Police torture cases Sri Lanka 1998- 2011, Edited by Basil Fernando

The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has compiled a report of 1500 cases of police torture in Sri Lanka between 1998 and 2011. This particular report summarizes 323 of the most serious cases of torture. The most notable finding of this report is that almost all of the victims whose cases were summarized were randomly selected by the police to be arrested and detained for a fabricated charge. Perhaps the most shocking aspect of the criminal justice system in Sri Lanka is the overwhelmingly large number of charges which are…

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A collection of documents on THE IMPEACHMENT MOTION AGAINST SHIRANI BANDARANAYAKE Chief Justice Of Sri Lanka by Asian Human Rights Commission

To all persons whose support is solicited An impeachment motion has been filed by 117 Members of Parliament who are members of the ruling alliance against the Chief Justice, Mrs. Shirani Bandaranayake.The background to the filing was some judgements given by the Supreme Court bench of which the Chief Justice was the head declaring some bills submitted to them by the government were in conflict with the Constitution. These judgements have been seen by almost everyone as the reason behind the impeachment.The lawyers for the Chief Justice have already issued…

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