Anton Judes Vs Officer in Charge of Omanthai Camp (SC FR 389/10)

This case for filed by CPA on 5th July 2010.The petition states that Anton Judes the Petitioner had arrived at the Central Bus Stand Pettah when he was arrested on purported suspicion by the Terrorist Investigation Department of the Sri Lanka Police and was under the care, custody and control of the said Terrorist Investigation Department. Petitioner was not informed of the reasons for his arrest either at the time he was forcibly taken into custody and control of the Terrorist Investigation Department.

Centre for Policy Alternatives

The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) was formed in 1996 in the firm belief that there is an urgent need to strengthen institution- and capacity-building for good governance and conflict transformation in Sri Lanka and that non-partisan civil society groups have an important and constructive contribution to make to this process. Focusing primarily on issues of governance and conflict resolution, CPA is committed to programmes of research and advocacy through which public policy is critiqued, alternatives identified and disseminated.