Centre for Policy Alternatives on 10 November, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: #happysrilankans

10 November 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka: This is the first of a series of infographics that have been designed using the latest findings from the ‘Democracy in Post War Sri Lanka’ survey conducted by Social Indicator, the survey research unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives. The title of the infographic ‘#happysrilankans’ is the hashtag […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 24 September, 2014

Liking violence: A study of hate speech on Facebook in Sri Lanka

24 September 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) is pleased to launch ‘Liking violence: A study of hate speech on Facebook in Sri Lanka’, authored by Shilpa Samaratunge and Sanjana Hattotuwa. Download the full report here. Download it as a PDF in Sinhala here. Download just the Introduction and Executive Summary […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 19 September, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Views From Uva

With the Uva Provincial Council elections taking place tomorrow, Social Indicator, the survey research unit of the Centre for Policy Alternatives has analysed data from field work conducted in May and June 2014 to get a sense of the issues and priorities of the people of Uva as they go to vote. The current state […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 September, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Military Presence in the North of Sri Lanka

Five years since the end of the war, a significant military presence still remains in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka. This despite repeated assurances by the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) that the military presence is, and will be phased out in order to pave way for post-war reconciliation efforts. In a context of […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 16 September, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Religious Violence in Post-War Sri Lanka

Religious tensions have been exacerbated in post-war Sri Lanka, contrary to claims by the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) that attacks against places of religious worship are isolated incidents. In Mach 2013, the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) published a report highlighting concerns about violence and intolerance against all religious communities in the country. The […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 September, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: LLRC Implementation Statistics

The Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) report, along with the National Action Plan to implement the recommendations of the LLRC (Action Plan), are the two key documents produced by the Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) outlining its process of reconciliation after three decades of war. Over two years have passed since the Cabinet approved […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 March, 2014

Critiquing the Government’s progress report of LLRC recommendations

Luwie Ganeshathasan, Researcher with the Legal and Constitutional Unit at CPA, speaking on the LLRC’s NPoA progress: “In July 2012 the cabinet of ministers approved the national action plan for the implementation of the LLRC recommendations. There are several concerns regarding this document, the main being the difference between the activities proposed under the action […]

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