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Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) commends the Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs, Hon. Dr Sarath Amunugama on his recent statement that in Sri Lanka the public sector is overflowing with corruption and lack of productivity and that until the elimination of corruption and enhancement of productivity, the country ... Read More
June 22, 2009haritha


With the assault on senior journalist Poddala Jayantha, the accent is again on the threat to media. "The responsibility of the government to create an environment conducive for an independent media, is paramount if Sri Lanka is to gain the real benefits of peace," states the morning daily, 'Daily Mirror' in ... Read More
June 3, 2009haritha


Transparency International Sri Lanka is deeply dismayed by the abduction and assault of journalist Poddala Jayantha. He was abducted by an unidentified gang while on his way home on the evening of 1st June 2009 and later abandoned with severe injuries. In 2004 TISL honored Jayantha with the National Integrity Award ... Read More
June 2, 2009haritha


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