Ceylon Mercantile & General Services Union (CMU), United Federation of Labour and Ekeswara Kottegoda jointly filed a petition against the proposed 20th amendment to the constitution today. Further, the Ceylon Teachers Union also has filed…Read More Trade Unions fight against the 20th amendment at the Supreme Court
By Amali Wedagedara The proposed MCC agreement under section 3.8 explains the process of auditing and review of the MCC agreement. According to the instructions the GoSL will carry out auditing through an independent auditor…Read More The 20th Amendment facilitates the MCC!
The United States has now officially recorded over 200,000 Coronavirus deaths, far more than any other country on the planet. This was an avoidable disaster made worse by the endless profit seeking and exploitation that…Read More An Avoidable Disaster: At Least 200,000 Dead From Coronavirus in the U.S.
As President Trump urges his base to commit voter fraud in an attempt to help him win the November election, it is imperative to note that the United States has regularly, since its beginnings, barred…Read More Black Disenfranchisement Is Ingrained in the U.S. Election System
By Amali Wedagedara Women affected by microloans in Sri Lanka have been mobilising for debt cancellation since a couple of years. The complexity of the agricultural debt problem and the attractiveness of the idea of…Read More Sri Lanka: An argument for cancelling the household debt
On September 16, a group of members of the Ceylon Bank Employees’ Union were seen protesting near the Lake House roundabout in Colombo. Their main demand was to confirm the Banking Trainees of the Bank…Read More A chairman of Viyatmaga who is above the Prime Minister
The proposal to abolish the 19th amendment to the constitution and to introduce the 20th amendment has been gazetted. According to the gazetted bill all but three articles in the 19th amendment will be repealed.…Read More No to 20th Amendment-Agitate for a constitution that strengthens people’s power!
Republished From: http://www.ft.lk/news/Five-UN-Special-Rapporteurs-raise-concerns-with-Govt-on-harassment-of-journalist-Dharisha-Bastians/56-706100 Concerned harassment will deter other journalists from reporting on human rights Letter says exposure of call data records, seizure of electronic equipment could endanger and compromise journalist’s sources SRs say pro-Government media…Read More Five UN Special Rapporteurs raise concerns with Govt. on harassment of journalist Dharisha Bastians
Re-publised from: Ceylon Today _Sep 11 2020 By Sumanasiri Liyanage Commenting on the 20th Amendment draft bill, Anura Kumara Dissanayake, the leader of the National Peoples Power is reported to have said that the 20th…Read More Notes to the People: 20th Amendment Transition