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  • GLOBAL ORGANISATIONS JOIN TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL DEMANDING SAFETY FOR CIVIL SOCIETY IN SRI LANKA

    GLOBAL ORGANISATIONS JOIN TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL DEMANDING SAFETY FOR CIVIL SOCIETY IN SRI LANKA

    TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL SRI LANKA RECEIVED DEATH THREATS FOLLOWING WORKSHOPS TO TRAIN JOURNALISTS The Committee to Protect Journalists, Front Line Defenders, the International Press Institute, and Reporters without Borders join with the anti-corruption movement Transparency International to express concern about the escalating intimidation of civil society activists, human rights defenders and journalists and call on the [...]

  • SAARC Heads urged to control Corruption

    SAARC Heads urged to control Corruption

    Transparency International’s Regional Director and Heads of South Asian Chapters have urged the Heads of governments in the SAARC countries to re-affirm prioritize and take concrete steps to further advance accountable governance and corruption control at the SAARC Summit later this month. In a joint letter, they have specifically told them to reiterate that corruption [...]

  • TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL CONDEMNS HARASSMENT OF ITS CHAPTER IN SRI LANKA

    TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL CONDEMNS HARASSMENT OF ITS CHAPTER IN SRI LANKA

    Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, condemns the continued harassment of its chapter in Sri Lanka, including a growing number of death threats to the staff, and demands the government investigate. Transparency International Sri Lanka’s work is centred on fighting corruption in Sri Lanka. To this end it has monitored elections, trained local government officials [...]

  • Journalists and TISL Senior Staff Members threatened

    Journalists and TISL Senior Staff Members threatened

    Journalists and staff members of the Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) made complaints to the Inspector General of Police on the threats they received for conducting an event to award certificates to the trained Investigative Journalists in Colombo recently. As part of its regular programme of work, TISL organized a series of training programmes for [...]

  • NEW LEADERSHIP AT TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL

    NEW LEADERSHIP AT TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL

    At this year’s annual membership meeting in Berlin, the Transparency International movement elected José Ugaz, a former president of the movement’s chapter in Peru and a leading anti-corruption lawyer, as the new chair. This is the first time in the organisation’s 21-year history that a leader of one of Transparency International’s chapters has been chosen [...]

  • Threatened journalists form Network of Investigative Journalist

    Threatened journalists form Network of Investigative Journalist

    Following threats by an organized group to stop an awards presentation ceremony to investigative journalists arranged by Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), those present formed themselves into an ‘Investigative Journalists Action Committee’ and requested the President and the government to hold an investigation immediately and arrest those responsible. Following is the full text of the [...]

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  • Lawyers Collective Condemns Death Threats

    Lawyers Collective Condemns Death Threats

    The Lawyers Collective strongly condemns death threats to two of it’s leading members, Attorneys-at-Law, Mr. Namal Rajapakshe and Mr. Manjula Pathiraja. Mr. Rajapaske and Pathiraja have been  leading human rights activists and lawyers with long experience in public interest litigation.

    September 16, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • THE UN INVESTIGATION INTO HUMAN RIGHTS IN SRI LANKA

    THE UN INVESTIGATION INTO HUMAN RIGHTS IN SRI LANKA

    The Friday Forum in a press release said the most distinctive feature of the UNHCR 2014 resolution is that, unlike in previous resolutions, it permits the High Commissioner to undertake a comprehensive investigation into alleged serious violations and abuses of

    September 3, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • Lawyers Collective Urges for Credible Probe

    Lawyers Collective Urges for Credible Probe

    While condemning the criminal violence against peaceful meeting held on the 04th August 201 in the premises of Center for Society & Religion the Lawyers Collective urges credible probe into the actions of the mob attack in a press release issued

    August 8, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • FMM condemns harassing and detaining a group of Tamil journalists

    FMM condemns harassing and detaining a group of Tamil journalists

    Free Media Movement of Sri Lanka vehemently condemns the acts of security forces harassing and detaining a group Tamil journalists who were en route to Colombo from Jaffna for a media workshop and the violent mob who forced the concealed

    July 29, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

  • TISL Condemns Disruption of the Media Workshop

    TISL Condemns Disruption of the Media Workshop

    Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) vehemently condemn disruption of a yet another workshop for Tamil speaking journalists and urge the government to immediately act to stop such activities and allow media-related training for the development of the independent media TISL

    July 28, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post

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  • Handbook on Local Governance launched

    Handbook on Local Governance launched

    TISL launched the Handbook on Local Governance outlining the services provided by local government institutions in Sri Lanka on 12th January at the Yakkalamulla Pradesheeya Sabha – Galle District – auditorium. Titled ‘Pradeshiya Yahapalanaya’ it comprises information in Sinhala to

    January 13, 2012 | 0 comments | View Post

  • TISL releases National Integrity System Assessment 2010

    TISL releases National Integrity System Assessment 2010

    The ‘National Integrity System (NIS) study 2010, a comprehensive assessment of the legal basis for and actual practice of functioning of Sri Lanka’s key institutions responsible for preventing and curbing corruption – has just been released by Transparency International Sri

    October 31, 2011 | 1 comment | View Post