*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!
The Negombo Labor Tribunal has ordered the Commercial Bank of Ceylon to pay Rs. 2,034,000.00 as compensation to an employee who worked for the Commercial Bank under the manpower label for 19 years. The special feature of this judgment…Read More Commercial Bank was ordered to pay Rs. 2 million as compensation to a dismissed manpower employee
Satyagraha at Hingurakgoda, Sri Lanka is now being held for fifty five days for women across the country who have fallen into the microfinance trap… Amali Wedagedara and Vimukthi de Silva are two great women…Read More A Little effort for HUMANITY!
May 01, 2021 At the Sathyagraha Premises in Hingurakgoda. Sathyagraha Halted Temporarily. Struggle Continues. The Collective of Women Affected by Microfinance Loans commenced a Sathyagraha at the Raja Smarka in Hingurakgoda Gam Udawa on March…Read More Sathyagraha Halted Temporarily. Struggle Continues.
The Public Property and Human Rights Protection Center, Power of Working People, farmers’ organizations and student organizations have decided to hold a joint May Day rally and demonstration in Colombo. The government is currently working…Read More Working People’s United May Day!
Public Resources and Human Rights Protection Centre, the biggest Trade Union collective has decided to hold the May Day, despite the governments ban as scheduled. This PRHRPC comprise of more than 20 major trade unions…Read More PRHRPC to hold the May Day despite the ban
Originally published: Peoples Archive of Rural India by Parth M.N. (March 24, 2021) “No parent should experience the trauma of losing a child,” says Sirvikramjeet Singh Hundal, father of Navreet Singh, who died on January 26, during…Read More “We will protest for as long as possible”
Proposed token strike to be launched today (22nd) in state banks by the Ceylon Bank Employees’ Union (CBU) on has been called off due to the Ministry of Finance taking action to resolve the demands,…Read More Government backs down over bank strike threats!
Sri Lankan Unions Demand Respect for Workers Rights from Brandix and World Bank on Six Month Anniversary of COVID-19 Outbreak Six Month Anniversary of COVID-19 Outbreak at Brandix Minuwangoda Six months ago this week, by…Read More Sri Lankan Unions Demand Respect for Workers Rights from Brandix and World Bank!
MINOLI DE SOYSA Trapped between unscrupulous microfinance companies and duplicitous governments, Sri Lanka’s rural women farmers are drowning in debt. Over 200 have committed suicide, some with their young children; families have been wrecked and…Read More Drowning in Debt, Women Farmers Take a Firm Stand