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  • 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 [...]

  • Badulla public show keen interest on RTI

    Badulla public show keen interest on RTI

    The enthusiasm and interest shown by the public in Badulla to learn more of Right to Information was overwhelming at the TISL’s outreach programme Sambhashana held in Badulla recently. This was the second time a Sambhashana discussion was held outside Colombo and was a huge success with over 150 participants including religious leaders, CBO leaders [...]

  • ‘Be fair and independent’ – TISL appeals to government Officials

    ‘Be fair and independent’ – TISL appeals to government Officials

    Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) has appealed to public officials to support the Elections Commissioner to hold a free and fair election in UVA Province by being independent and accountable while on election duty. Meanwhile, TISL also appeals to the candidates and political parties in the fray to obey election laws with the highest respect [...]

  • TISL campaigns for Right to Information

    TISL campaigns for Right to Information

    Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) will soon spearhead a campaign to revive the demand for a Right to Information (RTI) Act. A survey will first be conducted to evaluate public opinion on RTI and a Coalition of Civil Organizations will also be formed to take the message to villages. Professionals, leading media personnel and TISL [...]

  • HACKED

    HACKED

    We wish to inform you that our website – www.tisrilanka.org – has been hacked yesterday and there is strong a possibility of creating a bogus website by the hackers to misinform the public and tarnish TISL’ image. TI Sri Lanka has been under threat since last June and this could be a work of a [...]

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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

  • Publications (more)

  • 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