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
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
Posted May 03, 2021 by William Saas Documentary filmmaker Maren Poitras joins the podcast to discuss and share a teaser from Finding the Money, the first feature-length documentary on the past, present, and future of Modern Monetary…Read More Finding the Money w/ Maren Poitras
Just think about a twenty year old youth, spending a prison term of six years and collecting all his experiences and memories during that period, and finally bringing all such notes into a book when…Read More The life in the prison – Book Review
On behalf of “Left Voice” Samantha Rajapaksha is politically questioning Parliamentarian C.V. Wigneswaran. The interviewer is a social and Trade Union activist of Sorbonne University in Paris. His involvement is in the field of public sector…Read More “I hope you and I are working in the same wave length” …C.V. Wigneswaran.
Less than two years have passed since the Podu Jana Peramuna (SLPP) government came to power with more than 2/3 majority, taking over dictatorial powers, but it has set a record as a unpopular govt.…Read More The alternative is a party of working people.
Did your politics originate from the LSSP? Yes. Lanka Sama Samaja Party is my first political party. I can comment from different angles about my life before that. However, in short, I was born in…Read More “The class struggle is only way to achieve the freedom and emancipation…”- Siritunga Jayasuriya (Siri)
An Article by the Asian Human Rights Commission By Basil Fernando “Police officer” refers mostly to persons working for the Sri Lanka Police Service. But in the context of custodial torture, it also includes others…Read More SRI LANKA: Why do Sri Lankan Police officers torture suspects? Part II
BYC.J. Polychroniou, Truthout PUBLISHEDMarch 29, 2021 President Joe Biden’s domestic policies, especially on the economic front, are quite encouraging, offering plenty of hope for a better future. The same, however, cannot be said about the administration’s foreign…Read More Noam Chomsky: Biden’s Foreign Policy Is Largely Indistinguishable From Trump’s