An Article by the Asian Human Rights Commission SRI LANKA: The loss of capacity for criminal justice Calling a civil conflict or a civil war, a war itself, is very misleading. Wars are fought with…Read More SRI LANKA: The loss of capacity for criminal justice
Brussels, May 11, 2021 – An Iraqi journalist was left seriously wounded after being shot in the head outside his home on 10 May. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins its affiliate the Iraqi Journalist Syndicate…Read More Iraq: journalist in intensive care following shooting
An Article by the Asian Human Rights Commission SRI LANKA: Covid-19 & The Constitution Arundhati Roy, prominent writer and social activist in India has written several important articles in the recent few days on the…Read More SRI LANKA: Covid-19 & The Constitution
By Colette Shade As conditions at work deteriorate, the number of ’employee wellbeing schemes’ is on the rise – but no amount of self-care can substitute for a living wage, manageable hours and secure employment.…Read More Workplace Wellbeing Is a Scam
My mother hated Stalinbut loved Trotsky. She hadno party affiliation, no friendswith whom to talk politics. There was only me to listen.Maybe it was because Trotskywas Jewish. I don’t know.Maybe her father the leftie organizer…Read More Nostalgia for what never was
Soil makes up as the home to millions of insects, microorganisms, recycle matter and store water. More than 95% of the food produced in the world is from the land. However, the Status of the…Read More Chemical Fertilizer Ban: A radical political decision that is not too practical?
On the issue of the patent for the COVID-19 vaccines, more than 60 Communist and Workers’ Parties have issued the following statement: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a great tragedy for more than a year now. In…Read More COVID Vaccines: Communist Parties say “No” to patents
*OPEN TO SIGNATURES FROM SRI LANKAN CITIZENS AND THOSE OF SRI LANKAN ORIGIN ONLY PLEASE.* 05th May, 2021 Sri Lanka is facing an unprecedented rise in the number of cases, with the highly infectious B.1.1.7…Read More Government of Sri Lanka: Act Now to Save Our Lives!
Photo courtesy of Rohan Wijesinha “Those who cannot learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” George Santayana In 1949, a year after Sri Lanka gained independence, a Committee on the Preservation of Wildlife (Sessional…Read More Human–Elephant Conflict: Lessons Not Learnt
Movement for Land and Agricultural Reform (MONLAR) is a nongovernmental organization, operating since 1990, that represents the rights of small-scale farmers and have been promoting environmentally friendly agricultural practices. MONLAR appreciate and congratulates the decision…Read More Points to be considered when making the decision to ban agrochemicals achievable