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Uma Oya project: A silent disaster raging under the radar

(Akitha Wijayasinghe) Bandarawela is famed for its climate and the spectacular scenery. It's quite hard to find someone who wouldn't love to be there. But...

Was Dilith given special clearance to import rapid antigen kits?

(Tharindu Jayawardhana | Translated by Akitha Wijayasinghe) The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated on a number of occasions since March that the infected need...

Exposing suspects is unconstitutional- Lawyers warn the media

(Translated by Akitha Wijayasinghe) The decision taken by the minister in charge of police, Sarath Weerasekara, to expose suspects through the media should be changed...

Bodu Bala Sena should be banned! : Commission of Inquiry into the Easter Attack

According to the report of the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the Easter attacks activities of organizations such as the Bodu Bala Sena have...

Shani-Mendis released on bail after 10 months 

Former CID chief Shani Abeysekera and Sub Inspector Sugath Mendis, who were remanded for nearly 10 months, were released on bail by the Court...

Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land

(Nethmi Rajawasam and MediaLK Team) Increasingly fenced in Rambaken Oya Milk Farmers hope for indigenous land The milk farmer settlers of Galwala Yaya in Rambaken Oya,...

Petrol prices: LP 92 43.9% increase from Jan 2019 price

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) has increased the price of petrol (LP 92 Octane) by Rs. 20, from Rs. 157 to Rs. 177...

Questioning of Father Cyril Gamini by the CID continues over 5 long hours

(Nethmi Rajawasam) Reverend Cyril Gamini Fernando who has been accused of defaming the Director of the State Intelligence Service (SIS) Major-General Suresh Salley, arrived at...

Prison Protest Ends : Demands Remain Unanswered

(Nethmi Rajawasam) The protesting inmates serving long-term prison sentences in the Welikada prison on 28th ended their month-long rooftop protest demanding the due reductions and...

Repeal Prevention of Terrorism Act to Meet International Commitments – Human Rights Watch

The Sri Lankan government’s pardon of 16 prisoners convicted under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA), however welcome, does not address the urgent need...