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 9 April, 2008

Arbitrary Arrests & Detentions of Tamil Civilians

In December 2007 CPA filed a fundamental rights application on the numerous reports with regard to the mass arrest and detention of Tamil persons during search operations carried out in Colombo and the suburbs. CPA further stated that many of the persons who were arrested and detained were not informed of the reasons for their […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 April, 2008

Challenge to the Appropriations Bill

In October 2007 CPA filed a case challenging the Bill titled “Appropriation” which was tabled in Parliament in order to provide for the service of the financial year 2008; to authorize the raising of loans in or outside Sri Lanka, the purpose of such service; to make financial provision in respect of certain activities of […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 9 April, 2008

Sampur High Security Zone

CPA further filed a case on 29th June with respect to the declaration of an area in Trincomalee as a High Security Zone. CPA’s position was that many of the civilians owning land in the High Security Zone are Tamil citizens, and that they are wary of the establishment of the High Security Zone particularly […]

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Centre for Policy Alternatives on 23 August, 2007

Presentation on Media and Suicides

Presentation on Media and Suicides by Mr. Sunanda Deshapriya, Head, Media Unit, CPA, at SLFI National Convention on the Prevention of Suicides, 21-22nd May 2003. Presentation on Media and Suicides

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