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Download the full report here. After a fact-finding mission to Sri Lanka earlier this year the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute has stated that the country’s ‘judicial independence, the increase in threats and attacks against lawyers filing fundamental rights applications, representing terrorist suspects and taking anti-corruption cases, and the situation ... Read More
June 1, 2009haritha


President Mahinda Rajapakse assures that he will strive to eliminate corruption and waste in the country. In his address at the ceremony to pay tribute to War Heroes on 22 May at the Parliamentary grounds, he said: "We must eliminate corruption and waste from the country. We must track down those behind ... Read More
May 25, 2009haritha


In an article on Transparency and Confidentiality (or Secrecy) published in  The Island' (25 march 2009), former Director General, Public Finance - General Treasury - R. K. H. M. Fernando states that in advanced Democracies, right of information is covered in legislation as a means of ensuring transparency. In the ... Read More
March 24, 2009haritha


[singlepic id=70 w=150 h=200 float=left]In the current context of the global economic and financial crisis, and signs of financial instability with a few significant corporate collapses in Sri Lanka, TISL has requested HE President Mahinda Rajapakse to appoint a Banking and Finance Commission to recommend Immediate short term measures needed ... Read More
March 20, 2009haritha