Category: Press Releases

TISL Press Releases

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Aug2007
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL), Sri Lankan Chapter of Transparency International, global coalition against corruption has planned to launch two key programmes to combat corruption with the support of the Sri Lankan citizens. The purpose of these programmes is not only to encourage people in the fight against corruption and ... Read More
August 7, 2007haritha

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May2007
Recent questioning of Sonali Samarasinghe, Editor of the Morning Leader, reiterates the need to have whistleblower protection in Sri Lanka. She is an award winning investigative journalist with courage. Many civil society organizations, intellectuals and independent media personnel have consistently urged the successive governments to take measures to protect the ... Read More
May 23, 2007haritha

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Apr2007
Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) is seriously concerned about the continuous threats on journalists, the latest being on the Editor of the Daily Mirror. It is the basic duty of the government to create an atmosphere where democratic partners including the media and civil society organizations can operate. Continuous attempts ... Read More
April 24, 2007haritha

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Jan2007
Resist the move to abolish COPE and PAC: TISL urges the Public and Parliament Transparency International Sri Lanka (TISL) notes with dismay the media reports suggesting a move by the government to abolish the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) and Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The gravity of this unwise move must ... Read More
January 24, 2007haritha