Centre for Policy Alternatives on 12 March, 2014

Critique of government’s ‘Census on human and property damages due to conflict – 2013’

Iromi Perera, Head of Social Indicator at CPA on the results of the ‘Census on human and property damages due to conflict – 2013’ due to be published in March 2014 by the Department of Census and Statistics. “Many government officials have gone on record to say that this census will help the government arrive […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 6 March, 2014

CPA Outlook 2014

6 March 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka: In 2014 Sri Lanka will be subjected to a number of landmark events including elections, 5 years since the end of the war and the 25th Human Rights Council session in March. This publication contains a series of short interviews with the Executive Director, Unit Heads, Researchers and curators […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 18 November, 2013

Infographic: A tolerant Sri Lanka?

How tolerant is Sri Lanka? How agreeable are we to multiethnic schools, taking instructions from someone a different ethnic group, living in a truly multi-ethnic neighbourhood, marrying someone from a  different ethnicity? Download full resolution info graphic from here.

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 28 September, 2013

Launch of De Zoysa-Sivanayagam 2014 Fellowship in Global Journalism

Image courtesy Simon Fraser University On September 21, 2013, Sri Lankans Without Borders in partnership with Groundviews launched the De Zoysa-Sivanayagam 2014 Fellowship in Digital Journalism. As noted on SLWB’s website, Lasantha Wickrematunge led the fight for press freedom in Sri Lanka, “unbowed and unafraid,” for a number of years before he was assassinated in […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 14 May, 2011

Online and mobile communications security for human rights defenders

Following up the technical support and input provided by the Centre for Policy Alternatives and I to human rights defenders over a number of years in Sri Lanka, we decided to create a poster to help recall key aspects of online and mobile security. These high resolution posters are designed with Sri Lankan ground realities […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 10 December, 2010

Human Rights Day 2010: Media campaign

On the occasion of Human Rights Day 2010, falling on 10th December, the Centre for Policy Alternatives published newspaper advertisements to raise awareness on rights and the space for rights based work in Sri Lanka, on the themes of inequality (Sinhala, Tamil and English) and injustice (Sinhala, Tamil and English).

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 10 February, 2010

CONTROVERSY WITH REGARD TO THE STATE MEDIA AND THE APPOINTMENT OF A COMPETENT AUTHORITY

14th January 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka: It is now abundantly clear that a situation has arisen in which the State-controlled media is acting with complete disregard for the principles of balance and impartiality inherent to any notion of responsible and professional journalism (which apply with even greater force in the case of media institutions that […]

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