twenty Four (24) Assistant Superintends of Police, (13)Thirteen Chief Inspectors and Nine (9) Inspectors will be transferred with immediate effect..... Read More >>
Do we need Death Penalty?
In England from 1997 to 2009 there were 280 convictions given over misjudgments and later the law is being abolished since it is not being further helps to save the country from crimes. If we implement the law and order properly then the crime rate will be reduced. N. M. Perera said that the far most crime is that to act as tit for tat..... Read More >>
Amnesty declares Writer Shakthika a Prisoner of Conscience
Amnesty’s note on the subject says “Sathkumara, an award-winning Sri Lankan writer, was arrested on 1 April 2019, for writing a short story and sharing it on his Facebook profile. The fictional story he shared was about life in a Buddhist temple that allegedly hinted at child sexual abuse.”.... Read More >>
Law and discipline, Launching of a new book
The book deals with political science theories and legal theories relating to the state duties for protection of the citizens. It tries to analyse how this duty came to be neglected within the last few decades, particularly after the adoption of the 1978 constitution..... Read More >>
Reflecting on the refugee crisis in Sri Lanka Refugees plead to expedite their cases and resettle them in third countries
Following the Easter Sunday massacre more than 1000 refugees and asylum seekers were evicted from their rented houses in Negombo and they had to seek refuge in two mosques and the police station in Negombo. With barely minimal possessions and minimum facilities,the once persecuted group of people live in much uncertainty and fear. .... Read More >>
Office of Missing Persons Provides ‘Audacity Of Hope’ to Sri Lanka
Let me begin on a very personal note. The first major emotional upheaval I underwent as a result of losing a very loved one, was when I lost my maternal grandfather in December 1968. I was 14 years old at that time. I was inordinately fond of him and he of me, his eldest grandchild..... Read More >>
Kapila Chandrasena led re-fleeting of Sri Lankan Airlines: Findings of the the Board of Inquiry (2015) report.
The Board of Inquiry was appointed on 16th February 2015 . Its members were J.C.Weliamina, Chair Person (President’s Counsel and social activist), U.H. Palihakkara (Chartered Accountant, former Chairman of Finance Commission), BAW Aberywardana (f Accountant, an expert in procurement and public service discipline inquiries) and M Bandara (Lawyer with Corporate law exposure)..... Read More >>
Random Sinhala Buddhist heroes can’t rectify “System”
“Majority of the People are also ‘rogues’ bro. When majority of the People are rogues, that majority does not want to catch rogues. Just see the loads of People that come for the meetings of these rogues. These loads of People bro, why do they hire vehicles, spend on petrol, carry biriyani and come?.... Read More >>