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Supreme_Court_Colombo

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Sep2020
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) filed a petition with the Supreme Court on Thursday, 24 September 2020, challenging provisions of the 20th Amendment to the Constitution Bill. In this petition TISL highlighted 4 key areas which would compromise accountability mechanisms. These include the Right to Information (RTI), corruption investigations, the ... Read More
September 28, 2020haritha
pr_jadgehammer

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Sep2020
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is concerned that the lack of urgency in addressing allegations against police officers investigating major corruption cases, could have a detrimental impact on public trust in the justice system. Past incidents, including unwarranted contact between politicians and investigators, illustrate that interference by political authorities undermines ... Read More
September 21, 2020haritha
CG_63ec9605-bimage_story

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Sep2020
In March, the government of Sri Lanka announced a single payment of 5,000 rupees for low-income families, senior citizens and people with disabilities. But the government put local consuls in charge of distribution without clear tracing mechanisms or accountability. Some consuls say they never received any money to distribute from the ... Read More
September 17, 2020haritha
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Sep2020
Operationality of RTI at risk Removal of Audit Commission impairs monitoring of public spending CIABOC’s investigative powers compromised Election Commission restricted from acting against public property misuse Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is deeply troubled by the plight of several independent commissions and the regression of transparency and accountability as ... Read More
September 10, 2020haritha