Category: News Room

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May2017
Reports that a senior Customs investigation officer Assistant Superintendent W.M.R.P. Wijekoon has been sent on compulsory leave on allegations of leaking information to the media, have raised concerns over the protection of whistleblowers. Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is concerned that the provision within the Right to Information (RTI) Act which ... Read More
May 8, 2017admin
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03

May2017
Across the globe, journalists on the front-line of the fight against corruption are facing persecution. Although Sri Lanka has seen a marginal improvement in our overall global score on the World Press Freedom Index, compiled by Paris based Reporters Without Borders (RSF), the country is still ranked 141st out of ... Read More
May 3, 2017admin
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Apr2017
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) encourages all political parties, trade unions and other entities celebrating May Day, to refrain from misusing public property. Reports indicate that large numbers of buses and public transportation including trains, are to be used to transport participants to the various May Day rallies being held across ... Read More
April 28, 2017admin
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03

Feb2017
The Right to Information (RTI) Act comes into effect on 3rd February, 2017 bringing with it a promise – of open government, of citizens’ active participation in governance, and of accountability to the sovereign people of the country. The government last week gazetted the categories of public authorities that fall within ... Read More
February 3, 2017admin