Weerasekera Kamkanamge Tharuka Lakshan is a married and father of two, residing at No. 03, Nandamithra Village, Ballagaswewa Grama Niladhari Division, Hambantota. He runs a garage to make a living. Tamara Kaushalya, a resident of the same village, had lodged a complaint with the Hambantota Port Police alleging that she had been threatened and blamed by three persons including Tharuka Lakshan. According to the victims, it was a false complaint and the complainant who has violence personality and she is usually arguing with the majority of the residents of the…Read More
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JOINT ALTERNATIVE REPORT From the Sri Lankan NGO Collective to the Committee Against Torture
”2.1 A protracted civil war of 26 years between government forces and the LTTE inflicted devastating consequences at a human, social, and institutional level. In May 2009, a military victory declared by the Sri Lankan Government saw the end of the war”. ”2.3 In September 2010, constitutional reform was rushed through Parliament (18th Amendment to the Constitution), which among other things, effectively removed the two term limit on the Executive Presidency, thereby solidifying the president’s power over the Attorney-General, judiciary and various “independent” commissions. The president was conferred unfettered powers…Read More
Gunawardena vs Perera and Others S.C. APPLICATION NO.20/83.
The petitioner who are the Gunawardena and others are going to passed the Kollupitiya police station with caring the banner. the policeman who came in suddenly and take the banner. The photographer who is going on road and take the photo. after he was arrested by police. the petitioner and other go to police station for take off him. and after petitioner who is Gunawardena and others were subjected to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment by policeman. The judgement was the petitioner and others arrested in unlawful and contravened Article…Read More